perl.git
9 years agoAdd clear magic to %^H so that the HE chain is reset when you empty it.
Zefram [Thu, 20 Aug 2009 23:49:14 +0000 (01:49 +0200)] 
Add clear magic to %^H so that the HE chain is reset when you empty it.

This fixes [perl #68590] : %^H not lexical enough.

9 years agoUse the constant _CAN_PCS to optimise out things that can't happen pre 5.10
Nicholas Clark [Fri, 21 Aug 2009 10:04:06 +0000 (11:04 +0100)] 
Use the constant _CAN_PCS to optimise out things that can't happen pre 5.10

9 years agoRemove a refactoring typo - don't post-increment $flush_mro at the sub's end.
Nicholas Clark [Fri, 21 Aug 2009 08:53:47 +0000 (09:53 +0100)] 
Remove a refactoring typo - don't post-increment $flush_mro at the sub's end.

9 years agoIn mro_get_linear_isa_c3() optimise even if AvARRAY(isa_lin) is NULL.
Nicholas Clark [Fri, 21 Aug 2009 08:40:03 +0000 (09:40 +0100)] 
In mro_get_linear_isa_c3() optimise even if AvARRAY(isa_lin) is NULL.

It can only be NULL if AvFILLp(isa_lin) is -1, and the code in the fast path
block will work cleanly in that case too.

9 years agoincremental improvement in ~~ documentation, already in maint-5.10
Chip Salzenberg [Thu, 20 Aug 2009 21:37:01 +0000 (14:37 -0700)] 
incremental improvement in ~~ documentation, already in maint-5.10

9 years agoInstead of trusting mro::get_linear_isa(), test it against the expected output.
Nicholas Clark [Thu, 20 Aug 2009 20:12:44 +0000 (21:12 +0100)] 
Instead of trusting mro::get_linear_isa(), test it against the expected output.

9 years agoOptimise mro_get_linear_isa_c3() when there is a single parent. 40% speed up.
Nicholas Clark [Thu, 20 Aug 2009 20:09:03 +0000 (21:09 +0100)] 
Optimise mro_get_linear_isa_c3() when there is a single parent. 40% speed up.

Idea blatantly copied from chromatic's analogous change to parrot, r38477.

9 years agoadd -DM flag to track smartmatch resolution
David Mitchell [Thu, 20 Aug 2009 18:29:35 +0000 (19:29 +0100)] 
add -DM flag to track smartmatch resolution

9 years agoOptimise S_mro_get_linear_isa_dfs() when dealing with the first parent class.
Nicholas Clark [Thu, 20 Aug 2009 15:02:40 +0000 (16:02 +0100)] 
Optimise S_mro_get_linear_isa_dfs() when dealing with the first parent class.

Benchmarking with single inheritance suggests that this is 10% faster.

9 years agoPerl_newHVhv() should copy immortal values as-is, such as PL_sv_undef
Nicholas Clark [Thu, 20 Aug 2009 14:56:18 +0000 (15:56 +0100)] 
Perl_newHVhv() should copy immortal values as-is, such as PL_sv_undef

Currently it calls newSVsv() always, which copies the value, but the immortal
SVs are used as much for their addresses as their values. You can't get the
immortals into HVs from Perl-space, except for PL_sv_placeholder, and any hash
with those will take the else block, where the call to Perl_hv_iternext_flags()
won't be returning placeholders anyway. Hence If XS code has gone to the
trouble to get the "impossible" in there, they had a reason for it.

I am assuming that Perl_hv_copy_hints_hv() should stay as-is, as it is
documented that only strings and integers are supported values for %^H.

9 years agoTeach perlivp about the new stucture of the IO::Compress module suite
Vincent Pit [Thu, 20 Aug 2009 08:26:59 +0000 (10:26 +0200)] 
Teach perlivp about the new stucture of the IO::Compress module suite

This fixes [perl #68682] : 5.10.1 ( RC1 and RC2 ) perlivp fails IO/Compress

9 years agoAdd PERL_DISABLE_PMC to the list of -V's compile-time options.
Nicholas Clark [Wed, 19 Aug 2009 16:22:28 +0000 (17:22 +0100)] 
Add PERL_DISABLE_PMC to the list of -V's compile-time options.

