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From:
Robert Spier
Date:
June 22, 2004 21:21
Subject:
FW: (no subject)
Message ID:
m3eko6gb10.wl_rspier@pobox.com

Two weeks ago in <3cf4c0860406100940d1ab238@mail.gmail.com>, 
Kurt said:

>
>I will have code for you by the end of the weekend, or you may insert
>the following into your next perlbug summary:
>
>"Kurt Starsinic promised almost a year ago to implement a threaded
>newsreader webthingy for the benefit of the Perl community.  Craven
>wretch that he is, he has not done so.  He is hereby excommunicated,
>and may henceforth only program in COBOL, under penalty of LART."
>

And now... the second to last summary before the release of perl
5.8.5.

-R

Perl5 Bug Summary

http://rt.perl.org/rt3/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html
Generated at Mon Jun 21 13:00:03 2004 GMT
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  * Total Issues
  * New Issues
  * Overview of Open Issues
  * Ticket Status By Version
  * Requestors with most open tickets

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Total Issues

Open Tickets: 1859

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New Issues

New issues that have not been responded to yet

7-14 days old

30123 foreach ("", "a".."zzzzzz") confuses range optimizer                     
30229 Text::Tabs docs too slanted toward the "In Club"                         
30258 utf8 POPSTACK crash on split execution                                   
30264 Reproducible segfault of 5.8.3 on alpha (Debian/testing)                 

