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8 years agorework ROTL definitions (and add ROTL_UV)
Yves Orton [Sun, 17 Mar 2013 14:20:20 +0000 (15:20 +0100)]
rework ROTL definitions (and add ROTL_UV)

8 years agodefault to PERL_FUNC_ONE_AT_A_TIME_HARD for all builds
Yves Orton [Tue, 12 Feb 2013 04:06:48 +0000 (05:06 +0100)]
default to PERL_FUNC_ONE_AT_A_TIME_HARD for all builds

For testing, but maybe for ever

8 years agosilence signed mistmatch in comparison warning in Murmurhash
Yves Orton [Tue, 11 Dec 2012 07:50:58 +0000 (08:50 +0100)]
silence signed mistmatch in comparison warning in Murmurhash

as far as I can tell 'i' can only be positive here.

8 years agoadd a hardened one-at-a-time hash variant
Yves Orton [Mon, 10 Dec 2012 07:36:43 +0000 (08:36 +0100)]
add a hardened one-at-a-time hash variant

Mix in additional randomness into the final value.

8 years agoSplit out hash functions into new file and turn into inline static functions
Yves Orton [Sat, 8 Dec 2012 15:24:06 +0000 (16:24 +0100)]
Split out hash functions into new file and turn into inline static functions

This includes various tweaks related to building SipHash and other

8 years agoadd a "hash quality score" to Hash::Util::bucket_stats()
Yves Orton [Tue, 11 Dec 2012 22:46:37 +0000 (23:46 +0100)]
add a "hash quality score" to Hash::Util::bucket_stats()

8 years agoupdate ExtUtils-MakeMaker to github v6.65_01
Yves Orton [Mon, 10 Dec 2012 08:43:59 +0000 (09:43 +0100)]
update ExtUtils-MakeMaker to github v6.65_01

Perl core specific highlights:
* Fix hash related issues for 5.18.
* Do not hard code the list of perl header files - discover them from disk instead
* Don't need completely different include file collector on VMS.

8 years agoemphasize signal names over numbers in kill() docs
Lukas Mai [Fri, 15 Mar 2013 07:38:02 +0000 (08:38 +0100)]
emphasize signal names over numbers in kill() docs

8 years agoAdd Felipe Gasper to AUTHORS
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 01:53:46 +0000 (19:53 -0600)]
Add Felipe Gasper to AUTHORS

8 years agodist/bignum/lib/ Fix broken pod link
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:00:31 +0000 (16:00 -0600)]
dist/bignum/lib/ Fix broken pod link

8 years agoext/Pod-Html/testdir/perlvar-copy.pod: Fix broken pod links
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:53:49 +0000 (15:53 -0600)]
ext/Pod-Html/testdir/perlvar-copy.pod: Fix broken pod links

8 years agodist/bignum/lib/ Fix broken pod link
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:46:46 +0000 (15:46 -0600)]
dist/bignum/lib/ Fix broken pod link

8 years agodist/bignum/lib/ Fix broken pod link
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:43:09 +0000 (15:43 -0600)]
dist/bignum/lib/ Fix broken pod link

8 years agoMath/ Fix some broken pod links
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:37:33 +0000 (15:37 -0600)]
Math/ Fix some broken pod links

This also changes the link to blog() to an internal one; it remains
broken, but should be documented in this pod, not outside it

8 years agolibnetcfg.PL: Fix broken pod link
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:36:20 +0000 (15:36 -0600)]
libnetcfg.PL: Fix broken pod link

8 years agoMath-BigInt: Fix some broken links
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:02:15 +0000 (15:02 -0600)]
Math-BigInt: Fix some broken links

8 years agoTie/ Fix pod broken link typo
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:25:44 +0000 (13:25 -0600)]
Tie/ Fix pod broken link typo

8 years agopodcheck.t: Note existence of some CPAN modules
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:21:17 +0000 (13:21 -0600)]
podcheck.t: Note existence of some CPAN modules