9 years agobump Safe version to 2.18
David Mitchell [Wed, 19 Aug 2009 10:07:43 +0000 (11:07 +0100)] 
bump Safe version to 2.18

9 years agobleed and 5.10.1 - documentation fix - README.aix add info the lib gdbm is automatica...
Rainer Tammer [Wed, 19 Aug 2009 06:00:07 +0000 (08:00 +0200)] 
bleed and 5.10.1 - documentation fix - README.aix add info the lib gdbm is automatically removed + remove trailing blanks

please could you add this to bleed and maint-5.10 ?
It's only a documentation fix and a formating cleanup... this should not
break anything :-))

Thanks very much.

Bye
  Rainer

Signed-off-by: H.Merijn Brand <h.m.brand@xs4all.nl>
9 years agorelease_managers_guide: minor tweaks
David Mitchell [Wed, 19 Aug 2009 00:04:13 +0000 (01:04 +0100)] 
release_managers_guide: minor tweaks

9 years agoUpdated Module::CoreList for 5.10.1-RC2
David Mitchell [Tue, 18 Aug 2009 21:37:16 +0000 (22:37 +0100)] 
Updated Module::CoreList for 5.10.1-RC2

9 years agoCorrectly detect NDBM_File availability
H.Merijn Brand [Tue, 18 Aug 2009 17:38:51 +0000 (19:38 +0200)] 
Correctly detect NDBM_File availability

9 years agoFlush the MRO cache at the end, rather than the start.
Nicholas Clark [Tue, 18 Aug 2009 11:03:15 +0000 (12:03 +0100)] 
Flush the MRO cache at the end, rather than the start.

Vincent notes that doing it at the start is fragile, as it assumes that the
flush doesn't actively build any new caches, merely clear existing caches.
Right now the flush only clears, but why rely on it when not doing so is easy?

9 years agoNo need to flush the package's MRO cache if we've just flushed it.
Nicholas Clark [Tue, 18 Aug 2009 10:36:02 +0000 (11:36 +0100)] 
No need to flush the package's MRO cache if we've just flushed it.

9 years agoConvert perl version check in import() from run time to compile time.
Nicholas Clark [Mon, 17 Aug 2009 12:15:58 +0000 (13:15 +0100)] 
Convert perl version check in import() from run time to compile time.

9 years agoGenerate perl version-dependent regexps once, rather than every call to import.
Nicholas Clark [Mon, 17 Aug 2009 10:51:39 +0000 (11:51 +0100)] 
Generate perl version-dependent regexps once, rather than every call to import.

9 years agoSebastien decided what was the UPSTREAM for his modules
Vincent Pit [Mon, 17 Aug 2009 22:21:07 +0000 (00:21 +0200)] 
Sebastien decided what was the UPSTREAM for his modules

9 years agoSkip maintainers.t on VMS.
Craig A. Berry [Sun, 16 Aug 2009 23:43:35 +0000 (18:43 -0500)] 
Skip maintainers.t on VMS.

The home-grown glob() only does basic wildcarding, not patterns of
the form foo.{pm,t}, of which there are quite a few in Maintainers.pl.

9 years ago[perl #68530] "version::CLASS" warning in Safe.pm
David Mitchell [Sun, 16 Aug 2009 23:31:45 +0000 (00:31 +0100)] 
[perl #68530] "version::CLASS" warning in Safe.pm
If any of the std variables being aliased into the Safe::rootN
package don't actually exist, and if they are not one of the special
"don't warn" variables, then you can get an 'only used once' warning.
So lets not. (Also bumps version number).

9 years agosv_peek(): SvOOK offset is no longer in IVX
David Mitchell [Sun, 16 Aug 2009 15:19:04 +0000 (16:19 +0100)] 
sv_peek(): SvOOK offset is no longer in IVX

9 years agoSuppress system messages when op/ref.t calls die on VMS.
Craig A. Berry [Sat, 15 Aug 2009 19:27:09 +0000 (14:27 -0500)] 
Suppress system messages when op/ref.t calls die on VMS.

