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13 years agoSilence spurious warning in new Safe test
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Thu, 11 Feb 2010 21:36:54 +0000 (22:36 +0100)]
Silence spurious warning in new Safe test

This warning is emitted by perl when re-throwing the exception, so add a
TODO test to suppress it. However, fixing that will imply a core change.

13 years agoRemove npl addresses from "my" files
Robin Barker [Thu, 11 Feb 2010 16:39:13 +0000 (16:39 +0000)]
Remove npl addresses from "my" files

13 years agodelete orphaned text
Robin Barker [Thu, 11 Feb 2010 17:57:45 +0000 (17:57 +0000)]
delete orphaned text

13 years agoRevised opening line of perl man page
David Golden [Thu, 11 Feb 2010 20:04:54 +0000 (15:04 -0500)]
Revised opening line of perl man page

This patch was reviewed with Larry Wall via IRC.  His stipulation was
that both historical glossses be preserved to humorous effect.

13 years agorevert perl -h changes
David Golden [Thu, 11 Feb 2010 19:15:10 +0000 (14:15 -0500)]
revert perl -h changes

13 years agoBug in Safe 2.21 re propagating exceptions
Tim Bunce [Thu, 11 Feb 2010 10:29:17 +0000 (11:29 +0100)]
Bug in Safe 2.21 re propagating exceptions

An exception thrown from a closure gets lost.
I've boiled it down to this:

   perl -MSafe -e 'Safe->new->reval(q{sub { die @_ }})->(qq{ok\n})'

That should die with "ok".

The problem is that the closure that wraps any returned code ref if
threads are enabled is acting as an eval block so hiding the exception.

13 years ago[perl #72590] Panic if 'use strict' and forget 'my'
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Thu, 11 Feb 2010 09:32:01 +0000 (10:32 +0100)]
[perl #72590] Panic if 'use strict' and forget 'my'

That bug happens when we detect a compilation error in the statement
being parsed, and when the continuation of the parsing of that same
statement needs to load the file unicore/ via
In that case perl gets confused, fails to parse because
the parser is already in error, and also fails to properly rewind
to a normal error-reporting state.

This patch does not attempt to fix the whole error-reporting process;
instead, it simply prevents perl from trying to load charnames if it has
already recorded a parse error. So, in a way, it hides the bug under
the carpet. However, this is a safe fix, suitable for a code-freeze

13 years agokeep -h to 80 characters or less
David Golden [Thu, 11 Feb 2010 03:54:43 +0000 (22:54 -0500)]
keep -h to 80 characters or less

13 years agoHelp new users learn how to get help
David Golden [Thu, 11 Feb 2010 03:13:59 +0000 (22:13 -0500)]
Help new users learn how to get help

13 years agoNote a change in warnings::register's behavior in 5.10 that wasn't documented at...
Jesse Vincent [Thu, 11 Feb 2010 02:05:08 +0000 (18:05 -0800)]
Note a change in warnings::register's behavior in 5.10 that wasn't documented at the time. Resolves [perl #62522]

13 years agoPer Jesse, ignoring the skipping the tests form threaded OpenBSD
Steve Peters [Thu, 11 Feb 2010 01:41:48 +0000 (19:41 -0600)]
Per Jesse, ignoring the skipping the tests form threaded OpenBSD
builds.  See RT #71504 for the mess that this is avoiding.

13 years agoFix for non-regexps being upgraded to SVt_REGEXP
Nicholas Clark [Tue, 9 Feb 2010 16:11:34 +0000 (08:11 -0800)]
Fix for non-regexps being upgraded to SVt_REGEXP

$ ./perl -lwe '$a = ${qr//}; $a = 2; print re::is_regexp(\$a)'

It is possible for arbitrary SVs (eg PAD entries) to be upgraded to
SVt_REGEXP.  (This is new with first class regexps)

Whilst the example above does not SEGV, it will be possible to write
code that will cause SEGVs (or worse) at the point when the scalar is freed,
because the code in sv_clear() assumes that all scalars of type
SVt_REGEXP *are* regexps, and passes them to pregfree2(), which assumes that
pointers within are valid.

