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From:
Tony Cook via RT
Date:
August 12, 2019 00:09
Subject:
[perl #132777] Blead Breaks CPAN: GRAY/POSIX-RT-Spawn-0.11.tar.gz
Message ID:
rt-4.0.24-31657-1565568530-1849.132777-15-0@perl.org
On Sun, 11 Aug 2019 11:56:50 -0700, jkeenan wrote:
> On Thu, 08 Aug 2019 06:02:57 GMT, tonyc wrote:
> > On Sat, 13 Apr 2019 19:04:54 -0700, jkeenan wrote:
> > > On Thu, 31 Jan 2019 04:52:43 GMT, tonyc wrote:
> > > > On Wed, 02 May 2018 00:09:20 -0700, LeonT wrote:
> > > > > I can think of a few others (e.g. PL_defstash), but those three
> > > > > are
> > > > > definitely on the top of my list.
> > > >
> > > > Done as separate patches to directly connect the reasoning for
> > > > each
> > > > variable to the documentation.
> > > >
> > > > Attached as one file to avoid anyone having to deal with seven
> > > > separate
> > > > patch files.
> > > >
> > > > Tony
> > >
> > > Tony, can you provide an update as to the status of this ticket?
> > >
> > > Thank you very much.
> >
> > I've applied the patches (with some changes for
> > PL_perl_destruct_level) as merge commit
> > 4510b393500f9f3cd77fafbbee5bdd37be8e4594.
> >
> > Tony
> 
> This ticket was originally concerned with POSIX::RT::Spawn's failure
> to compile against what was then blead.  It still does not compile
> against blead, presumably because it's .xs needs to be modified.
> 
> How should we advise the author of POSIX::RT::Spawn (and perhaps other
> modules) to proceed?

They need to eliminate use of those variables, similar to the way core did.

The minimal suggested change in the rt.cpan ticket is unsafe.

Tony


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