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  • Ensuring Perl's Viability on FreeBSD: A NYCBUG-NY.PM Collaboration, James E Keenan, Andrew Villano
    2018-11-07 @ 18:30 - Suspenders, 108 Greenwich Street, 2nd Floor

    How have NYCBUG and New York Perlmongers collaborated to ensure the continued viability of Perl 5 on FreeBSD?

    This will be a report on the progress of a collaboration between the New York City BSD User Group (NYCBUG) and New York Perlmongers ( to ensure the continued viabilty of the Perl 5 programming language and ecosystem on the FreeBSD operating system. We'll consider:

    • The Perl 5 core distribution and development process
    • Testing the Perl 5 core distribution on various platforms
    • The Perl 5 ecosystem: CPAN
    • Testing CPAN on various platforms: CPANtesters
    • The Perl 5 development process in relation to CPAN
    • The need for diversity in testing environments
    • The collaboration
    • Preparation of the testing environment
    • Testing Perl monthly development releases against CPAN on FreeBSD
    • Impacts

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