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Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: February 19th - March 4th

From:
Sawyer X
Date:
March 5, 2018 21:33
Subject:
Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: February 19th - March 4th
Message ID:
a3fbff2f-3375-e37f-ef3b-dfe8589d1d42@gmail.com
Blog:
http://blogs.perl.org/users/sawyer_x/2018/03/perl-5-porters-mailing-list-summary-february-19th---march-4th.html
Twitter: https://twitter.com/perl5summaries/status/970773632195670017

                           February 19th - March 4th

News

   Perl 5.27.9 is now [1]available!

   [2]Encode 2.97 is now [3]available.

   All modules by Mark Jason Dominus (MJD) are now up for [4]adoption!

   Unicode Emoji 11.0 characters are now ready for [5]adoption!

Grant Reports

     * Zefram TPF Grant 2018 Week 8 [6]report.
     * Zefram TPF Grant 2018 Week 9 [7]report.
     * Zefram TPF Grant 2018 February [8]report.
     * Tony Cook TPF Grant 10 [9]report 11.
     * Tony Cook TPF Grant 10 [10]report 12.
     * Dave Mitchell TPF Grant 2 week 198-199 [11]report.
     * Dave Mitchell TPF Grant 2 February 2018 [12]report.

Issues

  New Issues

     * [13]Perl #132795: t/porting/bench.t uses system perl's /lib during
       testing.
     * [14]Perl #132892: Possibly memory leak when matching strings using
       pre-compiled regexes stored in hash key (perl >= v5.26).
     * [15]Perl #132893: [16]Storable build hangs when building 5.27.9 on
       Windows XP.
     * [17]Perl #132894: Blead Breaks CPAN:
       MAROS/DateTime-Format-CLDR-1.19.tar.gz.
     * [18]Perl #132899: [19]MakeMaker 7.32 breaks darwin.
     * [20]Perl #132900: Blead Breaks CPAN: FELIPE/Crypt-Perl-0.17.tar.gz.
     * [21]Perl #132901: setlocale's return value is broken.
     * [22]Perl #132902: Blead Breaks CPAN: [23]Class::Std.
     * [24]Perl #132903: Broken 5.27.9 after updating version.pm.
     * [25]Perl #132906: [26]Devel::PPPort migration to dist/ is incomplete.
     * [27]Perl #132908: String/Number interpretation of a string.
     * [28]Perl #132913: t/op/sprintf2.t: 6 test failures when compiling
with
       g++7.
     * [29]Perl #132920: Assertion SvTYPE(sv) != (svtype)SVTYPEMASK failed.
     * [30]Perl #132931: Blead Breaks CPAN: GUIDO/libintl-perl-1.29.tar.gz.

  Resolved Issues

     * [31]Perl #124032: [32]I18N::Langinfo not documented as not available
       on MSWin32.
     * [33]Perl #125351: null ptr deref.
     * [34]Perl #132745: Langinfo.t fails on FreeBSD 9.2.
     * [35]Perl #132772: Blead Breaks CPAN:
       TIMB/Geo-StreetAddress-US-1.04.tar.gz.
     * [36]Perl #132776: lvalue + signature example: should not return
       read-only value.
     * [37]Perl #132783: Blead Breaks CPAN: ADAMK/SQL-String-0.02.tar.gz.
     * [38]Perl #132793: $a.="$b" doesn't stringify $b.
     * [39]Perl #132801: Duplicate of #132385.
     * [40]Perl #132827: Duplicate of #132385.
     * [41]Perl #132828: Tricky code can bypass [42]Carp overload
protections
       and trigger exceptions.
     * [43]Perl #132833: COW bug in :encoding layer.
     * [44]Perl #132834: Blead Breaks CPAN:
       SMUELLER/ExtUtils-InferConfig-1.04.tar.gz.
     * [45]Perl #132849: Perl build process leaves random files in system.
     * [46]Perl #132853: [47]PathTools: test descriptions; makefile updates;
       etc.
     * [48]Perl #132860: RFC on windows build status.
     * [49]Perl #132879: commit "Add API function Perl_langinfo()" breaks
       XS-APItest/t/locale.t:ALT_DIGITS test.
     * [50]Perl #132892: Possibly memory leak when matching strings using
       pre-compiled regexes stored in hash key (perl >= v5.26).
     * [51]Perl #132893: [52]Storable build hangs when building 5.27.9 on
       Windows XP.
     * [53]Perl #132899: MakeMaker 7.32 breaks darwin.
     * [54]Perl #132900: Blead Breaks CPAN: FELIPE/Crypt-Perl-0.17.tar.gz.
     * [55]Perl #132901: setlocale's return value is broken.
     * [56]Perl #132902: Blead Breaks CPAN: [57]Class::Std.
     * [58]Perl #132931: Blead Breaks CPAN: GUIDO/libintl-perl-1.29.tar.gz.

  Rejected Issues

Suggested Patches

   Tony Cook provided a patch for [59]Perl #132870 (Storable dclone() broken
   (latest VS 2017 32-bit)).

   Tony also provided one for [60]Perl #132876 (ppport.h breaks
   croak_xs_usage() on old Perls).

   And Tony also provided a patch for [61]Perl #132683 (Use of uninitialized
   value in warn() with constant folding and overloaded numbers).

   Several patches provided by Bulk88:

     * [62]Perl #132912 to remove unreferences copies char *
       swash_property_names[].
     * [63]Perl #132924: regen/regcomp.pl: close FH before unlink.
     * [64]Perl #132925: regen_lib.pl dont output Windows path seps on
       Windows.
     * [65]Perl #132926: to remove unused duplicate data symbols, reducing
       binary bloat.
     * [66]Perl #132928: to reduce the size under Windows.

   Linda Walsh [67]provided ([perl #132923] RFE: enhancement of corelist
   script) a patch for a suggested enhancement to [68]Module::CoreList.

References

   1. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249549
   2. http://metacpan.org/pod/Encode
   3. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249564
   4. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249629
   5. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249810
   6. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249755
   7. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249897
   8. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249853
   9. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249757
  10. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249758
  11. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249774
  12. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249901
  13. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132795
  14. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132892
  15. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132893
  16. http://metacpan.org/pod/Storable
  17. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132894
  18. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132899
  19. https://metacpan.org/pod/ExtUtils::MakeMaker
  20. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132900
  21. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132901
  22. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132902
  23. http://metacpan.org/pod/Class::Std
  24. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132903
  25. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132906
  26. http://metacpan.org/pod/Devel::PPPort
  27. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132908
  28. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132913
  29. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132920
  30. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132931
  31. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=124032
  32. http://metacpan.org/pod/I18N::Langinfo
  33. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=125351
  34. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132745
  35. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132772
  36. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132776
  37. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132783
  38. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132793
  39. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132801
  40. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132827
  41. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132828
  42. http://metacpan.org/pod/Carp
  43. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132833
  44. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132834
  45. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132849
  46. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132853
  47. http://metacpan.org/release/PathTools
  48. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132860
  49. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132879
  50. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132892
  51. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132893
  52. http://metacpan.org/pod/Storable
  53. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132899
  54. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132900
  55. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132901
  56. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132902
  57. http://metacpan.org/pod/Class::Std
  58. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132931
  59. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132870
  60. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132876
  61. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132683
  62. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132912
  63. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132924
  64. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132925
  65. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132926
  66. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132928
  67. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249840
  68. http://metacpan.org/pod/Module::CoreList



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