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13 years agoAdd emacs/vim hints
Josh ben Jore [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 14:53:12 +0000 (07:53 -0700)]
Add emacs/vim hints

13 years agoRe-flow some errantly formatted pod
Josh ben Jore [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 14:52:05 +0000 (07:52 -0700)]
Re-flow some errantly formatted pod

13 years agoDetabify perldtrace.d
Josh ben Jore [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 06:48:25 +0000 (23:48 -0700)]
Detabify perldtrace.d

13 years ago[perl #73560] [PATCH] Fix typos in Pod::Functions
Nga Tang Chan [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 16:10:35 +0000 (18:10 +0200)]
[perl #73560] [PATCH] Fix typos in Pod::Functions

(also, bump $VERSION)

13 years agoReintroduce a lot of missing modules into perlmodlib.pod
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 16:03:18 +0000 (18:03 +0200)]
Reintroduce a lot of missing modules into perlmodlib.pod

That was due to the great move of dual-life modules into cpan/ and
dist/. This fixes the bug: [perl #74332] lots of modules missing from

13 years ago[perl #73712] ‘Variable is not imported’ cannot be suppressed
Father Chrysostomos [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 15:20:19 +0000 (17:20 +0200)]
[perl #73712] ‘Variable is not imported’ cannot be suppressed

The message ‘Variable "%s" is not imported’ cannot be suppressed, even
with -X (local $SIG{__WARN__}=sub{} is what I have to use):

perl -Xle '$foo;use strict; eval q/$foo/ or die "---$@---"'
Variable "$foo" is not imported at (eval 1) line 2.
---Global symbol "$foo" requires explicit package name at (eval 1) line 2.
--- at -e line 1.

This is because we have what appears to the user to be a multi-line
error message. It is in fact a warning ‘Variable...’ followed by an
error ‘Global symbol...’.

The attached patch assigns a warning category to the warning.

13 years agoFix the abstract in Module::CoreList's META.yml
Chris Williams [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 15:08:23 +0000 (16:08 +0100)]
Fix the abstract in Module::CoreList's META.yml

13 years ago* eliminated OP_SETSTATE also in comments
Slaven Rezic [Mon, 29 Mar 2010 20:19:37 +0000 (22:19 +0200)]
* eliminated OP_SETSTATE also in comments

13 years agoAdd d_prctl* for all other OS's
H.Merijn Brand [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 13:22:53 +0000 (15:22 +0200)]
Add d_prctl* for all other OS's

This was missing from c796e3db23c597b99f07485542338844e61a6a69

13 years agoProbe for prctl () and check id PR_SET_NAME is supported
H.Merijn Brand [Mon, 29 Mar 2010 08:16:44 +0000 (10:16 +0200)]
Probe for prctl () and check id PR_SET_NAME is supported

13 years agoNote how to deal with broken dbm.h on OpenSUSE
H.Merijn Brand [Wed, 24 Mar 2010 07:58:29 +0000 (08:58 +0100)]
Note how to deal with broken dbm.h on OpenSUSE

13 years agoAllow -Duse64bitint without promoting to use64bitall on HP-UX
H.Merijn Brand [Mon, 15 Mar 2010 15:33:22 +0000 (16:33 +0100)]
Allow -Duse64bitint without promoting to use64bitall on HP-UX

Fix for

13 years agofix a2p example
Frank Wiegand [Thu, 8 Apr 2010 20:16:30 +0000 (22:16 +0200)]
fix a2p example

13 years agofix minor casting issue
David Mitchell [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 10:00:30 +0000 (11:00 +0100)]
fix minor casting issue

13 years agoMerge commit 'origin/davem/post-5.12' into blead
David Mitchell [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 10:00:09 +0000 (11:00 +0100)]
Merge commit 'origin/davem/post-5.12' into blead

13 years agoBefore 96a8704c makedepend.SH used shell quote syntax that modern
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 09:48:20 +0000 (11:48 +0200)]
Before 96a8704c makedepend.SH used shell quote syntax that modern
shells barf on. Document how to work around this in the example bisect

13 years agoWhen your bisect starts to go into perl-5.9.* territory `make -j4'
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 09:46:48 +0000 (11:46 +0200)]
When your bisect starts to go into perl-5.9.* territory `make -j4'
fails on due to some race condition. This'll turn what would
otherwise be a bad/good report into skip.

