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From:
James E Keenan via RT
Date:
May 20, 2013 00:33
Subject:
[perl #115910] New copy-on-write breaks CPAN
Message ID:
rt-3.6.HEAD-2650-1369009988-1513.115910-15-0@perl.org
On Thu Dec 20 16:40:39 2012, doy@tozt.net wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 01:37:30PM -0800, Father Chrysostomos wrote:
> > # New Ticket Created by  Father Chrysostomos
> > # Please include the string:  [perl #115910]
> > # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue.
> > # <URL: https://rt.perl.org:443/rt3/Ticket/Display.html?id=115910 >
> >
> >
> > I haven’t merged it yet, but I intend to shortly.  This is what it
> will break:
> >
> > Algorithm-FEC-1.0
> > Alter-0.07
> > Audio-FindChunks-2.00
> > Dotiac-addon-htmltemplate-0.4
> > File-BOM-0.14
> > HTML-Template-Parser-0.1007
> > Linux-DVB-DVBT-Advert-0.04
> > Log-Syslog-Fast-0.60
> > Math-Rand48-1.00
> > Math-Symbolic-0.606 (2 tests failing instead of one)
> > PHP-Serialization-XS-0.06
> > Path-Class-0.26
> > Path-Extended-0.20
> > POSIX-pselect-0.03 - tests pass anyway; probably still broken
> > Process-MaxSize-0.01
> > Storable-AMF-1.00
> > String-Simrank-0.079
> > Waft-0.9910
> > v6-0.044
> >
> > File::BOM is actually broken due to an existing Encode bug.  There
> is a patch in rt.cpan.org #80608 that needs to be applied and merged
> into blead before 5.18.
> 
> [perl #116158] seems related, looks like Inline::C may be affected as
> well.
> 

Now that Perl 5.18.0 is out, it would be good if someone could summarize
the state of issues discussed in this ticket, particularly with respect to:

* Opening tickets for any issues that have appeared with 5.18.0.
* Seeing if we can close *this* ticket.

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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