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3=head1 NAME
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9f7a72d0 8perldelta - what is new for perl v5.13.9
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9f7a72d0 10=head1 DESCRIPTION
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12This document describes differences between the 5.13.8 release and
13the 5.13.9 release.
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15If you are upgrading from an earlier release such as 5.13.7, first read
16L<perl5138delta>, which describes differences between 5.13.7 and
175.13.8.
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9f7a72d0 19=head1 Notice
0d157ee2 20
9f7a72d0 21XXX Any important notices here
0d157ee2 22
9f7a72d0 23=head1 Core Enhancements
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25XXX New core language features go here. Summarise user-visible core language
26enhancements. Particularly prominent performance optimisations could go
27here, but most should go in the L</Performance Enhancements> section.
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29[ List each enhancement as a =head2 entry ]
30
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31=head2 New regular expression modifier C</a>
32
33The C</a> regular expression modifier restricts C<\s> to match precisely
34the five characters C<[ \f\n\r\t]>, C<\d> to match precisely the 10
35characters C<[0-9]>, C<\w> to match precisely the 63 characters
36C<[A-Za-z0-9_]>, and the Posix (C<[[:posix:]]>) character classes to
37match only the appropriate ASCII characters. The complements, of
38course, match everything but; and C<\b> and C<\B> are correspondingly
39affected. Otherwise, C</a> behaves like the C</u> modifier, in that
40case-insensitive matching uses Unicode semantics; for example, "k" will
41match the Unicode C<\N{KELVIN SIGN}> under C</i> matching, and code
42points in the Latin1 range, above ASCII will have Unicode semantics when
43it comes to case-insensitive matching. Like its cousins (C</u>, C</l>,
44and C</d>), and in spite of the terminology, C</a> in 5.14 will not
45actually be able to be used as a suffix at the end of a regular
46expression (this restriction is planned to be lifted in 5.16). It must
47occur either as an infix modifier, such as C<(?a:...)> or (C<(?a)...>,
48or it can be turned on within the lexical scope of C<use re '/a'>.
49Turning on C</a> turns off the other "character set" modifiers.
50
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51=head2 Any unsigned value can be encoded as a character
52
6d4f9cf2 53With this release, Perl is adopting a model that any unsigned value can
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54be treated as a code point and encoded internally (as utf8) without
55warnings -- not just the code points that are legal in Unicode.
56However, unless utf8 warnings have been
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57explicitly lexically turned off, outputting or performing a
58Unicode-defined operation (such as upper-casing) on such a code point
59will generate a warning. Attempting to input these using strict rules
60(such as with the C<:encoding('UTF-8')> layer) will continue to fail.
61Prior to this release the handling was very inconsistent, and incorrect
62in places. Also, the Unicode non-characters, some of which previously were
63erroneously considered illegal in places by Perl, contrary to the Unicode
64standard, are now always legal internally. But inputting or outputting
65them will work the same as for the non-legal Unicode code points, as the
66Unicode standard says they are illegal for "open interchange".
67
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68=head2 Regular expression debugging output improvement
69
70Regular expression debugging output (turned on by C<use re 'debug';>) now
71uses hexadecimal when escaping non-ASCII characters, instead of octal.
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9f7a72d0 73=head1 Security
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75XXX Any security-related notices go here. In particular, any security
76vulnerabilities closed should be noted here rather than in the
77L</Selected Bug Fixes> section.
bd8e866d 78
9f7a72d0 79[ List each security issue as a =head2 entry ]
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81=head1 Incompatible Changes
82
9f7a72d0 83XXX For a release on a stable branch, this section aspires to be:
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85 There are no changes intentionally incompatible with 5.XXX.XXX. If any
86 exist, they are bugs and reports are welcome.
3a5c9134 87
9f7a72d0 88[ List each incompatible change as a =head2 entry ]
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90=head2 All objects are destroyed
91
92It used to be possible to prevent a destructor from being called during
93global destruction by artificially increasing the reference count of an
94object.
95
96Now such objects I<will> will be destroyed, as a result of a bug fix
97L<[perl #81230]|http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=81230>.
98
99This has the potential to break some XS modules. (In fact, it break some.
100See L</Known Problems>, below.)
101
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102=head1 Deprecations
103
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104XXX Any deprecated features, syntax, modules etc. should be listed here.
105In particular, deprecated modules should be listed here even if they are
106listed as an updated module in the L</Modules and Pragmata> section.
5609d5f9 107
9f7a72d0 108[ List each deprecation as a =head2 entry ]
5609d5f9 109
9f7a72d0 110=head1 Performance Enhancements
5609d5f9 111
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112XXX Changes which enhance performance without changing behaviour go here. There
113may well be none in a stable release.
5609d5f9 114
9f7a72d0 115[ List each enhancement as a =item entry ]
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117=over 4
118
119=item *
120
9f7a72d0 121XXX
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9f7a72d0 123=back
121e1895 124
9f7a72d0 125=head1 Modules and Pragmata
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127XXX All changes to installed files in F<cpan/>, F<dist/>, F<ext/> and F<lib/>
128go here. If Module::CoreList is updated, generate an initial draft of the
129following sections using F<Porting/corelist-perldelta.pl>, which prints stub
130entries to STDOUT. Results can be pasted in place of the '=head2' entries
131below. A paragraph summary for important changes should then be added by hand.
132In an ideal world, dual-life modules would have a F<Changes> file that could be
133cribbed.
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9f7a72d0 135[ Within each section, list entries as a =item entry ]
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9f7a72d0 137=head2 New Modules and Pragmata
2638c0ff 138
9f7a72d0 139=over 4
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141=item *
142
0b5d8c02 143L<CPAN::Meta::YAML> 0.003 has been added as a dual-life module. It supports a
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144subset of YAML sufficient for reading and writing META.yml and MYMETA.yml files
145included with CPAN distributions or generated by the module installation
146toolchain. It should not be used for any other general YAML parsing or
147generation task.
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149=item *
150
435aa301 151L<HTTP::Tiny> 0.009 has been added as a dual-life module. It is a very
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152small, simple HTTP/1.1 client designed for simple GET requests and file
153mirroring. It has has been added to enable CPAN.pm and CPANPLUS to
154"bootstrap" HTTP access to CPAN using pure Perl without relying on external
155binaries like F<curl> or F<wget>.
