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11 years agoModule::CoreList: update CAVEATS section with 5.13.9 and 5.13.10
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 00:37:51 +0000 (00:37 +0000)]
Module::CoreList: update CAVEATS section with 5.13.9 and 5.13.10

Update the CAVEATS section to mention 5.13.9 and 5.13.10. This was
forgotten around 5.13.9.

11 years agoUpdate Module::CoreList for 5.13.10
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 00:35:46 +0000 (00:35 +0000)]
Update Module::CoreList for 5.13.10

I haven't updated the Changes and the META.yml file. This wasn't done
for 5.13.9, maybe it only needs to happen afterwards and
release_managers_guide.pod is wrong.

TODO: investigate that

Bumped to 2.44_01 (a dev release I don't expect to be CPANed on its
own). Doing it like Jesse Vincent in e0698539c3. Quoth

    "Edit the version number in the new C<< 'Module::CoreList' =>
    'X.YZ' >> entry, as that is likely to reflect the previous version

11 years agoPorting/release_managers_guide.pod: Module::CoreList has no META.yml file
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 15:41:15 +0000 (15:41 +0000)]
Porting/release_managers_guide.pod: Module::CoreList has no META.yml file

During my in-progress release:

    $ git --no-pager grep 2.44 -- ./dist/Module-CoreList/
    dist/Module-CoreList/Changes:2.44    Sat Jan 22 2011
    dist/Module-CoreList/lib/Module/$VERSION = '2.44_01';
    dist/Module-CoreList/lib/Module/    'Module::CoreList'      => '2.44_01',

It doesn't have a META.yml anymore, instead a MYMETA.yml is generated
for us. So the bit that told us to update it in
Porting/release_managers_guide.pod was out of date.

11 years agoFix timing issues with test in sigdispatch.t on certain BSDs
Leon Timmermans [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 15:30:59 +0000 (15:30 +0000)]
Fix timing issues with test in sigdispatch.t on certain BSDs

Signed-off-by: Chris 'BinGOs' Williams <>
11 years agoPorting/release_managers_guide.pod: update pod2html example path
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 15:26:15 +0000 (15:26 +0000)]
Porting/release_managers_guide.pod: update pod2html example path

pod2html is no longer in pod/pod2html, it's in
ext/Pod-Html/pod2html. Also change the example to use ./perl instead
of perl to make sure we dogfood as much as possible.

11 years agopod/perldelta.pod: fill in Acknowledgements for 5.13.10
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 00:18:37 +0000 (00:18 +0000)]
pod/perldelta.pod: fill in Acknowledgements for 5.13.10

Fill in the Acknowledgements in pod/perldelta.pod for 5.13.10, quoth

    "Finalize the perldelta. In particular, fill in the
    Acknowledgements section. You can generate a list of contributors

The 63000 lines of changes is the sum of added and deleted in:

    git diff --stat v5.13.9..blead

11 years agoPorting/release_managers_guide.pod: show how to get the numbers in the Acknowledgemen...
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 15:17:38 +0000 (15:17 +0000)]
Porting/release_managers_guide.pod: show how to get the numbers in the Acknowledgements section

Update the instructions for the Acknowledgements section to show how
you can get the number of changed files and lines.

11 years agoChanges: bump git log commands to 5.13.10
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 00:11:04 +0000 (00:11 +0000)]
Changes: bump git log commands to 5.13.10

Quoth Porting/release_managers_guide.pod:

    "Update the Changes file to contain the git log command which
    would show all the changes in this release. You will need assume
    the existence of a not-yet created tag for the forthcoming

11 years agoINSTALL: Bump for 5.13.10
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 15:03:50 +0000 (15:03 +0000)]
INSTALL: Bump for 5.13.10

Quoth Porting/release_managers_guide.pod:

    Review and update INSTALL to account for the change in version
    number; in particular, the "Coexistence with earlier versions of
    perl 5" section.

    Be particularly careful with the section "Upgrading from 5.X.Y or
    earlier". For stable releases, this needs to refer to the last
    release in the previous development cycle. For blead releases, it
    needs to refer to the previous blead release.

