Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: June 9th-15th

Hey everyone,

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

June 9th-15th

News and updates

Last onionsketch before 5.25.2 is scheduled for the 16th at 13:00 UTC.

Grant reports


New issues

Resolved issues

Proposed patches

Continuing the conversation on Perl #128200 (removing usenet from documentation), Dan Collins provided two patches, asking for comments.

Tony Cook provides a patch in Perl #128295 (strange bug with -Dprefix=/usr and -Dversiononly) to make the special hints require a special option.

Andreas Koenig provided a patch to update


A conversation which started as part of Perl #128260, Father Chrysostomos delved into what can be done about the issue, resolving in comments on possible syntax support changes in the future.

Father Chrysostomos asks whether we should change various compatibility functions (called by XS with Perl_ prefix into static inline functions.

H. Merijn Brand (Tux) found a problem with perl on Synology DSM 6.

A more in-depth analysis by Tony Cook for the problem raised in Perl #128095, a failing test on OS X.

Karl Williamson provides a patch in Perl #128213 (no deprecation warning on literal left curl bracket) to cover a few more cases.

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