Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: March 28th - April 4th

Hey everyone,

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

March 28th - April 4th

News and updates

Dave Mitchell provides his grant reports, and his monthly grant report as well.

Tony provides his grant reports.

Perl 5.24 blockers can be found here and here.


New issues

Resolved issues

Proposed patches

Matthew Horsfall raises that PERL_MEM_LOG doesn't seem to work anymore and provides a sample patch in Perl #127819, which was merged.

Aaron Crane provides a patch in Perl #127821 to make it possible to import lround() from POSIX.

Shlomi Fish provides a patch in Perl #127830 to correct some spelling errors in lib/unicore/mktables.

Tony Cook provides a patch for Perl #126162 (stat() behaves differently when passed an array in argument list).

Dave Mitchell provides a patch for Perl #127746 (charset.t fails on Solaris).


Karl Williamson is covering the recent failures on AIX and HP-UX.

We received a nice thank-you email from Nicolas Graf. Fun to read!

Todd Rinaldo suggested a patch in Perl #127810 to be able to compile Perl so it does not also load the current directory into @INC. There is a conversation ongoing on the ticket.

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