9 years agoquick fix cpan -r
David Golden [Sat, 15 Aug 2009 18:39:39 +0000 (14:39 -0400)] 
quick fix cpan -r

9 years agorelease_managers_guide: typo fixes
David Mitchell [Sat, 15 Aug 2009 09:18:45 +0000 (10:18 +0100)] 
release_managers_guide: typo fixes

9 years agoExplain that the load_module() import list must be NULL terminated
Jan Dubois [Sat, 15 Aug 2009 00:57:45 +0000 (17:57 -0700)] 
Explain that the load_module() import list must be NULL terminated

9 years agoRevert bogus PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE fix.
Steve Hay [Sat, 15 Aug 2009 00:40:11 +0000 (01:40 +0100)] 
Revert bogus PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE fix.

9 years agoImport WIN64 environment variable into makefile.mk
Jan Dubois [Fri, 14 Aug 2009 17:51:06 +0000 (10:51 -0700)] 
Import WIN64 environment variable into makefile.mk

nmake.exe will import environment variables as macro definitions
by default, but for dmake.exe we need to import them explicitly.

9 years agoFix PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE in dmake builds.
Steve Hay [Fri, 14 Aug 2009 10:37:31 +0000 (11:37 +0100)] 
Fix PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE in dmake builds.

9 years agoAdd Bob Wilkinson's email address to AUTHORS
David Golden [Fri, 14 Aug 2009 10:19:44 +0000 (06:19 -0400)] 
Add Bob Wilkinson's email address to AUTHORS

9 years agorelease_managers_guide: add release compare item,
David Mitchell [Thu, 13 Aug 2009 23:29:30 +0000 (00:29 +0100)] 
release_managers_guide: add release compare item,
and expand a couple of sections.

9 years agoInstall arch-dependent files into $archlib.
Andy Dougherty [Thu, 13 Aug 2009 20:45:26 +0000 (16:45 -0400)] 
Install arch-dependent files into $archlib.

After the great ext/ renaming, installperl stopped properly parsing the
new directory names, and hence did not properly deduce which files are
architecture-dependent.  This was compounded by Configure's failure to
detect ext/IO-Compress as an architecture-dependent module.  These two
patches fix both of those errors.

9 years agoRevert "Revert "Mention the unit of time""
Abigail [Thu, 13 Aug 2009 19:21:40 +0000 (21:21 +0200)] 
Revert "Revert "Mention the unit of time""

This reverts commit e64d4d0a203b6a8764713bd33efa0a1c4a3d1b25.

ext/IO/lib/IO/Socket.pm is maintained by p5p after all.

9 years agoMerge commit 'dromedary/blead' into blead
Vincent Pit [Thu, 13 Aug 2009 12:43:08 +0000 (14:43 +0200)] 
Merge commit 'dromedary/blead' into blead

9 years agoUpdated Maintainers.pl to note that p5p/blead is responsible for IO
Jesse Vincent [Thu, 13 Aug 2009 12:38:40 +0000 (08:38 -0400)] 
Updated Maintainers.pl to note that p5p/blead is responsible for IO

(source: off-list mail from graham: <C341EDE9-0C5A-41A9-8554-EDF959C5A92C@pobox.com>)

9 years agoMerge the updated perlfaq from the perlfaq repository
Steffen Mueller [Thu, 13 Aug 2009 12:32:00 +0000 (14:32 +0200)] 
Merge the updated perlfaq from the perlfaq repository

9 years agoPerl_die_nocontext() is also called with NULL from XS extensions that want to set...
Vincent Pit [Thu, 13 Aug 2009 11:34:48 +0000 (13:34 +0200)] 
Perl_die_nocontext() is also called with NULL from XS extensions that want to set $@ themselves.

This commit goes with 52a5bfab8876f302d269f1bfa46eae1998f0d3ca.

9 years agoRevert "Mention the unit of time"
Abigail [Thu, 13 Aug 2009 10:34:36 +0000 (12:34 +0200)] 
Revert "Mention the unit of time"

This reverts commit 9af20c7fc2828f1bb72c05b28eb0d37bad14e756.

