Fixing Perl5 Core Bugs: Report for Month 8

Dave Mitchell writes:

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

Mostly worked on leak/refcount/malloc bugs this month.

Over the first 34 weeks I have now averaged about 14 hours per week, less than the nominal 20. I have used up approx 93% of the hours allocated to the grant.

Report for period 2010/10/01 to 2010/10/31 inclusive


Effort (HH::MM):

13:55 diagnosing bugs
37:38 fixing bugs
0:00 reviewing other people's bug fixes
0:00 reviewing ticket histories
0:55 review the ticket queue (triage)
52:28 Total

Numbers of tickets closed:

8 tickets closed that have been worked on
0 tickets closed related to bugs that have been fixed
2 tickets closed that were reviewed but not worked on (triage)
10 Total

Short Detail

6:35 [perl #3719] perl_eval_{sv,pv} does not trap syntax errors
16:48 [perl #44225] perl segfaults when freeing deeply nested structures
6:10 [perl #48004] unacceptable memory consumption
1:30 [perl #63790] call stack bug in perl5
0:30 [perl #69598] Memory Leak with Threads
2:45 [perl #72246] rcatline memory leak on bad $/
1:10 [perl #75082] recv() with MSG_TRUNC flag kills perl with SEGV or glibc double-free ]
1:50 [perl #75254] Slow GC after Scalar::Util::weaken
0:55 [perl #76248] "Attempt to free unreferenced scalar" with nested %SIG-handlers calls
5:05 [perl #78070] List::Util tests give 'Attempt to free unreferenced scalar' warnings
8:15 [perl #78244] Bleadperl b2a2a901 breaks MooseX::Role::Parameterized 0.19
0:55 [TRIAGE]

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