= Proposed System Wide Change: Perl 5.26 =
* Jitka Plesníková <jplesnik AT redhat DOT com>
* Petr Písař <ppisar AT redhat DOT com>
A new perl 5.26 version brings a lot of changes done over a year of
development. Perl 5.26 will be released 5/20/2017. See 5.26.0-RC
perldelta for more details about preparing release.
== Detailed Description ==
New perl is released every year and updates containing mainly bug
fixes follow during the year. The 5.26.0 version is stable release
== Scope ==
Every Perl package will be rebuilt in a dedicated f27-perl build-root
against perl 5.26.0 and then if no major problem emerges the packages
will be merged back to f27 build-root.
* Proposal owners:
New perl and all packages requiring perl or a Perl module will be
rebuilt into f27-perl build-root.
* Other developers:
Owners of packages that fail to rebuild, mainly perl-sig users, will
be asked using Bugzilla to fix or remove their packages from the
* Release engineering:
Release engineers will be asked for new f27-perl build-root inheriting
from f27 build-root. After successful finishing the rebuild, they will
be asked to merge f27-perl packages back to f27 build-root.
* Policies and guidelines:
No policies have to be modified to complete this change.
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