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[perl #121686] A request to backport a commit to perl 5.16

From:
James E Keenan via RT
Date:
July 3, 2019 00:46
Subject:
[perl #121686] A request to backport a commit to perl 5.16
Message ID:
rt-4.0.24-11089-1562114805-634.121686-15-0@perl.org
On Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:21:32 GMT, jkeenan wrote:
> On Wed Apr 23 16:41:42 2014, tonyc wrote:
> > On Tue Apr 22 18:28:54 2014, mojca@macports.org wrote:
> > > Dear Developers,
> > >
> > > I would really like to see the following commit or something
> > > equivalent backported to maint-5.16 if possible (for the next
> > > 5.16.4
> > > release):
> > >
> > > http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commit/7db66e12883f0832ca80164b723768b848187bda?f=perl.h
> > >
> > > See:
> > > https://trac.macports.org/ticket/43150
> > >
> > > With the latest XCode 5.1 upgrade and stricter syntax checks in
> > > clang
> > > 3.4, some Perl modules don't build any longer on OS X 10.8/10.9.
> > >
> > > As a consequence a lot of modules/packages (like wxPerl) are broken
> > > when used with Perl 5.16 and compiled with clang 3.4 or later on OS
> > > X.
> > >
> > > (I didn't test with 5.14 or 5.12, so maybe a similar trick is
> > > needed
> > > there as well.)
> >
> > This is a duplicate of 121686, so I've merged 121714 into that.
> >
> > As a summary of the discussion: it's seems safe to backport that
> > change, but it's unlikely there will be a 5.16.4 release, since
> > 5.20.0
> > will be released soonish, putting 5.16 outside of the maintenance
> > window.
> >
> > Tony
> 
> perl-5.20 has been released, so perl-5.16 is outside the maintenance
> window.
> 
> Can we close this ticket?
> 

5.16 was released 7 years ago, so there will be no more maintenance releases.  Closing ticket.

Thank you very much.


-- 
James E Keenan (jkeenan@cpan.org)

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