8 years Rmv ref in pod to non-existent module
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:07:12 +0000 (13:07 -0600)] Rmv ref in pod to non-existent module

8 years agopod/perldiag: Document some regex messages
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 18:13:46 +0000 (12:13 -0600)]
pod/perldiag: Document some regex messages

8 years agopod/perldiag: Document new messages for qr/(?[ ])/
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 01:36:39 +0000 (19:36 -0600)]
pod/perldiag: Document new messages for qr/(?[ ])/

8 years agoperldiag: Nits
Karl Williamson [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:51:40 +0000 (18:51 -0600)]
perldiag: Nits

8 years agopod/perlre: Italicize text to indicate non-literal
Karl Williamson [Sun, 17 Mar 2013 17:46:45 +0000 (11:46 -0600)]
pod/perlre: Italicize text to indicate non-literal

Also, changes a reference to the section into an actual link.

8 years agoperldiag.pod: Fix broken link
Karl Williamson [Sun, 17 Mar 2013 17:32:52 +0000 (11:32 -0600)]
perldiag.pod: Fix broken link

8 years agofix a segfault in run-time qr//s with (?{})
David Mitchell [Mon, 18 Mar 2013 16:41:42 +0000 (16:41 +0000)]
fix a segfault in run-time qr//s with (?{})

While assembling the regex, it was was examining CONSTs in the optree
using the wrong pad. When consts are moved into the pad on threaded
builds, segvs might be the result.

8 years agoUpdate Getopt-Long to CPAN version 2.39
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Wed, 13 Mar 2013 19:16:45 +0000 (19:16 +0000)]
Update Getopt-Long to CPAN version 2.39


  Changes in version 2.39

  * Fix unneccessary warnings when @ARGV contains undefs (yes, it

  * Passing an object as first argument to the callback handler for <>
    turned out to be a problem in cases where the argument was passed to
    other modules, e.g., Archive::Tar. Revert the change since the added
    functionality of the object is not really relevant for the <>
    callback function.

  * Silence the deprecation warnings from for the purpose
    of testing. These tests will be removed along with in
    the next major release of perl.

  * Eliminiate spurious warning.

  * Retain taintedness of command line option values.

  * Document that you need to check GetOptions return value :).

  * Several other minor documentation fixes and enhancements.

  * Fix bug  #67577 Parsing of type 'o' not correct for multiple values

8 years agoEliminate duplication.
James E Keenan [Fri, 15 Mar 2013 22:36:39 +0000 (18:36 -0400)]
Eliminate duplication.

8 years agotoke.c, S_scan_ident: Ignore whitespace on both sides of ${ ... }
Brian Fraser [Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:05:23 +0000 (21:05 -0300)]
toke.c, S_scan_ident: Ignore whitespace on both sides of ${ ... }

${ var } (and ${ \7LOBAL_PHASE}) were broken by 32833930e. However,
it turns out that the behavior prior to that commit was already

${ .};              # Legal
${. };              # Illegal
${ . };             # Illegal
${  \7LOBAL_PHASE}; # Legal
${  ^GLOBAL_PHASE}; # Illegal
${^GLOBAL_PHASE };  # Illegal

This commit restores ${ var } and makes all of the above work by
always ignoring spaces on both sides of ${ ... }.

8 years agoUpgrade to Net::Ping 2.40. This should silence much of the black
Steve Peters [Fri, 15 Mar 2013 18:38:44 +0000 (13:38 -0500)]
Upgrade to Net::Ping 2.40.  This should silence much of the black
smoke seen on Windows and Cygwin coming from Net::Ping.

8 years agoData-Dumper on CPAN is sync'd with blead
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Fri, 15 Mar 2013 10:57:04 +0000 (10:57 +0000)]
Data-Dumper on CPAN is sync'd with blead

8 years agoData::Dumper version bump and changelog for release
Steffen Mueller [Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:29:37 +0000 (10:29 +0100)]
Data::Dumper version bump and changelog for release

8 years agoData::Dumper test compatibility fixes for older Perls
Steffen Mueller [Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:28:30 +0000 (10:28 +0100)]
Data::Dumper test compatibility fixes for older Perls

Ported from Jim Keenan's changes in the DD github repository.

