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[perl #125379] Perl warnings may generate "Wide character in print" warnings

From:
James E Keenan via RT
Date:
June 25, 2015 23:20
Subject:
[perl #125379] Perl warnings may generate "Wide character in print" warnings
Message ID:
rt-4.0.18-19937-1435274430-1138.125379-15-0@perl.org
On Wed Jun 10 08:17:49 2015, alh wrote:
> This is a bug report for perl from wolfsage@gmail.com,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.40 running under perl 5.20.1.
> 
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> [Please describe your issue here]
> 
> Perl's own warnings will generate utf8 warnings. This seems very
> minor,
> but it's mildly confusing as it claims "print at line 1" when I didn't
> use print.
> 
> mhorsfall@dumai:~$ perl -Mutf8 -e 'my $x = 5+3*ʂʂ;'
> Wide character in print at -e line 1.
> Operator or semicolon missing before *ʂʂ at -e line 1.
> Ambiguous use of * resolved as operator * at -e line 1.
> 

Confirmed for 5.20.1, 5.22.0 and blead (e67e8a4a47).


> 
> [Please do not change anything below this line]
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> ---
> Flags:
>     category=core
>     severity=low
> ---
> Site configuration information for perl 5.20.1:
> 
> Configured by Debian Project at Fri Oct 10 14:16:26 UTC 2014.
> 
> Summary of my perl5 (revision 5 version 20 subversion 1)
> configuration:
> 
> Platform:
>   osname=linux, osvers=3.2.0-37-generic,
> archname=x86_64-linux-gnu-thread-multi
>   uname='linux batsu 3.2.0-37-generic #58-ubuntu smp thu jan 24
> 15:28:10 utc 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 gnulinux '
>   config_args='-Dusethreads -Duselargefiles -Dccflags=-DDEBIAN
> -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -g -O2 -fstack-protector-strong -Wformat
> -Werror=format-security -Dldflags= -Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions
> -Wl,-z,relro -Dlddlflags=-shared -Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions -Wl,-z,relro
> -Dcccdlflags=-fPIC -Darchname=x86_64-linux-gnu -Dprefix=/usr
> -Dprivlib=/usr/share/perl/5.20
> -Darchlib=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl/5.20 -Dvendorprefix=/usr
> -Dvendorlib=/usr/share/perl5
> -Dvendorarch=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl5/5.20
> -Dsiteprefix=/usr/local -Dsitelib=/usr/local/share/perl/5.20.1
> -Dsitearch=/usr/local/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl/5.20.1
> -Dman1dir=/usr/share/man/man1 -Dman3dir=/usr/share/man/man3
> -Dsiteman1dir=/usr/local/man/man1 -Dsiteman3dir=/usr/local/man/man3
> -Duse64bitint -Dman1ext=1 -Dman3ext=3perl
> -Dpager=/usr/bin/sensible-pager -Uafs -Ud_csh -Ud_ualarm -Uusesfio
> -Uusenm -Ui_libutil -Uversiononly -DDEBUGGING=-g -Doptimize=-O2
> -Duseshrplib -Dlibperl=libperl.so.5.20.1 -des'
>   hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define
>   useithreads=define, usemultiplicity=define
>   use64bitint=define, use64bitall=define, uselongdouble=undef
>   usemymalloc=n, bincompat5005=undef
> Compiler:
>   cc='cc', ccflags ='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DDEBIAN -fwrapv
> -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE
> -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64',
>   optimize='-O2 -g',
>   cppflags='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DDEBIAN -fwrapv
> -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include'
>   ccversion='', gccversion='4.9.1', gccosandvers=''
>   intsize=4, longsize=8, ptrsize=8, doublesize=8, byteorder=12345678
>   d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=16
>   ivtype='long', ivsize=8, nvtype='double', nvsize=8, Off_t='off_t',
> lseeksize=8
>   alignbytes=8, prototype=define
> Linker and Libraries:
>   ld='cc', ldflags =' -fstack-protector -L/usr/local/lib'
>   libpth=/usr/local/lib
> /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/4.9/include-fixed
> /usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu /usr/lib /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu
> /lib/../lib /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu /usr/lib/../lib /lib
>   libs=-lgdbm -lgdbm_compat -ldb -ldl -lm -lpthread -lc -lcrypt
>   perllibs=-ldl -lm -lpthread -lc -lcrypt
>   libc=libc-2.19.so, so=so, useshrplib=true, libperl=libperl.so.5.20
>   gnulibc_version='2.19'
> Dynamic Linking:
>   dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags='-Wl,-E'
>   cccdlflags='-fPIC', lddlflags='-shared -L/usr/local/lib -fstack-
> protector'
> 
> Locally applied patches:
>     DEBPKG:debian/cpan_definstalldirs - Provide a sensible INSTALLDIRS
> default for modules installed from CPAN.
>     DEBPKG:debian/db_file_ver - http://bugs.debian.org/340047 Remove
> overly restrictive DB_File version check.
>     DEBPKG:debian/doc_info - Replace generic man(1) instructions with
> Debian-specific information.
>     DEBPKG:debian/enc2xs_inc - http://bugs.debian.org/290336 Tweak
