CPAN PR-Challenge: March Report #1

This month I was assigned Exobrain. My first problem is that I can not install install it at all because dependencies are failing. The first failing dependency was Data::Structure::Util.

Looking around in Testers Matrix I found that is was failing only on 5.20 or above. Then, looked up the failing test, and understood Perl changed the way undef are passed to subroutines as first argument. After reading the Perl Delta and discussing with Andy Armstrong (the module maintainer) about that, the test was removed (it was based on a bug or not standard behavior). I did not get a chance to create the PR as AndyA fixed the code and released a new version.

Nevertheless, when trying to find the problem, I noticed the XS code was giving a lot of warnings on recent GCC, so I went out and fixed them, preparing a PR available here:

Now waiting for Andy to release a new version.

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