13 years agoFix test comment (noticed by Alex Vandiver)
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 09:45:11 +0000 (11:45 +0200)]
Fix test comment (noticed by Alex Vandiver)

13 years ago[perl #74198] Typo in perlop(1)
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 09:42:12 +0000 (11:42 +0200)]
[perl #74198] Typo in perlop(1)

reported by

13 years agowhen(scalar) without argument should be a syntax error [perl #74114]
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Fri, 9 Apr 2010 10:25:54 +0000 (12:25 +0200)]
when(scalar) without argument should be a syntax error [perl #74114]

13 years agoIgnore Devel/DProf test files in the git repository
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Fri, 9 Apr 2010 10:29:04 +0000 (12:29 +0200)]
Ignore Devel/DProf test files in the git repository

13 years agoAdd the 5.13 deprecation stanza to Module::Corelist to make tests happy
Jesse Vincent [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 03:52:50 +0000 (23:52 -0400)]
Add the 5.13 deprecation stanza to Module::Corelist to make tests happy

13 years now knows about 5.13
Jesse Vincent [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 03:32:12 +0000 (23:32 -0400)] now knows about 5.13

13 years agoBump to 5.13.0
Jesse Vincent [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 03:15:56 +0000 (23:15 -0400)]
Bump to 5.13.0

13 years agoCreate a perl5130delta.pod
Jesse Vincent [Tue, 13 Apr 2010 03:03:05 +0000 (23:03 -0400)]
Create a perl5130delta.pod

13 years agoRemoving the RC marker from patchlevel.h v5.12.0
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 12 Apr 2010 13:01:09 +0000 (09:01 -0400)]
Removing the RC marker from patchlevel.h

13 years agoRevert "* Fixed typo in toke.c docs, identified by Zefram"
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 12 Apr 2010 12:43:28 +0000 (08:43 -0400)]
Revert "* Fixed typo in toke.c docs, identified by Zefram"

The commit was good, but we're in freeze  for 5.12.0. I'd be happy to
see this hit blead again after 5.12.0 is tagged.

This reverts commit 675ac12c19e6fe00eff6e604a7d637bf621997ef.

13 years agoremove 'enable taint if modify gid/uid' feature
David Mitchell [Sun, 11 Apr 2010 22:45:29 +0000 (23:45 +0100)]
remove 'enable taint if modify gid/uid' feature

If at runtime you modify any of any the id variables $<, $>, $(, $),
such that the id and effective id differ, perl used to enable tainting,
even if -T wasn't specified at startup.

This commit removes that feature. See
    RT #67260

13 years agoRT 8857: premature free in local of tied element
David Mitchell [Sun, 11 Apr 2010 14:52:43 +0000 (15:52 +0100)]
RT 8857: premature free in local of tied element

[The original bug report concerned local($_) remained tied, but while
looking at it, Nicholas found some related code that popped up premature
free errors. This commit fixes the freeing issue rather than the issue of
the original bug report ]


    local $a[0]

does, approximately:

    svp = av_fetch(av);
    sv = newSV();
    *svp = sv;

This used to leak when av was tied, as the new sv only got embedded in
*svp, which for tied arrays is a temporary placeholder rather than
somewhere within AvARRAY. This leak was fixed in 2002 by adding the

    if (SvTIED_mg(sv, PERL_MAGIC_tiedelem))

which worked, except for the following:

    sub f { local $_[0] }
    f($_) for ($tied[0]);

Here, @_ is a real array not a tied one, yet its first element is a
PERL_MAGIC_tiedelem which trigged the test above. So the sv got
mortalised *and* stored in the array, so got freed twice. The fix is
to test the *array/hash* for tied-ness rather than the element.

