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From Gerald Richter - ECOS <>
Subject RE: ANNOUNCE: Embperl 2.4.0
Date Mon, 11 Oct 2010 10:01:39 GMT


yes I know, the update of the website is still on my todo list





From: Michael Stevens [] 
Sent: Monday, October 11, 2010 11:33 AM
To: Gerald Richter - ECOS
Subject: Re: ANNOUNCE: Embperl 2.4.0



We're very excited about the release :)

I couldn't find it linked on though :( Still says current release is 2.2.

On 4 October 2010 05:44, Gerald Richter - ECOS <> wrote:


has entered CPAN as

 file: $CPAN/authors/id/G/GR/GRICHTER/Embperl-2.4.0.tar.gz
 size: 732920 bytes
  md5: 2d4e3a903a04fcc559718342fa37753f

Major Improvements are that Embperl now supports Perl up to 5.12.2 and
a lot of additions to Embperl::Form, a module for building smart webforms.


Embperl is a system for building dynamic websites with Perl.

It gives you the power to embed Perl code in your HTML/XML documents and
the ability to build your Web site out of small reusable objects in an
object-oriented style.

Embperl has several features which are especially useful for creating
Websites, including dynamic tables, form field processing, URL
escaping/unescaping, session handling, caching, xslt transformation and

See (english) or (german) for more information.
(website is not updated yet, but this will follow shortly)



Changes since 2.3.0:

   - Supports now Perl 5.12: Cope with changed flags G_ARRAY
     and G_SCALAR, SVt_RV is now SVt_IV

   - Support for 3.43 (included within Perl 5.10.1)
     for file uplaods. < 2.43 is not supported anymore.

   - A lot of enhancements for Embperl::Form

   - Add example for usage of Embperl::Form. See
     eg/forms/README.txt. Can be viewed used using "make start"

   - Increased size limit for errormessage from 1024 to 4096

   - Makefile.PL can now handle compiling 32Bit code on 64Bit
     sytsem if Perl was compiled as 32Bit application

   - Adaption of tests to changed error messages of perl 5.10

   - Makefile.PL can now cope with OpenSuSE 11.2, if perl,
     mod_perl and apache are installed from OpenSuSE packages.

   - Fix make test error for Perl compiled with DEBUGGING on

   - Support for internationalization in Emberl::Form

   - Do not link against unused libz

   - Fix Execute parameter app_name (was appname, but app_name
     is correct, appname is still accepted, but might not always

   - Add parameter checks for Execute parameters to avoid segfaults
     in case of non refs where refs are expected.

   - Add more controls to Embperl::Form

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