11 years agoBump the perl version in various places to 5.13.10
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 00:07:32 +0000 (00:07 +0000)]
Bump the perl version in various places to 5.13.10

Done with:

    ./perl -Ilib Porting/bump-perl-version -s 5.13.9 5.13.10 > /tmp/scan
    ./perl -Ilib Porting/bump-perl-version -u < /tmp/scan

And then manually editing the README.vms file to update the vmstar

11 years agopod/perldelta.pod: typo in 94b03d7d -> s/meaing/meaning/
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 14:58:10 +0000 (14:58 +0000)]
pod/perldelta.pod: typo in 94b03d7d -> s/meaing/meaning/

11 years agopod/perldelta.pod: remove XXX entries
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 14:49:28 +0000 (14:49 +0000)]
pod/perldelta.pod: remove XXX entries

Remove all the XXX entries in the template perldelta.pod. Also move
the note about the perlbug change to the "Utility Changes" section,
and uniformly turn "=item * $FOO" sections into "=item *\n\n$FOO"

11 years agoPorting/release_managers_guide.pod: don't disarm patchlevel for SNAPSHOT/BLEAD
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 02:03:17 +0000 (02:03 +0000)]
Porting/release_managers_guide.pod: don't disarm patchlevel for SNAPSHOT/BLEAD

The section for arming the patchlevel change says "You MUST SKIP this
step for SNAPSHOT or BLEAD release", but the corresponding section for
disarming it doesn't mention it. Fix that.

11 years agoPorting/release_managers_guide.pod: remove needless Win32 special case
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 02:00:29 +0000 (02:00 +0000)]
Porting/release_managers_guide.pod: remove needless Win32 special case

Instead of mentioning that the user can run a commant with '' on Unix
and "" on Windows just give everyone the example with "" quotes. It
works fine on Unix as well.

11 years agoPorting/release_managers_guide.pod: mention Module::CoreList's CAVEATS section
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 00:40:17 +0000 (00:40 +0000)]
Porting/release_managers_guide.pod: mention Module::CoreList's CAVEATS section

Change release_managers_guide.pod to mention that Module::CoreList
CAVEATS should be updated. This was forgotten when the 5.13.9 release
was made, let's not forget it again.

11 years agoPorting/epigraphs.pod: add v5.13.9 epigraph
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 02:09:04 +0000 (02:09 +0000)]
Porting/epigraphs.pod: add v5.13.9 epigraph

Add the v5.13.9 epigraph by Jesse Vincent and POD-ify it to link to
the raw speech on Wikisource. Taken from:

    Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 20:44:42 -0500
    From: Jesse Vincent <>
    Subject: Perl 5.13.9 is now available
    Message-ID: <20110121014442.GA27503@puppy>

11 years agoFix reference to the deprecations Task:: for 5.14
Florian Ragwitz [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 07:35:46 +0000 (08:35 +0100)]
Fix reference to the deprecations Task:: for 5.14

I'll be uploading that dist to CPAN shortly.

11 years agoAllow suffix form for /a /d /l /u
Karl Williamson [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 22:56:29 +0000 (15:56 -0700)]
Allow suffix form for /a /d /l /u

This patch contains the code changes for doing this, but not most of the
pod changes, nor the new .t tests required.  There were already tests in
place to make sure that this didn't break backcompat.

11 years agoregexp.h: The length of 'aa' is 2
Karl Williamson [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 03:52:48 +0000 (20:52 -0700)]
regexp.h: The length of 'aa' is 2

11 years agotoke.c: Don't take the address of a register
Karl Williamson [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 19:13:09 +0000 (12:13 -0700)]
toke.c: Don't take the address of a register

I discovered after I pushed 858a358bdd94da8251cdb2210d9bec7c1bbe7464
that I had forgotten to 'git add' changes before committing.

11 years agoperlfunc/-X: rearrange slightly and note llafr exemption
Father Chrysostomos [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 04:25:44 +0000 (20:25 -0800)]
perlfunc/-X: rearrange slightly and note llafr exemption

The paragraphs explaining -x -r -w and -T -B have grown over time,
obscuring the bit about the syntax, so I’ve moved it up.