> enc2xs to follow symlinks and ignore missing @INC directories.
>     DEBPKG:debian/errno_ver - http://bugs.debian.org/343351 Remove
> Errno version check due to upgrade problems with long-running
> processes.
>     DEBPKG:debian/libperl_embed_doc - http://bugs.debian.org/186778
> Note that libperl-dev package is required for embedded linking
>     DEBPKG:fixes/respect_umask - Respect umask during installation
>     DEBPKG:debian/writable_site_dirs - Set umask approproately for
> site install directories
>     DEBPKG:debian/extutils_set_libperl_path - EU:MM: set location of
> libperl.a under /usr/lib
>     DEBPKG:debian/no_packlist_perllocal - Don't install .packlist or
> perllocal.pod for perl or vendor
>     DEBPKG:debian/prefix_changes - Fiddle with *PREFIX and variables
> written to the makefile
>     DEBPKG:debian/fakeroot - Postpone LD_LIBRARY_PATH evaluation to
> the binary targets.
>     DEBPKG:debian/instmodsh_doc - Debian policy doesn't install
> .packlist files for core or vendor.
>     DEBPKG:debian/ld_run_path - Remove standard libs from LD_RUN_PATH
> as per Debian policy.
>     DEBPKG:debian/libnet_config_path - Set location of libnet.cfg to
> /etc/perl/Net as /usr may not be writable.
>     DEBPKG:debian/mod_paths - Tweak @INC ordering for Debian
>     DEBPKG:debian/module_build_man_extensions -
> http://bugs.debian.org/479460 Adjust Module::Build manual page
> extensions for the Debian Perl policy
>     DEBPKG:debian/prune_libs - http://bugs.debian.org/128355 Prune the
> list of libraries wanted to what we actually need.
>     DEBPKG:fixes/net_smtp_docs - [rt.cpan.org #36038]
> http://bugs.debian.org/100195 Document the Net::SMTP 'Port' option
>     DEBPKG:debian/perlivp - http://bugs.debian.org/510895 Make perlivp
> skip include directories in /usr/local
>     DEBPKG:debian/deprecate-with-apt - http://bugs.debian.org/747628
> Point users to Debian packages of deprecated core modules
>     DEBPKG:debian/squelch-locale-warnings -
> http://bugs.debian.org/508764 Squelch locale warnings in Debian
> package maintainer scripts
>     DEBPKG:debian/skip-upstream-git-tests - Skip tests specific to the
> upstream Git repository
>     DEBPKG:debian/patchlevel - http://bugs.debian.org/567489 List
> packaged patches for 5.20.1-1 in patchlevel.h
>     DEBPKG:debian/skip-kfreebsd-crash - http://bugs.debian.org/628493
> [perl #96272] Skip a crashing test case in t/op/threads.t on
> GNU/kFreeBSD
>     DEBPKG:fixes/document_makemaker_ccflags -
> http://bugs.debian.org/628522 [rt.cpan.org #68613] Document that
> CCFLAGS should include $Config{ccflags}
>     DEBPKG:debian/find_html2text - http://bugs.debian.org/640479
> Configure CPAN::Distribution with correct name of html2text
>     DEBPKG:debian/perl5db-x-terminal-emulator.patch -
> http://bugs.debian.org/668490 Invoke x-terminal-emulator rather than
> xterm in perl5db.pl
>     DEBPKG:debian/cpan-missing-site-dirs -
> http://bugs.debian.org/688842 Fix CPAN::FirstTime defaults with
> nonexisting site dirs if a parent is writable
>     DEBPKG:fixes/memoize_storable_nstore - [rt.cpan.org #77790]
> http://bugs.debian.org/587650 Memoize::Storable: respect 'nstore'
> option not respected
>     DEBPKG:debian/regen-skip - Skip a regeneration check in unrelated
> git repositories
>     DEBPKG:fixes/regcomp-mips-optim - [perl #122817]
> http://bugs.debian.org/754054 Downgrade the optimization of regcomp.c
> on mips and mipsel due to a gcc-4.9 bug
>     DEBPKG:debian/makemaker-pasthru - http://bugs.debian.org/758471
> Pass LD settings through to subdirectories
>     DEBPKG:fixes/perldoc-less-R - [rt.cpan.org #98636]
> http://bugs.debian.org/758689 Tell the 'less' pager to allow terminal
> escape sequences
>     DEBPKG:fixes/hurd_test_todo_socket.t - [perl #122657]
> http://bugs.debian.org/758718 Disable failing GNU/Hurd test in
> t/io/socket.t
>     DEBPKG:fixes/pod_man_reproducible_date -
> http://bugs.debian.org/759405 Support POD_MAN_DATE in Pod::Man for the
> left-hand footer
>     DEBPKG:fixes/data_dump_infinite_recurse - [19be3be] don't recurse
> infinitely in Data::Dumper
> 
> ---
> @INC for perl 5.20.1:
>     /etc/perl
>     /usr/local/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl/5.20.1
>     /usr/local/share/perl/5.20.1
>     /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl5/5.20
>     /usr/share/perl5
>     /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl/5.20
>     /usr/share/perl/5.20
>     /usr/local/lib/site_perl
>     .
> 
> ---
> Environment for perl 5.20.1:
>     HOME=/home/mhorsfall
>     LANG=en_US.UTF-8
>     LANGUAGE=en_US
>     LD_LIBRARY_PATH (unset)
>     LOGDIR (unset)
>     PATH=/home/mhorsfall/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/games
>     PERLDOC=-oman
>     PERL_BADLANG (unset)
>     SHELL=/bin/bash


-- 
James E Keenan (jkeenan@cpan.org)

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