8 years agoAdd security warning about eval'ing DD output
Steffen Mueller [Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:21:12 +0000 (10:21 +0100)]
Add security warning about eval'ing DD output

As if it isn't obvious, but, well, people do it.

8 years agoUpdate File-Temp to CPAN version 0.23
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Thu, 14 Mar 2013 22:34:36 +0000 (22:34 +0000)]
Update File-Temp to CPAN version 0.23


  ---- Release V0.23 CPAN ----

  * Build.PL: Use Module::Build

  * internally holds absolute path for cleanup (Fixes RT #44924)

  * t/rmtree.t: (new) Test temp dir removal explicitly.

  * t/tempfile.t: Correctly tests directory removal from chdir.

  * Clean up temp directory on exit even if it is the
  current directory. Patch supplied by Ed Avis and fixes RT #45246.

  * Defer unlinking tempfiles if initial unlink fails
  instad of croaking; fixes problems on NFS (RT #82720)

  * Allow leading template to new() for consistency with

  * Calling tempfile or tempdir as a class method now
  produce a more useful fatal error message

  * new/newdir/tempfile/tempdir now all allow either
  a leading template argument or a TEMPLATE option

  * Overload numify with refaddr() in same manner as IO::File
  (closes RT #47397 from Kevin Ryde)

8 years agoAllow Data::Dumper to work on older Perls
Karl Williamson [Fri, 8 Mar 2013 17:01:45 +0000 (10:01 -0700)]
Allow Data::Dumper to work on older Perls

Commit 0eb30aebe20a48d634d4e484bc9e6005dffc1420 changed D:D to use the
macro isWORDCHAR instead of isALNUM.  The problem is that this macro is
not defined in older Perls.  This new commit defines isWORDCHAR to be
isALNUM when it isn't already defined, thus avoiding the problem.

Signed-off-by: David Golden <>
8 years needs sync for Net-Ping
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:36:01 +0000 (09:36 +0000)] needs sync for Net-Ping

8 years agoApply two POD corrections supplied by SHIRAKATA Kentaro++.
James E Keenan [Thu, 14 Mar 2013 02:03:25 +0000 (22:03 -0400)]
Apply two POD corrections supplied by SHIRAKATA Kentaro++.

For: RT #117153 and #117155.

8 years agoRemoved needless comment in for.t
Charlie Gonzalez [Wed, 13 Mar 2013 04:19:06 +0000 (00:19 -0400)]
Removed needless comment in for.t

8 years agoMoved t/cmd/lexsub.t, t/cmd/while.t to t/op; split t/cmd/for.t to two pieces, one...
James E Keenan [Wed, 6 Mar 2013 03:37:48 +0000 (22:37 -0500)]
Moved t/cmd/lexsub.t, t/cmd/while.t to t/op; split t/cmd/for.t to two pieces, one in t/op/for.t. Update and sort MANIFEST.

From work done at NY Perl Hackathon by Charlie Gonzalez and Taqqai Karim.

For: RT #116615

8 years agoUpdate Net-Ping to 2.39.
Steve Peters [Thu, 14 Mar 2013 01:28:11 +0000 (20:28 -0500)]
Update Net-Ping to 2.39.

8 years agoCPAN Module-CoreList be 2.84
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Wed, 13 Mar 2013 17:00:32 +0000 (17:00 +0000)]
CPAN Module-CoreList be 2.84

8 years agoUpdate JSON-PP to CPAN version 2.27202
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Wed, 13 Mar 2013 16:51:16 +0000 (16:51 +0000)]
Update JSON-PP to CPAN version 2.27202


  2.27202  Wed Mar 13 15:41:22 2013
    - license in Makefile.PL was missing

  2.27201  Wed Mar 13 13:22:33 2013
    - occasionally failed in t/019_incr.t in Perl 5.17.6 or more
          (because of hash iterator randomization)
          reported and patched by demerphq

8 years agomake the recent changes to makedepend more portable
Tony Cook [Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:54:19 +0000 (23:54 +1100)]
make the recent changes to makedepend more portable

Solaris complained about the length of the label and produced broken
dependencies.  This caused -Dusedtrace builds to fail since
perldtrace.h wasn't being built.