13 years agocreate SV leak test infrastructure
David Mitchell [Sun, 11 Apr 2010 14:23:17 +0000 (15:23 +0100)]
create SV leak test infrastructure

Add an sv_count() function to XS::APItest to allow access to PL_sv_count,
then add new test file t/op/svleak.t that allows you yo run a code
fragment a few times and test whether the number of allocated SVs has

13 years ago* Fixed typo in toke.c docs, identified by Zefram
brian d foy [Sun, 11 Apr 2010 12:15:27 +0000 (14:15 +0200)]
* Fixed typo in toke.c docs, identified by Zefram

13 years agoadjust release dates due to rc5 v5.12.0-RC5
Jesse Vincent [Sat, 10 Apr 2010 03:20:36 +0000 (23:20 -0400)]
adjust release dates due to rc5

13 years agoAdd bug to known issues for perl-v5.12.0
Josh ben Jore [Fri, 9 Apr 2010 20:44:09 +0000 (13:44 -0700)]
Add bug to known issues for perl-v5.12.0

13 years ago[perl #74168] Assertion failure when emitting a stricture error message
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Fri, 9 Apr 2010 12:19:00 +0000 (14:19 +0200)]
[perl #74168] Assertion failure when emitting a stricture error message

13 years agoRC5 due to a regression reported by <>
Jesse Vincent [Sat, 10 Apr 2010 03:17:44 +0000 (23:17 -0400)]
RC5 due to a regression reported by <>

13 years agofix RT 23810: eval and tied methods
David Mitchell [Thu, 8 Apr 2010 12:16:56 +0000 (13:16 +0100)]
fix RT 23810: eval and tied methods

Something like the following ended up corrupted:
    sub FETCH { eval 'BEGIN{syntax err}' }
The croak on error popped back the context stack etc to the EVAL pushed by
entereval, but the corresponding JUMPENV_PUSH(3) unwound all the way to the
outer perl_run, losing all the mg_get() related parts of the C stack.

It turns out that the run-time parts of pp_entereval were protected with
a new JUMPENV level, but the compile-time parts weren't. Add this.

13 years agoExplicitly set the location of cpanp-run-perl when under PERL_CORE v5.12.0-RC4
Jos Boumans [Tue, 6 Apr 2010 21:19:08 +0000 (22:19 +0100)]
Explicitly set the location of cpanp-run-perl when under PERL_CORE

    CPANPLUS::Config checks 3 specific scenarios first
    when looking for cpanp-run-perl: parallel to cpanp,
    parallel to, or installed into a custom
    prefix like /tmp/foo. Only *THEN* does it check the
    the path.
    If the perl core is extracted to a directory that has
    cpanp-run-perl installed the same amount of 'uplevels'
    as the /tmp/foo prefix, we'll pull in the wrong script
    by accident.
    Since we set the path to cpanp-run-perl explicitily
    at the top of this script, it's best to update the config
    ourselves with a path lookup, rather than rely on its
    heuristics. Thanks to David Wheeler, Josh Jore and Vincent
    Pit for helping to track this down.

Effects both CPANPLUS and CPANPLUS-Dist-Build

13 years agomore mods to -Dl debugging output
David Mitchell [Tue, 6 Apr 2010 19:53:45 +0000 (20:53 +0100)]
more mods to -Dl debugging output

13 years agoSkip make_path group/user tests for darwin - it's nobody and nogroup ids are -1
Josh ben Jore [Mon, 5 Apr 2010 23:36:10 +0000 (16:36 -0700)]
Skip make_path group/user tests for darwin - it's nobody and nogroup ids are -1

13 years agoUpdate perldelta for the removal of the deprecation warnings on perl4-era libraries.
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 5 Apr 2010 13:23:22 +0000 (09:23 -0400)]
Update perldelta for the removal of the deprecation warnings on perl4-era libraries.

13 years agoRemove perl4-library deprecation warnings
Steffen Mueller [Mon, 5 Apr 2010 13:15:38 +0000 (15:15 +0200)]
Remove perl4-library deprecation warnings

After the recent, long discussion about this topic and demonstrated
cases where the deprecation warnings may actually *break* things, we
agreed on IRC to push the "active" deprecation warnings to after 5.12.


From f1b2d650aa126e06fc270dd0a44b8a6bf0da6e2c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Steffen Mueller <>
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2010 15:12:41 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] Remove deprecation warnings from perl4-era tools

The libraries still have deprecation warnings in their comments but the
mandatory run-time warnings are disabled until after 5.12.

