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Portland Perl Mongers - Perl in the OpenBSD base system

Free Geek
1731 SE 10th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214, US (map)
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Join us back at Freegeek this month for a talk by Andrew on Perl in OpenBSD.

Andrew Fresh will be previewing his hopeful YAPC::NA talk on Perl in the OpenBSD base system.

Perl 5.003 was imported as part of the OpenBSD base system in 1996 by Jason Downs ([email protected]) and has been used heavily ever since. Quite a few system utilites are written in perl, one of the largest being Marc Espie's ([email protected]) rewrite of the package management tools and his amazing dpb (distributed package build) tool. Andrew is the current maintainer for perl in OpenBSD and wants to share what's going on.

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Join us afterwards at the SE Lucky Lab for drinks and more conversation.

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