rakudo packages and testing release
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Tue Jan 5 05:00:02 UTC 2016
FWIW, 2015.12 is considered a significant release (corresponding with the Perl 6.c "Christmas" language release), so if there's any way to use 2015.12 in preference to 2015.11 that might be worthwhile.
On Mon, Jan 04, 2016 at 09:12:06PM +0100, Dominique Dumont wrote:
> I've attempted to build nqp 2015.12 with moarvm 2015.12, but one nqp test is
> $ prove -lv -e './nqp-m' t/nqp/60-bigint.t
> t/nqp/60-bigint.t ..
> ok 1 - can round-trip negative number (string)
> ok 34 - mod_I - both positive
> ok 35 - mod_I - negative and positive
> ok 36 - mod_I - negative and positive
> ok 37 - mod_I - both negative
> ok 38 - mod_I - positive and negative
> not ok 39 - mod_I - positive and negative
> ok 40 - Bit ops (RT 109740)
> ok 41 - can box to a complex type with a P6bigint target
> This looks like yet another libtommath issue (Debian's version is lagging
> behind the version used by nqp).
> Since this issue will take some time to resolve, I'll focus on improving
> 2015.11 packages so rakudo (and rakudo-star) 2015.11 can enter testing.
> All the best
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