Fwd: How can I help keep the Perl 6 "rakudo" package updated?
I work with Perl 6 and we are hoping to help maintain the *latest* release
of the Perl 6 compiler for the Linux community as much as possible...
$ *sudo apt-get install rakudo*
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
rakudo is already the newest version (2015.11-2build1).
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 8 not upgraded.
This is *way* out of date, unfortunately...
$ *apt-cache show rakudo*
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss at lists.ubuntu.com>
Original-Maintainer: Debian Rakudo Maintainers <pkg-rakudo-devel at lists.
Depends: moarvm (>= 2015.11), moarvm (<< 2015.12), nqp (= 2015.11-2),
rakudo-lib (>= 2015.11-2build1), rakudo-lib (<< 2015.11-2build1.1~)
Description-en: Perl 6 implementation on top of Moar virtual machine
Rakudo Perl is a compiler that implements the Perl 6 specification and
top of several virtual machines. Debian rakudo package runs on top of
Perl 6 is a programming language, member of the Perl family. Like Perl 5,
world-famous big sister, Perl 6 intends to carry forward the high ideals of
the Perl community and is currently being developed by a team of dedicated
valgrind package installation is suggested to debug issues with
Is there anything I can do to help maintain this package for the greater
good and keep the lastest release available? Perl 6 is an evolving
implementation, but it's really important to keep the latest versions
available as things progress and I would like to offer some help, perhaps.
prairienyx at gmail.com
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