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Re: [perl #132577] BBC Module::Install broken by0301e899536a22752f40481d8a1d141b7a7dda82

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From:
Dave Mitchell
Date:
April 19, 2018 22:36
Subject:
Re: [perl #132577] BBC Module::Install broken by0301e899536a22752f40481d8a1d141b7a7dda82
Message ID:
20180419223616.GB2914@iabyn.com
On Wed, Dec 27, 2017 at 09:23:52PM +0000, Zefram wrote:
> Following discussion with Sawyer, where he determined that
> there is a need for more time to fix Module::Install distros,
> I have reintroduced the perl_parse() exit(0) bug in commit
> 857320cbf85e762add18885ae8a197b5e0c21b69.
> 
> I tried adding a deprecation warning, but this turned out to cause noise.
> There's an INIT block buried deep inside Test::More, so the warning
> would fire for any test script that loaded Test::More and then did a
> skip_all in a BEGIN block, which is quite a common pattern.  The logic
> around this INIT block doesn't really care whether it runs in this case,
> so there's nothing to fix.  Rather than get these false warnings, Sawyer
> decided it was better to have no deprecation warning.
> 
> We expect to fix the bug again during the 5.29 cycle.  This would consist
> of reverting most of commit 857320cbf85e762add18885ae8a197b5e0c21b69:
> the documentation and code changes in perl.c, and the test changes in
> t/op/blocks.t.  This issue should block 5.30.0.

Since this change has been reverted for 5.28, I presume I can remove this
ticket from the 5.28 blockers list.

-- 
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