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From:
James E Keenan via RT
Date:
March 30, 2013 00:59
Subject:
[perl #117379] [PATCH] Update bleadperl self-tests for OpenVOS port
Message ID:
rt-3.6.HEAD-28177-1364605167-98.117379-15-0@perl.org
On Wed Mar 27 09:43:13 2013, paulg wrote:
> Here are 7 small patches to the perl self-tests that affect the Stratus
> OpenVOS platform.
> 
>  
> 
> Here is a brief summary of each one:
> 
>  
> 
> 1.      Now that OpenVOS Release 17.2 implements independent file
> permission bits for each mode, the special-cases in
> dist/ExtUtils-Command/t/eu_command.t are no longer necessary.
> 
> 2.      VOS has no libc.a or libc.so, so add a special-case to
> ext/DynaLoader/t/DynaLoader.t.
> 
> 3.      VOS has a required executable suffix (on the file, but not on
> the command line), so change ext/XS-APItest/t/svpeek.t to use it.
> 
> 4.      VOS long ago corrected one defect that led to a special-case in
> t/io/fs.t, but then I discovered a new one.
> 
> 5.      VOS does not (yet) guarantee that the file position indicator is
> at eof before the first i/o or position operation, so update t/io/tell.t
> 
> 6.      Same as #1; remove special-case for VOS file permissions in
> lib/AnyDBM_File.t.
> 
> 7.      VOS does not retain the exact pathname used to invoke perl; add
> a special-case in t/op/magic.t.
> 
>  
> 
> These patches are all independent of each other. They are all
> VOS-specific and should not affect any other platforms. I created them
> today using the current version of bleadperl.
> 
>  
> 
> None of them are blockers for the next release. They can be applied at
> any convenient time.
> 
>  
> 
> I suspect most of these changes can be back-ported to older releases of
> perl, but this is not required.
> 
>  
> 
> If you have any questions, please let me know.
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks
> 
> PG
> 

We are currently in a code freeze prior to the release of Perl 5.18.0,
expected in May.  We welcome your patches and encourage discussion of
them, but please be aware that if accepted, they will not be applied to
blead until after the code freeze is over.

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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