14-21 days old

30051 Minor copy-paste bug in File::Spec::Win32->splitpath()
30066 Memory leak in nested shared data structures in 5.8.4 

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                              
16824 Behaviour of open()                                                      
16942 taint and regex problem                                                  
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                    
17487 [BUG] CPAN initial configuration                                         
17542 regex confusion                                                          
17663 Perl 5 Debugger doesn't handle properly lvalue sub assignment            
17706 Perl QT3.002 and debug                                                   
17765 UTF-8 in the debugger                                                    
17777 sprintf and printf handle format inconsistently                          
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 ???)                                           
18218 DJGPP input buffering bug while system()                                 
18819 regular expression hanging                                               
18892 Perl_Parse from JNI Native code crashing...                              
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"          
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                                               
20505 perldoc doc shows no way to set SMTP server                              
20522 perl segfaults growing large Av                                          
20609 MY_CXT macros and modules with multiple object files                     
20739 pack format idea                                                         
20771 Regular Expression Eval Causes Core Dump                                 
20773 perl segfaults on $SIG{RTMIN} = "DEFAULT"                                
20818 PPM v2.1.6 bug wrt multiple repositories                                 
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                                 
21607 Bug Installing                                                           
21724 segfault in 5.8.0's PerlIOStdio_close                                    
21776 dup2 on XP                                                               
21803 problem with perl 5.6.1 bug in function study                            
21824 The Term::ReadKey seems to be broken in CygWin Perl                      
21897 Ctrl-C/Ctrl-D in the CPAN shell causes an endless loop in blead-perl/    
      maint-perl                                                               
21940 seg fault on long input to re                                            
21951 /(^\s]+)/ regexp can incorrectly fail match in utf8 locale               
21956 Data::Dumper request                                                     
21999 Unsuccessful regex still alters $1                                       
22007 PERL5 sysread not returning from interrupt                               
22034 AutoSplit detection of AutoLoader use fails in certain situations        
22035 perl 5.8.0 process problem                                               
22051 segfault (deep recursion?) in regex match                                
22058 Problem Building perl 5.8.0 On AIX 4.3.3                                 
22132 5.8.0: goto inside any loop causes seg-fault when exiting loop           
22142 Building failure in AIX4.2 with gcc2.95.3                                
22148 Bug in File::Spec::Win32 0.3 catpath for UNC paths ?                     
22170 Bad Perl!                                                                
22228 perl5.8 segfaults on fclose/fflush with Term::ReadLine::Gnu              
22278 HTTP::Cookie make test failed                                            
22312 Another self-modifyingloop bug                                           
22318 Not OK: perl v5.8.1 +MAINT19612 on MSWin32-x86-multi-thread 4.0          
      (UNINSTALLED)                                                            
22335 foreach auto dereference (feature request)                               
22336 shellwords.pl is not Shell compatible                                    
22341 Perl not found problem                                                   
22601 LWP Error: Wide character in syswrite                                    
22614 Spurious undefs in @- and @+ during (?{}) and (??{}) regexes             
22699 redo undefines lexical declared in while                                 
22709 Panic opt close in regex m/^(jpy)?(?:_(gc)?(?:_()?)?)?$/                 
22735 Losing signals using sigprocmask                                         
22758 debugger command "|x" swallows all output                                
22763 perl-5.8.0 build fails with aix 4.3.3                                    
22819 Segmentation fault on "make install" on AIX 4.2.1.0                      
22948 windows fork on Perl 5.8                                                 
22950 h2xs doesn't handle apostrophes in names                                 
22954 Bug report: study changes regexp behaviour when used in XML::Parser      
22959 missing symbols from embed.h when testing B::Generate                    
22960 Tie::Handle documentation inadequate                                     
23035 ByteLoader                                                               
23036 Really minor compilation mistake/typo                                    
23043 different behaviors observed with stdio vs. perlio                       
23077 -T $filehandle seems broken                                              
23098 core dump -> "perl in malloc(): error: recursive call"                   
23104 undefined reference to `SOCKSinit'                                       
23111 Configure hangs on fcntl test when trying to bulid Perl 5.8.0 on AIX     
      4.3.3.0                                                                  
23170 Cannot compile Perl-5.8.0 on IRIX 6.5.20                                 
23175 Trouble compiling perl5 5.8.1 RC3 on FreeBSD 4.7-STABLE i386             
23180 "target is too short" optimization does not reset pos()                  
23194 Not OK: perl v5.8.1 +RC3 on darwin 6.6 (UNINSTALLED)                     
23214 5.8.1-RC4: Cannot eval a large string under -Dusemymalloc                
23233 Perl-5.8.1-RC4 - perldelta: tied hashes in scalar context                
23236 bug tell()                                                               
23244 Sharing objects via threads::shared.                                     
23320 Perl.exe crash                                                           
23331 Win32 pipe/fork or filehandle I/O deadlock bug                           
23348 [wishlist] Perl 5-6: HERE << document parsing improvement                
23357 Storable works very strange                                              
23429 perl 5.8.0 SIGSEGV in regexec.c module                                   
23573 valgrind error from t/op/subst.t                                         
23605 [patch] 5.8.0 CGI::Carp.pm -- fatalsToBrowser() - Better admin email     
      check                                                                    
23644 missing perl_get_sv in Time::HiRes                                       
23666 Core dump on big regex                                                   
23722 ByteLoader question                                                      
23765 utf8-handling broken for bitwise and                                     
23790 for lvalue_sub                                                           
23801 security: setuid/taint inconsistency                                     
23839 Failing match still resets regex vars                                    
