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Sawyer X
February 28, 2018 14:04
Re: Release 5.27.9 is available now!
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On 02/28/2018 03:57 PM, Steve Hay wrote:
> On 23 February 2018 at 18:27, Sawyer X <> wrote:
>> On 02/23/2018 05:36 PM, demerphq wrote:
>>> On 23 February 2018 at 16:19, James E Keenan <> wrote:
>>>> On 02/20/2018 03:49 PM, Renee B wrote:
>>>>> Poirot was an extraordinary looking little man. He was hardly more
>>>>> than five feet, four inches, but carried himself with great dignity.
>>>>> His head was exactly the shape of an egg, and he always perched it
>>>>> a little on one side. His moustache was very stiff and military.
>>>>> The neatness of his attire was almost incredible. I believe a
>>>>> speck of dust would have caused him more pain than a bullet wound.
>>>>> Yet this quaint dandified little man who, I was sorry to see, now
>>>>> limped badly, had been in his time one of the most celebrated members
>>>>> of the Belgian police. As a detective, his flair had been extraordinary,
>>>>> and he had achieved triumphs by unravelling some of the most baffling
>>>>> cases of the day.
>>>>>    He pointed out to me the little house inhabited by him and his fellow
>>>>> Belgians, and I promised to go and see him at an early date. Then he
>>>>> raised his hat with a flourish to Cynthia, and we drove away.
>>>>>    "He's a dear little man," said Cynthia. "I'd no idea you knew him."
>>>>>    "You've been entertaining a celebrity unawares," I replied.
>>>>>    And, for the rest of the way home, I recited to them the various
>>>>> exploits and triumphs of Hercule Poirot.
>>>>>      -- Agatha Christie, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, p. 14
>>>>> We are 'pleased' to announce version 5.27.9,
>>>>> the tenth development release of version 27 of Perl 5.
>>>>> You will soon be able to download Perl 5.27.9 from your
>>>>> favorite CPAN mirror or find it at:
>>>>> SHA1 digests for this release are:
>>>>>   d2508d0f3f761cf06260dda54c3ae22314ad9d7c   perl-5.27.9.tar.gz
>>>>>   6f31cd1f524fa37e29b0d8512bacf8e351fd4683   perl-5.27.9.tar.xz
>>>>> You can find a full list of changes in the file "perldelta.pod" located in
>>>>> the "pod" directory inside the release and on the web at
>>>>> Perl 5.27.9 represents approximately 5 weeks of development since Perl
>>>>> 5.27.8 and contains approximately 29,000 lines of changes across 360 files
>>>>> from 26 authors.
>>>>> Excluding auto-generated files, documentation and release tools, there
>>>>> were
>>>>> approximately 13,000 lines of changes to 250 .pm, .t, .c and .h files.
>>>>> Perl continues to flourish into its third decade thanks to a vibrant
>>>>> community of users and developers. The following people are known to have
>>>>> contributed the improvements that became Perl 5.27.9:
>>>>> Aaron Crane, Abigail, Chris 'BinGOs' Williams, Craig A. Berry, Dagfinn
>>>>> Ilmari Mannsåker, David Mitchell, Father Chrysostomos, George Hartzell,
>>>>> H.Merijn Brand, Hugo van der Sanden, James E Keenan, Jerry D. Hedden, Karl
>>>>> Williamson, Matthew Horsfall, Pali, Reini Urban, Sawyer X, Slaven Rezic,
>>>>> Steve Hay, Todd Rinaldo, Tomasz Konojacki, Tom Wyant, Tony Cook, Yves
>>>>> Orton,
>>>>> Zefram.
>>>>> The list above is almost certainly incomplete as it is automatically
>>>>> generated from version control history. In particular, it does not include
>>>>> the names of the (very much appreciated) contributors who reported issues
>>>>> to
>>>>> the Perl bug tracker.
>>>>> Many of the changes included in this version originated in the CPAN
>>>>> modules
>>>>> included in Perl's core. We're grateful to the entire CPAN community for
>>>>> helping Perl to flourish.
>>>>> For a more complete list of all of Perl's historical contributors, please
>>>>> see the F<AUTHORS> file in the Perl source distribution.
>>>>> We expect to release version 27.9 on March 20th, 2018.
>>>>> The next major stable release of Perl 5, version 28.0, should
>>>>> appear in May 2018.
>>>>> Kind regards,
>>>>> Renée
>>>> Renée,
>>>> the perl-5.27.9 release appears to be incomplete.  No tag for v5.27.9 has
>>>> been created, nor do I see the kind of commits customary post-release (e.g.,
>>>> merge any release branch back into blead; ).  I don't see any branches in
>>>> the repository that someone else could use to do this.
>>>> Could you tell us when this will be done?  (If I'm overlooking something,
>>>> please correct.)
>>> I feel like this is a sign that we do not have enough automation of
>>> the process. ;-)
>> We have some permission problem that came up and we are trying to
>> resolve them.
> Has there been any joy resolving the permissions problems? (The
> post-release work hasn't been completed yet.)

Not yet. :/

I'm pinging daily. Seems illness got in the way too.

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