156
157=item *
158
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159L<JSON::PP> 2.27103 has been added as a dual-life module, for the sake of
160reading F<META.json> files in CPAN distributions.
161
162=item *
163
6cf6332a 164L<Module::Metadata> 1.000003 has been added as a dual-life module. It gathers
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165package and POD information from Perl module files. It is a standalone module
166based on Module::Build::ModuleInfo for use by other module installation
167toolchain components. Module::Build::ModuleInfo has been deprecated in
168favor of this module instead.
169
170=item *
171
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172L<Perl::OSType> 1.002 has been added as a dual-life module. It maps Perl
173operating system names (e.g. 'dragonfly' or 'MSWin32') to more generic types
174with standardized names (e.g. "Unix" or "Windows"). It has been refactored
175out of Module::Build and ExtUtils::CBuilder and consolidates such mappings into
176a single location for easier maintenance.
177
9f7a72d0 178=back
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9f7a72d0 180=head2 Updated Modules and Pragmata
f295f417 181
9f7a72d0 182=over 4
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184=item *
185
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186C<Archive::Extract> has been upgraded from version 0.46 to 0.48
187
188=item *
189
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190C<Archive::Tar> has been upgraded from version 1.74 to 1.76
191
192=item *
193
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194C<CGI> has been upgraded from version 3.50 to 3.51
195
196=item *
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197
198C<Compress::Raw::Bzip2> has been upgraded from version 2.031 to 2.033
199
200=item *
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201
202C<Compress::Raw::Zlib> has been upgraded from version 2.030 to 2.033
203
204=item *
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206C<CPAN> has been upgraded from version 1.94_62 to 1.94_63
207
208=item *
209
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210C<CPANPLUS> has been upgraded from version 0.9010 to 0.9011
211
212=item *
213
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214C<CPANPLUS::Dist::Build> has been upgraded from version 0.50 to 0.52
215
216=item *
217
218C<DB_File> has been upgraded from version 1.820 to 1.821
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220=item *
221
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222C<Encode> has been upgraded from version 2.40 to 2.42.
223Now, all 66 Unicode non-characters are treated the same way U+FFFF has
224always been treated; if it was disallowed, all 66 are disallowed; if it
225warned, all 66 warn.
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227=item *
228
eee47ba6 229C<File::Fetch> has been upgraded from version 0.28 to 0.32
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230
231=item *
232
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233C<IO::Compress> has been upgraded from version 2.030 to 2.033
234
235=item *
236
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237C<IPC::Cmd> has been upgraded from version 0.66 to 0.68
238
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239=item *
240
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241C<Log::Message> has been upgraded from version 0.02 to 0.04
242
243=item *
244
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245C<Log::Message::Simple> has been upgraded from version 0.06 to 0.08
246
247=item *
248
ae0f8eee 249C<Module::Load::Conditional> has been upgraded from version 0.38 to 0.40
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251=item *
252
ae0f8eee 253C<Object::Accessor> has been upgraded from version 0.36 to 0.38
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255=item *
256
ae0f8eee 257C<Params::Check> has been upgraded from version 0.26 to 0.28
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259=item *
260
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261C<Pod::LaTeX> has been upgraded from version 0.58 to 0.59
262
263=item *
264
6df88f97 265C<Term::UI> has been upgraded from version 0.20 to 0.24
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267=item *
268
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269C<Thread::Queue> has been upgraded from version 2.11 to 2.12.
270
271=item *
272
273C<Thread::Semaphore> has been upgraded from version 2.11 to 2.12.
274
275=item *
276
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277C<threads> has been upgraded from version 1.81_03 to 1.82
278
279=item *
280
281C<threads::shared> has been upgraded from version 1.35 to 1.36
282
283=item *
284
23046b7e 285C<Time::Local> has been upgraded from version 1.1901_01 to 1.2000.
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288
289C<Unicode::Normalize> has been upgraded from version 1.07 to 1.10
290
9f7a72d0 291=back
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9f7a72d0 293=head2 Removed Modules and Pragmata
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9f7a72d0 295=over 4
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297=item *
298
9f7a72d0 299XXX
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9f7a72d0 301=back
ca88a729 302
9f7a72d0 303=head1 Documentation
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305XXX Changes to files in F<pod/> go here. Consider grouping entries by
306file and be sure to link to the appropriate page, e.g. L<perlfunc>.
b6ae81ab 307
9f7a72d0 308=head2 New Documentation
e1165778 309
9f7a72d0 310XXX Changes which create B<new> files in F<pod/> go here.
17096837 311
9f7a72d0 312=head3 L<XXX>
e1165778 313
9f7a72d0 314XXX Description of the purpose of the new file here
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9f7a72d0 316=head2 Changes to Existing Documentation
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318XXX Changes which significantly change existing files in F<pod/> go here.
319However, any changes to F<pod/perldiag.pod> should go in the L</Diagnostics>
320section.
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0d7fe741 322=head3 L<perlfunc>
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327
0d7fe741 328It has now been documented that C<ord> returns 0 for an empty string.
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9f7a72d0 330=back
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9f7a72d0 332=head1 Diagnostics
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334The following additions or changes have been made to diagnostic output,
335including warnings and fatal error messages. For the complete list of
336diagnostic messages, see L<perldiag>.
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338XXX New or changed warnings emitted by the core's C<C> code go here. Also
339include any changes in L<perldiag> that reconcile it to the C<C> code.
68adb2b0 340
9f7a72d0 341[ Within each section, list entries as a =item entry ]
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9f7a72d0 343=head2 New Diagnostics
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9f7a72d0 345XXX Newly added diagnostic messages go here
17096837 346
9f7a72d0 347=over 4
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350
9f7a72d0 351XXX
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9f7a72d0 353=back
e6f1cc4d 354
9f7a72d0 355=head2 Changes to Existing Diagnostics
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9f7a72d0 357XXX Changes (i.e. rewording) of diagnostic messages go here
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9f7a72d0 359=over 4
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362
9f7a72d0 363XXX
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366
9f7a72d0 367=head1 Utility Changes
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369XXX Changes to installed programs such as F<perlbug> and F<xsubpp> go
370here. Most of these are built within the directories F<utils> and F<x2p>.
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372[ List utility changes as a =head3 entry for each utility and =item
373entries for each change
374Use L<XXX> with program names to get proper documentation linking. ]
e1165778 375
fcc3a61f 376=head3 L<perlbug>
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380=item *
381
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382C<perlbug> did not previously generate a From: header, potentially
383resulting in dropped mail. Now it does include that header.
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9f7a72d0 385=back
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9f7a72d0 387=head1 Configuration and Compilation
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389XXX Changes to F<Configure>, F<installperl>, F<installman>, and analogous tools
390go here. Any other changes to the Perl build process should be listed here.
391However, any platform-specific changes should be listed in the
392L</Platform Support> section, instead.
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9f7a72d0 394[ List changes as a =item entry ].
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9f7a72d0 396=over 4
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398=item *
399
9f7a72d0 400XXX
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402=back
403
9f7a72d0 404=head1 Testing
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406XXX Any significant changes to the testing of a freshly built perl should be
407listed here. Changes which create B<new> files in F<t/> go here as do any
408large changes to the testing harness (e.g. when parallel testing was added).
409Changes to existing files in F<t/> aren't worth summarising, although the bugs
410that they represent may be covered elsewhere.
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9f7a72d0 412[ List each test improvement as a =item entry ]
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415
416=item *
417
9f7a72d0 418XXX
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420=back
421
9f7a72d0 422=head1 Platform Support
3a5c9134 423
9f7a72d0 424XXX Any changes to platform support should be listed in the sections below.
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426[ Within the sections, list each platform as a =item entry with specific
427changes as paragraphs below it. ]
3a5c9134 428
9f7a72d0 429=head2 New Platforms
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431XXX List any platforms that this version of perl compiles on, that previous
432versions did not. These will either be enabled by new files in the F<hints/>
433directories, or new subdirectories and F<README> files at the top level of the
434source tree.
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437
9f7a72d0 438=item XXX-some-platform
3a5c9134 439
9f7a72d0 440XXX
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443
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444=head2 Discontinued Platforms
445
446XXX List any platforms that this version of perl no longer compiles on.
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449
9f7a72d0 450=item XXX-some-platform
3a5c9134 451
9f7a72d0 452XXX
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454=back
455
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456=head2 Platform-Specific Notes
457
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458XXX List any changes for specific platforms. This could include configuration
459and compilation changes or changes in portability/compatibility. However,
460changes within modules for platforms should generally be listed in the
461L</Modules and Pragmata> section.
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1c90c725 465=item Solaris
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467DTrace is now supported on Solaris. There used to be build failures, but
468these have been fixed
469L<[perl #73630]|http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=73630>.
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472
473=head1 Internal Changes
474
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475XXX Changes which affect the interface available to C<XS> code go here.
476Other significant internal changes for future core maintainers should
477be noted as well.
3a5c9134 478
9f7a72d0 479[ List each test improvement as a =item entry ]
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9f7a72d0 481=over 4
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484
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485The opcode bodies for C<chop> and C<chomp> and for C<schop> and C<schomp> have
486been merged. The implementation functions C<Perl_do_chop()> and
487C<Perl_do_chomp()>, never part of the public API, have been merged and moved to
488a static function in F<pp.c>. This shrinks the perl binary slightly, and should
489not affect any code outside the core (unless it is relying on the order of side
490effects when C<chomp> is passed a I<list> of values).
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493
494Some of the flags parameters to the uvuni_to_utf8_flags() and
495utf8n_to_uvuni() have changed. This is a result of Perl now allowing
496internal storage and manipulation of code points that are problematic
497in some situations. Hence, the default actions for these functions has
498been complemented to allow these code points. The new flags are
499documented in L<perlapi>. Code that requires the problematic code
500points to be rejected needs to change to use these flags. Some flag
501names are retained for backward source compatibility, though they do
502nothing, as they are now the default. However the flags
503C<UNICODE_ALLOW_FDD0>, C<UNICODE_ALLOW_FFFF>, C<UNICODE_ILLEGAL>, and
504C<UNICODE_IS_ILLEGAL> have been removed, as they stem from a
505fundamentally broken model of how the Unicode non-character code points
506should be handled, which is now described in
507L<perlunicode/Non-character code points>. See also L</Selected Bug Fixes>.
508
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510
511Certain shared flags in the C<pmop.op_pmflags> and C<regexp.extflags>
512structures have been removed. These are: C<Rxf_Pmf_LOCALE>,
513C<Rxf_Pmf_UNICODE>, and C<PMf_LOCALE>. Instead there are encodes and
514three static in-line functions for accessing the information:
515C<get_regex_charset()>, C<set_regex_charset()>, and C<get_regex_charset_name()>,
516which are defined in the places where the orginal flags were.
517
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519
520A new option has been added to C<pv_escape> to dump all characters above
521ASCII in hexadecimal. Before, one could get all characters as hexadecimal
522or the Latin1 non-ASCII as octal
523
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525
526=head1 Selected Bug Fixes
527
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528XXX Important bug fixes in the core language are summarised here.
529Bug fixes in files in F<ext/> and F<lib/> are best summarised in
530L</Modules and Pragmata>.
b373eab8 531
9f7a72d0 532[ List each fix as a =item entry ]
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9f7a72d0 534=over 4
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537
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538The handling of Unicode non-characters has changed.
539Previously they were mostly considered illegal, except that only one of
540the 66 of them was known about in places. The Unicode standard
541considers them legal, but forbids the "open interchange" of them.
542This is part of the change to allow the internal use of any code point
543(see L</Core Enhancements>). Together, these changes resolve
544L<# 38722|https://rt.perl.org/rt3/Ticket/Display.html?id=38722>,
545L<# 51918|http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Ticket/Display.html?id=51918>,
546L<# 51936|http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Ticket/Display.html?id=51936>,
547L<# 63446|http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Ticket/Display.html?id=63446>
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550
551Sometimes magic (ties, tainted, etc.) attached to variables could cause an
552object to last longer than it should, or cause a crash if a tied variable
553were freed from within a tie method. These have been fixed
554L<[perl #81230]|http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=81230>.
555
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557
558Most I/O functions were not warning for unopened handles unless the
559'closed' and 'unopened' warnings categories were both enabled. Now only
560C<use warnings 'unopened'> is necessary to trigger these warnings (as was
561always meant to be the case.
562
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564
565C<< <expr> >> always respects overloading now if the expression is
566overloaded.
567
568Due to the way that '<> as glob' was parsed differently from
569'<> as filehandle' from 5.6 onwards, something like C<< <$foo[0]> >> did
570not handle overloading, even if C<$foo[0]> was an overloaded object. This
571was contrary to the documentation for overload, and meant that C<< <> >>
572could not be used as a general overloaded iterator operator.
573
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574=item *
575
576Destructors on objects were not called during global destruction on objects
577that were not referenced by any scalars. This could happen if an array
578element were blessed (e.g., C<bless \$a[0]>) or if a closure referenced a
579blessed variable (C<bless \my @a; sub foo { @a }>).
580
581Now there is an extra pass during global destruction to fire destructors on
582any objects that might be left after the usual passes that check for
583objects referenced by scalars
584L<[perl #36347]|http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=36347>.
585
9f7a72d0 586=back
460c4bfb 587
9f7a72d0 588=head1 Known Problems
460c4bfb 589
9f7a72d0
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590XXX Descriptions of platform agnostic bugs we know we can't fix go here. Any
591tests that had to be C<TODO>ed for the release would be noted here, unless
592they were specific to a particular platform (see below).
26de4ac8 593
9f7a72d0
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594This is a list of some significant unfixed bugs, which are regressions
595from either 5.XXX.XXX or 5.XXX.XXX.
26de4ac8 596
9f7a72d0 597[ List each fix as a =item entry ]
ab7fb400 598
9f7a72d0 599=over 4
ab7fb400 600
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601=item *
602
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603The fix for [perl #81230] causes test failures for C<Tk> version 804.029.
604This is still being investigated.
836d5805 605
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606=back
607
9f7a72d0 608=head1 Obituary
3a5c9134 609
9f7a72d0
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610XXX If any significant core contributor has died, we've added a short obituary
611here.
b0c3724f 612
9f7a72d0 613=head1 Acknowledgements
b0c3724f 614
9f7a72d0 615XXX The list of people to thank goes here.
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616
617=head1 Reporting Bugs
618
619If you find what you think is a bug, you might check the articles
620recently posted to the comp.lang.perl.misc newsgroup and the perl
621bug database at http://rt.perl.org/perlbug/ . There may also be
622information at http://www.perl.org/ , the Perl Home Page.
623
624If you believe you have an unreported bug, please run the L<perlbug>
625program included with your release. Be sure to trim your bug down
626to a tiny but sufficient test case. Your bug report, along with the
627output of C<perl -V>, will be sent off to perlbug@perl.org to be
628analysed by the Perl porting team.
629
630If the bug you are reporting has security implications, which make it
631inappropriate to send to a publicly archived mailing list, then please send
632it to perl5-security-report@perl.org. This points to a closed subscription
633unarchived mailing list, which includes all the core committers, who be able
634to help assess the impact of issues, figure out a resolution, and help
635co-ordinate the release of patches to mitigate or fix the problem across all
636platforms on which Perl is supported. Please only use this address for
637security issues in the Perl core, not for modules independently
638distributed on CPAN.
639
640=head1 SEE ALSO
641
642The F<Changes> file for an explanation of how to view exhaustive details
643on what changed.
644
645The F<INSTALL> file for how to build Perl.
646
647The F<README> file for general stuff.
648
649The F<Artistic> and F<Copying> files for copyright information.
650
651=cut
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652
653=for later
654
655Below, you'll find a cut-down version of the git log from 5.13.8 to 1b9043bb.
656Jesse went through and took a first pass at cutting out non-changelog items. He may have been over-(or under-)zealous.
657
658It hasn't yet been deduped with the entries that _are_ in the perldelta.
659
660
661 Major spell-checking pass throughout the core
662
663 Remove references to compat3.sym and interp.sym, deleted over 10 years ago.
664
665 Remove Mac OS classic code from numerous places throughout the core
666
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667commit 7fe50b8b8a4dc38fc341e3b403545aaca937f50e
668Author: Leon Timmermans <fawaka@gmail.com>
669Date: Tue Jan 18 16:40:07 2011 +0100
670
671 Also unblock signal handlers throwing an exception
672
673 Also handle and test the edge case of a signal handler throwing an
674 exception
675
676
677
678
679Numberous POD warnings fixed
680
681
682
683 Update Unicode-Collate to CPAN version 0.71
684
685
686internals
687
688
689 regexec.c: Remove break statements from macros
690
691 This is so future coders won't be tempted to rely on them.
692
693 regexec.c: Don't rely on break stmts in macros
694
695 It is safer and clearer to have the break statement in each case statement at
696 the source level
697
698commit b57e41186b2ceb48bef4f0588dcd19e105cc8a38
699Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
700Date: Tue Jan 18 15:03:41 2011 -0700
701
702 regcomp: Disallow multi-char folds in lookbehind
703
704 The addition of the ANYOFV regnode to treat multi-char folds in a bracketed
705 character class has exposed a bug, in which those classes have long been able
706 to be varying length (due to the multi-char fold), but the compiler wasn't
707 aware of it. Now it is, and hence won't allow those which have multi-char
708 folds to be part of a lookbehind pattern, which requires a constant length.
709
710 This patch disallows multi-char folds in a lookbehind bracketed character
711 class.
712
713Author: Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
714Date: Tue Jan 18 16:14:43 2011 +0000
715
716 Remove Mac OS classic code from scripts in utils/
717
718
719 Convert DosGlob.t to Test::More.
720
721commit d6dc8a6dc95226ddff7719cd1e0bd053c4e5725e
722Author: Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
723Date: Tue Jan 18 13:08:11 2011 +0000
724
725 Remove Mac OS Classic docs from DirHandle and File::{Copy,DosGlob,Find}
726
727 The documentation for the different behaviour on Mac OS Classic was not
728 removed when the relevant code was removed in 862f843bac3434c2. That commit
729 also remove all callers to several Mac OS classic support functions, but not
730 the functions themselves. Rectify this.
731
732commit 8254cbf193c939338449097a80163197fc755150
733Author: Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
734Date: Tue Jan 18 11:10:41 2011 +0000
735
736 Build perltoc.pod with pragmata sorted by name.
737
738 Previously they were actually sorted by full pathname, which isn't logical.
739 I presume that this is an artefact of all pragmata being in lib/ when
740 pod/buildtoc was originally written.
741
742commit 1d45ec279e4e105512a2803e3d0bd974a151a0f6
743Author: Father Chrysostomos <sprout@cpan.org>
744Date: Mon Jan 17 22:32:52 2011 -0800
745
746 perlcall: Fixes for various grammatical errors
747
748commit faaf68361923e4bb95d1eb919bc724a0dcc5a4ce
749Author: Leon Timmermans <fawaka@gmail.com>
750Date: Mon Jan 17 17:59:33 2011 +0100
751
752 Clarify limitation in safe signals.
753
754commit 0c1bf4c7d433bb0ad80bfe5511b1301db32b7b95
755Author: Leon Timmermans <fawaka@gmail.com>
756Date: Mon Jan 17 16:29:11 2011 +0100
757
758 Added tests for conditional unblocking
759
760commit 555344425f04e96a72e4d29eab96b34bff8f96ae
761Author: Leon Timmermans <fawaka@gmail.com>
762Date: Thu Jan 13 18:30:29 2011 +0100
763
764 Conditionally unblock after signal handler[#82040]
765
766 Only unblock signal after a safe-signal handler is executed if that signal was
767 also unblocked before the handler.
768commit 435aa301127ed481169903cb35187bde1ea44928
769Author: David Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>
770Date: Mon Jan 17 20:39:14 2011 -0500
771
772 Update HTTP::Tiny to CPAN version 0.009
773
774commit 78cd53afbb1923bf0a68f361040ad8fe93a7d0d5
775Author: David Mitchell <davem@iabyn.com>
776Date: Tue Jan 18 00:46:30 2011 +0000
777
778 vastly speed up t/porting/diag.t
779
780 This used to take about 3 minutes of CPU. Reduce this to around
781 6 seconds (!!) by coalescing and pre-compiling various patterns
782 that get applied to nearly every line of every source file.
783
784commit cfaf538b6276c6a8ef80ff6c66e106c6a4f1caaa
785Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
786Date: Mon Jan 17 08:58:53 2011 -0700
787
788 Add /a regex modifier
789
790 This restricts certain constructs, like \w, to matching in the ASCII range only.
791
792commit 56ae17b45d2513d65903d13468e8f6a16b20f916
793Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
794Date: Sun Jan 16 17:41:30 2011 -0700
795
796 regcomp.c: Convert \d \D to a switch{}
797
798commit eee47ba661717bca7751443be1b6ac8f8f64585a
799Author: Chris 'BinGOs' Williams <chris@bingosnet.co.uk>
800Date: Mon Jan 17 12:35:54 2011 +0000
801
802 Update File-Fetch to CPAN version 0.32
803
804commit e66820012d29519f903709f005e56a2c334ae183
805Author: Tony Cook <tony@develop-help.com>
806Date: Mon Jan 17 19:22:08 2011 +1100
807
808 test_prep now depends on the pods needed for porting/buildtoc.t
809
810 In the other makefiles test_prep (or test-prep) depends on all, so
811 they shouldn't need updating.
812
813
814commit a52237f3a547cdefddd4c4be6224bfdf67c84263
815Author: David Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>
816Date: Sun Jan 16 21:32:21 2011 -0500
817
818 Update CPAN to CPAN version 1.94_63
819
820commit 63ac0dadb1aafcf0c171d3c1422c1923b611b2fc
821Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
822Date: Tue Dec 28 16:13:49 2010 -0700
823
824 regex: Use BOUNDU regnodes
825
826 This refactors one area in regexec.c to use BOUNDU, NBOUNDU for
827 efficiciency, and easier adding of the future BOUNDA.
828
829commit 980866de2cf8ecdb4bb72b7f9294763057008f50
830Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
831Date: Mon Dec 27 12:04:58 2010 -0700
832
833 regex: Separate nodes for Unicode semantics \s \w
834
835 This patch converts the \s, \w and complements Unicode semantics to
836 instead of using the flags field of their nodes to instead use separate
837 nodes. This gains some efficiency, especially useful in tight loops and
838 backtracking of regexec.c, and prepares the way for easily adding other
839 semantic variations, such as /a.
840
841 It refactors the CCC_TRY... macros. I tried to break this piece up into
842 smaller chunks, but found it much easier to get to this in one step.
843 Further patches will do some more refactoring of these.
844
845 As part of the CCC_TRY macro refactoring, the lines that include the
846 test if (! nextchr) are changed to just look for the end-of-string by
847 position instead of it being NUL. In locales, it could be (however
848 unlikely), that NUL is a real alphabetic, digit, or space character.
849commit 50e911483ad5c29e25c54c9f81f92df974dd2cc0
850Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
851Date: Sun Dec 26 10:35:58 2010 -0700
852
853 Change name of /d to DEPENDS
854
855 I much prefer David Golden's name for /d whose meaning 'depends' on
856 circumstances, instead of 'dual' meaning it could be one or another.
857 Change it before this gets out in a stable release, and we're stuck with
858 the old name.
859
860commit 73134a2eb4055c76fe5b154da95e09118f716fd8
861Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
862Date: Sun Dec 26 10:35:20 2010 -0700
863
864 CH] Change usage of regex/op common to common names
865
866 This patch changes the core functions to use the common names for the
867 fields that are shared between op.c and regcomp.c, just for consistency
868 of using one name throughout the core for the same thing.
869
870 A grep of cpan shows that both names are used in various modules; so
871 both names must be retained.
872
873commit a3ab329f3fc9494e700f51c38cef42021c130b6e
874Author: David Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>
875Date: Sun Jan 16 20:57:02 2011 -0500
876
877 Add HTTP::Tiny as a dual-life core module
878
879 HTTP::Tiny has been added as a dual-life module. It is a very
880 small, simple HTTP/1.1 client designed for simple GET requests and file
881 mirroring. It has has been added to enable CPAN.pm and CPANPLUS to
882 "bootstrap" HTTP access to CPAN using pure Perl without relying on external
883 binaries like F<curl> or F<wget>.