It's a dual life module. Leave it to the author.

9 years agoMention the unit of time
Abigail [Thu, 13 Aug 2009 10:16:14 +0000 (12:16 +0200)] 
Mention the unit of time

9 years agoMark as TODO the failing tests added in cb4bdfcf for the regression of 984f9f66.
Nicholas Clark [Thu, 13 Aug 2009 06:58:46 +0000 (07:58 +0100)] 
Mark as TODO the failing tests added in cb4bdfcf for the regression of 984f9f66.

9 years agoAdded a failing test for a bareword parsing regression created in 984f9f66
Slaven Rezic [Tue, 11 Aug 2009 21:20:05 +0000 (23:20 +0200)] 
Added a failing test for a bareword parsing regression created in 984f9f66

Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 23:20:05 +0200
From: Slaven Rezic <slaven@rezic.de>
To: perl5-porters@perl.org
Subject: Re: 5.10.1: regression regarding bareword in readline()
Reply-to: slaven@rezic.de

On Tue 11.Aug'09 at 23:20:05 +0200, Slaven Rezic wrote:
> > git bisect says that the breakage occurred in
> > 109c3d50375e96ee005ac98a3d457c7da2f5cb08 in the maint-5.10 branch,
> > respective in 984f9f66477bc722578262ae8520584e44e881af in the blead branch.
> >
> > This breaks at least the CPAN distribution MySQL-Backup-0.04.
> >
> > /usr/perl-5.10.0-3220-gf9961a0/bin/perl -c -e 'use strict; readline(STDIN)'
> I found another CPAN distribution with the same problem: Tie-Simple-1.03
>
> And there's another bareword problem, found in Games-Go-GoPair-1.001.>     use strict;
>     my @players;
>     sub _rankCompare { }
>     @players = sort(_rankCompare @players);

9 years agoTypos in perlbug.PL
Jerry D. Hedden [Wed, 12 Aug 2009 18:28:37 +0000 (14:28 -0400)] 
Typos in perlbug.PL

9 years agoperlbug.PL assumes patchlevel.h has simple patch lists;
David Mitchell [Wed, 12 Aug 2009 18:11:24 +0000 (19:11 +0100)] 
perlbug.PL assumes patchlevel.h has simple patch lists;
but these days it contains macros that expand to patch lists;
for now, just skip these macros. need a proper fix sometime.

9 years agorelease_managers_guide: mention testing perlbug
David Mitchell [Wed, 12 Aug 2009 15:50:09 +0000 (16:50 +0100)] 
release_managers_guide: mention testing perlbug

9 years agodocument split in void context in perlfunc.pod
Moritz Lenz [Wed, 12 Aug 2009 12:41:17 +0000 (14:41 +0200)] 
document split in void context in perlfunc.pod

9 years agoRemove duplicate entry (from config_heavy.pl)
H.Merijn Brand [Wed, 12 Aug 2009 07:34:28 +0000 (09:34 +0200)] 
Remove duplicate entry (from config_heavy.pl)

9 years agoinstall Config_heavy.pl in archlib
David Mitchell [Wed, 12 Aug 2009 00:38:56 +0000 (01:38 +0100)] 
install Config_heavy.pl in archlib

commit ae089cc2f4 broke the special-casing of its install dir

9 years agoDon't explicitly link against msvcrt when using MinGW.
Jan Dubois [Tue, 11 Aug 2009 23:56:48 +0000 (16:56 -0700)] 
Don't explicitly link against msvcrt when using MinGW.

The latest releases of MinGW generate hard linker errors
when msvcrt is specified explicitly.  It will still link
against this library implicitly anyways, so specifying it
isn't needed.

9 years agoameliorate B::Deparse slowdown
David Mitchell [Wed, 12 Aug 2009 00:01:34 +0000 (01:01 +0100)] 
ameliorate B::Deparse slowdown

commit 2990415a45 improved the ability to deparse inlined constants,
but at the cost of having to walk all the symbol tables when each new
B::Deparse object is created. Make this scan instead only happen the first
time its needed.

