Fixing Perl5 Core Bugs: Report for Month 16

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Dave Mitchell writes:

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

Bit of a sparse month. Fixed or otherwise closed a few security-related tickets and a few other misc bits and pieces, but spent quite a bit of time on perl-related but not TPF-grant-related stuff: reducing random smoke test failures and refactoring the numeric ops.

Over the last month I have averaged 4 hours per week.

As of 2011/06/30: since the beginning of the grant:

68.6 weeks
772.8 total hours
11.3 average hours per week

There are 127 hours left on the grant.

Report for period 2011/06/01 to 2011/06/30 inclusive

Summary

Effort (HH::MM):

1:10 diagnosing bugs
16:30 fixing bugs
0:00 reviewing other people's bug fixes
0:00 reviewing ticket histories
0:45 review the ticket queue (triage)
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18:25 Total

Numbers of tickets closed:

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

Short Detail

3:30 [perl #8611] Something very wrong with gotoLABEL
5:15 [perl #58530] Bus error with constant + overload + stash manipulation + bless ]
1:40 [perl #64804] tainting breakage with index() of a constant
1:10 [perl #72526] DATA conflicts with Proc::Daemon. A "half closed" filehandle
0:00 [perl #82616] security Issues with user-defined \p{} properties
3:50 [perl #90006] 5.14.0-RC2 op/threads.t failures
2:15 [perl #92828] blead hangs on FreeBSD during testing
0:45 [TRIAGE]

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