Fixing Perl5 Core Bugs: Report for Month 37

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Dave Mitchell writes:

This month I mainly worked on one of the 5.18 blocker tickets; in this case how

overload::constant qr => sub { ...}

interacts with "constant" regexes such as qr/foo/ and qr/foo(?{bar})/ if the sub replaces constant strings like "foo" with an overloaded object. It turns out this was something I hadn't anticipated in my re_eval reworking, and my code didn't handle it at all well. I'm now about 3/4 the way to fixing it.

Over the last month I have averaged 6.5 hours per week

As of 2013/03/31: since the beginning of the grant:

160.0 weeks
1618.8 total hours
10.1 average hours per week

There are 82 hours left on the grant.

Report for period 2013/03/01 to 2013/03/31 inclusive

Summary

Effort (HH::MM):

15:00 diagnosing bugs
11:17 fixing bugs
1:00 reviewing other people's bug fixes
0:00 reviewing ticket histories
0:00 review the ticket queue (triage)
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27:17 Total

Numbers of tickets closed:

5 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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5 Total

Short Detail

0:25 [perl #115004] perl 5.17.x can't use @var in regexp, but only $var
1:10 [perl #116569] Re: 5.17.7 breaks rules of assignment
0:30 [perl #116821] B::Deparse warnings during build of 5.17.9
18:17 [perl #116823] Regexp::Grammars broken since 5.17.1
0:30 [perl #117095] Undefined `state` $file_handle when using `$file_handle if 0`
0:10 [perl #117107] [Bug] IO::Socket::INET opens random port
2:55 [perl #117135] v5.17.9-80-g9f351b4 breaks SARTAK/Path-Dispatcher-1.04.tar.gz
1:40 [perl #117205] Infinite regex-engine loop with (??{})
0:30 [perl #117265] [PATCH] e213661 no warnings 'safesyscalls', fatal nul checks
0:30 [perl #117273] [PATCH] e4f39c0 binary safety when dumping svs and ops
0:40 [perl #117305] ISO C forbids braced-groups within expressions (cv.h, inline.h in 5.17.9)

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