On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 2.10.0 "Pesquet's". Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages.
Parrot 2.10.0 is available on Parrot's FTP site (ftp://ftp.parrot.org/pub/parrot/releases/devel/2.10.0/), or follow the download instructions at http://parrot.org/download. For those who would like to develop on Parrot, or help develop Parrot itself, we recommend using Git on our source code repository</a> to get the latest and best Parrot code. SHA digests for this release are: 159249a3a6025677353c393e4878e800874a466fdc6c049a6e081876137b669a parrot-2.10.0.tar.gz 4fa2b042b14ceefc0ce56295cb8f5b6575308a8fba781668812920dfb7180442 parrot-2.10.0.tar.bz2 Parrot 2.10.0 News: - Core + We are on github now! https://github.com/parrot/parrot + Configure, build and test subsystems were made Git-aware + New parrot_config key 'osvers' which contains Operating System Version information + Updated to the latest nqp-rx + A proper exception is now thrown on IO read errors + Garbage Collector optimizations and memory leak fixes + Deprecated charset ops were removed + Configure system learned to detect IPv6 + The mk_language_shell and create_language scripts have not yet been ported to Git. - Documentation + How To Use Git to work on Parrot https://github.com/parrot/parrot/blob/master/docs/project/git_workflow.pod + Git Terminology https://github.com/parrot/parrot/blob/master/docs/project/git_terminology.pod - Platforms - Testing + Increased coverage on: String, FixedBooleanArray, PMCProxy, LexPad - Community + Macports portfile updated to 2.6.0 + A Fedora package for PL/Parrot ( postgresql-plparrot ) was created This package allows you to write stored procedures for PostgreSQL in PIR or Rakudo Perl 6 http://pl.parrot.org + Parrot Foundation is teaming up with The Perl Foundation and taking part in Google Code-In 2010. Learn about it and how to get involved here: http://trac.parrot.org/parrot/wiki/GoogleCodeIn2010Tasks http://leto.net/perl/2010/11/parrot-foundation-the-perl-foundation-google-code-in.html Thanks to all our contributors for making this possible, and our sponsors for supporting this project. Our next release is 21 December 2010. Enjoy!