From: parrotbug-follo...@parrotcode.org (Andy Dougherty)
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2004 13:45:28 -0700
Local: Mon, Jun 7 2004 4:45 pm
Subject: [perl #30095] [PATCH] Update required build tools in README
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This patch updates some of the build requirements for parrot.
The version bump for perl from 5.005 to 5.6 is for at least two
1. build_tools/c2str.pl uses features of Math::BigInt that didn't
2. Parrot::IO::Path and Parrot::Test both use
There may well be other version issues lurking; I haven't gotten parrot to
--- parrot-current/README Sun Feb 29 11:00:04 2004
-You'll need a compiler a linker and a make program of course.
-You'll also need Perl 5.005 or above to run the config scripts.
For most of the platforms that we are supporting initially,
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