13 years agoMost of the REGEXP-massaging modules have now been updated.
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 5 Apr 2010 13:05:19 +0000 (09:05 -0400)]
Most of the REGEXP-massaging modules have now been updated.
Moved the single known-failing example to the errata page.

13 years agoWe're gonna have a fourth RC.
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 5 Apr 2010 13:06:58 +0000 (09:06 -0400)]
We're gonna have a fourth RC.

13 years agoThere's gonna be an RC3 v5.12.0-RC3
Jesse Vincent [Fri, 2 Apr 2010 19:22:22 +0000 (15:22 -0400)]
There's gonna be an RC3

13 years agountodo the no-longer-failing todo test for rgs' patch
Jesse Vincent [Fri, 2 Apr 2010 19:22:01 +0000 (15:22 -0400)]
untodo the no-longer-failing todo test for rgs' patch

13 years agoFor evals, op_targ carry hint flags, which are pretty high when you're
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Fri, 2 Apr 2010 19:19:24 +0000 (15:19 -0400)]
For evals, op_targ carry hint flags, which are pretty high when you're
using feature or another (recent) pragma. And previously we had to care
only about entereval, but now we can compile to entertry too.

13 years agoAdd a TODO test for block evals segfaulting on syntax errors.
Florian Ragwitz [Fri, 2 Apr 2010 18:25:03 +0000 (20:25 +0200)]
Add a TODO test for block evals segfaulting on syntax errors.

13 years agoIf the RC goes out today, the release goes out next friday
Jesse Vincent [Fri, 2 Apr 2010 18:07:57 +0000 (14:07 -0400)]
If the RC goes out today, the release goes out next friday

13 years agoAdding Curtis Jewell to AUTHORS.
Curtis Jewell [Wed, 31 Mar 2010 06:57:10 +0000 (23:57 -0700)]
Adding Curtis Jewell to AUTHORS.

13 years agoSpecifying when the trimmed down Win64 compiler works.
Curtis Jewell [Wed, 31 Mar 2010 06:54:44 +0000 (23:54 -0700)]
Specifying when the trimmed down Win64 compiler works.

13 years agoUpdating location of Strawberry's 64-bit toolchain.
Curtis Jewell [Wed, 31 Mar 2010 06:53:45 +0000 (23:53 -0700)]
Updating location of Strawberry's 64-bit toolchain.

13 years agoTypo in perldelta found by Tom Wyant
Jesse Vincent [Fri, 2 Apr 2010 13:42:01 +0000 (09:42 -0400)]
Typo in perldelta found by Tom Wyant

13 years ago5.12.0 is now expected on 7 April 2010 v5.12.0-RC2
Jesse Vincent [Thu, 1 Apr 2010 02:13:23 +0000 (22:13 -0400)]
5.12.0 is now expected on 7 April 2010

13 years agoupdate the name of Task::Deprecations::5_12
Ricardo Signes [Wed, 31 Mar 2010 20:40:57 +0000 (16:40 -0400)]
update the name of Task::Deprecations::5_12

13 years agoMerge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead
Jesse Vincent [Wed, 31 Mar 2010 17:31:55 +0000 (13:31 -0400)]
Merge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead

* 'blead' of ssh://
  Don't initialize end in pp_reverse when begin is NULL
  More tests for in-place reverse (empty tied array)
  Add a test for reversing in-place an empty array
  Avoid a segfault when reversing an empty array in-place.

13 years agoUpdated perldelta to point to the not-yet-extant bundle for 5.12
Jesse Vincent [Wed, 31 Mar 2010 17:31:18 +0000 (13:31 -0400)]
Updated perldelta to point to the not-yet-extant bundle for 5.12
core-deprecated modules

13 years agoDon't initialize end in pp_reverse when begin is NULL
Vincent Pit [Wed, 31 Mar 2010 12:33:32 +0000 (14:33 +0200)]
Don't initialize end in pp_reverse when begin is NULL

This change is a complement to 572558b47236782e60e41bd235c96eae7cbca3db.

Arithmetic on null pointers isn't defined by the C standard, so it may crash even before entering the loop.

