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Sawyer X
April 20, 2018 10:54
Re: [perl #132577] BBC Module::Install broken by0301e899536a22752f40481d8a1d141b7a7dda82
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On 04/20/2018 12:36 AM, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> 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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