= Proposed System Wide Change: Perl 5.18 =
Change owner(s): Petr Písař <ppisar(a)redhat.com>, Jitka Plesníková
A new perl 5.18 version brings a lot of changes done over a year of
development. See  for more details.
== Detailed description ==
New perl is released every year and updates containing mainly bug fixes follow
during the year. The 5.18.0 version is stable release this year and 5.18.1 and
subsequent revisions will follow during the year to fix issues introduced in
Because of change in dlopen(3) from RTLD_GLOBAL to RTLD_LOCAL (bug #960048)
, we will try to link all native perl module DSOs to libperl.so explicitly.
This item needs discussion. Current status does not allow to use perl
interpreter via dlopen() from other programs (like slapd, snmpd), but proposed
change can bring other unforeseen difficulties (like double-linking).