I have also expanded it to note its exemption from the ‘looks like a
function’ rule (which is currently mentioned only in perlop, if I
remember correctly).

11 years agoperlfunc tweaks
Father Chrysostomos [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 03:19:18 +0000 (19:19 -0800)]
perlfunc tweaks

Notable changes, apart from grammar and punctuation:
• ‘In general’ in conjunction with ‘all’ is slightly contradictory
• wait, waitpid, and syscall are not the only functions that do not
  return undef on failure

11 years agotoke.c: Move suffix re mods message to one place
Karl Williamson [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 19:13:09 +0000 (12:13 -0700)]
toke.c: Move suffix re mods message to one place

This involves a slight refactoring of the routine that handles
parsing for the mods

11 years agoperlop.pod: Update to account for /r
Karl Williamson [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 03:17:16 +0000 (20:17 -0700)]
perlop.pod: Update to account for /r

11 years agoUpdated Module::Build to CPAN Version 0.37_05
David Golden [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 01:53:32 +0000 (20:53 -0500)]
Updated Module::Build to CPAN Version 0.37_05


0.37_05 - Sat Feb 19 20:43:23 EST 2011


  - fixes failing ppm.t in perl core


  - Pod typo fixes [Hongwen Qiu]

11 years agoperlform tweaks
Father Chrysostomos [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 03:04:24 +0000 (19:04 -0800)]
perlform tweaks

11 years agoperlfork tweaks
Father Chrysostomos [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 02:43:06 +0000 (18:43 -0800)]
perlfork tweaks

11 years agoperlfilter tweaks
Father Chrysostomos [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 02:01:42 +0000 (18:01 -0800)]
perlfilter tweaks

11 years agoMinor perlfaq9 tweaks
Father Chrysostomos [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 01:40:37 +0000 (17:40 -0800)]
Minor perlfaq9 tweaks

11 years agoMinor perlfaq8 tweaks
Father Chrysostomos [Sun, 20 Feb 2011 01:30:45 +0000 (17:30 -0800)]
Minor perlfaq8 tweaks

11 years agoperlfaq7: simple hash keys are always quoted
Father Chrysostomos [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 19:50:34 +0000 (11:50 -0800)]
perlfaq7: simple hash keys are always quoted

11 years agoMinor perlfaq7 tweaks
Father Chrysostomos [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 19:49:31 +0000 (11:49 -0800)]
Minor perlfaq7 tweaks

11 years agoutf8.c: Fix setting wrong variable
Karl Williamson [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 23:31:05 +0000 (16:31 -0700)]
utf8.c: Fix setting wrong variable

This doesn't appear to actually break anything.

11 years agoregexec.c: Fix utf8 e.g. [\s] under locale
Karl Williamson [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 21:27:18 +0000 (14:27 -0700)]
regexec.c: Fix utf8 e.g. [\s] under locale

locale rules are handled improperly for utf8-encoded strings in
bracketed character classes under locale.  This fixes that.

11 years agoperldiag.pod: Minor correction
Karl Williamson [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 22:59:52 +0000 (15:59 -0700)]
perldiag.pod: Minor correction

11 years agoSkip ppm.t in Module::Build if running under PERL_CORE.
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 19:19:44 +0000 (19:19 +0000)]
Skip ppm.t in Module::Build if running under PERL_CORE.

  From #p5p

  [17:54] <@Steffen> avar, is blead passing the M::B ppm.t test again?
  [17:54] <@Steffen> Asking because of the release.
  [17:55] * avar checks
  [18:19] <@avar> xdg: zomg plz fix it wtf bbq
  [18:19] <@avar> :)
  [19:07] <@xdg> avar, nopaste the failure and I'll look at it tonight.  Worst case, just rm ppm.t --
                 it's not critical and it's a finicky test.  (Passes for me.)
  [19:07] * xdg nap &
  [19:09] <@avar> willdo later when I get home, unless someone beats me to it *hint*

11 years agoRevert "regcomp: Add warning if tries to use \p in locale."
Karl Williamson [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 18:48:58 +0000 (11:48 -0700)]
Revert "regcomp: Add warning if tries to use \p in locale."

