Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: April 28th - May 1st

Hey everyone,

Following is the p5p (Perl 5 Porters) mailing list summary for the past few days. Enjoy!

This summary was accidentally deleted and now restored. :)

April 28th - May 1st

Since this covers only a few days, it is rather short.

News and updates

Steve Hay released Perl 5.22.2!

All the blockers for 5.24.0 are tracked in Perl #128021.


Resolved issues

Proposed patches

Andreas Voegele provided a patch in Perl #128012 to fix failing tests in perl5db.t when using mandoc.

Niko Tyni provided a patch in Perl #128020 to wrap lines at 900 characters to make sure it plays better with MTAs.

Father Chrysostomos provided a patched for the slowness described in Perl #127999.


Karl Williamson clarified what his main concern is with regard to unsupported locales.

Dave Mitchell provided his analysis of Perl #127999 (slowdown in split + list assign).

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