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Perl 5 Bug Summary

From:
Robert Spier
Date:
December 27, 2004 09:18
Subject:
Perl 5 Bug Summary
Message ID:
m33bxr64ox.wl_rspier@pobox.com

Perl5 Bug Summary

http://rt.perl.org/rt3/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html
Generated at Mon Dec 27 14:00:02 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: 1516

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New Issues

New issues that have not been responded to yet

7-14 days old

33027 encode_entities, unicode and why   =~ /\s/ == false
33051 /^.../m is slower than logical alternatives             
33054 Segmentation fault in DB_File with perl-5.8.6 gcc-3.3.2 
33096 win32_msgwait runs forever with non-infinite timeout    
33118 CGI multipart_init() incorrectly quotes other headers   

14-21 days old

32967 More B bugs: svref_2object
32968 B::walkoptree segfaults   

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                              
17146 Build fails under VAX-DEC-ULTRIX                                         
17175 Perlbug uses interactive commands to the mail command (security issue)   
17384 Problem with perl 5.6.1, Tru64 5.1A+pk3, and usemymalloc                 
17430 getpwuid fails to return proper data from /etc/passwd                    
17663 Perl 5 Debugger doesn't handle properly lvalue sub assignment            
17765 UTF-8 in the debugger                                                    
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()                                 
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"          
20321 indexing the result of a listcontext match inside a stringsubstitution   
      looses values                                                            
20353 Perl 5.8.0 fails "make test" on Cobalt Raq4                              
20421 Bug in IO::Socket on Sparc                                               
20505 perlbug 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                                 
21362 positioning after binary read                                            
21461 perl5.6.1 dos (djgpp) source build broke                                 
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                                 
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                                                               
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 $1                                       
22007 PERL5 sysread not returning from interrupt                               
22034 AutoSplit detection of AutoLoader use fails in certain situations        
22051 segfault (deep recursion?) in regex match                                
22058 Problem Building perl 5.8.0 On AIX 4.3.3                                 
22132 5.8.0: goto inside any loop causes seg-fault when exiting loop           
22142 Building failure in AIX4.2 with gcc2.95.3                                
22312 Another self-modifyingloop bug                                           
22335 foreach auto dereference (feature request)                               
22336 shellwords.pl is not Shell compatible                                    
22601 LWP Error: Wide character in syswrite                                    
22614 Spurious undefs in @- and @+ during (?{}) and (??{}) regexes             
22699 redo undefines lexical declared in while                                 
22709 Panic opt close in regex m/^(jpy)?(?:_(gc)?(?:_()?)?)?$/                 
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                                 
22959 missing symbols from embed.h when testing B::Generate                    
22960 Tie::Handle documentation inadequate                                     
23035 ByteLoader                                                               
23043 different behaviors observed with stdio vs. perlio                       
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()                  
23214 5.8.1-RC4: Cannot eval a large string under -Dusemymalloc                
23233 Perl-5.8.1-RC4 - perldelta: tied hashes in scalar context                
23244 Sharing objects via threads::shared.                                     
23331 Win32 pipe/fork or filehandle I/O deadlock bug                           
23348 [wishlist] Perl 5-6: HERE << document parsing improvement                
23357 Storable works very strange                                              
23573 valgrind error from t/op/subst.t                                         
23644 missing perl_get_sv in Time::HiRes                                       
23666 Core dump on big regex                                                   
23722 ByteLoader question                                                      
23790 for lvalue_sub                                                           
23801 security: setuid/taint inconsistency                                     
23839 Failing match still resets regex vars                                    
23907 Crash during global destruction with Storable and threads                
23963 Possible buffer overrun in threads                                       
24013 Data::Dumper segfaults on very large recurive structures                 
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                                    
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                                                      
24441 out of memory installing Net::SSLeay 1.25                                
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 /(?{...})/                              
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()                                     
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      
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                                          
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                                      
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                                          
27898 help to compile perl, please                                             
27938 'local $@' does not work                                                 
28121 Perl 5.8 on AIX 5.2                                                      
28165 Spurious "Eval-group not allowed at runtime"                             
28364 Perl segfaults if XS changes system environment                          
28385 minor bug in cpan -- the i command does not find author                  
28396 bug or wrong doc for 'foreach $lexical'                                  
28824 signal handler can clobber $!                                            
28883 regular expression failure on string from a file                         
28961 unsafe signals                                                           
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. 
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()                   
30296 localizing $? loses exit status from die()                               
30377 sort SUBNAME LIST                                                        
30406 File Find anomaly under windows                                          
30563 [PATCH] Storable::dclone fails for tied elements                         
30622 -e tests not reliable under Win32                                        
30660 Repeated spaces on shebang line stops option parsing                     
30661 sort function @args will not autoload                                    
30673 Missing getmagic in Digest::MD5                                          
30715 IPC::Open3 child may return in the child process                         
30774 Encode::decode doesn't support CHECK=FB_CROAK                            
30807 Misleading error message from Storable                                   
30811 build fail, perl 5.8.4, ia64-unknown-linux-gnu, gcc 3.3.4                
30978 "make test" op/write failure                                             
31080 make failure report & plea for assistance                                
31089 Test failure in ext/IO/t/io_xs                                           
31300 PerlIO::via UTF8 method                                                  
31422 can't write open() wrapper without affecting how the FH is parsed        
31540 Confusing information in manual page for utf8::decode and utf8::upgrade  
31679 Installation 5.8.2: MAKE command stops at miniperl                       
31711 embedded perl $ENV{PATH} cannot be changed in instance other than the    
      first                                                                    
31738 IPC::Open3 doesn't vivify an err filehandle                              
31854 install failing                                                          
31907 perlcc                                                                   
31914 Match variables set to the wrong value after /g match                    
31946 lvalue subroutines: refinement                                           
31989 5.005 vs 5.8 and Infinity                                                
31991 Function names/globs and unicode                                         
32014 Fw: Need help - Perl-5.8.5 installation error                            
32047 Parser error? -e 'sub aa{}aa?1:2'                                        
32060 perl 5.8.3/5.8.4 coredumps on compilation                                
32080 Perl_is_utf8_string reads out of bounds                                  
32083 Warning about scalar @a[$b] triggered in list context                    
32103 Perl doesn't support RAII, part 1 [patch included]                       
32105 Perl doesn't support RAII, part 3 [patch included]                       
32135 File::Copy module                                                        
32144 Not OK: perl v5.8.5 +MAINT23414 on cygwin-thread-multi-64int 1.5.11      
      (0.11642) (UNINSTALLED)                                                  
32294 index()/rindex() ignore UTF8 flag                                        
32390 t/comp/use test 3 fails looking for Perl 5.8.10 on 5.8.5 on Solaris 9,   
      64-bit Sun Studio 9 builds.                                              
32394 Can't handle a directory that has <0x5c> at the end on the Windows       
      system.                                                                  
32406 abs_path in Cwd 3.01 fails for any path when . is unreadable.            
32498 h2xs generates incorrect code for Makefile.PL for enums                  
32503 Fix for Storable module                                                  
32528 Modifying regex target inside (?{...}) fails badly                       
32581 Bytecode Array Element Regression                                        
32624 [BUG] Freeing unreferenced scalar on cygwin perl 5.8.5 (on top of win2003
      server)                                                                  
32660 INT2PTR not mentioned in perlxs(1)                                       
32686 Term::ReadLine::readline.pm and extensions like                          
      "mark-symlinked-directories"                                             
32687 Encode::is_utf8 on tainted UTF8 string returns false                     
32713 Class member vanishes during global destruction                          
32766 Scanning random memory with pack                                         
32803 regular expression segfaults perl                                        

