The Perl 5 developer team is pleased to announce the Perl Release 5.8.5, the fifth maintenance release of Perl 5.8.
md5sums for the tarballs:
5.8.5 is a maintenance release for perl 5.8, incorporating various minor
bugfixes and optimisations. Please see the perldelta
for the full details. Please report bugs using the
utility. If the build or regression tests fail,
make nok. If
the build fails to early to run this, please mail perlbug at perl.org
This is a source code release, not a binary release. You will need a C development environment to build the sources. Binary releases will be made available by various vendors. To build and install Perl, and to find out how to report problems, please read the INSTALL file, and any relevant README.platform file. As specified in the licenses for Perl (see the files named Artistic or Copying), THIS PACKAGE IS PROVIDED WITH ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. As always, you should conduct an appropriate level of testing before using any new product in your production environment.
-- Nicholas Clark, on behalf of the Perl5 Porters, 2004-07-21