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Re^2: Interpreter eval counter out of bounds

by andreas1234567 (Vicar)
on Feb 07, 2011 at 07:11 UTC ( #886607=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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in thread Interpreter eval counter out of bounds

Dave writes:
Its a good candidate for maint a cherry-pick.
Does that mean there is a chance we might see the patch back-ported to older perls, e.g. 5.8 and 5.10 ?
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Re^3: Interpreter eval counter out of bounds
by Corion (Pope) on Feb 07, 2011 at 09:05 UTC

    No. There is no maintainer for 5.8 or 5.10, so it's highly unlikely. The only Perl version in active maintenance is 5.12. I remember Zefram musing about doing a maintenance release of 5.10 (that would be 5.10.3), but I also remember the discussion mostly leaning towards build failures and not doing real work there.

    Update: Found the p5p post about doing a 5.10.2 and possibly 5.10.3. I guess you could lobby Zefram for including that patch, but there is little guarantee for anything.

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