9 years agoOn Windows normalize $^X using GetLongPathName()
Jan Dubois [Tue, 11 Aug 2009 23:30:32 +0000 (16:30 -0700)] 
On Windows normalize $^X using GetLongPathName()

If perl.exe is called with a short pathname, then GetModuleFileName()
will return this short name, and $^X will be set to it.  This in turn
is used to initialize @INC to privlib, sitelib and vendorlib locations
relative to $^X, so they too will end up with the mangled short names.

Perl will also automatically add versioned Perl directories in the
same tree if their names start with the same major and minor Perl
version numbers.  This heuristic can be broken when the pathname
components are using short pathnames.  Therefore $^X and @INC should
all be normalized to use the long pathname format.

See also http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=47890

9 years agos/PERL5OPTS/PERL5OPTS/ in INSTALL
David Mitchell [Tue, 11 Aug 2009 22:52:38 +0000 (23:52 +0100)] 
s/PERL5OPTS/PERL5OPTS/ in INSTALL
spotted by Vincent Pit

9 years agoRemoved '...' ellipses from docs about '...' flip-flop operator
Ken Williams [Tue, 11 Aug 2009 16:25:07 +0000 (11:25 -0500)] 
Removed '...' ellipses from docs about '...' flip-flop operator

9 years agoINSTALL: mention that env vars can affect tests
David Mitchell [Tue, 11 Aug 2009 22:09:01 +0000 (23:09 +0100)] 
INSTALL: mention that env vars can affect tests

9 years agorelease_managers_guide: mention updating http://www.cpan.org/src/
David Mitchell [Tue, 11 Aug 2009 21:51:16 +0000 (22:51 +0100)] 
release_managers_guide: mention updating cpan.org/src/

9 years agoPERL_DONT_CREATE_GVSV was documented in perl589delta
David Mitchell [Tue, 11 Aug 2009 20:43:02 +0000 (21:43 +0100)] 
PERL_DONT_CREATE_GVSV was documented in perl589delta
not perl588delta (although it was introduced in 5.8.8).
Fix up old perldelta files to reflect this fact.

This has been a public service by the Ministry of Truth.

9 years agoRestore t/harness path checks on Win32
Max Maischein [Tue, 11 Aug 2009 16:22:58 +0000 (17:22 +0100)] 
Restore t/harness path checks on Win32

Message-ID: <4A819742.8050109@corion.net>

9 years agoReduce thread count in threads::shared stress test
Jerry D. Hedden [Tue, 11 Aug 2009 14:15:16 +0000 (10:15 -0400)] 
Reduce thread count in threads::shared stress test

Need to reduce the thread count in t/stress.t for threads::shared.

Signed-off-by: H.Merijn Brand <h.m.brand@xs4all.nl>
9 years agoUpgrade to threads::shared 1.31
Jerry D. Hedden [Mon, 10 Aug 2009 19:26:25 +0000 (15:26 -0400)] 
Upgrade to threads::shared 1.31

Attached patch changes t/stress.t such that it more robustly handles
thread creation failures due to 'no more processes', 'out of memory',
etc..  Such failures are not indicative of problems with the
'threads::shared' module.

From 2440c97ff633f0a33bf1ca0cceecfd4448cd6167 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Jerry D. Hedden <jdhedden@cpan.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 15:22:54 -0400
Subject: [PATCH] Upgrade to threads::shared 1.31

Signed-off-by: H.Merijn Brand <h.m.brand@xs4all.nl>
9 years agoMANIFEST and Porting/Maintainers.pl update
Jerry D. Hedden [Mon, 10 Aug 2009 19:52:34 +0000 (15:52 -0400)] 
MANIFEST and Porting/Maintainers.pl update

Forgot to add new test to MANIFEST for threads
Forgot to update version for threads::shared in Maintainers.pl

Patches attached.

