Yes, there is an annoying bug (STDOUT buffering) with perlis which slows down .plx scripts... I think that they fixed it in this release. If you're under Windows Server 2003 and want to use perlis, you must upgrade...
You can search win32 perl lists. There are some threads about it...
ActivePerl is now supported on the Mac OS X platform.
Installation of the HTML documentation is now optional.
Perl 5.8.7 has been incorporated. See perl587delta.pod for a list of changes.
ActivePerl will now evaluate 'sitecustomize.pl' at startup if present. The ActivePerl distribution does not ship with this file, but it is a hook that the system administrator can use to set up set up additional site specific @INC entries.
Fixed Net::Ping's ICMP implementation to not give up waiting for the echo reply until it either receives an unreachable reply or times out. Previous versions would for instance give up if they received a source quench reply.
Many bundled modules have been updated to their latest versions: Archive-Tar-1.23 Compress-Zlib-1.34 Convert-ASN1-0.19 (only for HP-UX) HTML-Parser-3.45 HTML-Tagset-3.04 libwww-perl-5.803 XML-Simple-2.14
I've tried it with a code I'm currently working on and it runs as fast as mod_perl . PerlEx was a needed product for IIS. But I'm currently experiencing some weird behaviour with `` commands. I'll dig it later