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Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: July 24th-30th

From:
Sawyer X
Date:
July 31, 2017 10:11
Subject:
Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: July 24th-30th
Message ID:
3b7ca9ec-a1d8-0618-d207-63012158beac@gmail.com
Blog:
http://blogs.perl.org/users/sawyer_x/2017/07/perl-5-porters-mailing-list-summary-july-24th-30th.html
Twitter: https://twitter.com/perl5summaries/status/891962571552677889

                                 July 24th-30th

News and Updates

   We are now tracking all blockers for 5.30 in [1]Perl #131806.

Issues

  New Issues

     * [2]Perl #131786: Linker error with pp.o if -mieee-fp is in CFLAGS:
       "multiple definition of _LIB_VERSION".
     * [3]Perl #131663: Bleadperl v5.27.0-132-g13f4dd346e breaks
       JDDPAUSE/MarpaX-Languages-M4-0.017.tar.gz.
     * [4]Perl #131809: Configure script doesn't recognize GCC 6 or 7.
     * [5]Perl #131810: Bleadperl v5.27.1-12-gfce4ebb4e9 breaks
       NEZUMI/Unicode-BiDiRule-0.03.tar.gz.
     * [6]Perl #131811: panic: previous op failed to extend arg stack.

  Resolved Issues

     * [7]Perl #131726: [Win32] perl.h remaps strtoll and strtoull
       incorrectly.
     * [8]Perl #78288: ref and other ops are inefficient in boolean context.

Suggested Patches

   Father Chrysostomos [9]provided (Re: destabilizing mergesort) a patch to
   allow unstable sorting.

   Tony Cook provided a patch for [10]Perl #131777: signatures accept fancy
   assignment operators.

   Tony also provided a patch for [11]Perl #131793: heap-buffer-overflow in
   Perl_sv_vcatpvfn_flags.

   Sullivan Beck [12]provided a patch to update [13]Locale::Codes from 3.52
   to 3.53.

Discussion

   Jim Keenen [14]asks whether the POSIX 2008 functions could be implemented
   in core, and whether they should.

References

   1. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131806
   2. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131786
   3. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131663
   4. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131809
   5. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131810
   6. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131811
   7. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131726
   8. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=78288
   9. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245632
  10. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131777
  11. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131793
  12. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245696
  13. http://metacpan.org/pod/Locale::Codes
  14. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245712



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