Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: November 17th-20th

Hey everyone,

Following is the p5p (Perl 5 Porters) mailing list summary for the past half week.


November 17th-20th

News and highlights

Chad Granum released 5.25.7!

Sawyer X proposed Tony Cook's suggestion to remove thee utility.

Sulliven Beck provided a patch to update Locale::Codes from version 3.40 to 3.41.


New issues

  • Perl #130132: Bleadperl v5.25.6-266-ga083329 breaks SBECK/Date-Manip-6.56.tar.gz.

Resolved issues

Suggested patches

John Lightsey provided a patch in Perl #130122 to remove all remaining two-arg open calls.

Niko Tyni provided a patch in Perl #130133 to clean up $Config{longdblinfbytes}, which seems much trickier.

Andy Lester's continued work on supporting clang's -Weverything has reached the point of seeking comments, as Andy provided the fruits of his labor.

James Keenan provided a patch to Perl #129345 (perlmod doc bug wrt package scope).

Aaron Crane provided a patch for the Unicode bug in the range operator.


Andy Lester asked about usage of TRUE and FALSE in core.

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