13 years agoMore tests for in-place reverse (empty tied array)
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Wed, 31 Mar 2010 10:43:32 +0000 (12:43 +0200)]
More tests for in-place reverse (empty tied array)

13 years agoAdd a test for reversing in-place an empty array
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Wed, 31 Mar 2010 09:32:16 +0000 (11:32 +0200)]
Add a test for reversing in-place an empty array

13 years agoAvoid a segfault when reversing an empty array in-place.
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Wed, 31 Mar 2010 07:50:00 +0000 (09:50 +0200)]
Avoid a segfault when reversing an empty array in-place.

13 years agoRemove potentially confusing strawman version numbers from the release
Jesse Vincent [Wed, 31 Mar 2010 03:16:57 +0000 (23:16 -0400)]
Remove potentially confusing strawman version numbers from the release
manager schedule

13 years agoReword a speculative message about building 32bit perls from INSTALL.
Jesse Vincent [Wed, 31 Mar 2010 03:02:33 +0000 (23:02 -0400)]
Reword a speculative message about building 32bit perls from INSTALL.

Spotted by Tim Jenness

13 years agoLooks like we have an RC2 due to a segfault in reverse()
Jesse Vincent [Wed, 31 Mar 2010 02:58:52 +0000 (22:58 -0400)]
Looks like we have an RC2 due to a segfault in reverse()

13 years agoimprove -Dl debugging output
David Mitchell [Tue, 30 Mar 2010 19:26:31 +0000 (20:26 +0100)]
improve -Dl debugging output

In particular, distinguish between scope and context stack push/pops,
show depth of JUMPENV stack, and show STACKINFO push/pops

13 years agoPL_defoutgv isn't always a GV.
David Mitchell [Tue, 30 Mar 2010 14:03:50 +0000 (15:03 +0100)]
PL_defoutgv isn't always a GV.

Nasty code like the following results in PL_defoutgv not pointing
to a valid GV:

    my $x = *STDERR; select($x); $x = 1;

This causes all sorts of SEGVs when PL_defoutgv is subsequently accessed,
because most code assumes that it has a valid gv_gp pointer.  It also
turns out that PL_defoutgv is under-tested; for example, temporarily
hacking pp_close to make an arg-less close() croak didn't cause any
minitest failures.

Add a new test file that does some basic testing of a bad PL_defoutgv,
and fix all the obvious badness in accessing it.

This also fixes #20727, which although ostensibly a tie bug, was due to
PL_defoutgv pointing to a tiedelem scalar, and fun like that described
above happening.

13 years agorafl volunteers to release blead in August 2010
David Golden [Tue, 30 Mar 2010 04:18:44 +0000 (00:18 -0400)]
rafl volunteers to release blead in August 2010

13 years agorevise release manager schedule
David Golden [Tue, 30 Mar 2010 04:11:56 +0000 (00:11 -0400)]
revise release manager schedule

13 years agoDocument removal of -P in perldelta. v5.12.0-RC1
Florian Ragwitz [Mon, 29 Mar 2010 17:59:30 +0000 (19:59 +0200)]
Document removal of -P in perldelta.

Also trim some trailing whitespace.

13 years agoAssuming RC1 goes out today, .0 goes out on 5 April
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 29 Mar 2010 15:44:32 +0000 (11:44 -0400)]
Assuming RC1 goes out today, .0 goes out on 5 April

13 years agoAdd an errata pointer to perldelta.
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 29 Mar 2010 15:30:02 +0000 (11:30 -0400)]
Add an errata pointer to perldelta.

13 years agodoc update: Storable cannot serialize REGEXP (yet)
Slaven Rezic [Mon, 29 Mar 2010 11:55:21 +0000 (13:55 +0200)]
doc update: Storable cannot serialize REGEXP (yet)

13 years agoUpdate perldelta to warn people that deprecated things weren't just deprecated in...
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 29 Mar 2010 14:04:15 +0000 (10:04 -0400)]
Update perldelta to warn people that deprecated things weren't just deprecated in this release.

13 years agoback out misguided change to brnaching time.
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 29 Mar 2010 13:47:10 +0000 (09:47 -0400)]
back out misguided change to brnaching time.

