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Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: August 22nd-28th

From:
Sawyer X
Date:
August 29, 2017 09:54
Subject:
Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: August 22nd-28th
Message ID:
56c8c570-af18-5e00-2867-8cb94a668810@gmail.com
Blog:
http://blogs.perl.org/users/sawyer_x/2017/08/perl-5-porters-mailing-list-summary-august-22nd-28th-1.html
Twitter: https://twitter.com/perl5summaries/status/902468832186564608

                                August 22nd-28th

Grant Reports

     * Tony Cook TPF Grant 9 [1]report 13.
     * Tony Cook TPF Grant [2]August.

Issues

  New Issues

     * [3]Perl #131537: stack overflow in Perl_push_scope.
     * [4]Perl #131562: Multiple crash with eval.
     * [5]Perl #131568: Null pointer in S_set_haseval.
     * [6]Perl #131606: Unknown address reference in Perl_hv_common.
     * [7]Perl #131953: Bleadperl v5.27.2-30-gdf6b4bd565 breaks
       SYBER/Panda-Lib-1.3.2.tar.gz.
     * [8]Perl #131955: heap-buffer-overflow in token.c.
     * [9]Perl #131976: Module::CoreList::is_core("File::Spec::AmigaOS",
       "3.64") dies.
     * [10]Perl #131982: getpriority and setpriority are underdocumented.
     * [11]Perl #131984: Fix potential segfault from pp_sort.c.
     * [12]Perl #131987: Heap Use After Free Perl_yylex.

  Resolved Issues

     * [13]Perl #131836: heap-buffer-overflow in Perl_yylex.
     * [14]Perl #131883: inconsistent sub name in "Illegal character in
       prototype" warning.
     * [15]Perl #131942: Bleadperl v5.27.1-114-g9449f0d6ae breaks
       MLEHMANN/Glib-EV-2.02.tar.gz.

Suggested Patches

   Tony Cook provided a patch in [16]Perl #131975 (duplicate stack extend
   reporting for xsubs) for review which should help locate faulty XS code.

   Jim Keenen provided a patch for [17]Perl #131976
   (Module::CoreList::is_core("File::Spec::AmigaOS", "3.64") dies).

Discussions

   Abigail [18]raised the problem that caret variables do not have
   compile-time checking with [19]strict.

References

   1. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/246028
   2. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/246029
   3. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131537
   4. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131562
   5. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131568
   6. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131606
   7. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131953
   8. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131955
   9. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131976
  10. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131982
  11. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131984
  12. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131987
  13. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131836
  14. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131883
  15. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131942
  16. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131975
  17. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131976
  18. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/246010
  19. http://metacpan.org/pod/strict



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