8 years agorestore building perl5**.dll and perl.exe on WinCE
Daniel Dragan [Wed, 30 Jan 2013 23:44:50 +0000 (18:44 -0500)]
restore building perl5**.dll and perl.exe on WinCE

extension building problems remain but the 2 above files will build be
built for WinCE with the following 3 commands, replace the folder name with
what you selected for $(MACHINE) in makefile.ce

nmake all
nmake -f makefile.ce wince-x86-hpc-wce300\perl517.dll
nmake -f makefile.ce wince-x86-hpc-wce300\perl.exe

- -debug:full and -pdb:none are obsolete compiler flags,
  and add -opt:ref:icf, to sync eVC makefile with modern VC's makefile
- create a shortcut for easily creating preprocessed (.i) files for
  debugging on the command line
- add new interp .c files that were added over the years
- the Dynaloader build process for Win32 was drastically changed in
  commit 281da5eaa8 , fix to reflect this, a "nmake all" on the Win32 build
  will create the correct dynaloader .c files for the ce makefile to use
- nothing depended on .\xconfig.h in the ce makefile, so there was an error
  that it was missing, fix that
- rebase the CE perl5**.dll to same as on Win32 makefile, makes
  debugging/diassembly much easier when the dll is not relocated at runtime
- seems to be a win32 build file, while the script configpm
  wants a .sh file in \Cross, so change dependency to that

- add a preprocess target to easily create .i files for debugging by hand
- read the comments in the script
- config.h is Win32 file, not a WinCE file, so use xconfig.h when
  under WinCE

- is made during the build process, it shouldn't ever be commited

- xconfig.h is made during the build process, it shouldn't ever be commited

- identifier isnan is defed to _isnan somewhere, this created an infinite
  loop when CE perl was run

8 years agotime64.c utf8.c fix for WinCE
Daniel Dragan [Wed, 30 Jan 2013 23:20:25 +0000 (18:20 -0500)]
time64.c utf8.c fix for WinCE

copy from VC build to eVC build config_H.ce, this is not the
correct way to fix config_H.ce, but nobody has responded on how to
automatically regenerate config_H.ce in

8 years agoFix some ASAN-identified problems
George Greer [Tue, 12 Mar 2013 03:39:13 +0000 (21:39 -0600)]
Fix some ASAN-identified problems

Clang under Address sanitizer is showing several problems when building
Perl, having to do when a limit reaches I32_MAX.  This commit fixes
those problems by doing special tests for I32_MAX, and preventing

8 years agoperlsyn.pod: Nit
Shirakata Kentaro [Tue, 12 Mar 2013 19:16:14 +0000 (13:16 -0600)]
perlsyn.pod: Nit

8 years agoChange preferred email for Shirakata Kentaro
Karl Williamson [Tue, 12 Mar 2013 19:14:33 +0000 (13:14 -0600)]
Change preferred email for Shirakata Kentaro

8 years agoPorting/ Clarify comment
Karl Williamson [Tue, 12 Mar 2013 19:13:58 +0000 (13:13 -0600)]
Porting/ Clarify comment

8 years agoFix Peek.t under PERL_OLD_COPY_ON_WRITE
David Mitchell [Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:52:47 +0000 (16:52 +0000)]

under the old COW, the IV slot of non-IOK PVPVs was used for COW
purposes, So don't assume its zero.

8 years agopp_entersub optimization
Salvador Fandino [Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:04:35 +0000 (14:04 +0000)]
pp_entersub optimization

There is code in pp_entersub() that specifically handles the case where
AvARRAY(@_) != AvALLOC(@_), and tries to be more efficient than just
realloc()ing AvALLOC().

