Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: November 21st - December 5th

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                          November 21st - December 5th

News and Updates

   Our deadline of [1]deprecating $[ is set to 5.30.

   [2]ExtUtils::CBuilder updates from 0.280228 to 0.280230.

Grant Reports

     * Zefram 2017 TPF Grant [3]Week 47.

     * Zefram 2017 TPF Grant [4]Week 48.

     * Dave Mitchell TPF Grant 2 weekly report [5]186.

     * Dave Mitchell TPF Grant 2 weekly report [6]187.

Issues

  New Issues

     * [7]Perl #132481: Minor doc bug in pod/perlop.pod.
     * [8]Perl #132485: Old package separator syntax.
     * [9]Perl #132489: canonical truth values from overloaded predicates.
     * [10]Perl #132490: context consistency for overloaded operators.
     * [11]Perl #132492: Inward goto deprecation has no removal date.
     * [12]Perl #132493: Bleadperl v5.27.5-387-g006c1a1dbd breaks
       RKINYON/DBM-Deep-2.0014.tar.gz.
     * [13]Perl #132502: Missing warning 'scalar value better written as...'
       when using reference.
     * [14]Perl #132505: mkdir documentation: "MASK" -> "MODE"?
     * [15]Perl #132506: build failure on NetBSD (likely due to new in-place
       edit code).
     * [16]Perl #132527: Bleadperl v5.27.5-398-g19a8de4862 breaks
       MLEHMANN/AnyEvent-HTTP-2.23.tar.gz.
     * [17]Perl #132528: Bleadperl v5.27.5-396-gdd6661605f breaks
       VPIT/B-RecDeparse-0.10.tar.gz.

  Resolved Issues

     * [18]Perl #118139: [19]Storable in DESTROY blocks.
     * [20]Perl #119829: usemymalloc cannot handle long strings.
     * [21]Perl #119831: Data::Dumper: Useqq should apply to glob names,
too.
     * [22]Perl #125330: 'Masks earlier declaration' warning move from misc
       to syntax.
     * [23]Perl #127391: possible inconsistency in "perlop" documentation on
       associativity of operators.
     * [24]Perl #127712: defined on Hash of Hash defines an element in the
       hash.
     * [25]Perl #128899: printf %a mishandles several edge cases on long
       doubles.
     * [26]Perl #130578: op.c: Assertion failure.
     * [27]Perl #131061: Documentation of backslash operator inducing list
       context for its operand is missing.
     * [28]Perl #131672: perldebguts documentation should be fixed.
     * [29]Perl #131894: runtime error: shift exponent -2 is negative.
     * [30]Perl #132479: t/op/pack.t fails two tests in GCC "long doubles"
       builds on Windows.
     * [31]Perl #132505: mkdir documentation: "MASK" -> "MODE"?
     * [32]Perl #132527: Bleadperl v5.27.5-398-g19a8de4862 breaks
       MLEHMANN/AnyEvent-HTTP-2.23.tar.gz.

Suggested Patches

   Nicholas R. (Atoomic) [33]provided a patch to add flags for bless and tie
   to [34]Storable.

   Marco Fontani provided a now-merged patch for [35]Perl #132505 (mkdir
   documentation: "MASK" -> "MODE"?)

   Marco also provided a merged patch to document adding patches to RT
   issues.

   Pali provided a patch in [36]Perl #132533 ([37]Devel::PPPort: Implement
   croak_sv, die_sv, mess_sv, warn_sv and other mess function).

Discussion

   Zefram has [38]implemented a revision of smart-match. Discussion ensued.

   Zefram also has a [39]proposal for smartmatch signatures.

   A [40]discussion was held on [41]Perl #132485 (Old package separator
   syntax).

   There is a [42]conversation happening on the breakage introduced to
   [43]AnyEvent by fixing a side-effect of an optimization which AnyEvent
   considers a feature.

References

   1. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/247560
   2. http://metacpan.org/pod/ExtUtils::CBuilder
   3. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/247600
   4. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/247711
   5. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/247640
   6. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/247738
   7. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132481
   8. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132485
   9. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132489
  10. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132490
  11. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132492
  12. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132493
  13. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132502
  14. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132505
  15. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132506
  16. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132527
  17. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132528
  18. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=118139
  19. http://metacpan.org/pod/Storable
  20. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=119829
  21. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=119831
  22. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=125330
  23. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=127391
  24. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=127712
  25. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=128899
  26. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=130578
  27. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131061
  28. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131672
  29. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131894
  30. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132479
  31. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132505
  32. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132527
  33. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/247544
  34. http://metacpan.org/pod/Storable
  35. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132505
  36. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132533
  37. http://metacpan.org/pod/Devel::PPPort
  38. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/247542
  39. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/247468
  40. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/247533
  41. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=132485
  42. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/247426
  43. http://metacpan.org/pod/AnyEvent
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