On Sat, Aug 4, 2012 at 05:55:51PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
> > On 08/04/2012 03:40 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> I'm not sure if we have any project policy for minimum required Perl
> >> version, but I've not found that any of our other Perl scripts don't
> >> work with 5.8.
> > Well, It's at least in 5.10.1 which dates from 3 years ago. I suspect
> > it's probably in 5.10.0 which dates from about 5 years ago. I guess this
> > is the danger of developing on modern systems :-) How old is the
> > compiler you use for everyday work?
> I intentionally use oldest-supported-versions of tools on my HPPA box,
> to keep us honest on that front. It's running gcc 2.95.3, since you
> asked, but that's not too relevant to the immediate question: what do
> we consider our oldest supported version of Perl? If we decide it's
> not 5.8, I'll reinstall that ... but allowing \h seems a pretty lame
> excuse for ratcheting up a whole major release series.
Tom, please make whatever changes you wish so it works for you. There
is no reason pgindent should cause a newer Perl to be required.
Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> http://momjian.us
+ It's impossible for everything to be true. +
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