Installation kits for OpenVMS Alpha and OpenVMS I64 v8.4 and later are =
The files are self-extracting archives and after downloading you must =
run them like so:
$ run VMSPORTS-AXPVMS-PERL526-V0526-2-1.SFX_AXPEXE
for Alpha, and:
$ run VMSPORTS-I64VMS-PERL526-V0526-2-1.SFX_I64EXE
for Itanium. Then, on either platform:
$ product install perl526
and follow the usual installation prompts. Note that the major version =
is now included in the product name so this installation will not remove =
installations of previous versions (e.g., 5.22 or 5.24).
The kits provided here are intended to be a convenient way to acquire a =
default build; there are many other configuration options available if =
you build your own Perl from the source at =
Have an appropriate amount of fun. Anything related to these kits that =
turns out to be more fun than you can handle is probably best reported =
on the vmsperl mailing list.
Changes in this release can be found via typing "perldoc perldelta" =
after installation or, since this is the first kit I've released in the =
5.26.x series, you may wish to start with "perldoc perl5260delta" and =
also look at perl5261delta and perl5262delta. Or view on the web at:
Craig A. Berry
"... getting out of a sonnet is much more
difficult than getting in."