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Re: [perl #118649] maint-5.18: Digest-SHA crash fix in 5.85

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From:
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams
Date:
June 28, 2013 12:10
Subject:
Re: [perl #118649] maint-5.18: Digest-SHA crash fix in 5.85
Message ID:
20130628121002.GA7385@klanker.bingosnet.co.uk
On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 02:59:04PM -0700, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> # New Ticket Created by  Dominic Hargreaves 
> # Please include the string:  [perl #118649]
> # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. 
> # <URL: https://rt.perl.org:443/rt3/Ticket/Display.html?id=118649 >
> 
> 
> 
> This is a bug report for perl from dom@earth.li,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.39 running under perl 5.14.2.
> 
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> 96d38a9d05abd090d07d5fb192de46417ec18593 is the import into blead
> of Digest-Sha 5.85, with the only code change being:
> 
>       - workaround for repeated calls to shaclose (ref. Bug #86295)
>         -- need to explicitly reset internal pointer to NULL
>           ref. shaclose() in SHA.xs
> 
> (which was reported in Debian
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=711206>)
> 
> 5.18.0 contained 5.84, so a straight cherry-pick of this
> (fixing up Module::Corelist) would probably be within the spirit
> of the maint policy, although I note that it falls somewhere between
> 
>        ??   Updates to dual-life modules should consist of minimal patches to
>            fix crashing or security issues (as above).
> 
> and
> 
>        ??   New versions of dual-life modules should NOT be imported into
>            maint.  Those belong in the next stable series.
> 
> 
> [Please do not change anything below this line]
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> ---

I've backported a minimal change for this in bingos/maint-5.18 branch.

-- 
Chris Williams
aka BinGOs
PGP ID 0x4658671F
http://www.gumbynet.org.uk
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