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[perl #130641] Bleadperl v5.25.8-36-g6cdc5cd8f3 breaksHURRICUP/DTL-Fast-1.622.tar.gz

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Karl Williamson via RT
January 31, 2017 02:56
[perl #130641] Bleadperl v5.25.8-36-g6cdc5cd8f3 breaksHURRICUP/DTL-Fast-1.622.tar.gz
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On Thu, 26 Jan 2017 23:30:29 -0800, wrote:
> >>>>> On Thu, 26 Jan 2017 19:31:43 -0800, "karl williamson via RT"
> >>>>> <> said:
> > Ok, then, we should reject this ticket, and write ones on the
> > distros.
> > Who does that?
> My favorite workflow would be there is no reject for BBCs unless the
> itself is faulty, say, the reporter had dirt in his eyes.
> If it is a valid BBC, either perl is broken or modules on CPAN. The
> next
> release of perl needs to deal with it some way. The ticket should
> remain
> open until we have developed confidence that enough repair has been
> applied and enough time has passed. The time factor is necessary
> because
> we expect some "also affected" messages to arrive a bit later than the
> original ticket.
> After a BBC, we must face it, there is a need to improve either perl
> or
> CPAN. If it is CPAN, module authors need help, and there's no way to
> declare that as somebody else's problem.
> Alternate views welcome.

Are confirmation views welcome? :)

I agree with your workflow.
Karl Williamson

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