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Alternatives to using Perl module with CQperl or ratlperl

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What alternatives to using the Perl module are available when using IBM Rational ClearQuest CQperl or ratlperl?


The module has been dropped from the standard distribution of Perl as of Perl 5.12. 

Refer to the "Deprecations" section in the following article for further information:


Future releases of ClearQuest will be bundled with newer versions of Perl which will no longer include Thus, if you are using the module, you should consider using new features that are available in Perl 5.10 and later to replace the functionality of

Refer to the following FAQ which provides information about the new syntax:

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Modified date:
29 September 2018