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Rafael Garcia-Suarez
May 7, 2010 06:35
Re: 5.12.1 prep
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On 7 May 2010 15:28, Craig A. Berry <> wrote:
>> First, I'm surprised that no one mentioned
>>  7dcb3b25fc4113f0eeb68d0d3c47ccedd5ff3f2a
>> which fixes [perl #72998] regex looping.  I thought a dot release would
>> include all available sane fixes for perl crashing or hanging.
> This one has been marked as rejected.  I don't know why or by whom --
> that's an area where the selection process has started to see some
> improvements but needs more.  I'm not against the patch, but I don't
> understand it well enough to be for it either.  But you're right to
> bring it up again if it fixes a hang.

Yes. I forgot the context. That was the simple-enough patch
specifically designed for maint. Now requested (by me). Would be nice
to have in 5.12.1.

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