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Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
December 15, 2011 08:17
Re: perl-5.14.3 is on the horizon
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On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 05:13, Ricardo Signes <> wrote:

> If anyone has created a meta-ticket or other resource for tracking their hopes
> for 5.14 cherry picks, please let me know.  Otherwise, it's time to bring up
> the things people think need picking, or the release will just be put off until
> it becomes needed.

I think this should be part of 5.14.3. It's a bugfix for something
that's been there since 5.10, but the fix is a couple of lines and is
easy to review:

    7402016 [RT #78266] Don't leak memory when accessing named
captures that didn't match

Note that only the first hunk to regcomp.c is needed. The other part
is a revert of b28f4af8cf which was another proposed patch to fix the

I've marked it as Requested in cherrymaint. If you agree I can come up
with a patch that applies cleanly on top of 5.14 (which'll be

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