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Item7741: CgiContrib requiring Perl 5.10 or higher

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This is not necessarily a bug but let me report. CGI.pm provided by TWiki:Plugins/CgiContrib requires Perl 5.10 or higher to work. This is because CGI/File/Temp.pm in the package has "use parent ...", while parent.pm is not available on Perl 5.8 or earlier. Perl 5.8 having CGI.pm bundled, it's only a matter of removing lib/CGI.pm to work around. But Contrib being bundled with the latest release (as I understand), and TWiki:TWiki06x00/TWikiSystemRequirements says it works with Perl 5.8, it should be addressed in one way or another.

-- TWiki:Main/HideyoImazu - 2016-04-19

This issue needs to be resolved. Unfortunately Red Hat/CentOS is way behind, so we still need to support at least Perl 5.8.8.

We already ship CPAN/lib/CGI/File/Temp.pm, so if that is not up to date we should upgrade it.

-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 2016-04-19

Summary CgiContrib requiring Perl 5.10 or higher
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.HideyoImazu

SVN Range TWiki-6.0.2-trunk, Wed, 23 Mar 2016, build 29999
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Priority Normal
CurrentState New




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