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Main Development Branch Renamed from “nom” to “master”

If you track latest rakudo changes by means of a local checkout of the development repository, please take notice that we renamed our unusually-named main development branch from nom to the more traditional name master This branch will now track … Continue reading

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PART 3: Information on Changes Due to IO Grant Work

The IO grant work is at its wrap up. This note lists some of the last-minute changes to the plans delineated in earlier communications ([1], [2], [3]). Most of the listed items do not require any changes to users’ code. … Continue reading

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PART 2: Upgrade Information for Changes Due to IO Grant Work

We’re making more changes! Do the core developers ever sleep? Nope! We keep making Perl 6 better 24/7! Why? Not more than 24 hours ago, you may have read Upgrade Information for Changes Due to IO Grant Work. All of … Continue reading

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Upgrade Information for Changes Due to IO Grant Work

As previously notified, there are changes being made to IO routines. This notice is to provide details on changes that may affect currently-existing code. When? Barring unforeseen delays, the work affecting version 6.c language is planned to be included in … Continue reading

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Upgrade Information for Lexical require

Upgrade Information for Lexical require What’s Happening? Rakudo Compiler release 2017.03 includes the final piece of lexical module loading work: lexical require. This work was first announced in December, in http://rakudo.org/2016/12/17/lexical-module-loading/ There are two changes that may impact your code: … Continue reading

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Advance Notice of Significant Changes

Advance Notice of Significant Changes As part of the IO grant run by The Perl Foundation, we’re improving our IO-related methods and subroutines. We’ve identified several of the changes that will have moderate impact on the users and may require … Continue reading

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Advance Notice: Lexical Module Loading Bug Fix

Please note that the NEXT (January 2017) release of the Rakudo Compiler will include a fix for a bug some may be relying on under the assumption of it being a feature. For details, please see the explanation below. If … Continue reading

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