13 years agoBegin bowing to public pressure toward an open blead;
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 29 Mar 2010 13:12:43 +0000 (09:12 -0400)]
Begin bowing to public pressure toward an open blead;
document how to create a maint branch when RC1 comes out.

13 years agobump from rc0 to rc1.
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 29 Mar 2010 03:51:48 +0000 (23:51 -0400)]
bump from rc0 to rc1.

13 years agoUpdate perldelta to better warn users about the changes from the first-classification...
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 29 Mar 2010 03:48:44 +0000 (23:48 -0400)]
Update perldelta to better warn users about the changes from the first-classification of regexps.

13 years agoA few edits
Karl Williamson [Sun, 28 Mar 2010 18:33:54 +0000 (12:33 -0600)]
A few edits

Rewording to clarify a few paragraphs; make table fit in 80 column
terminal; remove extra word; other slight edits

13 years agoSlight edits
Karl Williamson [Sun, 28 Mar 2010 18:18:11 +0000 (12:18 -0600)]
Slight edits

Add index entries; reword a paragraph

13 years agoSlight edits
Karl Williamson [Sun, 28 Mar 2010 18:16:35 +0000 (12:16 -0600)]
Slight edits

double word, make table fit in 80 column terminal

13 years agoSpaces in filenames require non-default settings on VMS.
Craig A. Berry [Sun, 28 Mar 2010 19:58:54 +0000 (14:58 -0500)]
Spaces in filenames require non-default settings on VMS.

Specifically DECC$EFS_CHARSET must be enabled and not everything
plays nice with that, so for now this is a to-do.

13 years agoremove tmp debugging from File/Copy.t
David Mitchell [Sun, 28 Mar 2010 20:13:41 +0000 (21:13 +0100)]
remove tmp debugging from File/Copy.t

13 years agoClarify that some examples are for ASCII machines
Karl Williamson [Sun, 28 Mar 2010 05:06:59 +0000 (23:06 -0600)]
Clarify that some examples are for ASCII machines

13 years agoMake whitespace a single word [perl #34462]
Karl Williamson [Sun, 28 Mar 2010 04:55:41 +0000 (22:55 -0600)]
Make whitespace a single word [perl #34462]

13 years agoFix typos, minor wording changes, clarifications
Karl Williamson [Sun, 28 Mar 2010 04:50:46 +0000 (22:50 -0600)]
Fix typos, minor wording changes, clarifications

13 years agoBring up to date for 5.12; including POSIX
Karl Williamson [Sun, 28 Mar 2010 04:45:53 +0000 (22:45 -0600)]
Bring up to date for 5.12; including POSIX

The regex documentation included changes that were put temporarily into
a 5.11 release, but not into 5.12.  And there were a number of omissions.
I went through this pod and tried to make it reflect reality.

13 years agoRemove duplicate information and refer to other pods
Karl Williamson [Sun, 28 Mar 2010 04:43:32 +0000 (22:43 -0600)]
Remove duplicate information and refer to other pods

Things were getting out of sync.

13 years agoNote a new thing to check for each new release of Perl
Karl Williamson [Sun, 28 Mar 2010 04:22:39 +0000 (22:22 -0600)]
Note a new thing to check for each new release of Perl

13 years agoadd =encoding utf8 to the perldelta template
David Mitchell [Sun, 28 Mar 2010 11:45:00 +0000 (12:45 +0100)]
add =encoding utf8 to the perldelta template

13 years agoWhen using a GitHub fork advice the use of Perl's Git, not GitHub's mirror
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sat, 27 Mar 2010 23:59:01 +0000 (23:59 +0000)]
When using a GitHub fork advice the use of Perl's Git, not GitHub's mirror

This bit me when `git pull upstream blead' didn't pull commits I knew
had been commited, turned out GitHub's mirror was out of date.

