Perl 5.14.0 benchmarks and RPMS
I've been struggling for a while with the issues of deploying Perl applications in enterprise setups for in house Perl applications. So I rolled a couple of RPM spec files for 5.12.3 and 5.14.0 with the eventual goal of being able to deploy Perl applications on RPM based distributions (Fedora and Centos) without needing the system perl binaries to run the app.
I built a couple of RPMs and ran PerlBench on them, 5.14.0 has some nice results:
I dubbed my effort 'fredperl' for lack of a better name. If you run Centos or Fedora and have been banging your head against maintenance issues with your app because you are using the system perl binary, I'd love your feedback on my initial effort here: