Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: August 22nd-28th

Hey everyone,

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


August 22nd-28th

Grant Reports


New Issues

Resolved Issues

  • Perl #131836: heap-buffer-overflow in Perl_yylex.
  • Perl #131883: inconsistent sub name in "Illegal character in prototype" warning.
  • Perl #131942: Bleadperl v5.27.1-114-g9449f0d6ae breaks MLEHMANN/Glib-EV-2.02.tar.gz.

Suggested Patches

Tony Cook provided a patch in Perl #131975 (duplicate stack extend reporting for xsubs) for review which should help locate faulty XS code.

Jim Keenen provided a patch for Perl #131976 (Module::CoreList::is_core("File::Spec::AmigaOS", "3.64") dies).


Abigail raised the problem that caret variables do not have compile-time checking with strict.

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