However, @_'s that have been shifted or messed with are usually cleaned up
or abandoned by CLEAR_ARGARRAY/POPSUB anyway, so this code is (probably)
never called.  So remove it.
In a worst case, it would just mean that realloc() is called
unnecessarily, which would be slower, but still correct.

8 years ago[perl #117095] state var init getting skipped
David Mitchell [Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:23:46 +0000 (13:23 +0000)]
[perl #117095] state var init getting skipped

Add test case for this bug, which was actually fixed 6 months ago with

8 years agofix year of 5.16.3 in perlhist
Ricardo Signes [Tue, 12 Mar 2013 12:26:07 +0000 (08:26 -0400)]
fix year of 5.16.3 in perlhist

8 years agoEBCDIC has the Unicode bug too
Karl Williamson [Tue, 12 Mar 2013 03:13:38 +0000 (21:13 -0600)]
EBCDIC has the Unicode bug too

We have not had a working modern Perl on EBCDIC for some years.  When I
started out, comments and code led me to conclude erroneously that
natively it supported semantics for all 256 characters 0-255.  It turns
out that I was wrong; it natively (at least on some platforms) has the
same rules (essentially none) for the characters which don't correspond
to ASCII onees, as the rules for these on ASCII platforms.

This commit is documentation only, mostly just removing the special
mentions of EBCDIC.

8 years agoadd 5.16.3 to blead:pod/perlhist.pod
Ricardo Signes [Mon, 11 Mar 2013 23:09:04 +0000 (19:09 -0400)]
add 5.16.3 to blead:pod/perlhist.pod

8 years agoadd perl5163delta.pod to blead
Ricardo Signes [Mon, 11 Mar 2013 23:07:45 +0000 (19:07 -0400)]
add perl5163delta.pod to blead

8 years agoadd the 5.16.3 epigraph, link to 5.14.4 announcement
Ricardo Signes [Mon, 11 Mar 2013 22:58:45 +0000 (18:58 -0400)]
add the 5.16.3 epigraph, link to 5.14.4 announcement

8 years agoSync Module-CoreList and version in
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:44:30 +0000 (20:44 +0000)]
Sync Module-CoreList and version in

8 years agocorelist --feature is actually on available >= v5.16.0
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Mon, 11 Mar 2013 19:04:52 +0000 (19:04 +0000)]
corelist --feature is actually on available >= v5.16.0

8 years agoperlapi: Nits
Karl Williamson [Mon, 11 Mar 2013 17:45:09 +0000 (11:45 -0600)]
perlapi: Nits

8 years agoUpdate Module-CoreList for v5.16.3
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:42:10 +0000 (16:42 +0000)]
Update Module-CoreList for v5.16.3

8 years agofix typo in epigraphs.pod
David Mitchell [Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:13:53 +0000 (11:13 +0000)]
fix typo in epigraphs.pod

8 years agoadd 5.14.4 to perlhist
David Mitchell [Mon, 11 Mar 2013 10:45:15 +0000 (10:45 +0000)]
add 5.14.4 to perlhist

8 years agoadd perl5144delta
David Mitchell [Mon, 11 Mar 2013 01:13:49 +0000 (01:13 +0000)]
add perl5144delta

8 years agoFinalise Module-CoreList for v5.14.4
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:26:53 +0000 (00:26 +0000)]
Finalise Module-CoreList for v5.14.4

8 years agoUpdate Module-CoreList with v5.14.4 data
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:18:55 +0000 (00:18 +0000)]
Update Module-CoreList with v5.14.4 data

8 years agoAdd the 5.14.4 epigraph to epigraphs.pod
David Mitchell [Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:15:20 +0000 (00:15 +0000)]
Add the 5.14.4 epigraph to epigraphs.pod

8 years agoCorrect version data for Module::CoreList in 5.16.2
Dominic Hargreaves [Sun, 10 Mar 2013 23:35:55 +0000 (23:35 +0000)]
Correct version data for Module::CoreList in 5.16.2

8 years agoUpdate Digest-SHA to CPAN version 5.84
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Sun, 10 Mar 2013 20:29:12 +0000 (20:29 +0000)]
Update Digest-SHA to CPAN version 5.84


  5.84  Sat Mar  9 17:36:08 MST 2013
    - untweaked Makefile.PL to remove dependencies of SHA.c
        -- dependencies were breaking builds on VMS
        -- retaining dependencies provides too little benefit
            for cost of portable workaround

8 years agoreorder intrpvar.h
David Mitchell [Sat, 9 Mar 2013 23:36:16 +0000 (23:36 +0000)]
reorder intrpvar.h

Move more of the more commonly-used PL_ variables towards the front of the
file (and thus to the top of the interpreter struct on MULTIPLICITY

This helps ensure that "hot" variables are clustered together on the same
small number of cache lines, and also that the machine code to load them
will have shorter offsets, which on some architectures may be achieved
with shorter instructions.

The "hotness" has been determined purely by my subjective judgement rather
than any profiling. It's still open for the later to be done.

(Only simple shunting of whole lines has been done; no changes have been
made to individual lines.)

8 years agoPATCH: [perl #117101] toke.c: Make \$$1 work again.
Brian Fraser [Sat, 9 Mar 2013 22:36:34 +0000 (15:36 -0700)]
PATCH: [perl #117101] toke.c: Make \$$1 work again.

Commit 3283393 replaced the use of isWORDCHAR (\p{Word}) in scan_ident
with isIDFIRST (\p{XIDS}). Generally this was not troublesome, since
there are other places that deal with variables matching \d, but
one use of isWORDCHAR had given digit variables an unintended special
$$1 meant ${$1}, whereas $$@ or $$* were syntax errors.

This commit restores the special case for \p{POSIX_Digit} variables.

8 years agoBump version of Term::ReadLine
Karl Williamson [Sat, 9 Mar 2013 20:35:13 +0000 (13:35 -0700)]
Bump version of Term::ReadLine

commit 20a5039af69d81e9003664af771f2dd5e0446c2b changed this module's
pod but  didn't bump the version.

8 years agoGet Configure in sync with metaconfig
H.Merijn Brand [Sat, 9 Mar 2013 19:44:31 +0000 (20:44 +0100)]
Get Configure in sync with metaconfig

8 years agoAdd bootstrap_charset/BOOTSTRAP_CHARSET for non-ASCII architectures
H.Merijn Brand [Sat, 9 Mar 2013 19:04:50 +0000 (20:04 +0100)]
Add bootstrap_charset/BOOTSTRAP_CHARSET for non-ASCII architectures

8 years agoStandardize spelling of 'supersede' throughout the distribution.
James E Keenan [Sat, 9 Mar 2013 01:09:01 +0000 (20:09 -0500)]
Standardize spelling of 'supersede' throughout the distribution.

Change two instances of 'supercede' to match many more instances of the

8 years agoperlebcdic.pod: Document 2 fcns; nits
Karl Williamson [Fri, 8 Mar 2013 19:08:17 +0000 (12:08 -0700)]
perlebcdic.pod: Document 2 fcns; nits

The functions to convert code points from/to native were not previously
documented.  This also fixes some heading issues.

8 years agoMinor corrections to descriptions of files in Porting/.
Andy Dougherty [Fri, 8 Mar 2013 18:13:04 +0000 (13:13 -0500)]
Minor corrections to descriptions of files in Porting/.

Try to explain a little more how the metaconfig information
is intended to be used.

8 years agoregen/ Change #define name
Karl Williamson [Sun, 3 Mar 2013 03:53:04 +0000 (20:53 -0700)]
regen/ Change #define name

This was added in the 5.17 series so there's no code relying on its
current name.  I think that the abbreviation is clearer.