13 years agoregenerated Configure after backport cat ../perl/Configure >Configure
H.Merijn Brand [Tue, 9 Feb 2010 15:44:30 +0000 (16:44 +0100)]
regenerated Configure after backport cat ../perl/Configure >Configure

Please keep them sorted

13 years agoMerge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead
Jesse Vincent [Tue, 9 Feb 2010 15:35:19 +0000 (07:35 -0800)]
Merge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead

* 'blead' of ssh://
  Warn people not to set PERL_CORE in XS
  In embed.fnc the 'E' flag should imply 'X', but doesn't.
  revise perldelta note on strict and lax version rules
  expand flag descriptions in in embed.fnc
  alphabetically sort flag descriptions in embed.fnc
  [perl #72156]: substitute `less -R' for `less' for groff's new usage
  INSTALL doc fix: calling the test suite using -MTestInit changed since it moved to top level (which happened in commit 30b6e59101b252c20a6b50b95203d1e2c6016604)
  changed "an UTF..." to "a UTF..." in all Pods

13 years agoDocument unless () {} elsif () {} else {} and tell people not to use it.
Jesse Vincent [Tue, 9 Feb 2010 15:31:16 +0000 (07:31 -0800)]
Document unless () {} elsif () {} else {} and tell people not to use it.

Note to the deprecation police: this is not a language construct
deprecation. Just a bit of healthy advice about coding style.
Who knows. In a decade, this may be the lynchpin of "postmodern perl".

13 years ago"unless else" wasn't previously documented, though it was valid syntax
Reini Urban [Tue, 9 Feb 2010 15:17:00 +0000 (07:17 -0800)]
"unless else" wasn't previously documented, though it was valid syntax

13 years agoWarn people not to set PERL_CORE in XS
David Mitchell [Mon, 8 Feb 2010 21:07:56 +0000 (21:07 +0000)]
Warn people not to set PERL_CORE in XS

13 years agoIn embed.fnc the 'E' flag should imply 'X', but doesn't.
Jan Dubois [Mon, 8 Feb 2010 03:06:50 +0000 (19:06 -0800)]
In embed.fnc the 'E' flag should imply 'X', but doesn't.

13 years agorevise perldelta note on strict and lax version rules
David Golden [Mon, 8 Feb 2010 02:25:20 +0000 (21:25 -0500)]
revise perldelta note on strict and lax version rules

13 years agoexpand flag descriptions in in embed.fnc
David Mitchell [Sun, 7 Feb 2010 20:12:18 +0000 (20:12 +0000)]
expand flag descriptions in in embed.fnc

For each flag, try to list what precise effects that flag has

13 years agoalphabetically sort flag descriptions in embed.fnc
David Mitchell [Sun, 7 Feb 2010 18:44:34 +0000 (18:44 +0000)]
alphabetically sort flag descriptions in embed.fnc

13 years ago[perl #72156]: substitute `less -R' for `less' for groff's new usage
Josh ben Jore [Mon, 1 Feb 2010 16:05:13 +0000 (08:05 -0800)]
[perl #72156]: substitute `less -R' for `less' for groff's new usage
of ANSI escape codes by setting $Config{less} (and thereby

13 years agoINSTALL doc fix: calling the test suite using -MTestInit changed since it moved to...
Slaven Rezic [Sat, 6 Feb 2010 22:14:56 +0000 (23:14 +0100)]
INSTALL doc fix: calling the test suite using -MTestInit changed since it moved to top level (which happened in commit 30b6e59101b252c20a6b50b95203d1e2c6016604)

13 years agochanged "an UTF..." to "a UTF..." in all Pods
Slaven Rezic [Sat, 6 Feb 2010 22:19:39 +0000 (23:19 +0100)]
changed "an UTF..." to "a UTF..." in all Pods

13 years agoRemoving invalid port L<> links from Version documentation updates.
Jesse Vincent [Sun, 7 Feb 2010 02:06:56 +0000 (18:06 -0800)]
Removing invalid port L<> links from Version documentation updates.

