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Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: March 22nd-27th

From:
Sawyer X
Date:
March 27, 2017 11:44
Subject:
Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: March 22nd-27th
Message ID:
d7d354d7-1113-0ab6-87ef-108e99acf5f2@gmail.com
                                March 22nd-27th

News and updates

   Yves Orton [10]provided a branch with new hash functions and turnable
hash
   function support. Fascinating!

   Kent Fredric [1]requests testers to adjust PERL_USE_UNSAFE_INC=0 in order
   to surface real bugs in tests. Kent also provided a [2]summary of the
   steps he takes to verify bugs.

   Dave Mitchell shared his [3]attempt (proof-of-concept short-string
PVs) at
   a speed up by storing short strings in the SV head.

Grant reports

     * Dave Mitchell TPF Grant 2 [4]report 168.

Issues

  New issues

     * [5]Perl #131050: Non-finite repeat count warning isn't emitted
       consistently.
     * [6]Perl #131054: Perl 5.24 makes nama FTBFS due to segfault.

  Resolved issues

     * [7]Perl #130949: calling C function perl_clone of libperl causes
       segfault in perl 5.22 and and 5.24 but fine on perl 5.20.
     * [8]Perl #131031: t/run/runenv.t: Guard against possible presence of
       PERL_USE_UNSAFE_INC=1.
     * [9]Perl #131033: t/op/range.t fails.

References

   1. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/243722
   2. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/243725
   3. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/243728
   4. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/243729
   5. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131050
   6. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131054
   7. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=130949
   8. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131031
   9. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131033
  10. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/243677



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