884
885commit 211cc5012284f4bd900fcaa630adbcac69ca6112
886Author: Chris 'BinGOs' Williams <chris@bingosnet.co.uk>
887Date: Sun Jan 16 23:23:03 2011 +0000
888
889 Update Unicode-Collate to CPAN version 0.70 and enable XS version
890
891commit a62b1201c068dc7b099bcb7182e188c4d2fbf34c
892Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
893Date: Sun Dec 26 10:31:16 2010 -0700
894
895 Use multi-bit field for regex character set
896
897 The /d, /l, and /u regex modifiers are mutually exclusive. This patch
898 changes the field that stores the character set to use more than one bit
899 with an enum determining which one. This data structure more
900 closely follows the semantics of their being mutually exclusive, and
901 conserves bits as well, and is better expandable.
902
903 A small API is added to set and query the bit field.
904
905 This patch is not .xs source backwards compatible. A handful of cpan
906 programs are affected.
907
908
909tools
910
911 Significant updates to buildtoc
912
913 Update Unicode-Normalize to CPAN version 1.10
914
915commit 11454c594f22abc5945e69a46fc965363dbf326e
916Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
917Date: Sat Jan 15 13:42:58 2011 -0700
918
919 Fix \xa0 matching both [\s] [\S], et.al.
920
921 This bug stemmed from Latin1 characters not matching any (non-complemented)
922 character class in /d semantics when the target string is no utf8; but having
923 unicode semantics when it isn't. The solution here is to add a special flag.
924
925 There were several tests that relied on the broken behavior, specifically they
926 tested that \xff isn't a printable word character even in utf8. I changed the
927 deparse test to instead use a non-printable code point, and I changed the ones
928 in re_tests to be TODOs, and will change them back using /a when that is
929 shortly added.
930
931
932SECURITY
933
934 restrict \p{IsUserDefined} to In\w+ and In\w+
935
936 In L<perlunicode/"User-Defined Character Properties">, it says you can
937 create custom properties by defining subroutines whose names begin with
938 "In" or "Is". However, perl doesn't actually enforce that naming
939 restriction, so \p{foo::bar} will call foo::Bar() if it exists.
940
941 This commit finally enforces this convention. Note that this broke a
942 number of existing tests for properties, since they didn't always use an
943 Is/In prefix.
944
945TESTING
946
947 test that perl.pod, pod.lst, MANIFEST and the file system are consistent
948
949commit f56b6394f7cf57733135f56e4e4ac49abe9ac9cc
950Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
951Date: Thu Jan 13 22:36:36 2011 -0700
952
953 regex: Use ANYOFV
954
955 This patch restructures the regex ANYOF code to generate ANYOFV nodes instead
956 when there is a possibility that it could match more than one character. Note
957 that this doesn't affect the optimizer, as it essentially ignores things that
958 fit into this category. (But it means that the optimizer will no longer reject
959 these when it shouldn't have.)
960
961 The handling of the LATIN SHARP s is modified to correspond with this new node
962 type.
963
964 The initial handling of ANYOFV is placed in regexec.c. More analysis will come
965 on that. But there was significant change to the part that handles matching
966 multi-char strings. This has long been buggy, with it previously comparing a
967 folded-version on one side with a non-folded version on the other.
968
969 This patch fixes about 60% of the problems that my undelivered test suite gives
970 for multi-char folds. But there are still 17K test failures left, so I'm still
971 not delivering that. The TODOs that this fixes will be cleaned up in a later commit
972
973
974 Update Pod-LaTeX to CPAN version 0.59
975
976commit 680818c0361b180bb6f09d4bb11c4d5cd467fe62
977Author: Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
978Date: Thu Jan 13 16:24:52 2011 +0000
979
980 ithread_create() was relying on the stack not moving. Fix this.
981
982 4cf5eae5e58faebb changed S_ithread_create() to avoid creating an AV, by
983 passing the thread creation arguments as pointers to a block of memory
984 holding SVs. Unfortunately, this inadvertently introduced a subtle bug,
985 because the block of memory is on the Perl stack, which can move as a side
986 effect of being reallocated to extend it. Hence pass in the offset on the
987 stack instead, read the current value of the relevant interpreter's stack
988 at the point of access, and copy all the SVs away before making any further
989 calls which might cause reallocation.
990
991 Update to Win32-0.44 from CPAN
992 Update Term-UI to CPAN version 0.24
993 Update IO-Compress to CPAN version 2.033
994 Update Compress-Raw-Zlib to CPAN version 2.033
995 Update Compress-Raw-Bzip2 to CPAN version 2.033
996 Update DB_File to CPAN version 1.821
997
998DIAGNOSTICS
999 Correct the "unimplemented" message for get{host,net,proto,serv}ent aliases.
1000
1001 Previously, if all of gethost{byaddr,byname,ent} were unimplemented on a
1002 platform, they would all return 'Unsupported socket function "gethostent"
1003 called', with the analogous results for getnet{byaddr,byname,ent},
1004 getproto{byname,bynumber,ent} and getserv{byname,byport,ent}. This bug was
1005 introduced by change af51a00e97d5c559 - prior to this, all 12 functions would
1006 report their own name when unimplemented.
1007
1008commit 9ae3ac1a84c63b0eadf5baf47ce7096482280f32
1009Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
1010Date: Sun Jan 9 15:33:28 2011 -0700
1011
1012 Add warnings for use of problematic code points
1013
1014 The non-Unicode code points have no Unicode semantics, so applying operations
1015 such as casing on them warns.
1016
1017 This patch also includes the changes to test the warnings added by recent
1018 commits for handling the surrogates and above-Unicode code points
1019
1020commit 949cf4983af707fbd15e422845f4f3df20505f97
1021Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
1022Date: Sun Jan 9 13:50:18 2011 -0700
1023
1024 utf8.c(): Default to allow problematic code points
1025
1026 Surrogates, non-character code points, and code points that aren't in Unicode
1027 are now allowed by default, instead of having to specify a flag to allow them.
1028 (Most code did specify those flags anyway.)
1029
1030 This affects uvuni_to_utf8_flags(), utf8n_to_uvuni() and various routines that
1031 are specialized interfaces to them.
1032
1033 Now there is a new set of flags to disallow those code points. Further, all 66
1034 of the non-character code points are known about and handled consistently,
1035 instead of just U+FFFF.