13 years agoMerge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead
Jesse Vincent [Sun, 7 Feb 2010 02:02:40 +0000 (18:02 -0800)]
Merge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead

* 'blead' of ssh://
  move version details to version::Internals and other clean up
  document version::is_strict/is_lax
  Document usage of version regexps
  Export and document is_lax and is_strict functions
  note that delete/exists ARRAY_ELEM should be avoided
  Don't try to calculate a time over the conservative failure boundary.

13 years agoImprovements to 31c9a3 - CPAN code did depend on the previous behaviour of blessing...
Nicholas Clark [Sun, 7 Feb 2010 01:55:32 +0000 (17:55 -0800)]
Improvements to 31c9a3 - CPAN code did depend on the previous behaviour of blessing filehandles into FileHandle

It turns out that it's not quite as simple as blessing into IO::File.
If you do (just) that, then it breaks any existing code that does
C<require IO::Handle;> to allow it to call methods on file handles,
because they're blessed into IO::File, which isn't loaded. (Note this code
doesn't assume that methods in IO::Seekable are there to be called)

So, it all should work if you also set @IO::File:::ISA correctly?
That way, code that assumes that methods from IO::Handle can be called will
work. However, gv.c now starts complaining (but not failing) if IO::Handle,
IO::Seekable and Exporter aren't present, because it goes looking for
methods in them.

So the solution seems to be to set @IO::File::ISA *and* create (empty)
stashes for the other 3 packages. Patch appended, but not applied.

13 years agomove version details to version::Internals and other clean up
David Golden [Sat, 6 Feb 2010 20:09:20 +0000 (15:09 -0500)]
move version details to version::Internals and other clean up

13 years agodocument version::is_strict/is_lax
David Golden [Sat, 6 Feb 2010 19:12:21 +0000 (14:12 -0500)]
document version::is_strict/is_lax

13 years agoDocument usage of version regexps
John Peacock [Wed, 27 Jan 2010 01:47:54 +0000 (20:47 -0500)]
Document usage of version regexps

Move the discussion of what each regexp coveres to version::Internals
and limit the discussion in the main POD to just include examples.

13 years agoExport and document is_lax and is_strict functions
John Peacock [Tue, 26 Jan 2010 02:49:55 +0000 (21:49 -0500)]
Export and document is_lax and is_strict functions

Allow the is_lax and is_strict functions to be optionally
exported to the caller's namespace (without having to use Exporter).

Document the usage of is_lax and is_strict, plus nuke some trailing

13 years agonote that delete/exists ARRAY_ELEM should be avoided
Ricardo Signes [Sat, 6 Feb 2010 18:17:01 +0000 (13:17 -0500)]
note that delete/exists ARRAY_ELEM should be avoided

addreses final determination of

13 years agoDon't try to calculate a time over the conservative failure boundary.
Michael G. Schwern [Sun, 31 Jan 2010 11:22:08 +0000 (03:22 -0800)]
Don't try to calculate a time over the conservative failure boundary.

Otherwise gmtime(2**66) will cause a very, very, very long loop and
DOS Perl.

Add a test that very, very large times don't send gmtime and localtime into a loop

Had to fix some revealed mistakes in op/time.t when warnings were turned on.

Fix Time::gmtime and Time::localtime tests to match the new limits of gm/localtime.

13 years agoUpgrade CPAN to 1.94_55
Steffen Mueller [Thu, 4 Feb 2010 19:18:45 +0000 (20:18 +0100)]
Upgrade CPAN to 1.94_55

13 years agoRevert "Update to MIME-Base64 3.09"
Jesse Vincent [Wed, 3 Feb 2010 20:41:13 +0000 (12:41 -0800)]
Revert "Update to MIME-Base64 3.09"

I chatted with Gisle and he confirmed that this didn't fix a
release-blocking issue. Since we're frozen for 5.12, he agreed that we
should back it out.