13 years agoRT #73714: Regression in 5.12: File::Copy and initial spaces
David Mitchell [Sat, 27 Mar 2010 18:07:30 +0000 (18:07 +0000)]
RT #73714: Regression in 5.12: File::Copy and initial spaces

Commit 81ec4fbc8320b72171c9fbea0fa0456b3a687f92
removed some obsolete code that processed with leading spaces in filenames
(not needed with 3-arg open), but didn't quite clean out everything.
This meant that trying to copy to a file whose name had a leading space
would unceremoniously die with
    Undefined subroutine &File::Copy::_protect called

13 years agoUpdate Porting/ to (once again) distinguish authors from committers...
Craig A. Berry [Sat, 27 Mar 2010 17:52:33 +0000 (13:52 -0400)]
Update Porting/ to (once again) distinguish authors from committers by processing git log --pretty=fuller, e.g.,

% git log --pretty=fuller perl-5.12.0..HEAD \
? | perl Porting/ --rank --percentage -

Without this, the --rank and --thanks-applied options were not working.

Also, the meaning of --thanks-applied has changed somewhat; it now only counts
commits where the committer is not the author.

[This commit is the delta between Craig's previous patch and his revised

13 years agoAndreas provided a patch to CPAN::Distribution to deal with a bug in core
Andreas J. Koenig [Sat, 27 Mar 2010 17:26:44 +0000 (13:26 -0400)]
Andreas provided a patch to CPAN::Distribution to deal with a bug in core
 module deprecation

commit 8b7e29685086feb1e01992478bcb0498f584574c
Author: Andreas J. Koenig <>
Date:   Tue Mar 16 08:56:03 2010 +0100

    except deprecated modules from short circuiting, uncovered by

13 years agoA slightly tweaked patch to perldelta from Craig Berry acknowledging the
Craig A. Berry [Sat, 27 Mar 2010 17:11:57 +0000 (13:11 -0400)]
A slightly tweaked patch to perldelta from Craig Berry acknowledging the
huge amount of work done by our prior pumpkings.

13 years agoReformatted excessively long lines in perldelta.
Jesse Vincent [Sat, 27 Mar 2010 17:05:31 +0000 (13:05 -0400)]
Reformatted excessively long lines in perldelta.

13 years agoBump B::Deparse and Module::CoreList versions due to the late patch.
Jesse Vincent [Sat, 27 Mar 2010 16:35:09 +0000 (12:35 -0400)]
Bump B::Deparse and Module::CoreList versions due to the late patch.

13 years agoMerge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead
Jesse Vincent [Sat, 27 Mar 2010 16:33:56 +0000 (12:33 -0400)]
Merge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead

* 'blead' of ssh://
  [perl #73720] opt_scalarhv(or OP_BOOLKEYS) does not work

13 years ago[perl #73720] opt_scalarhv(or OP_BOOLKEYS) does not work
David Leadbeater [Thu, 25 Mar 2010 00:40:35 +0000 (00:40 +0000)]
[perl #73720] opt_scalarhv(or OP_BOOLKEYS) does not work

An optimisation for %hash in boolean context, as introduced with


could falsely optimise constructs that shoudn't be.

Original bug report and fix suggestion were by Goro Fuji.

Include a test to cover the case which was mis-optimised (although
coverage still seems low to me).

Additionally correct B::Deparse (just swap a line, it was using a
variable before it was defined).

13 years agoAdd =encoding utf8 to the 5.12 delta (like the 5.10 delta)
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Thu, 25 Mar 2010 21:28:20 +0000 (21:28 +0000)]
Add =encoding utf8 to the 5.12 delta (like the 5.10 delta)

Without specifying =encoding POD converters would produce strings like
"Ævar" from the source "Ævar". This affected the Acknowledgements
section where several non-ASCII names were present.

Tested by checking if screwed up non-ASCII characters
in the 5.10 delta, it didn't.

13 years agoAdjust the formatting of the note about t/op/re.t
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Thu, 25 Mar 2010 20:56:49 +0000 (20:56 +0000)]
Adjust the formatting of the note about t/op/re.t

POD formatters will now render this note one one line like the rest of
the items in the list.

13 years agoBring Porting/ into the world of git.
Craig A. Berry [Thu, 25 Mar 2010 17:55:16 +0000 (12:55 -0500)]
Bring Porting/ into the world of git.

Now processes git log output rather than the Changes file.  E.g.,

% git log --pretty=fuller --name-status perl-5.10.0..HEAD \
? | perl Porting/ --rank --percentage -

Also, the meaning of --thanks-applied has changed; it now only counts
commits where the committer is not the author.