23894 [PATCH bleadperl] (was Re: require() does not behave aas documented)     
23907 Crash during global destruction with Storable and threads                
23963 Possible buffer overrun in threads                                       
23979 GSM 03.38 mapping in Encoding::Byte is incorrect                         
24013 Data::Dumper segfaults on very large recurive structures                 
24041 help needed                                                              
24104 perl 5.8.1: 'make check' fail on Tru64 Unix                              
24170 ReadParse in the CGI docs                                                
24182 Objects loosing overload magic during DESTROY                            
24206 SDBM_File sometimes fails with "sdbm store() returned -1"                
24219 5.8.1 Socket fails to link on AIX 4.1                                    
24268 socket() call uses non-IFS providers causing subsequent print/read to    
      hang or misbehave                                                        
24269 socket() call uses non-IFS providers causing subsequent print/read to    
      hang or misbehave                                                        
24274 METABUG - regex stack overflow issues                                    
24275 CPAN shell - online help not clear                                       
24276 Coercing arrays into hashes                                              
24294 CGI.pm shares the param namespace with the attribute namespace           
24366 signal flags not restored                                                
24395 Eval still leaks in 5.8.1                                                
24404 g@perl.org Subject: require "string" may load a directory                
24415 5.8.1 build problem                                                      
24418 Directory traversal order of File::Find different in 5.8.0               
24441 out of memory installing Net::SSLeay 1.25                                
24445 hpux 11.00 can't 'make' and 'make test' perl 5.8.1 and 5.8.2 clea nly    
24446 5.8.2 fails to build on AIX with GCC                                     
24457 write() removes trailing spaces                                          
24495 make test blocked with Mingw & PERLIO=stdio :crlf                        
24496 Exploiting PerlIO "feature" with trepidation                             
24525 Linux sigaction SIGCHLD vs popen race condition                          
24536 Perl 5.6.1 -- sigaction - SIGxxx handler not defined                     
24537 HP-UX 11.00 -- SA_RESTART not allowing EINTR through to select           
24542 CGI multipart should support nph parameters                              
24569 segmentation fault with Safe and /(?{...})/                              
24606 problems compiling of perl 5.8.0                                         
24631 Bug: Windows Perl uses unqualified default command shell                 
24637 Problem with perl 5.8.2, Linux, Net::Daemon                              
24648 Test failure in Math::BigInteger from CPAN                               
24663 Assigning object to weakened copy after cloning                          
24684 Too late warning not given for CHECK block in INIT block                 
24691 leading spaces on cpan configuration causes failure                      
24818 bug in fh pointers w/perlio on dup()                                     
24853 Test::Builder's diag function is mistakely adding #'s (or not adding     
      newlines)                                                                
24887 perl-5.8.3-RC1 install and modules install                               
25151 [PATCH] Text::Balanced extract_multiple, neg. substr length              
25156 [PATCH] Text::Balanced extract_quotelike fails on empty HERE docs        
25158 [PATCH] Text::Balanced _match_bracketed, incorrect handling defined      
25244 message upon not finding the file                                        
25933 Storable, exception handling on callback methods inconsistent            
26019 strange encoding behavior with diamond <> operator (and ARGV)            
26566 perl 5.6.1                                                               
26866 Autovivication of an assignment                                          
26969 rand seems to fail w/fork on smp/ht platform                             
26988 EOF character (0x1A) returned as data when reading text files            
26992 perl 5.8.3, PERL_FLEXIBLE_EXCEPTIONS, and Exception:Cxx                  
27052 File::Spec->canonpath("a\\..\\..\\b") returns wrong value for Win 32     
27053 /^/m doesn't match after a newline at the end of the string              
27142 Failed test in groups.t                                                  
27188 Not OK: perl 5.00504 on i686-linux 2.4.18-bf2.4                          
27319 minitest t/op/magic.t fails 26                                           
27352 getsockname of listen socket blocks in child                             
27380 (;$) prototype doesn't parse the same as CORE::length                    
27472 Switch is confused by ($) prototype                                      
27576 Pod::Usage -exitvalue => "NOEXIT" requires -output be set (Doc bug)      
27603 Incorrect regexp warning                                                 
27764 Out Of Memory Problem                                                    
27781 a perlio bug in in-memory-variables opened to STD streams when running   
      under more than one interpreter                                          
27886 for any perl thing, perldoc -f should cough up some tip                  
27898 help to compile perl, please                                             
27918 Strange interaction between while() and system()                         
27938 'local $@' does not work                                                 
28063 re: Text widget problem                                                  
28121 Perl 5.8 on AIX 5.2                                                      
28165 Spurious "Eval-group not allowed at runtime"                             
28233 Reference to tied hash element caches value too aggressively             
28364 Perl segfaults if XS changes system environment                          
28381 bug in cpan.pm on Windows where environment variables are upper case     
28385 minor bug in cpan -- the i command does not find author                  
28396 bug or wrong doc for 'foreach $lexical'                                  
28637 Server resources using Perl 5.8.0                                        
28824 signal handler can clobber $!                                            
28883 regular expression failure on string from a file                         
28929 File::Find follow_fast => 1 loses dangling symlink                       
28961 unsafe signals                                                           
29082 IO::Socket::INET with non-blocking mode fails on Linux/SPARC             
29224 proposed fix for references to tied hash keys                            
29230 Class::Struct, accessor overrides not called from constructor            
29258 Perl 5.8.3 problem: Can't find perl.exp during make                      
29548 perlcc fails when Perl is installed in a directory whose path contains   
      spaces (e.g. as in C:\Program Files\Perl). I have a solution also ready. 
29658 FIRST_MAKEFILE doesn't work in ExtUtils::MakeMaker                       
29719 [PerlIO] Warning with char that does not map to STDERR encoding leads to 
      infinite cycle.                                                          
29720 $PerlIO::encoding::fallback = FB_DEFAULT leads to duplicated output      
29932 Minor copy-paste bug in File::Spec::Win32->splitpath()                   
29970 perlrun should mention sh -eu = perl -??                                 