This reverts commit 5e58db16ffcf34442d0ba4b645757884324e35c2.

13 years agoMerge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead
Jesse Vincent [Wed, 3 Feb 2010 17:44:19 +0000 (09:44 -0800)]
Merge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead

* 'blead' of ssh://
  Tests for RT #72432

13 years agoAllow arbitrary whitespace between NAME and VERSION in "package NAME VERSION;" statements
Jesse Vincent [Wed, 3 Feb 2010 17:43:08 +0000 (09:43 -0800)]
Allow arbitrary whitespace between NAME and VERSION in "package NAME VERSION;" statements

Fixes [perl #72432]

13 years agoTests for RT #72432
Abigail [Wed, 3 Feb 2010 17:25:46 +0000 (18:25 +0100)]
Tests for RT #72432

13 years agoadd a watchdog for schwern's time overflow tests.
Jesse Vincent [Wed, 3 Feb 2010 15:23:58 +0000 (07:23 -0800)]
add a watchdog for schwern's time overflow tests.

13 years agoAdd sanity checks for far, far distant dates.
Michael G. Schwern [Sat, 30 Jan 2010 09:41:59 +0000 (01:41 -0800)]
Add sanity checks for far, far distant dates.

Can't go beyond y2**31 because of the 32 bit year

Adds a test that we can make it to at least +/-2**52.  This is the
missing test for 455f2c6c92e42c1a9e31268cbd491ba661f99882 which kicked this
whole thing off.

Signed-off-by: Michael G. Schwern <>
13 years agoUpdate to MIME-Base64 3.09
Gisle Aas [Tue, 2 Feb 2010 22:22:15 +0000 (23:22 +0100)]
Update to MIME-Base64 3.09

Fixes issue where the Quoted-Printable encoder would sometimes output
lines that were 77 characters long.  The max line length should be 76.

13 years agoDiagnostic improvements to better understand why lib/Benchark.t test 13 has been...
Todd Rinaldo [Tue, 2 Feb 2010 17:27:37 +0000 (09:27 -0800)]
Diagnostic improvements to better understand why lib/Benchark.t test 13 has been failing smoke randomly.

Fix 1: Original code tests for less than but not =. I think that if these values are the same, the test should pass. I don't know the code well enough to be 100% sure. D
Fix 2: convert ok() to cmp_ok() for better diagnostic messages from smoke tests when they happen.
Fix 3: convert print to diag() so it will properly print through harness.

13 years ago[PATCH] Add gcc predefined macros to $Config{cppsymbols} on GNU/Hurd.
H.Merijn Brand [Mon, 1 Feb 2010 11:58:57 +0000 (12:58 +0100)]
[PATCH] Add gcc predefined macros to $Config{cppsymbols} on GNU/Hurd.

This is needed at least by h2ph, otherwise the generated .ph files
choke on missing __LONG_MAX__ and similar definitions.

Patch by Samuel Thibault <>.

Signed-off-by: H.Merijn Brand <>
13 years agogmtime/localtime are busted around 2**48
Michael G Schwern [Sun, 31 Jan 2010 10:53:43 +0000 (02:53 -0800)]
gmtime/localtime are busted around 2**48

Michael G Schwern wrote:
> Anyhow, I'm willing to let that drop, but I want figure out A) why its
> failing so early because it might be masking a bug, this is not
> predicted behavior, and most importantly B) to get it to error, or at
> least warn.
> I know B is possible, I did it for Time::y2038.  I'll figure that part
> out and try to dig into A.  I would like to call B a blocker for 5.12.

Found the bug, patch attached.

v_tm_tday is an NV, so casting time to an integer will cause an overflow
2**31 days after 1970 or somewhere between 2**47 and 2**48.  Not sure why the
compiler didn't warn about that.

This makes it work until the year overflows.

As for putting in a warning, there's two options:
1) A few days before the 32 bit year overflows.
2) At some reasonable point before there's too much floating point inaccuracy.

