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Karl Williamson
Date:
December 9, 2018 00:20
Subject:
Re: [perl #133715] BBC: ZAG/Perl6-Pod-0.72.tar.gz
Message ID:
0cbc5b63-b1b1-aee2-6d5f-25fadbbe0f1d@khwilliamson.com
On 12/8/18 2:17 PM, James E Keenan via RT wrote:
> On Sat, 08 Dec 2018 20:38:24 GMT, slaven@rezic.de wrote:
>> Dana Sat, 08 Dec 2018 10:56:38 -0800, jkeenan reče:
>>> On Sat, 08 Dec 2018 13:34:19 GMT, slaven@rezic.de wrote:
>>>>
>>>> This is a bug report for perl from slaven@rezic.de,
>>>> generated with the help of perlbug 1.40 running under perl 5.29.5.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> The test suite of Perl6-Pod-0.72 is broken since 5.29.4. With 5.29.3
>>>> it was OK.
>>>>
>>>> First fail report at CPAN Testers:
>>>> http://www.cpantesters.org/cpan/report/24fdea24-d519-11e8-8b3a-
>>>> f4d73230598c
>>>>
>>>> It looks like it is regexp-related, but I fail to find a matching
>>>> entry in 5.29.4's perldelta.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> Using perl 5 blead, I have been unable to reproduce these test
>>> failures on either Linux or FreeBSD.
>>>
>>> For example:
>>>
>>> #####
>>> $ uname -mrs
>>> FreeBSD 11.2-STABLE amd64
>>>
>>> $ bleadperl -v | head -2 | tail -1
>>> This is perl 5, version 29, subversion 6 (v5.29.6 (v5.29.5-95-
>>> g540fa6e13e)) built for amd64-freebsd-thread-multi
>>>
>>> $ gitshowf | ack -i '^Commit'
>>> commit 540fa6e13ee03c8b97e3406902f8bd4984eeec3f
>>> Commit:     Karl Williamson <khw@cpan.org>
>>> CommitDate: Fri Dec 7 21:12:16 2018 -0700
>>>
>>> $ bleadperl -MPerl6::Pod -E 'say "Perl6::Pod installed against
>>> blead";'
>>> Perl6::Pod installed against blead
>>> #####
>>>
>>> Can you re-test with blead?
>>>
>>> Thank you very much.
>>
>> Passes also for me with 540fa6e13ee03c8b97e3406902f8bd4984eeec3f.
> 
> I can also confirm that it did break with v5.29.4 and v5.29.5.  But Karl (as usual!) has been doing a lot of work* on the files in core relevant to regexes, so it's likely that it got fixed in the past few weeks.
> 
> * $>
> git diff -w v5.29.5..HEAD -- regcomp.c regcomp.h regcomp.sym regexec.c regnodes.h | wc -l
> 1446
> 
> Karl, do you have any comment?

Not without bisecting it, and I'd rather spend the time on things I view 
as more productive

> 
> I'll take this ticket for the purpose of closing it within 7 days unless we have new reports of failure.
> 
> Thank you very much.
> 

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