Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: September 11th-17th

Hey everyone,

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


September 11th-17th


New Issues

  • Perl #132087: Blead broken on Darwin. Fixed now.
  • Perl #132094: Bleadperl v5.27.3-31-gf14cf36320 DEBUGGING breaks ETJ/Event-1.26.tar.gz.
  • Perl #132105: SIGUNUSED removal in glibc 2.26 changes PL_sig_name / SIG_SIZE.
  • Perl #132106: incpth vs. incpath documentation confusion.
  • Perl #132112: Undocumented unaligned pointer error messages.

Resolved Issues

Suggested Patches

Nicholas R. (Atoomic) provided a patch in Perl #132077 to replace multiple use vars by our.

Nicholas also provided a patch in Perl #132080 (switch some core modules to XSLoader).
An additional patch from Nicholas in Perl #132072 to add more context when raising a warning, similar to Carp::Always or Devel::Confess.

Jim Keenen and Tony Cook provided patches in Perl #132087 to fix blead on Darwin. Patches merged, blead is unbroken.

Nicholas provided several patches in Perl #132092 (Multiple testsuite fixup) which was resolved by merging the relevant patches.

If you feel like contributing to the Perl core without knowing everything, Karl Williamson would really not object to have a porting test that checks that macro arguments involved in expressions are parenthesized.

Niko Tyni provided a patch in Perl #132100 to address issue raised by Jacub Wilk to add a missing newline in a warning.

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