INN commit: trunk/doc/pod (readme.pod)

INN Commit Russ_Allbery at
Sat May 16 12:59:08 UTC 2009

    Date: Saturday, May 16, 2009 @ 05:59:08
  Author: iulius
Revision: 8470

Perl 5.004 is needed at build time.  Mention that Perl 5.8.0
is recommended.


 readme.pod |   14 +++++++-------
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

Modified: readme.pod
--- readme.pod	2009-05-16 12:43:53 UTC (rev 8469)
+++ readme.pod	2009-05-16 12:59:08 UTC (rev 8470)
@@ -54,7 +54,7 @@
 B<nntpsend> and B<innxmit> (used to send batches of news created by innd
 to a remote site via TCP/IP).  INN can also handle outgoing UUCP feeds.
-The part of INN that handles connections from newsreaders is nnrpd.
+The part of INN that handles connections from newsreaders is B<nnrpd>.
 Also included in INN are a wide variety of supporting programs to handle
 periodic maintenance and recovery from crashes, process special control
@@ -90,11 +90,11 @@
 successfully run INN on a platform that isn't listed in F<INSTALL>, please
 let us know (see L<"Reporting Bugs"> below).
-S<Perl 5.003> or later is required to build INN.  S<Perl 5.004> is required if
-you want the embedded Perl filter support (which is highly recommended;
-some excellent spam filters have been written for INN).  Since all
-versions of Perl previous to 5.004 are buggy (including security problems)
-and have fewer features, installing S<Perl 5.004> or later is recommended.
+S<Perl 5.004> or later is required to build INN and use the embedded Perl
+filter support (which is highly recommended; some excellent spam filters
+have been written for INN).  Since all versions of Perl previous to 5.004
+are buggy (including security problems) and have fewer features, installing
+S<Perl 5.004> or later (like at least S<Perl 5.8.0>) is recommended.
 If you want to enable PGP verification of control messages (highly
 recommended), you will need to have a PGP implementation installed.  See
@@ -301,7 +301,7 @@
 Internet Systems Consortium has also commissioned a DHCP server
 implementation and handles the official support/release of BIND.  You can
 learn more about the ISC's goals and accomplishments from the web page at
                                         Russ Allbery
                                         Katsuhiro Kondou

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