1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking Benchmarking Platform
Phoromatic Test Orchestration

Perl 5.20 Brings Key/Value Slices, Better 64-Bit Support

Standards

Published on 27 May 2014 09:19 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Standards
Add A Comment

After about a year of development and lots of code changes committed, Perl 5.20 has been released.

Among the changes to find with the Perl 5.20 release is experimental subroutine signatures, Unicode 6.3 support, a new dereferencing syntax, key/value slice syntax, improved 64-bit sup;port, security improvements, and many other changes.

A complete run-through of all the Perl 5.20 changes can be found via the release notes.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
Latest Linux News
  1. XDC2015 X.Org Conference Announced, CFP Issued
  2. Libinput 0.16 Now Supports Devices Like The Chromebook Pixel
  3. Wondering If HP Will Release Linux++ This Month
  4. Valve Appears To Be Rolling Out Source 2 Version Of Dota 2
  5. PyPy 2.6 Released, ~7x Faster Than CPython
  6. BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Phone Being Released Next Week
  7. Fedora 23 May Feature Cinnamon Desktop Spin & "Netizen" Version
  8. Wine-Staging 1.7.44 Introduces More Bug Fixes
  9. The Intel Graphics Changes For The Linux 4.2 Kernel
  10. Microsoft To Release Windows 10 On 29 July
Latest Articles & Reviews
  1. Intel Compute Stick Performance Surprises Under Ubuntu Linux
  2. Linux 4.1 Brings Performance Boosts For Some Intel Low-Power Hardware
  3. Radeon OpenGL Benchmarks On Fedora 22
  4. Btrfs RAID 0/1/5/6/10 Five-Disk Benchmarks On Linux 4.1
Most Viewed News This Week
  1. Friction Building Around An Ubuntu Community Council Decision
  2. Russia's Baikal Chips End Up Going For A MIPS CPU
  3. For AMD Users, Linux 4.2 Will Bring The New AMDGPU Driver & VCE1 For Radeon
  4. Bye Bye Mandriva, She's Being Liquidated
  5. GNU Octave 4.0 Released, Includes A GUI & OpenGL
  6. Confusion Mounts Over Wayland's Actual License
  7. Ubuntu Community Council Reaffirms Its Decision Against Kubuntu's Leader
  8. Running Linux On The Intel Compute Stick