The possibility of long doubles will make #2 difficult to nail down, but I'll
be happy with +/- 2**53.

24. Must not tell any officer that I am smarter than they are, especially
     if it's true.
     -- The 213 Things Skippy Is No Longer Allowed To Do In The U.S. Army

From 9e940e610ac5b2fbb09a554f505963094a4a0745 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Michael G. Schwern <>
Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2010 02:24:50 -0800
Subject: [PATCH] Type conversion bug in gmtime64 that was causing it to crap out around 2**48

Signed-off-by: H.Merijn Brand <>
13 years agoClarify warning that e.g. \q is reserved
Karl Williamson [Sat, 30 Jan 2010 19:06:05 +0000 (12:06 -0700)]
Clarify warning that e.g. \q is reserved

Currently the meaning of e.g. \q is simply 'q', with a warning
generated.  Elsewhere it is documented that this means that \q is
thus a reserved term, available for Perl to co-opt in some future
release.  But the warning doesn't say that.  Clarify it.

13 years agoFix POD typo
Frank Wiegand [Sat, 30 Jan 2010 08:54:32 +0000 (09:54 +0100)]
Fix POD typo

13 years agosuggestion to use GET URL
Ricardo Signes [Fri, 29 Jan 2010 00:19:13 +0000 (19:19 -0500)]
suggestion to use GET URL

13 years agoFix a broken pod link
Jesse Vincent [Thu, 28 Jan 2010 23:39:42 +0000 (15:39 -0800)]
Fix a broken pod link

13 years ago* Fill out the docs on the yada to show it as a satand in for statements, not expressions
brian d foy [Thu, 28 Jan 2010 20:22:43 +0000 (14:22 -0600)]
* Fill out the docs on the yada to show it as a satand in for statements, not expressions

13 years agoMerge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead
Abigail [Thu, 28 Jan 2010 20:16:50 +0000 (21:16 +0100)]
Merge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead

13 years agoAdd a few regression tests, making sure ... is parsed as a range operator
Abigail [Thu, 28 Jan 2010 20:16:33 +0000 (21:16 +0100)]
Add a few regression tests, making sure ... is parsed as a range operator

13 years agoClean up 5.12 delta pod concerning regexes and Unicode changes
Karl Williamson [Thu, 28 Jan 2010 16:20:54 +0000 (09:20 -0700)]
Clean up 5.12 delta pod concerning regexes and Unicode changes

13 years agoResort MANIFEST.
Nicholas Clark [Thu, 28 Jan 2010 11:37:28 +0000 (11:37 +0000)]

13 years agoRemove duplicate entries from MANIFEST
Steve Hay [Wed, 27 Jan 2010 22:54:16 +0000 (22:54 +0000)]
Remove duplicate entries from MANIFEST

13 years agoAdd Porting/check-cpan-pollution to MANIFEST
Steve Hay [Wed, 27 Jan 2010 22:46:23 +0000 (22:46 +0000)]
Add Porting/check-cpan-pollution to MANIFEST

13 years ago* Note that the flip-flop operator maintains state across subroutine calls
brian d foy [Wed, 27 Jan 2010 03:54:32 +0000 (21:54 -0600)]
* Note that the flip-flop operator maintains state across subroutine calls

13 years agoCheck for updates
Steffen Mueller [Tue, 26 Jan 2010 16:31:52 +0000 (17:31 +0100)]
Check for updates

Make Porting/check-cpan-pollution test whether a given, presumably safe
commit to dual-lived modules also updated Porting/

13 years agoPorting/ tool: Check for bad commits against cpan/
Steffen Mueller [Tue, 26 Jan 2010 16:23:38 +0000 (17:23 +0100)]
Porting/ tool: Check for bad commits against cpan/

Porting/check-cpan-pollution runs a series of tests to find potentially
unsafe commits that change dual-lived modules and prints a summary.

