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Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: August 15th-21st

From:
Sawyer X
Date:
August 22, 2017 19:57
Subject:
Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: August 15th-21st
Message ID:
d336e4e0-3b33-0232-f2c7-4f687aab6558@gmail.com
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http://blogs.perl.org/users/sawyer_x/2017/08/perl-5-porters-mailing-list-summary-august-15th-21st-1.html
Twitter: https://twitter.com/perl5summaries/status/900084311201906688

                                August 15th-21st

News and Updates

Grant Reports

     * Tony Cook TPF Grant 9 [1]report 11.
     * Tony Cook TPF Grant 9 [2]report 12.

Issues

  New Issues

     * [3]Perl #131866: Null Pointer Dereference in Perl_sv_setpv_bufsize.
     * [4]Perl #131910: feature to interpolate method calls in
double-quotish
       strings.
     * [5]Perl #131912: runtime error: left shift of 1 by 31 places
cannot be
       represented in type 'int'.
     * [6]Perl #131929: multi-arg open() error leaks.
     * [7]Perl #131930: s [foo] \n [bar] confuses line numbers.
     * [8]Perl #131938: Bleadperl v5.27.1-66-g87058c31e9 breaks
       TONYC/Imager-1.005.tar.gz.
     * [9]Perl #131942: Bleadperl v5.27.1-114-g9449f0d6ae breaks
       MLEHMANN/Glib-EV-2.02.tar.gz.

  Resolved Issues

     * [10]Perl #131793: heap-buffer-overflow in Perl_sv_vcatpvfn_flags.
     * [11]Perl #131904: Bug #131793 for perl5: heap-buffer-overflow in
       Perl_sv_vcatpvfn_flags.
     * [12]Perl #131912: runtime error: left shift of 1 by 31 places cannot
       be represented in type 'int'.

Suggested Patches

   Tony Cook provided a patch for [13]Perl #131895: stat() doesn't fail on
   filenames containing \0/NUL.

Discussions

   fREW Schmidt [14]asked about debugging memory usage in Perl.

References

   1. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245960
   2. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245961
   3. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131866
   4. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131910
   5. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131912
   6. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131929
   7. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131930
   8. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131938
   9. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131942
  10. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131793
  11. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131904
  12. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131912
  13. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131895
  14. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245978



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