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Zefram 2017-W50 TPF grant report

From:
Zefram
Date:
December 18, 2017 06:49
Subject:
Zefram 2017-W50 TPF grant report
Message ID:
E1eQpEL-0005QG-O7@river.fysh.org
The hours that I have worked in 2017-W50 pursuant to my TPF core
maintenance grant are as follows.

2017-12-11:
  2h29m  [perl #132425] Suggested warning on attempt to 'use' with
         arguments when no import() subroutine exists
  1h56m  review tickets
  1h00m  review mail
    52m  [perl #104060] Writing to $> and friends hide errors
    36m  [perl #74142] provide a better c wrapper example in perlsec
    19m  [perl #74864] test suite failure on powerpc with
         -Duselongdouble
  7h12m  TOTAL

2017-12-12:
  3h43m  review tickets
  2h00m  [perl #132425] Suggested warning on attempt to 'use' with
         arguments when no import() subroutine exists
  1h38m  [perl #92264] Freeing $a or $b during sort causes a double
         free
  1h31m  review mail
  1h29m  [perl #132577] BBC Module::Install broken by
         0301e899536a22752f40481d8a1d141b7a7dda82
  1h09m  [perl #132578] BBC List::MoreUtils::XS broken by
         16ada235c332e017667585e1a5a00ce43a31c529
    55m  [perl #4574] readpipe() broken: 2 bugs
    32m  [perl #113090] Data::Dumper -- undef not recognized as
         "false" in config booleans
    27m  [perl #96538] Closures returned from threads don't wrap
         around the right lexicals
    15m  [perl #115754] sub refs returned from @INC hooks receive
         wrong parameters
 13h39m  TOTAL

2017-12-13:
  2h19m  [perl #105920] Perl parser sometimes tolerates stray nulls,
         sometimes not
  1h45m  review tickets
  1h41m  [perl #110520] pod2html 1.12 & 1.13 broken
  1h04m  review mail
    19m  [perl #122753] Docs on destructors are inaccurate
     9m  [perl #110056] installhtml uses absolute paths in links
  7h17m  TOTAL

2017-12-14:
  2h03m  [perl #110056] installhtml uses absolute paths in links
    54m  [perl #113406] perldoc in 5.16.0 required groff upgrade but
         now misdisplays asterisks
    52m  review tickets
    16m  review mail
    15m  [perl #6997] "Useless use of concatenation" warning not
         triggered by multiple concatenations.
    13m  [perl #129888] null ptr deref, segfault in Perl_do_aexec5
         (doio.c:1595)
    10m  [perl #116080] Doc issues for system, exec, qx
     6m  [perl #132544] heap-buffer-overflow (WRITE of size 8) in
         Perl_pp_reverse
     2m  smartmatch
  4h51m  TOTAL

2017-12-15:
  1h57m  review tickets
  1h32m  perldelta
    44m  [perl #126150] Regex missing from perlref
    25m  [perl #114316] '--splithead' option to 'installhtml' fails to
         clean up after itself
    23m  create tickets
    17m  [perl #117449] GDBM tied hash weirdness; deletion ends 'each'
         loop
    16m  review mail
    13m  [perl #115252] Inconsistent treatment of nulls and newlines
         in <...>
  5h47m  TOTAL

2017-12-16:
  3h12m  review tickets
  1h01m  [perl #119367] Another 32-bit residual in 64-bit perl 5.18
    45m  C++ dNOOP
    45m  [perl #130726] semicolons on *_DIAG_{IGNORE,RESTORE}
    38m  [perl #119623] GDBM_FILE: gdbm_open requires a blocksize to
         be a power of two
    37m  [perl #121105] During a system(), unquoted Perl vars are
         evaluated _after_ the fork() call
    37m  [perl #121372] warn broken when operand is overloaded
    18m  [perl #132247] XSLoader and DynaLoader documentation bugs
    12m  [perl #126085] Not expected arguments for $SIG{__WARN__}
         handler
  8h05m  TOTAL

2017-12-17:
  2h24m  [perl #130076] readline argument list is messed up
  2h00m  smartmatch
    23m  review tickets
    10m  review mail
  4h57m  TOTAL

2017-W50 as a whole:
 13h48m  review tickets
  4h29m  [perl #132425] Suggested warning on attempt to 'use' with
         arguments when no import() subroutine exists
  4h17m  review mail
  2h24m  [perl #130076] readline argument list is messed up
  2h19m  [perl #105920] Perl parser sometimes tolerates stray nulls,
         sometimes not
  2h12m  [perl #110056] installhtml uses absolute paths in links
  2h02m  smartmatch
  1h41m  [perl #110520] pod2html 1.12 & 1.13 broken
  1h38m  [perl #92264] Freeing $a or $b during sort causes a double
         free
  1h32m  perldelta
  1h29m  [perl #132577] BBC Module::Install broken by
         0301e899536a22752f40481d8a1d141b7a7dda82
  1h09m  [perl #132578] BBC List::MoreUtils::XS broken by
         16ada235c332e017667585e1a5a00ce43a31c529
  1h01m  [perl #119367] Another 32-bit residual in 64-bit perl 5.18
    55m  [perl #4574] readpipe() broken: 2 bugs
    54m  [perl #113406] perldoc in 5.16.0 required groff upgrade but
         now misdisplays asterisks
    52m  [perl #104060] Writing to $> and friends hide errors
    45m  C++ dNOOP
    45m  [perl #130726] semicolons on *_DIAG_{IGNORE,RESTORE}
    44m  [perl #126150] Regex missing from perlref
    38m  [perl #119623] GDBM_FILE: gdbm_open requires a blocksize to
         be a power of two
    37m  [perl #121105] During a system(), unquoted Perl vars are
         evaluated _after_ the fork() call
    37m  [perl #121372] warn broken when operand is overloaded
    36m  [perl #74142] provide a better c wrapper example in perlsec
    32m  [perl #113090] Data::Dumper -- undef not recognized as
         "false" in config booleans
    27m  [perl #96538] Closures returned from threads don't wrap
         around the right lexicals
    25m  [perl #114316] '--splithead' option to 'installhtml' fails to
         clean up after itself
    23m  create tickets
    19m  [perl #74864] test suite failure on powerpc with
         -Duselongdouble
    19m  [perl #122753] Docs on destructors are inaccurate
    18m  [perl #132247] XSLoader and DynaLoader documentation bugs
    17m  [perl #117449] GDBM tied hash weirdness; deletion ends 'each'
         loop
    15m  [perl #6997] "Useless use of concatenation" warning not
         triggered by multiple concatenations.
    15m  [perl #115754] sub refs returned from @INC hooks receive
         wrong parameters
    13m  [perl #129888] null ptr deref, segfault in Perl_do_aexec5
         (doio.c:1595)
    13m  [perl #115252] Inconsistent treatment of nulls and newlines
         in <...>
    12m  [perl #126085] Not expected arguments for $SIG{__WARN__}
         handler
    10m  [perl #116080] Doc issues for system, exec, qx
     6m  [perl #132544] heap-buffer-overflow (WRITE of size 8) in
         Perl_pp_reverse
 51h48m  TOTAL

At the end of the week there was 153h22m of authorised working time
remaining in this grant.

-zefram



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