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[perl #119709] [META] tickets blocking the release of 5.18.2

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From:
Father Chrysostomos via RT
Date:
September 11, 2013 12:59
Subject:
[perl #119709] [META] tickets blocking the release of 5.18.2
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rt-3.6.HEAD-1873-1378904345-413.119709-15-0@perl.org
On Wed Sep 11 01:24:41 2013, smylers@stripey.com wrote:
> Ricardo SIGNES writes:
> 
> > We should release a new perl! A maintenance perl!  Probably sooner
> > rather than later, as we'd like to fix the main cv problem.  Hereto
> > attached are tickets to be fixed in that release.
> 
> Here are some doc changes that may be worthwhile:
> 
> • We should be able to get rid of the out of date
>   http://perldoc.perl.org/perlrepository.html (which has been the source
>   of some inconvenience for Porters) by making a stable perl release
>   that includes #119571, which re-introduces that page in stub form.
> 
> • Having the latest version of the Super Quick Patch Guide in the
>   release may also help Porters, in that they have to spend less time
>   helping a new contributor who's looking at an older version. #119599
>   has some improvements.
> 
> • The copyright date in README really should include 2013. One of the
>   patches in #119625 does this.

On Wed Sep 11 02:03:04 2013, LeonT wrote:
> I'd like to nominate commit df8c7dee from issue #119653. It doesn't solve
> the entire issue, but does prevent it from segfaulting.
> 
> Leon

All four of those get my +1.

-- 

Father Chrysostomos


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