1036
1037 Code that requires these code points to be forbidden will have to change to use
1038 the new flags. I have looked at all the (few) instances in CPAN where these
1039 routines are used, and the only one I found that appears to have need to do
1040 this, Encode, has already been patched to accommodate this change. Of course,
1041 I may have overlooked some subtleties.
1042
1043
1044commit 7627e6d0fe772ac90fce9e03fea273109521e261
1045Author: Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
1046Date: Sat Jan 8 15:56:22 2011 +0000
1047
1048 Generate "Unsupported socket function" stubs using PL_ppaddr.
1049
1050 Instead of having each socket op conditionally compile as either the
1051 implementation or a DIE() depending on #HAS_SOCKET
1052
1053 1: remove the conditional code from the ops themselves
1054 2: only compile the ops if HAS_SOCKET is defined
1055 3: general conditional code for the intialisation of PL_ppaddr - as appropriate
1056 either the ops, or Perl_unimplemented_op
1057 4: Amend Perl_unimplemented_op to generate the appropriate DIE() for socket
1058 ops (ie not the "panic"... message)
1059
1060 Whilst this complicates the support code in regen/opcode.pl, it's already a
1061 net saving of 5 lines in the C code.
1062
1063commit 897d398936dd2fc088a265fba2a7b62fa97ed458
1064Author: Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
1065Date: Sun Jan 9 10:54:58 2011 +0000
1066
1067 Generate pp_* prototypes in pp_proto.h, and remove pp.sym
1068
1069 Eliminate the #define pp_foo Perl_pp_foo(pTHX) macros, and update the 13
1070 locations that relied on them.
1071
1072 regen/opcode.pl now generates prototypes for the PP functions directly, into
1073 pp_proto.h. It no longer writes pp.sym, and regen/embed.pl no longer reads
1074 this, removing the only ordering dependency in the regen scripts. opcode.pl
1075 is now responsible for prototypes for pp_* functions. (embed.pl remains
1076 responsible for ck_* functions, reading from regen/opcodes)
1077
1078commit f1aaabf80b19a3cc6dc435510732b561ab46361e
1079Author: Chris 'BinGOs' Williams <chris@bingosnet.co.uk>
1080Date: Sun Jan 9 00:16:46 2011 +0000
1081
1082 Update CPANPLUS to CPAN version 0.9011
1083 Update CPANPLUS-Dist-Build to CPAN version 0.52
1084 Update Term-UI to CPAN version 0.22
1085 Update Params-Check to CPAN version 0.28
1086
1087commit a4a4c9e2c086dd5f7b7b05789161614dbbe8385b
1088Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
1089Date: Sat Jan 8 14:44:05 2011 -0700
1090
1091 perldiag.pod: Add missing message severities
1092
1093commit 0019012ad86d597fb507f71577d70ecd4c416bba
1094Author: Chris 'BinGOs' Williams <chris@bingosnet.co.uk>
1095Date: Sat Jan 8 23:09:04 2011 +0000
1096
1097 Update Object-Accessor to CPAN version 0.38
1098 Update Module-Load-Conditional to CPAN version 0.40
1099 Update Log-Message to CPAN version 0.04
1100 Update IPC-Cmd to CPAN version 0.68
1101
1102
1103TESTING
1104 add test for split without a pattern
1105
1106 Add some while tests, about the context of the last statement in a block and about reinitializaiton of lexical variables.
1107
1108 modernise t/cmd/while.t
1109
1110 Add t/base/while.t testing the basic of a while loop with minimal dependencies. Change t/cmd/while.t into a non-base test using "test.pl".
1111
1112commit ac066c2ab5bc31260104aeee778921b186894769
1113
1114 Update File-Fetch to CPAN version 0.30
1115 Update Archive-Tar to CPAN version 1.76
1116 Update Archive-Extract to CPAN version 0.48
1117
1118commit b86b68b4eefa1069dabc8ea0401d712b24a67857
1119Author: Jesse Vincent <jesse@bestpractical.com>
1120Date: Sat Jan 8 00:14:29 2011 +0800
1121
1122 Update the policy on doc patches to maint
1123
1124
1125commit e8b333e679eb9a7a62c1d86b647515f01821eb60
1126Author: David Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>
1127Date: Wed Jan 5 22:47:41 2011 -0500
1128
1129 Add Module::Metadata as a dual-life core module
1130
1131 This commit adds Module::Metadata 1.000002 as a dual-life module. It
1132 gathers package and POD information from Perl module files. It is a
1133 standalone module based on Module::Build::ModuleInfo for use by other
1134 module installation toolchain components. Module::Build::ModuleInfo
1135 has been deprecated in favor of this module instead.
1136
1137commit a8fb8d791b74ff90850140d94407aad99ec86fe3
1138Author: John Peacock <jpeacock@jpeacock-hp.doesntexist.org>
1139Date: Thu Jan 6 20:02:37 2011 -0500
1140
1141 Sync with version 0.88 on CPAN
1142
1143commit c1b879e57aecbfe520b3f44dd28472d1862f037d
1144Author: Craig A. Berry <craigberry@mac.com>
1145Date: Wed Jan 5 19:14:06 2011 -0600
1146
1147 Make newline on last record explicit.
1148
1149 On VMS, the last line written to a file will get a trailing newline
1150 willy nilly. This has its advantages insofar as you never get the
1151 "no newline at end of file" warnings from various utilities, but
1152 reality conflicts with expectations when you explicitly test for
1153 the last (or only) line *not* ending with newline, which is what
1154 the recent addtion to ref.t (5e3072707906cc4cb8a364c4cf7c487df0300caa)
1155 was doing. Adding an explicit newline makes everyone happy.
1156
1157commit 935c8d19ecf9ad3ea7589ffd1721e6ba1c671ed9
1158Author: David Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>
1159Date: Wed Jan 5 22:25:23 2011 -0500
1160
1161 Add Perl::OSType as a dual-life core module
1162
1163 This commit adds Perl::OSType 1.002 as a dual-life module. It maps Perl
1164 operating system names (e.g. 'dragonfly' or 'MSWin32') to more generic
1165 types with standardized names (e.g. "Unix" or "Windows"). It has been
1166 refactored out of Module::Build and ExtUtils::CBuilder and consolidates
1167 such mappings into a single location for easier maintenance.
1168
1169 c.f.
