Parrot 2.9.1 Released

Christoph Otto christoph at
Tue Oct 19 22:53:53 UTC 2010

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 2.9.1. Parrot 
( is a virtual machine aimed
at running all dynamic languages.

Parrot 2.9.1 is available on Parrot's FTP site, or by following the
download instructions at  For those who would like 
to develop on Parrot, or help develop Parrot itself, we recommend using 
Subversion on the source code repository to get the latest and best Parrot code.

Parrot 2.9.1 News:
  - This is a bugfix release to address a excessive slowdown in the Rakudo 
Perl 6 build.  If you run out of memory on a box with < 512 MB physical RAM, 
please report it to us.

Many thanks to all our contributors for making this possible, and our sponsors
for supporting this project.  Our next scheduled release is 16 November 2010.


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