From ea5eebe94489df90ab780b07e73a4df875a01705 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Jerry D. Hedden <jdhedden@cpan.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 15:48:36 -0400
Subject: [PATCH 1/2] Add no_threads.t to MANIFEST

Signed-off-by: H.Merijn Brand <h.m.brand@xs4all.nl>
9 years agoUpdate threads to 1.74
H.Merijn Brand [Mon, 10 Aug 2009 19:29:11 +0000 (21:29 +0200)] 
Update threads to 1.74

9 years agoUpgrade to 'threads' 1.74
Jerry D. Hedden [Mon, 10 Aug 2009 19:08:29 +0000 (15:08 -0400)] 
Upgrade to 'threads' 1.74

Attached patch upgrade 'blead' to 'threads' 1.74:
- Updated DESCRIPTION in POD
- Added 'no_threads' test for non-threaded Perls

The newly added test allows non-threaded Perls to install 'threads'
with a 'PASS' instead of the ambiguous 'UNKNOWN'.

Signed-off-by: H.Merijn Brand <h.m.brand@xs4all.nl>
9 years agobump Module::Build in Maintainers.pl
David Mitchell [Mon, 10 Aug 2009 08:35:05 +0000 (09:35 +0100)] 
bump Module::Build in Maintainers.pl

9 years agoBump Module::Build version to 0.340201
David Golden [Mon, 10 Aug 2009 02:13:50 +0000 (22:13 -0400)] 
Bump Module::Build version to 0.340201

Module::Build automatically sets configure_requires to its
current $VERSION, which causes problems if $VERSION is a dev
release not on CPAN.  To stabilize 5.10.1, this patch bumps
Module::Build 0.34_02 (currently in 5.10.1-RC1) to 0.340201.
No other code changes are included.  A matching version will
be released to CPAN.

9 years agoAdd 5.10.1-RC1 release to perlhist
Abigail [Sun, 9 Aug 2009 21:27:35 +0000 (23:27 +0200)] 
Add 5.10.1-RC1 release to perlhist

9 years agoRun the main tests "slowest first" by ordering the rules correctly.
Nicholas Clark [Sun, 9 Aug 2009 09:44:28 +0000 (10:44 +0100)] 
Run the main tests "slowest first" by ordering the rules correctly.

(It seems that the current TAP::Harness implementation sequences based on the
parallel/serial rules, not the order of the list of test names presented to it.)

9 years agoInline _seq_dir_rules(), as it is now used in only one place.
Nicholas Clark [Sun, 9 Aug 2009 08:16:44 +0000 (09:16 +0100)] 
Inline _seq_dir_rules(), as it is now used in only one place.

9 years agoMerge gv_IOadd() into gv_add_by_type().
Nicholas Clark [Sat, 8 Aug 2009 14:28:31 +0000 (15:28 +0100)] 
Merge gv_IOadd() into gv_add_by_type().

9 years agoPerl_newIO() can become a mathom by making newIO() a wrapper around newSV_type()
Nicholas Clark [Sat, 8 Aug 2009 14:01:48 +0000 (15:01 +0100)] 
Perl_newIO() can become a mathom by making newIO() a wrapper around newSV_type()
and tweaking Perl_sv_upgrade().

9 years agoMerge gv_AVadd(), gv_HVadd() and gv_SVadd() into gv_add_by_type().
Nicholas Clark [Sat, 8 Aug 2009 11:05:40 +0000 (12:05 +0100)] 
Merge gv_AVadd(), gv_HVadd() and gv_SVadd() into gv_add_by_type().

The "short" names become macro wrappers, and the Perl_* versions become mathoms.

9 years agoMove the "types are equal" early return ahead of the COW-removal.
Nicholas Clark [Sat, 8 Aug 2009 09:20:40 +0000 (10:20 +0100)] 
Move the "types are equal" early return ahead of the COW-removal.

9 years agoSynchronize with CPAN's Data::Dumper 2.125
Steffen Mueller [Sat, 8 Aug 2009 11:01:37 +0000 (13:01 +0200)] 
Synchronize with CPAN's Data::Dumper 2.125

No significant code changes. Improvements to the CPAN distribution.

