Fixing Perl5 Core Bugs: Report for Month 12

Dave Mitchell writes:

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

Spent most of the month fixing many taint issues associated with s///, which I discovered as a side-effect of looking into the \p{$tainted} issue.

Over the last month I have averaged 13 hours per week. Over the 50 weeks of the grant (to 27/Feb/11), I have done 639 hours, averaging 12.8 hours per week. There are 261 hours left on the grant.

Report for period 2011/02/01 to 2011/02/28 inclusive

Summary

Effort (HH::MM):

0:00 diagnosing bugs
54:15 fixing bugs
0:00 reviewing other people's bug fixes
0:00 reviewing ticket histories
0:00 review the ticket queue (triage)
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54:15 Total

Numbers of tickets closed:

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

Short Detail

49:15 [perl #82616] security Issues with user-defined \p{} properties
5:00 [perl #83364] Large number of string evals makes interpreter emit syntax error

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