Perl Version?

What version of Perl is installed?

slappy% perl -v

This is perl, version 5.005_03 built for i386-linux

We will be upgrading to 5.6 at some point, but there’s no official date yet.

Thanks Will,

I saw this in your faq’s


However, we are in the process of upgrading to 5.6.1, the most recent stable release.


5.005_03 should be fine for me. I need glob and cookies ;-^) Hey that’s quite a lengthy upgrade your going though!

glob was supported in Perl 4. Cookie support is something browsers support - but there have been a number of modules released to help you with setting and managing cookies. Mainly: CGI::Cookie and itself.



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