Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: March 28th - April 3rd

Hey everyone,

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


March 28th - April 3rd

Grant reports


New issues

Resolved issues

  • Perl #24936: Severe regexp performance problem compared to 5.6.
  • Perl #69652: push @INC, sub { \[] }; -> crash.
  • Perl #78192: gv_try_downgrade leaves dangling pointers during global destruction.
  • Perl #88080: Listen to socket does not return when host is undefined or
  • Perl #105910: eval return value is only sometimes copied.
  • Perl #107874: installhtml likely isn't Unicode sane.
  • Perl #114566: Dealing With Freed Memory Bugs in General in the Interp.
  • Perl #122099: Perl regression bug since 5.13.11 (masked by CoW since 5.19.1).
  • Perl #126613: Segmentation fault in S_do_trans_count.
  • Perl #128994: Bug #128995 for perl5: Environment variables are not always propagated to sub-process.
  • Perl #129119: Assertion Failure: pp_ctl.c.
  • Perl #130759: perldoc error in strawberry-perl- on Windows 10.
  • Perl #131083: Bleadperl v5.25.10-81-gd69c43040e breaks JV/App-PDF-Link-0.18.tar.gz.

Rejected issues


Dan Book suggested (RFE: Multiple-alias syntax for foreach) a syntax change, allowing foreach to handle multiple elements when iterating.

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