Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: July 10th-16th

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                                 July 10th-16th

News

   Perl [1]5.24.2 and [2]5.22.4 are finally, finally out!!

Issues

  New Issues

     * [3]Perl #131732: false positive of stack extending check with empty
       arrays.
     * [4]Perl #131734: AIX 7.1 Smoke Tests.
     * [5]Perl #131735: NetBSD 7.1 Smoke Test Failures.
     * [6]Perl #131746: runtime error: null pointer passed as argument 1,
       which is declared to never be null.
     * [7]Perl #131749: [8]ExtUtils::CBuilder bug finding C++ compiler.

  Resolved Issues

     * [9]Perl #131732: false positive of stack extending check with empty
       arrays.
     * [10]Perl #131749: [11]ExtUtils::CBuilder bug finding C++ compiler.

  Patches

Discussion

   Dave Mitchell [12]suggests (keys(%tied_hash)) in boolean/scalar context)
   changing the behavior of tied hashes in boolean and scalar context.

   John P. Linderman wrote on his progress in [13]destabilizing
mergesort and
   the relevant [14]SORTf_DESC flag.

References

   1. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245531
   2. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245527
   3. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131732
   4. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131734
   5. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131735
   6. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131746
   7. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131749
   8. http://metacpan.org/pod/ExtUtils::CBuilder
   9. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131732
  10. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131749
  11. http://metacpan.org/pod/ExtUtils::CBuilder
  12. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245463
  13. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245512
  14. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245537
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