This reverts commit fb2e24cdda774d9e9c28f1cd0356bba9070894c7.

This turned out to be contentious, and is past the date for
contentious changes.

11 years agoFix locale caseless matching and utf8
Karl Williamson [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 17:20:50 +0000 (10:20 -0700)]
Fix locale caseless matching and utf8

As explained in the doc changes of this patch, under /l, caseless
matching of code points less than 256 now use locale rules regardless
of the utf8ness of the pattern or string.  They now match the behavior
of things like \w, in this regard.

11 years agore/fold_grind.t: Fix improper skipping test
Karl Williamson [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 17:18:35 +0000 (10:18 -0700)]
re/fold_grind.t: Fix improper skipping test

11 years agore/fold_grind.t: Improve debug diagnostic
Karl Williamson [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 17:15:34 +0000 (10:15 -0700)]
re/fold_grind.t: Improve debug diagnostic

11 years agoperlunicode.pod: Remove false statement
Karl Williamson [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 17:13:41 +0000 (10:13 -0700)]
perlunicode.pod: Remove false statement

In fact the code is such that changing an A to a cntrol does work

11 years agoregcomp.c: no sharp ss tricky fold under locale
Karl Williamson [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 17:11:58 +0000 (10:11 -0700)]
regcomp.c: no sharp ss tricky fold under locale

11 years agoregcomp.c: Fix some comments
Karl Williamson [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 16:07:51 +0000 (09:07 -0700)]
regcomp.c: Fix some comments

11 years agofoldEQ_utf8(): Add locale handling
Karl Williamson [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 15:39:36 +0000 (08:39 -0700)]
foldEQ_utf8(): Add locale handling

A new flag is now passable to this function to indicate to use locale
rules for code points below 256.  Unicode rules are still used for above
255.  Folds which cross that boundary are disallowed.

11 years agoregexec.c: Change flag bit from digit to mnemonic
Karl Williamson [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:58:48 +0000 (07:58 -0700)]
regexec.c: Change flag bit from digit to mnemonic

11 years agoIn Errno, use typeglob aliasing instead of subref to typeglob assignment.
Nicholas Clark [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 17:38:12 +0000 (17:38 +0000)]
In Errno, use typeglob aliasing instead of subref to typeglob assignment.

Typeglob aliasing saves just over .5K, because fewer internal structures are
created. In the general case the behaviour of the two differs, but as the
only package variables of these names are subroutines, and we are within our
own namespace, there is no difference here.

11 years agoIn Config, use typeglob aliasing instead of subref to typeglob assignment.
Nicholas Clark [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 17:33:43 +0000 (17:33 +0000)]
In Config, use typeglob aliasing instead of subref to typeglob assignment.

Typeglob aliasing saves just over .5K, because fewer internal structures are
created. In the general case the behaviour of the two differs, but as the
only package variables of these names are subroutines, and we are within our
own namespace, there is no difference here.

11 years agoTidy the generated code for
Nicholas Clark [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 16:54:47 +0000 (16:54 +0000)]
Tidy the generated code for

Can now use warnings and use vars, as both pragmata were fixed (some years ago)
not to pull in Carp unconditionally. use vars '%Config' (in two places) is
(about) 98 bytes smaller than our %Config on this platform.

11 years agoMinor perlfaq6 tweaks
Father Chrysostomos [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 15:05:36 +0000 (07:05 -0800)]
Minor perlfaq6 tweaks

11 years agoRe-order ‘How can I read in an entire file all at once?’
Father Chrysostomos [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 14:46:36 +0000 (06:46 -0800)]
Re-order ‘How can I read in an entire file all at once?’

This entry has been edited about five times in the past without regard
to the way the text flows. Each new bit has been slapped on to the
top, so parts of it are now repetitive.

11 years agoMinor perlfaq5 tweaks
Father Chrysostomos [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 14:15:04 +0000 (06:15 -0800)]
Minor perlfaq5 tweaks

11 years agoAdd Config::header_files() to list the header dependencies for XS code.
Nicholas Clark [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 14:58:36 +0000 (14:58 +0000)]
Add Config::header_files() to list the header dependencies for XS code.

