Perl 5.8.0 includes many new features and bug fixes. This update is installed with a Mac OS X Package Installer, and does not interfere with the Perl installed with the operating system.
Changes to Existing Documentation:
- perlrepository has been restored with a pointer to more useful pages.
- perlhack has been updated with the latest changes from blead.
- Perl 5.18.1 introduced a regression along with a bugfix for lexical subs. Some B::SPECIAL results from B::CV::GV became undefs more...