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Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: March 5th-25th

From:
Sawyer X
Date:
March 26, 2018 10:49
Subject:
Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: March 5th-25th
Message ID:
9d94be70-687a-befa-a505-04b153202d59@gmail.com
Blog:
http://blogs.perl.org/users/sawyer_x/2018/03/perl-5-porters-mailing-list-summary-march-5th-25th.html
Twitter: https://twitter.com/perl5summaries/status/978221961053646848

                                 March 5th-25th

News

   Perl 5.28.0 will be [1]postponed to May.

   Perl 5.27.10 is now [2]available!

   Perl 5.24.4-RC1 is now [3]available!

   Perl 5.26.2-RC1 is now [4]available!

Grant Reports

     * Zefram TPF Grant 2018 Week 10 [5]report.
     * Zefram TPF Grant 2018 Week 11 [6]report.
     * Zefram TPF Grant 2018 Week 12 [7]report.
     * Tony Cook TPF Grant 10 [8]report 13.
     * Tony Cook TPF Grant 10 [9]report 14.
     * Tony Cook TPF Grant 2018 [10]February
     * Dave Mitchell TPF Grant 2 report for weeks [11]#200-#201.
     * Dave Mitchell TPF Grant 2 report for week [12]#202.

Issues

  New Issues

     * [13]Perl #132950: Blead Breaks CPAN: [14]Dancer2.
     * [15]Perl #132954: Regarding Perl installation.
     * [16]Perl #132955: USE_CPLUSPLUS build broken in 5.27 blead and all
       5.26 stables.
     * [17]Perl #132964: Missing newSVsv_nomg macro variant.
     * [18]Perl #132976: enhancement proposal for caller().
     * [19]Perl #132992: [PATCH] for perl static build for gcc+win32 .
     * [20]Perl #132996: Re: Null pointer dereference in
Perl_pp_multiconcat.
     * [21]Perl #132999: Compile fails with -DPERL_HASH_FUNC_SIPHASH13 on
       GCC7.3: static declaration of S_perl_siphash_seed_state follows
       non-static declaration.
     * [22]Perl #133009: stacksize in [23]Storable failure on Windows XP.
     * [24]Perl #133010: [BBC]: Commit 0740a29 breaks [25]Devel::NYTProf.
     * [26]Perl #133014: [BBC]: Commit 1381350 ([27]Time::HiRes synch with
       CPAN) breaks [28]Catalyst::Runtime and others.
     * [29]Perl #133021: Removed the word "discouraged" from [30]threads'
       documentation.

  Resolved Issues

     * [31]Perl #131135: make test.valgrind doesn't work on cpan, dist, ext.
     * [32]Perl #131190: erroneous regex warning after utf8 conversion.
     * [33]Perl #131628: Memory leak in S_pmtrans.
     * [34]Perl #131211: The glob() function is exponential on pathological
       patterns.
     * [35]Perl #131214: readdir_r is deprecated.
     * [36]Perl #131930: s[foo] \n [bar] confuses line numbers.
     * [37]Perl #132163: perl: sv.c: Assertion failure.
     * [38]Perl #132870: [39]Storable dclone() broken (latest VS 2017
       32-bit).
     * [40]Perl #132902: Blead Breaks CPAN: [41]Class::Std.
     * [42]Perl #132926: [PATCH] 10s of KB to 100s of KB binary bloat with
       Visual C Perl related to Perl_SCX/charclass_invlists.h.

Suggested Patches

   Bulk88 provided a patch in [43]Perl #132943 ([44]File::Glob bsd_glob.c:
   don't use "loop" as a goto label).

   Bulk88 also provided a patch in [45]Perl #132974: [PATCH]
   [46]ExtUtils::Constant fix "panic: failed to extend arg stack".

   Another patch from Bulk88 in [47]Perl #132982: [PATCH] remove all
exported
   symbols from GCC win32 miniperl.

   And also from Bulk88, one in [48]Perl #133024: [PATCH] remove distros
from
   needing ppport.h in core.

   A patch from Pali for [49]Devel::PPPort in [50]Perl #132984: [PATCH]
   [51]Devel::PPPort Use prefix D_PPP_ for helper macros.

   Another from Pali for [52]Encode in [53]Perl #132967: [PATCH] Encode:
   Remove XS functions _bytes_to_utf8() and _utf8_to_bytes().

   Tony Cook provided a patch for [54]Perl #133009: (stacksize in
   [55]Storable failure on Windows XP).

Discussions

   Should we remove support for Ultrix? Karl Williamson [56]asks.

   Karl is [57]working on updating the advice for using Address Sanitizer in
   [58]perlhacktips and is looking for recommended compilation flags.

   We [59]need help testing Perl on Darwin (OS X). If you want to help, let
   us know!

References

   1. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/250053
   2. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/250042
   3. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/250102
   4. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/250103
   5. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249966
   6. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/250019
   7. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/250118
   8. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249993
   9. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249994
  10. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249995
  11. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/250029
  12. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/250123
  13. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132950
  14. http://metacpan.org/pod/Dancer2
  15. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132954
  16. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132955
  17. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132964
  18. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132976
  19. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132992
  20. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132996
  21. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132999
  22. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=133009
  23. http://metacpan.org/pod/Storable
  24. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=133010
  25. http://metacpan.org/pod/Devel::NYTProf
  26. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=133014
  27. http://metacpan.org/pod/Time::HiRes
  28. http://metacpan.org/pod/Catalyst::Runtime
  29. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=133021
  30. http://metacpan.org/pod/threads
  31. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131135
  32. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131190
  33. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131628
  34. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131211
  35. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131214
  36. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131930
  37. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132163
  38. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132870
  39. http://metacpan.org/pod/Storable
  40. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132902
  41. http://metacpan.org/pod/Class::Std
  42. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132926
  43. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132943
  44. http://metacpan.org/pod/File::Glob
  45. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132974
  46. http://metacpan.org/pod/ExtUtils::Constant
  47. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132982
  48. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=133024
  49. http://metacpan.org/pod/Devel::PPPort
  50. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132984
  51. http://metacpan.org/pod/Devel::PPPort
  52. http://metacpan.org/pod/Encode
  53. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132967
  54. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=133009
  55. http://metacpan.org/pod/Storable
  56. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/249983
  57. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/250022
  58. http://metacpan.org/pod/perlhacktips
  59. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/250037



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