8 years agoregen/ Make portable to non-ASCII
Karl Williamson [Sun, 3 Mar 2013 03:43:56 +0000 (20:43 -0700)]
regen/ Make portable to non-ASCII

This now uses the U+ notation to indicate code points, which is
unambiguous not matter what the platform's character set is.  (charnames
accepts the U+ notation)

8 years agoregen/ Remove unused constant
Karl Williamson [Sun, 3 Mar 2013 03:29:33 +0000 (20:29 -0700)]
regen/ Remove unused constant

This was added in the 5.17 series, so can't be yet in the field; and
isn't needed.

8 years agoregen/ Pass through input comments
Karl Williamson [Sun, 3 Mar 2013 02:28:43 +0000 (19:28 -0700)]
regen/ Pass through input comments

The data can now have comments, which are converted to C and passed

8 years agoregen/ Convert '-' in names to '_'
Karl Williamson [Sun, 3 Mar 2013 02:19:02 +0000 (19:19 -0700)]
regen/ Convert '-' in names to '_'

Unicode character names can have dashes in them.  These aren't accepted
in C macro names.  Change so both blanks and the hyphen-minus are
converted to underscores.

8 years agoSkip io/eintr.t on QNX Neutrino too
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Thu, 7 Mar 2013 23:52:21 +0000 (23:52 +0000)]
Skip io/eintr.t on QNX Neutrino too

8 years agoUpdate perlfaq to CPAN version 5.0150042
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Thu, 7 Mar 2013 19:31:01 +0000 (19:31 +0000)]
Update perlfaq to CPAN version 5.0150042


  5.0150042 Wed  6 Mar 2013 14:37:08 +0100
    * Fix dodgy link as reports in #114260 of cpan RT (ranguard)
    * Hex typo (Martin Becker)
    * Typo (joaquinferrero)

8 years agoBring core up to version-0.9902
John Peacock [Thu, 7 Mar 2013 00:22:26 +0000 (19:22 -0500)]
Bring core up to version-0.9902

The attached patch bring the core Perl version code (including a fairly
significant leak when run in a tight loop) up to parity with CPAN
0.9902.  This deals with all open issues except:

which I am having a hard time modeling.


Signed-off-by: Chris 'BinGOs' Williams <>
8 years agot/lib/ should use absolute paths in @INC
Nicholas Clark [Wed, 6 Mar 2013 11:40:01 +0000 (12:40 +0100)]
t/lib/ should use absolute paths in @INC

t/lib/ needs to run test files within a subdirectory, and hence
needs change directory into it. Changing a directory poses a problem when
running the tests, because @INC is typically '../lib'. The fix for this had
been to prepend '../../lib' to @INC, which is the correct relative path
while in the subdirectory.

However, the END block changes directory upwards (so that it can delete the
temporary directory), and in the process of deletion may end up lazy-loading
more modules. This will end up searching in ../lib first (ie outside the
build directory), which is wrong, and will cause problems if a directory lib/
exists up one level with files of the expected names (eg a lib/ directory
from a different version of Perl).

Problem identified and diagnosed by Daniel Dragan in RT #116971.

8 years agoPortability fix for new Digest::SHA Makefile.PL.
Craig A. Berry [Thu, 7 Mar 2013 04:01:24 +0000 (22:01 -0600)]
Portability fix for new Digest::SHA Makefile.PL.

Non-native file specifications don't play nice with native make

Without this, the build on VMS is broken.  Submitted upstream at:

8 years agoFix POD formatting error.
James E Keenan [Thu, 7 Mar 2013 02:49:01 +0000 (21:49 -0500)]
Fix POD formatting error.

8 years agoAdd a README outlining contents of Porting directory.
James E Keenan [Thu, 7 Mar 2013 02:02:34 +0000 (21:02 -0500)]
Add a README outlining contents of Porting directory.

For: RT #116477

8 years agoopen FOO || die; doesn't need a special identifier parser.
Brian Fraser [Tue, 5 Mar 2013 23:40:34 +0000 (20:40 -0300)]
open FOO || die; doesn't need a special identifier parser.

Turns out this can just use scan_word().