13 years agoA small typo in perlrun, spotted by Olivier Raginel.
Vincent Pit [Tue, 26 Jan 2010 09:47:54 +0000 (10:47 +0100)]
A small typo in perlrun, spotted by Olivier Raginel.

13 years agocomment grammar, indentation
Jim Cromie [Sat, 23 Jan 2010 16:35:37 +0000 (09:35 -0700)]
comment grammar, indentation

13 years agorevise package NAME VERSION entry in perl5120delta
David Golden [Mon, 25 Jan 2010 20:55:52 +0000 (15:55 -0500)]
revise package NAME VERSION entry in perl5120delta

13 years agocorrect a typo
Ricardo Signes [Mon, 25 Jan 2010 17:00:28 +0000 (12:00 -0500)]
correct a typo

11:58 <@Zefram> "deference" is a typo
11:58 <@Zefram> (in that context)
11:58 <@rjbs> ...and it should be what?
11:58 <@Zefram> should be "dereference"

13 years agoapply a second set of eyes to perl5120delta
Ricardo Signes [Mon, 25 Jan 2010 16:31:22 +0000 (11:31 -0500)]
apply a second set of eyes to perl5120delta

* fix some grammatical and spelling errors
* adjust some usage nits
* remove irrelevant data
* reorganize some lists that became interspersed

13 years agoMerge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 25 Jan 2010 12:54:34 +0000 (04:54 -0800)]
Merge branch 'blead' of ssh:// into blead

* 'blead' of ssh://
  Update CPANPLUS::Dist::Build to cpan version 0.46
  Change from a hard coded temporary file name in lib/AnyDBM_File.t.

13 years agoAdd perl5120delta to pod.lst and MANIFEST
Jesse Vincent [Mon, 25 Jan 2010 12:54:15 +0000 (04:54 -0800)]
Add perl5120delta to pod.lst and MANIFEST

13 years agoUpdate CPANPLUS::Dist::Build to cpan version 0.46
Chris Williams [Mon, 25 Jan 2010 10:51:13 +0000 (10:51 +0000)]
Update CPANPLUS::Dist::Build to cpan version 0.46

  Extract from Changes file

  0.46 Sat Jan 23 07:52:19 GMT 2010
    - actually make the prereq resolving fallback to _build/ querying
      if the 'prereq_data' action fails. *facepalm*

Resolves an issue in prereq resolution where the failure of using
'Build prereq_data' would not fallback to querying _build/ data.

Highlighted by EekBoek distribution which bundled an older version of

13 years agoChange from a hard coded temporary file name in lib/AnyDBM_File.t.
Nicholas Clark [Mon, 25 Jan 2010 10:27:38 +0000 (10:27 +0000)]
Change from a hard coded temporary file name in lib/AnyDBM_File.t.

Previously lib/AnyDBM_File.t and lib/DBM_Filter/t/*t shared the same hard coded
filename for their test database, causing a race condition during parallel
testing, and some spurious test failures.

13 years agoMinor typo fix
Jesse Vincent [Sun, 24 Jan 2010 19:52:32 +0000 (11:52 -0800)]
Minor typo fix

13 years agoFirst full pass at perl5120delta
Jesse Vincent [Sun, 24 Jan 2010 19:52:05 +0000 (11:52 -0800)]
First full pass at perl5120delta

13 years agoAdded a stub of the Perl 5.12.0 delta which will be a rollup of the various perl...
Jesse Vincent [Sun, 24 Jan 2010 18:23:06 +0000 (10:23 -0800)]
Added a stub of the Perl 5.12.0 delta which will be a rollup of the various perl 5.11.x deltas

13 years agoUpdate to podlators 2.3.0
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Fri, 22 Jan 2010 16:19:17 +0000 (17:19 +0100)]
Update to podlators 2.3.0

13 years agoClarify in INSTALL what an extension name looks like:
David Mitchell [Fri, 22 Jan 2010 13:16:27 +0000 (13:16 +0000)]
Clarify in INSTALL what an extension name looks like:

is it IPC::SysV or IPC/SysV, or... ?

