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[perl #61418] perlthanks isn't documented in perlthanks

From:
Steve Peters via RT
Date:
December 20, 2008 02:19
Subject:
[perl #61418] perlthanks isn't documented in perlthanks
Message ID:
rt-3.6.HEAD-15883-1229742777-1805.61418-15-0@perl.org
On Tue Dec 16 13:09:55 2008, abigail@abigail.be wrote:
> 
> This is a bug report for perl from abigail@abigail.be,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.39 running under perl v5.8.9.
> 
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> [Please describe your issue here]
> 
> When reading about 'perlthanks' I used perldoc to read about it.
> It turned out that the POD doesn't mention perlthanks. Nor the -T
> option. Hence this patch.
> 
> 
> Abigail
> 
> 
> diff --git a/utils/perlbug.PL.orig b/utils/perlbug.PL
> index 0d382dd..e60d28a 100644
> --- a/utils/perlbug.PL.orig
> +++ b/utils/perlbug.PL
> @@ -1215,11 +1215,13 @@ B<perlbug> S<[ B<-v> ]> S<[ B<-a> I<address>
> ]> S<[ B<-s> I<subject> ]>
>  S<[ B<-b> I<body> | B<-f> I<inputfile> ]> S<[ B<-F> I<outputfile> ]>
>  S<[ B<-r> I<returnaddress> ]>
>  S<[ B<-e> I<editor> ]> S<[ B<-c> I<adminaddress> | B<-C> ]>
> -S<[ B<-S> ]> S<[ B<-t> ]>  S<[ B<-d> ]>  S<[ B<-A> ]>  S<[ B<-h> ]>
> +S<[ B<-S> ]> S<[ B<-t> ]>  S<[ B<-d> ]>  S<[ B<-A> ]>  S<[ B<-h> ]>
> S<[ B<-T> ]>
> 
>  B<perlbug> S<[ B<-v> ]> S<[ B<-r> I<returnaddress> ]>
>   S<[ B<-A> ]> S<[ B<-ok> | B<-okay> | B<-nok> | B<-nokay> ]>
> 
> +B<perlthanks>
> +
>  =head1 DESCRIPTION
> 
> 
> @@ -1300,7 +1302,7 @@ L<perldebug>.
>  =item Do you have a proper test case?
> 
>  The easier it is to reproduce your bug, the more likely it will be
> -fixed --  if nobody can duplicate your problem, it probably won't be
> +fixed -- if nobody can duplicate your problem, it probably won't be
>  addressed.
> 
>  A good test case has most of these attributes: short, simple code;
> @@ -1370,6 +1372,12 @@ your Subject line informative.  "a bug" is not
> informative.  Neither
>  is "perl crashes" nor is "HELP!!!".  These don't help.  A compact
>  description of what's wrong is fine.
> 
> +=item Can you use C<perlbug> to submit a thank-you note?
> +
> +Yes, you can do this by either using the C<-T> option, or by invoking
> +the program as C<perlthanks>. Thank-you notes are good. It makes
> people
> +smile.
> +
>  =back
> 
>  Having done your bit, please be prepared to wait, to be told the
> @@ -1489,6 +1497,10 @@ supply one on the command line.
> 
>  Test mode.  The target address defaults to B<perlbug-test@perl.org>.
> 
> +=item B<-T>
> +
> +Send a thank-you note instead of a bug report.
> +
>  =item B<-v>
> 
>  Include verbose configuration data in the report.
> 
> 
> [Please do not change anything below this line]
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> ---
> Flags:
>     category=utilities
>     severity=low
> ---
> Site configuration information for perl v5.8.9:
> 
> Configured by abigail at Mon Dec 15 02:11:15 CET 2008.
> 
> Summary of my perl5 (revision 5 version 8 subversion 9) configuration:
>   Platform:
>     osname=linux, osvers=2.6.11-1.1369_fc4smp, archname=i686-linux-
> 64int-ld
>     uname='linux almanda 2.6.11-1.1369_fc4smp #1 smp thu jun 2
> 23:08:39 edt 2005 i686 i686 i386 gnulinux '
>     config_args='-des -Dusedevel -Uversiononly -Dmydomain=.abigail.be
> -Dcf_email=abigail@abigail.be -Dperladmin=abigail@abigail.be
> -Doptimize=-g -Dcc=gcc -Dprefix=/opt/perl/5.8.9 -Dusemorebits'
>     hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define
>     usethreads=undef use5005threads=undef useithreads=undef
> usemultiplicity=undef
>     useperlio=define d_sfio=undef uselargefiles=define usesocks=undef
>     use64bitint=define use64bitall=undef uselongdouble=define
>     usemymalloc=n, bincompat5005=undef
>   Compiler:
>     cc='gcc', ccflags ='-DDEBUGGING -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe
> -I/usr/local/include -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64
> -I/usr/include/gdbm',
>     optimize='-g',
>     cppflags='-DDEBUGGING -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe
> -I/usr/local/include -I/usr/include/gdbm'
>     ccversion='', gccversion='4.0.2 20051125 (Red Hat 4.0.2-8)',
> gccosandvers=''
>     intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8, byteorder=12345678
>     d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define,
> longdblsize=12
>     ivtype='long long', ivsize=8, nvtype='long double', nvsize=12,
> Off_t='off_t', lseeksize=8
>     alignbytes=4, prototype=define
>   Linker and Libraries:
>     ld='gcc', ldflags =' -L/usr/local/lib'
>     libpth=/usr/local/lib /lib /usr/lib
>     libs=-lnsl -lgdbm -ldb -ldl -lm -lcrypt -lutil -lc
>     perllibs=-lnsl -ldl -lm -lcrypt -lutil -lc
>     libc=/lib/libc-2.3.5.so, so=so, useshrplib=false,
> libperl=libperl.a
>     gnulibc_version='2.3.5'
>   Dynamic Linking:
>     dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags='-Wl,-E'
>     cccdlflags='-fPIC', lddlflags='-shared -g -L/usr/local/lib'
> 
> Locally applied patches:
> 
> 
> ---
> @INC for perl v5.8.9:
>     /home/abigail/Perl
>     /opt/perl/5.8.9/lib/5.8.9/i686-linux-64int-ld
>     /opt/perl/5.8.9/lib/5.8.9
>     /opt/perl/5.8.9/lib/site_perl/5.8.9/i686-linux-64int-ld
>     /opt/perl/5.8.9/lib/site_perl/5.8.9
>     .
> 
> ---
> Environment for perl v5.8.9:
>     HOME=/home/abigail
>     LANG=en_US.UTF-8
>     LANGUAGE (unset)
>     LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/home/abigail/Lib:/usr/local/lib:/usr/lib:/lib:/usr/X11R6/lib
>     LOGDIR (unset)
>     
PATH=/home/abigail/Bin:/opt/perl/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/sbi
n:/sbin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/games:/opt/git/bin:/home/abigail/Perl/Photos:/home/abigail/
Perl/Bin
>     PERL5LIB=/home/abigail/Perl
>     PERLDIR=/opt/perl
>     PERL_BADLANG (unset)
>     SHELL=/bin/bash

Thanks!  This has been applied as... umm... http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commit/985dc10ab33c95586dcbba902505c7460cbcf5e3

Steve Peters





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