Currently ExtUtils::MM_{Unix,VMS} contain hard-coded lists, which omit some
headers, and include other headers that we would like to like to eliminate.
Having the Perl installation providing the canonical list for itself allows
us to avoid the these problems.

11 years agoAdd to realclean target on VMS.
Craig A. Berry [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 03:23:52 +0000 (21:23 -0600)]
Add to realclean target on VMS.

11 years agoDispatch dl_expandspec at build time, not run time.
Craig A. Berry [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 00:52:53 +0000 (18:52 -0600)]
Dispatch dl_expandspec at build time, not run time.

Before 0a0b6c96e6042658aa123b3990724be593a2bb63, dl_expandspec was
an autoloaded function that would never be called if an XS version
was already loaded.  Without autoloading in DynaLoader anymore,
the pure Perl version gets loaded first, which causes trouble if
the XS version is what's expected.  It looks as though VMS is the
only platform that has an XS version, so just avoid declaring the
Perl version there.

11 years agoexport PL_core_reg_engine so it's visible to the re module
Tony Cook [Sat, 19 Feb 2011 01:34:42 +0000 (12:34 +1100)]
export PL_core_reg_engine so it's visible to the re module

Win32 builds have been broken since de1ac46b without this.

11 years agoMinor perlfaq4 tweaks
Father Chrysostomos [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 22:27:54 +0000 (14:27 -0800)]
Minor perlfaq4 tweaks

11 years agoDual-life Devel::DProf
Florian Ragwitz [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 23:03:56 +0000 (00:03 +0100)]
Dual-life Devel::DProf

It's not actually on CPAN yet, but it will be in the next couple of days.

11 years agoAdd a deprecation notice to the Devel::DProf docs
Florian Ragwitz [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 21:22:12 +0000 (22:22 +0100)]
Add a deprecation notice to the Devel::DProf docs

11 years agoSlightly improve some perldelta wording
Florian Ragwitz [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 21:17:28 +0000 (22:17 +0100)]
Slightly improve some perldelta wording

11 years agoAllow Devel::DProf's tests to run without
Florian Ragwitz [Tue, 25 Jan 2011 16:16:06 +0000 (17:16 +0100)]
Allow Devel::DProf's tests to run without

This allows us to run the tests outside of the core.

11 years agoDon't call the new __loaded_from_core on old perls
Florian Ragwitz [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 19:06:55 +0000 (20:06 +0100)]
Don't call the new __loaded_from_core on old perls

On perls that don't have deprecate::__loaded_from_core yet, dprofpp isn't
deprecated yet, so all is good.

11 years agoRemove Devel::DProf from the core distribution. Get it from CPAN now.
Nicholas Clark [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 18:19:45 +0000 (18:19 +0000)]
Remove Devel::DProf from the core distribution. Get it from CPAN now.

Recommend Devel::NYTProf over Devel::DProf.

[Devel::DProf isn't actually on CPAN quite yet, but will be well before 5.14.0

11 years agoBreak out from deprecate::import the "check if it's core" code.
Nicholas Clark [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 17:40:27 +0000 (17:40 +0000)]
Break out from deprecate::import the "check if it's core" code.

This will allow dprofpp to check whether Devel::DProf is from the core
distribution, or from a CPAN install.

11 years agoIn, only cluck() once if the leaf isn't found in the caller stack.
Nicholas Clark [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:15:24 +0000 (16:15 +0000)]
In, only cluck() once if the leaf isn't found in the caller stack.