1170 http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2010/05/msg160280.html
1171
1172commit 2a1594f630b57637ddd7a38daaa1e17f66da396a
1173Author: Chris 'BinGOs' Williams <chris@bingosnet.co.uk>
1174Date: Wed Jan 5 23:35:15 2011 +0000
1175
1176 Update CGI to CPAN version 3.51
1177
1178 [SECURITY]
1179 - Further improvements have been made to guard against newline injections
1180 in headers. (Thanks to Max Kanat-Alexander, Yanick Champoux, Mark Stosberg)
1181
1182
1183commit 0b5e625bc99f5cb78697faf03b297b6cacadf60b
1184Author: Reini Urban <rurban@x-ray.at>
1185Date: Tue Sep 14 18:04:22 2010 +0200
1186
1187 build man pages on cygwin too
1188
1189commit 172830635ea7813c85e51e4ae2b4bed56ddbab83
1190Author: Reini Urban <rurban@x-ray.at>
1191Date: Tue Sep 14 17:54:15 2010 +0200
1192
1193 Improve cygwin rebase behaviour
1194
1195 If a dll is updated on cygwin reuse the old imagebase address.
1196 This solves most rebase errors, esp when updating on core dll's.
1197 See http://www.tishler.net/jason/software/rebase/rebase-2.4.2.README
1198
1199
1200NEW TESTS
1201
1202 t/porting/filenames.t to make sure that filenames and paths are reasonably portable
1203
1204
1205Platforms
1206
1207 Actually excise 'Apollo DomainOS' support. We officially killed it in 5.11.0. It
1208 hadn't worked for years before that.
1209
1210commit cc7e77fd5a0ee9f1498e54dddf566117da62754b
1211Author: Reini Urban <rurban@x-ray.at>
1212Date: Tue Sep 14 17:48:32 2010 +0200
1213
1214 CYG14 Dynaloader without USEIMPORTLIB, and search cyg prefix
1215
1216 part1: Support the standard cyg dll prefix, which is e.g. needed for FFI's.
1217 Ctypes and C::DynaLib use DynaLoader to find dlls.
1218
1219 part2: With -DUSEIMPORTLIB DynaLoader symbols link against the prefixed
1220 symbol names for the .dll.a importlib, but we need to link against the
1221 symbols directly. We don't link Dynaloader against libperl.dll.a.
1222
1223 Otherwise:
1224 $ g++-4 -o cygperl5_13_4.dll --shared perlsrc.o cygwin.o DynaLoader.o -ldl -lcrypt
1225 Creating library file: libperl.dll.a
1226 DynaLoader.o: In function `XS_DynaLoader_dl_undef_symbols':
1227 ext/DynaLoader/DynaLoader.c:346: undefined reference to `__imp__PL_stack_sp'
1228 ext/DynaLoader/DynaLoader.c:346: undefined reference to `__imp__PL_markstack_ptr'
1229 ext/DynaLoader/DynaLoader.c:346: undefined reference to `__imp__PL_stack_base'
1230
1231commit c0a149a90b8b6e1c18de7294ca974265fb559cf5
1232Author: Reini Urban <rurban@x-ray.at>
1233Date: Tue Sep 14 18:06:38 2010 +0200
1234
1235 Update cygwin hints
1236 do not use usemymalloc (double size + slow)
1237 remove deprecated libcygipc info
1238 remove overlarge stack size
1239
1240commit ac0650a4c9f69cdc9e7af31df29011c42b42b770
1241Author: Father Chrysostomos <sprout@cpan.org>
1242Date: Sun Jan 2 23:14:37 2011 -0800
1243
1244 Restore the old description of $[
1245
1246 The new entry is a bit too futuristic: assignment to $[ still works
1247 and it is not read-only.
1248
1249 This does not fully restore the old description, as it contained
1250 grammatical errors and parts of it were not updated when 5.10 changed
1251 the scoping.
1252
1253commit 2831a86cee065b53b74fd19ddcc6a4257484646d
1254Author: Zsb√°n Ambrus <ambrus@math.bme.hu>
1255Date: Sun Jan 2 20:25:55 2011 -0800
1256
1257 [perl #81032] Overhaul Porting/epigraphs.pod
1258
1259 This patch makes multiple changes to Porting/epigraphs.pod and
1260 pod/perlhist.pod.
1261
1262 For those that don't know, Porting/epigraphs.pod is a new document that
1263 collects the quotes (chosen by Pumpkins) in perl release announcements.
1264
1265 The changes are the following.
1266
1267 1. Add a link pointing to each release announcement in the mailing
1268 list archives. These are from ysth's list, the source from which
1269 Porting/epigraphs.pod was originally compiled, but they weren't in
1270 Porting/epigraphs.pod so far.
1271 2. Reorder Porting/epigraphs.pod chronologically, because I believe
1272 that makes more sense -- pod/perlhist.pod is still sorted by version numbers.
1273 3. Incidentally, some missing releases are added to pod/perlhist.pod too.
1274 4. Fix a mistake where Porting/epigraphs.pod gives the wrong version number.
1275 5. Add some epigraphs that appear in ysth's list but not in
1276 Porting/epigraphs.pod.
1277 6. I did some research in perl history before the part that ysth's list
1278 covers, and added older perl announcements I found. This work is not
1279 complete: I stopped somewhere in 2000.
1280
1281commit eccda089fc3dcaafc1ae0aac6b428f799231b824
1282Author: Paul "LeoNerd" Evans <leonerd@leonerd.org.uk>
1283Date: Mon Dec 13 17:50:06 2010 +0000
1284
1285 Implement Socket::getaddrinfo() and Socket::getnameinfo(), with related constants
1286
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1287commit edcf105d70e5423fd928c776e086fe31a4a543f4
1288Author: Jesse Vincent <jesse@bestpractical.com>
1289Date: Sat Jan 1 18:46:20 2011 +0800
1290
1291 Document 'test_porting' and start a section on how committing to blead
1292
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1293commit cce04bebd8af026c2a6731940ddb895d3c1fc3e4
1294Author: David Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>
1295Date: Mon Dec 13 17:36:33 2010 -0500
1296
1297 Reorganize perlhack.pod
1298
1299 Following on an IRC conversation, I've attempted to reorganize
1300 perlhack for greater clarity. I have only cut and paste blocks
1301 of text and amended section titles and levels. (I have not addressed
1302 any of the numerous factual issues which remain.)
1303
1304 The resulting guide should be clearer for those trying to skim the
1305 table of contents to understand what is covered in perlhack and
1306 whether it is worth an in-depth read.
1307
1308 I see this change as the first step towards future improvements.
1309
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