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Karl Williamson
August 21, 2013 21:25
Re: perl v5.18.1-RC2 is now available
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On 08/21/2013 01:11 PM, Niko Tyni wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 08, 2013 at 11:01:27AM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 05:26:27PM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 05:06:04PM +0300, Niko Tyni wrote:
>>>> It's not perfect, but would it be enough to just skip this test if
>>>> /usr/bin/man isn't present?  See the attached patch.
>>> I think that that's the best solution. We found that it was quite hard to
>>> actually write a reliable test, let alone a portable test. I think that it
>>> doesn't matter if the test is skipped frequently, as long as it still runs
>>> on some platforms.
>>>> Also, something that caught my eye: LC_MESSAGES is spelled wrongly
>>>> in perl5db.t. This is most probably just cosmetic, but attaching
>>>> a patch anyway.
>>> D'oh!
>>> It possibly does matter. :-)
>>> It's certainly worth fixing. And I suspect worth backporting, in case it
>>> matters.
>> I've pushed both to smoke-me/nicholas/perl5db-man
>> I don't think that there are going to be any problems, but Tony and I thought
>> that at least twice before...
> Hi,
> this went into 5.18.1, but it's still not in blead. Is that intentional?
> (I can file a perlbug too if you like but it seems a bit late for that.)

I have now pushed it to blead as commit 

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