9 years agoMove variable declaration to where it's used
Alexandr Ciornii [Sat, 8 Aug 2009 11:00:30 +0000 (13:00 +0200)] 
Move variable declaration to where it's used

9 years agoSpellcheck
Alexandr Ciornii [Sat, 8 Aug 2009 10:58:10 +0000 (12:58 +0200)] 
Spellcheck

9 years agoSynchronize with CPAN's Attribute::Handlers 0.86
Steffen Mueller [Sat, 8 Aug 2009 10:56:23 +0000 (12:56 +0200)] 
Synchronize with CPAN's Attribute::Handlers 0.86

No functional changes, only CPAN distribution upgrades.

9 years agoSynchronize AutoLoader with CPAN's 5.69
Steffen Mueller [Sat, 8 Aug 2009 10:55:18 +0000 (12:55 +0200)] 
Synchronize AutoLoader with CPAN's 5.69

No functional changes, only CPAN distribution upgrades.

9 years agoUpdate some distributions in Porting/Maintainers.pl
Steffen Mueller [Sat, 8 Aug 2009 10:54:24 +0000 (12:54 +0200)] 
Update some distributions in Porting/Maintainers.pl

New (hardly changed) versions of Data::Dumper, AutoLoader,
Attribute::Handlers.

9 years agoIn pp_caller, remove a GvMULTI_on() by adding GV_ADDMULTI to gv_fetchpvs().
Nicholas Clark [Sat, 8 Aug 2009 08:40:42 +0000 (09:40 +0100)] 
In pp_caller, remove a GvMULTI_on() by adding GV_ADDMULTI to gv_fetchpvs().

9 years agoRemove GvREFCNT_inc(), which is deprecated and unused.
Nicholas Clark [Fri, 7 Aug 2009 20:44:00 +0000 (21:44 +0100)] 
Remove GvREFCNT_inc(), which is deprecated and unused.

9 years ago5.10.1-RC1 is released
Rainer Tammer [Fri, 7 Aug 2009 12:29:07 +0000 (14:29 +0200)] 
5.10.1-RC1 is released

Hello,
I have attached a small fix for README.aix (5.10.1 / blead).
Please could you commit this?

Fixes in this patch:

* correct some typos
* adjust some dates

Bye
  Rainer

Dave Mitchell wrote:
> I've just uploaded 5.10.1-RC1 to CPAN.
>
> Once it's hit the mirrors it should be(*) available as
>
>     http://www.cpan.org//authors/id/D/DA/DAPM/perl-5.10.1-RC1.tar.bz2
>
> but until then, its available as
>
>     http://www.iabyn.com/tmp/perl-5.10.1-RC1.tar.bz2
>
> but please don't advertise that outside of this list.
>
> The .gz variant is also available.
>
> Rafael, once its hit the mirrors, can you announce it on use.perl.org?
>
> So please everyone, test away!
>
> I'm not planning to change anything between now and final release unless
> it's a real showstopper:  I'm past caring about the occasional test
> failure on some random platform.
>
> Also note that I'm away this weekend.
>
>
> (*) This is my first ever use of PAUSE
>
>

From 4d658a15475a7866f56ff938d851e6df719c056e Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Rainer Tammer <tammer@tammer.net>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 14:25:29 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] Small fix for READEM.aix

Signed-off-by: H.Merijn Brand <h.m.brand@xs4all.nl>
9 years agoperltodo: Propagate compilation hints to the debugger
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Fri, 7 Aug 2009 11:25:21 +0000 (13:25 +0200)] 
perltodo: Propagate compilation hints to the debugger

Suggested by Ben Morrow

9 years ago[perl #68108] : also fix if/else constant folding
Father Chrysostomos [Fri, 7 Aug 2009 08:10:31 +0000 (10:10 +0200)] 
[perl #68108] : also fix if/else constant folding

9 years agopod/perlipc.pod: add some hints on avoiding pipe deadlocks
Sam Vilain [Fri, 31 Jul 2009 03:32:14 +0000 (15:32 +1200)] 
pod/perlipc.pod: add some hints on avoiding pipe deadlocks

Tracking down deadlocks when using pipes for IPC can be hard, so put
even more notes about gotchas in this section of perlipc.