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Overview of Open Issues

Operating System       Severity           Type                 Perl Version    
aix           29       abandoned   0      5005threads   0      1.0        0    
All           18       fatal       2      bounce        0      5.000      0    
bsdos          6       High      136      Bug           2      5.002      0    
cygwin        16       low       729      compiler      1      5.003      0    
cygwin_nt      1       medium    383      configure     1      5.004      0    
darwin         9       none       10      core        581      5.004_00   0    
dec_osf       14       Normal      2      dailybuild    0      5.004_01   0    
dgux           0       unknown     0      docs         18      5.004_02   0    
dos            1       Wishlist   16      duplicate     0      5.004_03   0    
dynixptx       0                     install      51      5.004_04   0    
freebsd       46                          library     205      5.004_05   0    
generic       39                          notabug      72      5.005      0    
gnu            0                          notok         8      5.005_01   0    
HPUX          24                          ok            0      5.005_02   0    
irix          10                          Patch         3      5.005_03  36    
irix64         0                          regex         9      5.005_04   2    
Linux        554                          sendToCPAN    1      5.6.0    154    
lynxos         0                          Todo          1      5.6.1    203    
mac            0                          unknown     290      5.6.2      6    
machten        1                          utilities    25      5.7.0     26    
macos          0                          wontfix       0      5.7.1     13    
MacOS X        0                                          5.7.2     33    
mswin32       64                                               5.8.0    253    
netbsd        10                                               5.8.1     59    
next           0                                               5.8.2     54    
openbsd        4                                               5.8.3     80    
os2            6                                               5.8.4     68    
os390          0                                               5.8.5     34    
other          0                                               5.9.0     32    
powerux        1                                               5.9.1     23    
qnx            1                                               5.9.2     16    
riscos         1                                                          
sco            4                                                               
Solaris      159                                                               
sunos          3                                                               
svr4           3                                                               
svr5           1                                                               
sysv           0                                                               
unicos         0                                                               
unicosmk       0                                                               
unix           0                                                               
unknown        0                                                               
uts            0                                                               
vms            6                                                               
VOS            0                                                               
Win32         28                                                               
                                                                          

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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                                              0                       5
5.005                                                 0                      22
5.005_01                                              0                       4
5.005_02                                              0                      79
5.005_03                                             36                     332
5.005_04                                              2                       0
5.6.0                                               154                    1047
5.6.1                                               203                     460
5.6.2                                                 6                       0
5.7.0                                                26                    1456
5.7.1                                                13                      38
5.7.2                                                33                      72
5.8.0                                               253                     447
5.8.1                                                59                      58
5.8.2                                                54                      44
5.8.3                                                80                      46
5.8.4                                                68                      40
5.8.5                                                34                      16
5.9.0                                                32                      28
5.9.1                                                23                       1
5.9.2                                                16                       7

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Requestors with most open tickets

perl-5.8.0@ton.iguana.be  38
Mark-Jason Dominus        28
Nicholas Clark            16
David Dyck                15
abigail@foad.org          14
Tom Christiansen          12
Stas Bekman               12
Peter Scott                8
Hugo                       8
Zefram                     8



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