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Overview of Open Issues

Operating System       Severity           Type                 Perl Version    
aix           26       abandoned   1      5005threads   0      1.0        0    
All            6       fatal       2      bounce        0      5.000      0    
bsdos          6       High      144      Bug           1      5.002      0    
cygwin        19       low       757      compiler      1      5.003      0    
cygwin_nt      0       medium    420      configure     1      5.004      0    
darwin         9       none       11      core        582      5.004_00   0    
dec_osf       18       Normal      2      dailybuild    0      5.004_01   0    
dgux           0       unknown     1      docs         15      5.004_02   0    
dos            2       Wishlist   13      duplicate     0      5.004_03   0    
dynixptx       0                     install      51      5.004_04   0    
freebsd       47                          library     251      5.004_05   1    
generic       46                          notabug      90      5.005      1    
gnu            0                          notok         8      5.005_01   0    
HPUX          28                          ok            0      5.005_02   1    
irix          10                          Patch         2      5.005_03  45    
irix64         0                          regex         6      5.005_04   1    
Linux        566                          sendToCPAN    1      5.6.0    188    
lynxos         0                          Todo          1      5.6.1    217    
mac            0                          unknown     288      5.6.2      0    
machten        1                          utilities    27      5.7.0     23    
macos          0                          wontfix       0      5.7.1      6    
MacOS X        0                                          5.7.2     27    
mswin32       95                                               5.8.0    268    
netbsd        11                                               5.8.1     48    
next           0                                               5.8.2     42    
openbsd        3                                               5.8.3     56    
os2            6                                               5.8.4     23    
os390          0                                               5.9.0     22    
other          0                                               5.9.1      4    
powerux        1                                               5.9.2      1    
qnx            1                                                          
riscos         1                                                               
sco            6                                                               
Solaris      176                                                               
sunos          4                                                               
svr4           4                                                               
svr5           1                                                               
sysv           0                                                               
unicos         0                                                               
unicosmk       0                                                               
unix           1                                                               
unknown        0                                                               
uts            0                                                               
vms            6                                                               
VOS            0                                                               
Win32         27                                                               
                                                                          

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Ticket Status By Version

                                            New or Open                Resolved
1.0                                                   0                       1
5.000                                                 0                       1
5.002                                                 0                       4
5.003                                                 0                       4
5.004                                                 0                       5
5.004_00                                              0                       1
5.004_01                                              0                       3
5.004_02                                              0                       1
5.004_03                                              0                       1
5.004_04                                              0                      44
5.004_05                                              1                       5
5.005                                                 1                      21
5.005_01                                              0                       4
5.005_02                                              1                      78
5.005_03                                             45                     324
5.005_04                                              1                       0
5.6.0                                               188                    1019
5.6.1                                               217                     441
5.6.2                                                 0                       0
5.7.0                                                23                    1454
5.7.1                                                 6                      36
5.7.2                                                27                      68
5.8.0                                               268                     420
5.8.1                                                48                      53
5.8.2                                                42                      31
5.8.3                                                56                      35
5.8.4                                                23                      15
5.9.0                                                22                      24
5.9.1                                                 4                       1
5.9.2                                                 1                       3

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Requestors with most open tickets

perl-5.8.0@ton.iguana.be  30
Mark-Jason Dominus        27
David Dyck                21
Nicholas Clark            16
abigail@foad.org          14
Stas Bekman               13
Tom Christiansen          12
Peter Scott               11
"M.J.T. Guy"              10
Jamie Lokier               9



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