Minor: MS version info

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Aug 3 08:39:16 IST 2004

At 00:34 03/08/2004, you wrote:
>On Mon, 2 Aug 2004 17:52:21 -0500, John Faubion <jfaubion at comcast.net> wrote:
> > > IIRC, the 'nice' format is NOT available in Perl versions pre-5.6.0...
> >
> > MS is running here on 5.6.0. I haven't upgraded this system as I have
> > software that still requires 5.6.0. Yes, 5.6.1 breaks it. The system
> will be
> > decommissioned shortly when the the new version is ready.
> >
>In 5.6.0 it should work OK... the problem is with previous versions...
>bin/MailScanner says:
>require 5.005;
>so it seems to support older perls 5.005* (that would be perl 5.5 in
>the 'new' format, but perl 5.5 doesn't know that) :-)

I have changed it to say "%vd (%f)", $^V, $]
which will hopefully work on old and new versions?

I can't find a 5.005 system here to test it on. Can someone do
         printf "%vd (%f)\n", $^V, $];
and let me know if it works or not please?
Julian Field
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