Rakudo: Revision 16
To build the Rakudo Perl 6 compiler, first get a working copy of Parrot and build Parrot. Then, once Parrot is built, change to the languages/ subdirectory and obtain your copy of Rakudo there:
git clone git://github.com/rakudo/rakudo.git
Then change to the newly created rakudo/ directory, and configure and build it:
perl Configure.pl --gen-parrot
...which will build an executable.
Note that your 'make' command may not be exactly those four letters, and on Windows, the target is 'perl6.exe' instead of 'perl6'. So your command may end up looking like
To run a program with Rakudo Perl 6, issue a command like
Or, to run an interactive perl6, type
For additional build instructions, you might also have a look at this blog post.
Parrot and Rakudo change rapidly; if you have issues with the latest point release, be sure to try svn/git-latest of parrot/rakudo.