Previously, if the expected leafname was not found in the caller stack, the
code was cluck, and then continue the loop with the next directories to scan.
However, this serves no useful purpose, as the loop changes nothing that causes
the failure condition, hence all that this would result in is a second cluck()
if the next scanned directories also happened to match. Now the core returns

11 years agoIn, remove unused variable $line
Nicholas Clark [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 15:57:25 +0000 (15:57 +0000)]
In, remove unused variable $line

11 years agoperldelta for f1f02a6
Father Chrysostomos [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 18:16:06 +0000 (10:16 -0800)]
perldelta for f1f02a6

11 years agoMinor perlfaq\d tweaks
Father Chrysostomos [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 18:13:30 +0000 (10:13 -0800)]
Minor perlfaq\d tweaks

11 years agoNote the Math::BigInt upgrade
Father Chrysostomos [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 17:46:13 +0000 (09:46 -0800)]
Note the Math::BigInt upgrade

11 years agoAvoid segfault in re::regmust with pluggable RE engines
David Leadbeater [Thu, 17 Feb 2011 23:31:08 +0000 (23:31 +0000)]
Avoid segfault in re::regmust with pluggable RE engines

re::regmust would segfault if called on a Regexp belonging to a
pluggable regexp engine, only allow on the core and debugging engine.
Also correctly moralize the return values to avoid leaking.

11 years agoUpdate Math::BigInt to CPAN version 1.992
Peter John Acklam [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 15:39:40 +0000 (07:39 -0800)]
Update Math::BigInt to CPAN version 1.992

 - Increment version number.

 - Increment version number.
 - Make from_hex(), from_oct(), and behave more like hex() and oct()
   in the Perl core, and make from_bin() consistent with from_hex()
   and from_oct(). This is related to RT #58954.

 - Increment version number.
 - Make _rem() modify first input arg always, not just sometimes.
 - Make _modinv() more consistent with the _modinv() method in other
   libraries (Math::BigInt::GMP, etc.)
 - In _nok(), use symmetry property nok(n,k) = nok(n,n-k). This cuts
   computation time tremendously when n and k are large.
 - In _gcd(), quickly handle zero cases, avoid code duplication, and
   always modify the first input argument in-place.
 - Clean up code and add more code comments.
 - Fix typos.

 - Increment version number.

 - Modify tests to something that still fails.

 - Modify tests to something that still fails.

11 years agoReflow ‘Having no space’ in perldiag
Father Chrysostomos [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 15:28:46 +0000 (07:28 -0800)]
Reflow ‘Having no space’ in perldiag

11 years Update comment
Karl Williamson [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:06:51 +0000 (07:06 -0700)] Update comment

11 years agoperldelta.pod: Don't use internal warn cat. name
Karl Williamson [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:00:48 +0000 (07:00 -0700)]
perldelta.pod: Don't use internal warn cat. name

11 years agoperldiag.pod: Add missing phrase
Karl Williamson [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:00:12 +0000 (07:00 -0700)]
perldiag.pod: Add missing phrase

11 years agopp_subst: eliminate 'matched' local var
David Mitchell [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 13:34:34 +0000 (13:34 +0000)]
pp_subst: eliminate 'matched' local var

11 years agoDynaLoader.t: AUTOLOAD TODO tests passing
David Mitchell [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 12:44:12 +0000 (12:44 +0000)]
DynaLoader.t: AUTOLOAD TODO tests passing

Now that AUTOLOAD has been removed from DynaLoader, some TODO
tests are passing, so unmark them as TODO.

11 years agostruct subst; remove macro for obsolete field
David Mitchell [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 12:35:37 +0000 (12:35 +0000)]
struct subst; remove macro for obsolete field

The field was removed a while ago, but the macro sb_once remained.

11 years agopp_regcomp: don't unset RXf_TAINTED
David Mitchell [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 12:12:31 +0000 (12:12 +0000)]
pp_regcomp: don't unset RXf_TAINTED

Currently at the end of this function, the flag RXf_TAINTED is set or
unset based the value of PL_tainting.

Skip the unsetting part. At the moment this is a noop, but in some future
variant, it might clear the flag that has already been set in some other

In other words, be conservative.

11 years agotaint REGEX SVs as well as refs to them
David Mitchell [Thu, 17 Feb 2011 14:50:04 +0000 (14:50 +0000)]
taint REGEX SVs as well as refs to them

Now that REGEX is actually a first-class SV type, we can taint
the regex SV directly, as well as the RV pointing to it.

