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Perl 5 Bug Summary

From:
Robert Spier
Date:
April 28, 2003 06:14
Subject:
Perl 5 Bug Summary
Message ID:
m3d6j67oiw.wl_rspier@pobox.com

Perl5 Bug Summary
http://rt.perl.org/rt2/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html

Generated at Mon Apr 28 13:00:02 2003 GMT
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Total Issues

Open Tickets: 1660

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New Issues

New issues that have not been responded to yet

7-14 days old

21956 Data::Dumper request                        
21968 pattern match hangs on malformed UTF-8 input
21974 dl_load_flags not honored by XSLoader       
21999 Unsuccessful regex still alters $1          
22007 PERL5 sysread not returning from interrupt  

14-21 days old

21897 Ctrl-C/Ctrl-D in the CPAN shell causes an endless loop in blead-perl/    
      maint-perl                                                               
21906 Query about De-Referencing                                               
21937 open $x,$y,undef; should use File::Temp                                  
21940 seg fault on long input to re                                            
21944 Pod::Usage gives warnings when -exitval => "NOEXIT"                      
21946 Is ||= supposed work like this ?                                         
21951 /(^\s]+)/ regexp can incorrectly fail match in utf8 locale               

Over 21 days old

15764 5.005_03, BeOS: incorrect $? after system invocation (Was: 2.53b on BeOS,
      7 failures)                                                              
15995 regexp test failures on win32 with VC++ 5.0                              
16027 Illegal Divide by Zero Error                                             
16235 local($^W) does not work correctly                                       
16771 installation on Windows 98                                               
16774 Cwd.pm portability bug                                                   
16824 Behaviour of open()                                                      
16834 Anomolous behaviour of SUBSTR() used as LValue                           
16942 taint and regex problem                                                  
17001 possible problem with -d file test                                       
17063 Perl 5.8.0 / Solaris 8 / gcc 3.1 - make fails                            
17146 Build fails under VAX-DEC-ULTRIX                                         
17175 Perlbug uses interactive commands to the mail command (security issue)   
17227 Cwd::chdir hangs                                                         
17384 Problem with perl 5.6.1, Tru64 5.1A+pk3, and usemymalloc                 
17430 getpwuid fails to return proper data from /etc/passwd                    
17456 free() & malloc() under FreeBSD 4.5                                      
17487 [BUG] CPAN initial configuration                                         
17542 regex confusion                                                          
17611 5.6.0, 5.6.1, 5.8.0 regexp core on (\@\@|.)*                             
17663 Perl 5 Debugger doesn't handle properly lvalue sub assignment            
17706 Perl QT3.002 and debug                                                   
17718 %tiedhash in bool context doesn't check if hash is empty                 
17733 Net::Telnet - Problem on HP-UX                                           
17765 UTF-8 in the debugger                                                    
17777 sprintf and printf handle format inconsistently                          
17929 perl #17928: Problem on make on perl 5.6.1 using gcc 2.95.3              
17934 tie *STDERR does catch internal warnings                                 
18042 cygwin perl problem with FindBin                                         
18049 Storable seg faults under perl 5.8.0 solaris, maximal 64bit              
18073 Unwanted clearing of array member when used as name of a file to be      
      Read-opened (reach of EOF ???)                                           
18123 [BUG] weird array oprand in foreach                                      
18218 DJGPP input buffering bug while system()                                 
18819 regular expression hanging                                               
18849 fork/system bug on FreeBSD                                               
18860 Memory leak in with perl_eval_sv API                                     
18904 Perl 5.6.1, DJGPP, case (in)sensitive env. var. names [PATCH]            
18961 Problem compiling DBD::Pg with thread support in 5.8 on Mac OS 10.2.2    
19078 wrong match order inside replacement                                     
19088 Thread::Queue                                                            
19134 no progress lookbehind in list contex                                    
19135 string eval turns off readonlyness on lexicals                           
19388 Regex vars after a while only existing if they have been "used"          
19455 -Mdiagnostics leaking on Foo::$bar                                       
19679 uncaught exception thrown on 4-line incorrect script                     
19966 Re: Net::Ping patch for ICMP and Windows                                 
20321 indexing the result of a listcontext match inside a stringsubstitution   
      looses values                                                            
20323 UNIVERSAL::isa ignores everything after \0.                              
20353 Perl 5.8.0 fails "make test" on Cobalt Raq4                              
20421 Bug in IO::Socket on Sparc                                               
20449 Installation of Bioperl 1.2                                              
20505 perldoc doc shows no way to set SMTP server                              
20522 perl segfaults growing large Av                                          
20558 "Attempt to free unreferenced scalar" in for loop                        
20609 MY_CXT macros and modules with multiple object files                     
20736 Not OK: perl v5.8.0 +MAINT18638 on pmax-netbsd 1.6                       
20739 pack format idea                                                         
20771 Regular Expression Eval Causes Core Dump                                 
20773 perl segfaults on $SIG{RTMIN} = "DEFAULT"                                
20778 valgrind, segfaults, gentoo, ReadLine::Gnu                               
20799 Bug: 5.6 Win32-List context IO op hangs on second use when reading large 
      files.                                                                   
20818 PPM v2.1.6 bug wrt multiple repositories                                 
20850 strict report is misleading                                              
21298 Perl SIGSEGV when applying regular expression to a long string           
21333 Regexp segfault --> ("X"x3529) =~ /( (?: \\. | [^\$] ){1,4000} )/gx;     
21341 links to microsoft.com's unicode pages invalid in Encode/ucm/cp9*.ucm    
21362 positioning after binary read                                            
21436 Memoize::Storable seems to cause SEGVs                                   
21437 FindBin::Bin reports directory with links resolved.                      
21461 perl5.6.1 dos (djgpp) source build broke                                 
21469 segfault when glob of loop var gets freed                                
21488 Problem building perl 5.8.0 on Solaris 9                                 
21491 Double-Quote Backslash Sequences in Regular Expressions                  
21499 perl core dumps on self recursive regex                                  
21502 5.8.0 regression failure for t/op/groups                                 
21513 Found a bug in Perl 5.8                                                  
21549 PerlIO+FileHandle+Term::ReadLine::Gnu causes segmentation fault          
21553 Re: Solaris Perl (fwd)                                                   
21555 Trouble compiling Perl 5.8.0 on Irix 6.2                                 
21558 Question                                                                 
21607 Bug Installing                                                           
21696 bug in module Net::FTP                                                   
21710 Regexp causes data-dependent segv on Linux                               
21717 system() call "swallows" STDIN in ActiveState Perl 5.8                   
21724 segfault in 5.8.0's PerlIOStdio_close                                    
21776 dup2 on XP                                                               
21780 odd bug with handle dup                                                  
21801 MIME-Base64-2.18/t/warn.t on MSWin32                                     
21803 problem with perl 5.6.1 bug in function study                            
21824 The Term::ReadKey seems to be broken in CygWin Perl                      

