Fixing Perl5 Core Bugs: Report for Month 7

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Dave Mitchell writes:

As per my grant conditions, here is a report for the September period.

Mostly worked on leak bugs this month.

Over the first 30 weeks I have now averaged about 14 hours per week, less than the nominal 20. I have used up approx 84% of the hours allocated to the grant.

Report for period 2010/09/01 to 2010/09/30 inclusive


Effort (HH::MM):

14:59 diagnosing bugs
27:30 fixing bugs
0:00 reviewing other people's bug fixes
0:00 reviewing ticket histories
4:30 review the ticket queue (triage)
46:59 Total

Numbers of tickets closed:

7 tickets closed that have been worked on
1 tickets closed related to bugs that have been fixed
12 tickets closed that were reviewed but not worked on (triage)
20 Total

Short Detail

1:25 [perl #1917] Memory Leak
4:10 [perl #3719] perl_eval_{sv,pv} does not trap syntax errors
1:15 [perl #9466] [BUG REPORT] copy constructor overloading and REFCNT
7:54 [perl #21469] segfault when glob of loop var gets freed
1:40 [perl #24589] Bizarre array copy: ???
3:45 [perl #31865] weird results from reverse( %x = reverse %h )
19:10 [perl #40389] perl_destruct() leaks PL_defstash
0:25 [perl #40390] [SEGFAULT] %SIG isn't cleared during perl_shutdown()
0:25 [perl #40469] memory leak with MULTICALL
0:20 [perl #48004] unacceptable memory consumption
2:00 [perl #77084] scalar //g match on overloaded object causes string corruption
0:00 [perl #77352] Memory leaks in threaded Perl (cloning PVGVs and PL_my_cxt_list)
4:30 [TRIAGE]

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Wow. Dave, I don't care if you got a grant for this project, I still feel an urge to thank you *so much* for all your effort in making perl more reliable each day.

You rock. Keep it up!

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