This means that this now taints:

    $rr = qr/$tainted/;
    $r = $$r;

11 years agopp_subst: exit earlier after failed match
David Mitchell [Thu, 17 Feb 2011 14:17:13 +0000 (14:17 +0000)]
pp_subst: exit earlier after failed match

If the match fails, don't bother to execute some code that prepares the
source and replacement strings for a substitution (e.g. matching

(This is an enhancement to ff6e92e827a143094fdf3af374056b524759194b)

11 years agotweak the new pattern taint description
David Mitchell [Thu, 17 Feb 2011 14:13:04 +0000 (14:13 +0000)]
tweak the new pattern taint description

11 years agoadjust the skip count to account for the new test in c22d665b
Tony Cook [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 08:03:55 +0000 (19:03 +1100)]
adjust the skip count to account for the new test in c22d665b

11 years agoSubclass utf8 warnings so can turn off individually
Karl Williamson [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 05:42:03 +0000 (22:42 -0700)]
Subclass utf8 warnings so can turn off individually

11 years agot/op/caller.t: Comment magic number
Karl Williamson [Thu, 17 Feb 2011 23:51:17 +0000 (16:51 -0700)]
t/op/caller.t: Comment magic number

So that when it changes, it is easier to find.

11 years agodiag.t: Allow underscore in warnings categories
Karl Williamson [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 05:50:49 +0000 (22:50 -0700)]
diag.t: Allow underscore in warnings categories

A new category is being created with an underscore in it.

11 years agoperldelta: subject-verb agreement
Father Chrysostomos [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 04:39:51 +0000 (20:39 -0800)]
perldelta: subject-verb agreement

11 years agoMention DynaLoader changes in perldelta
Father Chrysostomos [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 04:38:21 +0000 (20:38 -0800)]
Mention DynaLoader changes in perldelta

11 years agoIncrease DynaLoader’s version
Father Chrysostomos [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 04:35:17 +0000 (20:35 -0800)]
Increase DynaLoader’s version

11 years agoSome missing hyphens in perlfaq*
Father Chrysostomos [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 02:28:42 +0000 (18:28 -0800)]
Some missing hyphens in perlfaq*

11 years ago[perl #84358] Removing AutoLoader from DynaLoader
Leon Timmermans [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 02:04:00 +0000 (18:04 -0800)]
[perl #84358] Removing AutoLoader from DynaLoader

DynaLoader currently uses Autoloader. This was an optimization going
back to perl 5.000 in 1994. However, this implementation detail leaks in
a rather troublesome way.

DynaLoader is used by subclassing it. Because of this, when you call
some undefined method on an instance of any class that derives from
DynaLoader (directly or indirectly) you do not get this error message:

    Can't locate object method "undefined_method" via package "Foo"

But this rather cryptic error:

    Can't locate auto/Foo/ in @INC (@INC contains:
/etc/perl /usr/local/lib/perl/5.10.0 /usr/local/share/perl/5.10.0
/usr/lib/perl5 /usr/share/perl5 /usr/lib/perl/5.10 /usr/share/perl/5.10
/usr/local/lib/site_perl .)

This is totally incomprehensible for anyone who isn't familiar with
what's going on. It was rather a premature optimization anyway if you
ask me, on my machine it's just 66 non-empty lines of code that are
being autoloaded.

Therefore, I think AutoLoader should be removed from DynaLoader.

11 years agoNo sip without SA_SIGINFO. Broken in c22d665.
Craig A. Berry [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 01:01:04 +0000 (19:01 -0600)]
No sip without SA_SIGINFO.  Broken in c22d665.

11 years agoperldelta entry for b83080de5c42543809ce9004bcdbcd3162a00e70.
Craig A. Berry [Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:02:06 +0000 (18:02 -0600)]
perldelta entry for b83080de5c42543809ce9004bcdbcd3162a00e70.

11 years agoMove dprofpp from utils/ to ext/Devel-DProf/bin
Florian Ragwitz [Thu, 17 Feb 2011 20:50:54 +0000 (21:50 +0100)]
Move dprofpp from utils/ to ext/Devel-DProf/bin

This way the script can easily be part of the CPAN distribution, where
ExtUtils::MakeMaker will do its shebang munging.