13 years agofix SEGV in /\N{...}/
David Mitchell [Fri, 22 Jan 2010 12:57:27 +0000 (12:57 +0000)]
fix SEGV in /\N{...}/

A simple program like the following could coredump:

    use charnames ':full';

The moral being, make sure sp is synced on return from call_sv()
*before* using the stack!

(Was a regression since 5.10)

13 years agoupdate Mark Jason Dominus's name in AUTHORS
Ricardo Signes [Thu, 21 Jan 2010 20:44:56 +0000 (15:44 -0500)]
update Mark Jason Dominus's name in AUTHORS

13 years agoinitialize undefined version objects with zero, not 'undef'
David Golden [Thu, 21 Jan 2010 17:18:11 +0000 (12:18 -0500)]
initialize undefined version objects with zero, not 'undef'

13 years agoAdd USE_PERL_ATOF to the list of -V's compile-time options.
Nicholas Clark [Thu, 21 Jan 2010 16:07:59 +0000 (16:07 +0000)]
Add USE_PERL_ATOF to the list of -V's compile-time options.

13 years agoRevert "remove defunct "Changes" file step from RMG"
Ricardo Signes [Thu, 21 Jan 2010 13:43:24 +0000 (08:43 -0500)]
Revert "remove defunct "Changes" file step from RMG"

This reverts commit 6642915e130e2410e5cc7d1e00a39aa7b8774d05.

13 years agoremove defunct "Changes" file step from RMG
Ricardo Signes [Thu, 21 Jan 2010 01:23:16 +0000 (20:23 -0500)]
remove defunct "Changes" file step from RMG

13 years agoRemove CPAN's Makefile.PL; let write one for us.
Nicholas Clark [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 17:22:32 +0000 (17:22 +0000)]
Remove CPAN's Makefile.PL; let write one for us.

Nothing in CPAN's Makefile.PL was pertinent to building as part of the core
distribution, but code within it caused `make` after `make clean` to fail.
Resolves RT #72218

13 years agoMake perl's magic variables in gv.c grep-able
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 03:48:15 +0000 (03:48 +0000)]
Make perl's magic variables in gv.c grep-able

It can be hard especially for those unfamiliar with the source to find
where variables like $` and $[ are set up, now they're just a ack -Q

13 years agoUpdate META.yml for Module::CoreList
Rafael Garcia-Suarez [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 17:09:54 +0000 (18:09 +0100)]
Update META.yml for Module::CoreList

13 years agocreate perl5115delta and update other versions
Ricardo Signes [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 17:04:05 +0000 (12:04 -0500)]
create perl5115delta and update other versions

13 years agomake clean deletes runtests, so add a rule and dependency to regenerate it.
Nicholas Clark [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 16:43:26 +0000 (16:43 +0000)]
make clean deletes runtests, so add a rule and dependency to regenerate it.

13 years agoadd -u to core-cpan-diffs to filter modules v5.11.4
Ricardo Signes [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 14:52:31 +0000 (09:52 -0500)]
add -u to core-cpan-diffs to filter modules

13 years agoperlfunc tweak for package NAME VERSION
David Golden [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 12:13:11 +0000 (07:13 -0500)]
perlfunc tweak for package NAME VERSION

13 years agoremove remaining boilerplate from perl5114delta
Ricardo Signes [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 05:52:45 +0000 (00:52 -0500)]
remove remaining boilerplate from perl5114delta

13 years agoperldelta5114 updated prior to shipping
Ricardo Signes [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 05:42:49 +0000 (00:42 -0500)]
perldelta5114 updated prior to shipping

13 years agoadd 5.11.4 (and myself) to perlhist
Ricardo Signes [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 04:38:22 +0000 (23:38 -0500)]
add 5.11.4 (and myself) to perlhist

13 years agoregen_perly prepping for 5.11.4
Ricardo Signes [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 04:13:44 +0000 (23:13 -0500)]
regen_perly prepping for 5.11.4