9 years agoMake gv_IOadd accept a NULL argument
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Thu, 6 Aug 2009 20:12:47 +0000 (22:12 +0200)] 
Make gv_IOadd accept a NULL argument

This fixes bug #68182

9 years agobroke out checkAUTHORS aliasing for our two "merijnb" porters
Jesse Vincent [Thu, 6 Aug 2009 13:16:58 +0000 (14:16 +0100)] 
broke out checkAUTHORS aliasing for our two "merijnb" porters

Hopefully I got it right

9 years agoMinor typo and formatting fixes to the release manager guide
Jesse Vincent [Thu, 6 Aug 2009 13:13:42 +0000 (14:13 +0100)] 
Minor typo and formatting fixes to the release manager guide

9 years agomore release_managers_guide.pod tweaking
David Mitchell [Thu, 6 Aug 2009 02:06:48 +0000 (03:06 +0100)] 
more release_managers_guide.pod tweaking

9 years agoPorting/makerel: handle more sha1 variants,
David Mitchell [Thu, 6 Aug 2009 00:52:44 +0000 (01:52 +0100)] 
Porting/makerel: handle more sha1 variants,
and be quieter on failure

9 years agorelease_managers_guide: tweak ordering of 'on-the-day' stuff
David Mitchell [Thu, 6 Aug 2009 00:01:07 +0000 (01:01 +0100)] 
release_managers_guide: tweak ordering of 'on-the-day' stuff
and lots of little fixes therein.

9 years agoUpdated Module::CoreList for the 5.10.1 release
David Mitchell [Wed, 5 Aug 2009 23:34:28 +0000 (00:34 +0100)] 
Updated Module::CoreList for the 5.10.1 release

9 years agofix for EU:MM 6.55_02 failing test,
David Mitchell [Wed, 5 Aug 2009 20:40:55 +0000 (21:40 +0100)] 
fix for EU:MM 6.55_02 failing test,
as suggested by Schwern

9 years agoExtUtils::MakeMaker 6.55_02
David Mitchell [Wed, 5 Aug 2009 19:46:32 +0000 (20:46 +0100)] 
ExtUtils::MakeMaker 6.55_02

9 years agoThe current CPAN is very noisy on download failure;
David Mitchell [Wed, 5 Aug 2009 16:24:58 +0000 (17:24 +0100)] 
The current CPAN is very noisy on download failure;
it's showing a full perl stack trace. temporary fix for now.

9 years agoRevert "add CLONEf_KEEP_PTR_TABLE to win fork emulation."
David Mitchell [Wed, 5 Aug 2009 14:25:58 +0000 (15:25 +0100)] 
Revert "add CLONEf_KEEP_PTR_TABLE to win fork emulation."

This reverts commit 240bfeb992996de28603a7f9e3ee34ecc6e3f286.

(its now fixed in a better way in 136e7e597c0d85149921561591710bc54123b221)

9 years agoin perl_clone_using, free the prt_table
David Mitchell [Wed, 5 Aug 2009 14:23:41 +0000 (15:23 +0100)] 
in perl_clone_using, free the prt_table
*after* we have called any CLONE methods
(better fix for Variable::Magic than 240bfeb992)

9 years agoNow down to 17 unknown addresses which "should" be in the authors file.
Jesse Vincent [Wed, 5 Aug 2009 13:31:10 +0000 (14:31 +0100)] 
Now down to 17 unknown addresses which "should" be in the authors file.

Extensive googling and other sleuthing helped resolve the names of many
people previously listed as "unknown"

9 years agoadd CLONEf_KEEP_PTR_TABLE to win fork emulation.
David Mitchell [Wed, 5 Aug 2009 13:20:29 +0000 (14:20 +0100)] 
add CLONEf_KEEP_PTR_TABLE to win fork emulation.
This keeps the ptr-table table around after the thread has been created.
This has been on for user threads for a while now, but not for
Windows forks. Turns out that Variable::Magic relies on the table still
being there, so crashes under windows forks.  This increases memory usage
per fork, but stops things crashing. Sigh.
[perl #66158]

9 years agowin32/perlhost.h: use symbolic constant
David Mitchell [Wed, 5 Aug 2009 13:18:37 +0000 (14:18 +0100)] 
win32/perlhost.h: use symbolic constant
CLONEf_COPY_STACKS rather than 1