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[perl #123580] Bleadperl v5.21.7-259-g819b139 breaks half of CPAN

From:
Tony Cook via RT
Date:
February 23, 2015 05:17
Subject:
[perl #123580] Bleadperl v5.21.7-259-g819b139 breaks half of CPAN
Message ID:
rt-4.0.18-8562-1424668666-761.123580-15-0@perl.org
On Sat Jan 17 18:57:08 2015, perl.p5p@rjbs.manxome.org wrote:
> * Dave Mitchell <davem@iabyn.com> [2015-01-17T16:29:42]
> > Those greps done for your original patch would have shown that
> > nothing on
> > CPAN was going to break, and yet half of CPAN broke.
> >
> > I now vote for complete reversion of the original patch, then worry
> > about
> > it again post 5.22. We are 3 days away from the contentious commit
> > deadline, and I regard this issue as contentious.
> 
> The issue is certainly contentious.  If someone (anyone) produces a
> patch that
> restores the old lvalue-ness-es without being a simple reversion,
> swell.
> Otherwise, this has to be reverted until the new blead.  Maint-0
> stability
> practically lives and dies by smoke and BBC reports **and we are not
> getting
> those now**.  This issue is a continuing red flashing light in my
> bedroom.

v5.21.7-259-g819b139 was reverted in v5.21.7-436-g13c59d4.

All of Variable::Magic, Glib. BerkeleyDB and DBI all pass with blead.

I'm marking this ticket resolved.

Tony



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