13 years agoupdate Module::CoreList for pending 5.11.4
Ricardo Signes [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 03:19:20 +0000 (22:19 -0500)]
update Module::CoreList for pending 5.11.4

13 years agoUpdate Module::Build to 0.3603
David Golden [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 02:33:35 +0000 (21:33 -0500)]
Update Module::Build to 0.3603

0.3603 - Mon Jan 18 22:28:59 EST 2010

 Bug fixes:

 - Module::Build::Compat would croak on distibutions that set requires
   'perl' to a dotted decimal like '5.6.2'.  We now skip that key
   since it doesn't go into PREREQ_PM and we numify it properly for
   'use 5.006002' in the generated Makefile.PL (RT#53409)
   [David Golden, adapted from patch by G. Allen Morris III]

0.3602 - Mon Jan 18 22:09:54 EST 2010

 Bug fixes:

 - Fix failures in t/properties/needs_compiler.t when $ENV{CC} is set
   (RT#53296) [David Golden, adapted from patch by Jens Rehsack]

0.3601 - Mon Dec 21 14:39:33 EST 2009

 Bug fixes:

 - When the currently running Module::Build is not the same as the one
   that created the Build file, there is now a warning rather than a fatal
   error.  This helps installation of dependency chains where a dependency
   might configure_requires a new Module::Build after Build.PL was already
   run for an earlier distribution. [David Golden, on advice of Matt Trout]


 - t/bundle_inc.t fails in odd ways.  This test of an experimental feature
   should not prevent users from installing Module::Build, so this test
   now skips unless $ENV{MB_TEST_EXPERIMENTAL} is true

13 years agoreminder: update Module::CoreList when bumping version number
David Golden [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 01:19:24 +0000 (20:19 -0500)]
reminder: update Module::CoreList when bumping version number

13 years agobump versions for core libs changed since 5.11.3
Ricardo Signes [Wed, 20 Jan 2010 01:16:55 +0000 (20:16 -0500)]
bump versions for core libs changed since 5.11.3

13 years agoregen for new version number
Ricardo Signes [Tue, 19 Jan 2010 23:53:21 +0000 (18:53 -0500)]
regen for new version number

13 years agobump version for 5.11.4
Ricardo Signes [Tue, 19 Jan 2010 23:43:57 +0000 (18:43 -0500)]
bump version for 5.11.4

13 years agofix qr// and get-magic problems
Father Chrysostomos [Tue, 19 Jan 2010 20:35:04 +0000 (15:35 -0500)]
fix qr// and get-magic problems

[N.B. I converted package name separators from q{'} to q{::} in
the test files as suggested by demerphq. -- dagolden]

13 years agoFix for #71506: work around possible gcc bug
Tony Cook [Tue, 19 Jan 2010 14:07:21 +0000 (01:07 +1100)]
Fix for #71506: work around possible gcc bug

When memcpy() is used on a long double pointer with gcc 4.4 in some
cases it seems to treat it as a long double assignment, copying only
the first 12 bytes.  Use unions so the types we're copying into the
pack output or from the unpack input are unsigned char[], to avoid the
apparent bug.

13 years agonote strict/lax version requirements in documentation
David Golden [Tue, 19 Jan 2010 15:14:32 +0000 (10:14 -0500)]
note strict/lax version requirements in documentation

13 years agoadd version number format note to perldelta
David Golden [Tue, 19 Jan 2010 15:03:06 +0000 (10:03 -0500)]
add version number format note to perldelta

13 years agoFix a NULL pointer dereference when looking for a DESTROY method
Niko Tyni [Tue, 19 Jan 2010 10:03:08 +0000 (11:03 +0100)]
Fix a NULL pointer dereference when looking for a DESTROY method

The empty DESTROY method optimization introduced by commit
fbb3ee5af3d would crash the interpreter if a DESTROY method
was declared but not actually defined.

This is seen in the real world with AutoLoader / AutoSplit,
where the crash defeats autoloading a DESTROY method.