Fixing Perl5 Core Bugs: Report for Months 35 & 36

Dave Mitchell writes:

Got out of the habit of fixing bugs for the last couple of months. Spent most of the time that I was able to devote to perl mainly doing other stuff; in particular, pumpkining the 5.14.4 security release, and trying to keep up-to-date with my p5p inbox, which seems to be a full-time job these days.

Hopefully I'll be able to put lots of effort into working on 5.18 blocker bugs for the rest of March.

Over the last 2 months I have averaged 0.5 hours per week

As of 2013/02/28: since the beginning of the grant:

155.6 weeks
1590.8 total hours
10.2 average hours per week

There are 109 hours left on the grant.

Report for period 2013/01/01 to 2013/02/28 inclusive


Effort (HH::MM):

3:00 diagnosing bugs
1:15 fixing bugs
0:00 reviewing other people's bug fixes
0:00 reviewing ticket histories
0:00 review the ticket queue (triage)
4:15 Total

Numbers of tickets closed:

2 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)
2 Total

Short Detail

2:30 [perl #115080] m?? doesn't only once match on -Duseithreads
0:20 [perl #116326] COW: big slowdown in simple? pattern matches
1:25 [perl #116621] Reading from STDIN fails if SIGCHLD handler is set

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