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Overview of Open Issues

Operating System     Severity          Type                   Perl Version     
Linux        558     abandoned   0     5005threads     0      1.0         0    
Win32         10     fatal       2     bounce          0      5.000       0    
MacOS X        0     High      137     Bug             0      5.002       0    
HPUX          32     low       695     compiler        0      5.003       0    
Solaris      207     medium    432     configure       2      5.004       0    
All            4     none       12     core          524      5.004_00    0    
generic       69     Normal      1     dailybuild      0      5.004_01    0    
next           0     unknown     1     docs           25      5.004_02    0    
mswin32      138     Wishlist    4     Documentation   0      5.004_03    0    
unix           3                       duplicate       0      5.004_04    3    
machten        1                       install        45      5.004_05    0    
freebsd       55                       library       289      5.005       7    
svr4           5                       notabug       139      5.005_01    0    
sunos          5                       notok          14      5.005_02    3    
openbsd        0                       ok              0      5.005_03   76    
dec_osf       18                       Patch           0      5.6.0     268    
irix          11                       regex           2      5.6.0-RC1   0    
bsdos          7                       Todo            0      5.6.0-RC2   0    
aix           25                       unknown       156      5.6.1     265    
powerux        3                       utilities      24      5.7.0      28    
vms            7                       wontfix         0      5.7.1       6    
os390          0                                              5.7.2      31    
sco            6                                              5.8.0     183    
netbsd        12                                              5.8.1       0    
dgux           0                                              5.9.0       9    
other          0                                                               
qnx            1                                                               
cygwin_nt      0                                                               
lynxos         0                                                               
macos          0                                                               
dos            0                                                               
uts            1                                                               
riscos         1                                                               
svr5           1                                                               
unicos         0                                                               
os2            7                                                               
sysv           0                                                               
cygwin        12                                                               
unicosmk       0                                                               
mac            0                                                               
gnu            0                                                               
dynixptx       0                                                               
irix64         1                                                               
unknown        0                                                               
darwin         5                                                               
VOS            0                                                               

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Requestors with most open tickets

mjd@plover.com            38
tagunov@motor.ru          25
dcd@tc.fluke.com          23
nicholas                  20
abigail                   17
Peter@PSDT.com            15
mjtg@cus.cam.ac.uk        12
tchrist@chthon.perl.com   12
jfriedl@yahoo-inc.com     11
perl-5.8.0@ton.iguana.be  10



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