In the core, we still have utils/dprofpp.PL, which also does shebang munging and
takes care of creating `' instead of just `dprofpp' on VMS, which
ExtUtils::MakeMaker doesn't seem to be up to yet.

To make this work, some things had to be moved from script-generation-time to

 * location of the stty binary
   This is probably better for binary perl distributions anyway

 * Devel::DProf version detection
   This is needed for `dprofpp -V'. The version number used to be copied into
   the script, but is now determined by actually loading Devel::DProf.

   In order for this to work it's necessary to be able to load DProf without
   causing profiling to start. For that, starting of the profiler has been moved
   to `import', causing

     require Devel::DProf;

   to not trigger it anymore, while

     use Devel::DProf;

   (and therefore perl -d:DProf) still does.

11 years agohandy.h: isIDFIRST_utf8() changed to use XIDStart
Karl Williamson [Thu, 17 Feb 2011 21:43:10 +0000 (14:43 -0700)]
handy.h: isIDFIRST_utf8() changed to use XIDStart

Previously this used a home-grown definition of an identifier start,
stemming from a bug in some early Unicode versions.  This led to some
problems, fixed by #74022.

But the home-grown solution did not track Unicode, and allowed for
characters, like marks, to begin words when they shouldn't.  This change
brings this macro into compliance with Unicode going-forward.

11 years agoop/turkish.t: Fix wrong test explanations
Karl Williamson [Thu, 17 Feb 2011 22:07:02 +0000 (15:07 -0700)]
op/turkish.t: Fix wrong test explanations

11 years agoperldiag.pod: Clarify non-suffix form regex modifiers
Karl Williamson [Thu, 17 Feb 2011 22:05:20 +0000 (15:05 -0700)]
perldiag.pod: Clarify non-suffix form regex modifiers

It currently is planned to not have the new regex modifiers be available
in suffix form in 5.14.  This likely will lead to confusion given the
existing message.  This adds text to clarify.

11 years agoDeprecate current user-defined case mapping
Karl Williamson [Thu, 17 Feb 2011 22:02:56 +0000 (15:02 -0700)]
Deprecate current user-defined case mapping

This has many issues.  I'm working on a CPAN module to take over
its functionality that should be ready in time for the 5.14 release.

11 years agoIncrease PERLIOBUF_DEFAULT_BUFSIZ to larger of 8192 and BUFSIZ.
Craig A. Berry [Thu, 17 Feb 2011 20:24:39 +0000 (14:24 -0600)]
Increase PERLIOBUF_DEFAULT_BUFSIZ to larger of 8192 and BUFSIZ.

The previous default size of a PerlIO buffer (4096 bytes) was
chosen many years ago before PerlIO was even the default I/O scheme
for Perl.  Benchmarks show that doubling this decade-old default
increases read and write performance in the neighborhood of 25%
to 50% when using the default layers of perlio on top of unix.

The only situation without a noticeable performance benefit so
far appears to be when physical I/O is so slow that it dwarfs
any savings from the reduction in layer shuffling, but there
is also no performance penalty in this case.

BUFSIZ will be chosen in the unlikely event that it's larger
than 8192 on the assumption that the system maintainers would
not set such a value without good reason.

If the new size causes problems, or to try an even bigger size,
configure with:

  ./Configure -Accflags=-DPERLIOBUF_DEFAULT_BUFSIZ=N

where N is the desired size in bytes; it should probably be a
multiple of your page size.

11 years agoUnblock signal-mask on error for unsafe signals
Leon Timmermans [Sat, 12 Feb 2011 21:19:57 +0000 (22:19 +0100)]
Unblock signal-mask on error for unsafe signals

11 years agoAdd functions to Config to expose the remaining information from perl -V
Nicholas Clark [Thu, 17 Feb 2011 16:25:53 +0000 (16:25 +0000)]
Add functions to Config to expose the remaining information from perl -V

Previously one could only find out by parsing the output of perl -V the list
of local patches, the compilation date, and the compilation options (some of
which affect binary compatibility). Now provide all of these as
local_patches(), compile_date(), bincompat_options() and