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Sunday, June 22, 2008

Parrot 0.6.3 is available via CPAN , or follow the download instructions. For those who would like to develop on Parrot, or help develop Parrot itself, we recommend using Subversion or SVK on our source code repository to get the latest and best Parrot code


Here is the howto get it from svn


1.check out the code

svn co https://svn.perl.org/parrot/trunk parrot


or download it from cpan

wget http://search.cpan.org/CPAN/authors/id/S/SM/SMASH/parrot-0.6.3.tar.gz


2.run the Configure script


cd parrot


perl Configure.pl --prefix=/opt/perl6


3. Make the perl6


make perl6


.... [skip the compile lines]...


./perl6 -e'say "Hello, world!"'


4. create an file goodbyeworld.pl with this content


vim goodbyeworld.pl


say "Hello, world!"


./perl6 godbyeworld.pl

5. install it on the system

make reallyinstall

/opt/perl6/bin/perl6 -e"say 'Hello, world.'"

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