8 years agoRestrict the valid identifier syntax, fix some identifier bugs.
Brian Fraser [Tue, 5 Mar 2013 21:18:49 +0000 (18:18 -0300)]
Restrict the valid identifier syntax, fix some identifier bugs.

    * Length-one identifiers are now restricted to
      plus, if under 'no utf8', the 128 non-ASCII characters in the
      Latin1 range.
    * Identifiers that start with ASCII letters can be followed with
      XIDC characters

(The committer made some small edits in the pod)

8 years agoFix several differences in the parsing of $.. and ${...}
Brian Fraser [Tue, 5 Mar 2013 20:46:52 +0000 (17:46 -0300)]
Fix several differences in the parsing of $.. and ${...}

    * The first character in ${...} used to have no restrictions
    * ${foo:bar} used to be legal
    * ${foo::bar} worked, but ${foo'bar} didn't

And possibly other subtle, so far undiscovered bugs. This was
resolved by simply using the same code for both things.

Note that this commit is not entirely useful on its own; While
tests pass, it requires changes from the following commit to work

8 years ago(UN)LIKELY branch prediction hints in a few strategic places
Steffen Mueller [Wed, 6 Mar 2013 19:39:43 +0000 (20:39 +0100)]
(UN)LIKELY branch prediction hints in a few strategic places

This adds branch prediction hints to a few strategic places such as
growing stack or strings, some exception handling, and a few hot
functions such as sv_upgrade.

This is not exhaustive by any means.

8 years agoExtremely minor pp_goto optimization
Steffen Mueller [Wed, 6 Mar 2013 17:42:17 +0000 (18:42 +0100)]
Extremely minor pp_goto optimization

Makes use of the fact that the exception case is both rare and okay to
be penalized (a tiny bit) instead of the common case doing an extra

8 years agoPL_sv_objcount deprecation notice
Steffen Mueller [Thu, 28 Feb 2013 17:25:19 +0000 (18:25 +0100)]
PL_sv_objcount deprecation notice

8 years agoPrepare PL_sv_objcount removal
Steffen Mueller [Thu, 28 Feb 2013 17:23:32 +0000 (18:23 +0100)]
Prepare PL_sv_objcount removal

This used to keep track of all objects. At least by now, that is
for no particularly good reason. Just because it could avoid a
bit of work during global destruction if no objects remained.
Let's do less work at run-time instead.

The interpreter global will remain for one deprecation cycle.

8 years agobetter POD for SvPVX, pre-5.9.3 Perls
Daniel Dragan [Wed, 6 Mar 2013 03:51:01 +0000 (22:51 -0500)]
better POD for SvPVX, pre-5.9.3 Perls

PV/char * was moved to SV head in commit 7b2c381cf3 . Prior to this, PV
was in SV body, and sv_any can be NULL, so accessing SvPVX without
checking type on old Perls was a SEGV. Make a note of this so others
don't find out the hard way.

8 years agoSet PL_stderrgv to NULL if it is freed.
Nicholas Clark [Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:12:47 +0000 (15:12 +0100)]
Set PL_stderrgv to NULL if it is freed.

Without this, it's possible to hit assertion failures when global destruction
attempts to skip the PVIO for PL_stderrgv while cleaning up all objects.

8 years agoUpdate Digest-SHA to CPAN version 5.83
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Tue, 5 Mar 2013 14:49:52 +0000 (14:49 +0000)]
Update Digest-SHA to CPAN version 5.83


  5.83  Mon Mar  4 08:12:00 MST 2013
    - removed code for standalone C operation (no longer used)
        -- eliminates need for external symbols
        -- consolidates SHA and HMAC code
        -- reduces size of object files
        -- thanks to Marc Lehmann for suggestions
    - tweaked Makefile.PL to show dependencies of SHA.c

8 years agoBump File::Copy version as the contents have changed
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams [Tue, 5 Mar 2013 11:57:20 +0000 (11:57 +0000)]
Bump File::Copy version as the contents have changed