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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 parrot

or download it from cpan

wget the Configure script

cd parrot

perl --prefix=/opt/perl6

3. Make the perl6

make perl6

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

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

4. create an file with this content


say "Hello, world!"


5. install it on the system

make reallyinstall

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

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