What's your proposal?

El lun., 16 de abr. de 2018 10:42 p. m., David Cook <
dc...@prosentient.com.au> escribió:

> Hi all,
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> I just tried to work on Koha master on OpenSUSE 42.3, which was released
> on 2017-07-26, but I’m being prevented from installing Koha, because
> OpenSUSE 42.3 uses Perl 5.18.2 rather than Perl 5.20.
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> I tracked the change back to
> https://bugs.koha-community.org/bugzilla3/show_bug.cgi?id=20104. The
> claim was that C4::Log::cronlogaction uses caller and that caller doesn’t
> exist before Perl 5.20, but that’s not true. The caller function has been
> in Perl for an extremely long time. You can find it in RHEL 6.9 which uses
> Perl 5.10. I just used it in Perl 5.18.2. So that doesn’t seem like a good
> justification for requiring a minimum version of Perl 5.20.
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> I have a feeling that this change is going to bite other people developing
> and using Koha around the world. There are people running Koha on openSUSE,
> Suse Enterprise Linux, Fedora, Red Hat, CentOS… probably other distros as
> well. Are we really going to exclude everyone that doesn’t use recent
> Debian-based distros from using newer versions of Koha?
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> It seems to me that this decision was made without community discussion.
> Maybe I’m wrong, but I figured I’d bring it up with everyone.
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> For my part, I’m just going to hack around this requirement for now, but I
> don’t really like that as a long-term solution.
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> What does everyone else think?
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> David Cook
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