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February 28, 2018 14:21
Re: Release 5.27.9 is available now!
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What is the problem Sawyer?

I have root on the

But I dont understand why that is required, reneb can push to a fork
on github and then any commiter can pull and repush to the master


On 28 February 2018 at 15:04, Sawyer X <> wrote:
> 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.

perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"

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