Maintaining the Perl 5 Core: Report for Month 9 (June 2014)

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Dave Mitchell writes:

I spent June mainly processing my p5p mailbox, and looking at various bugs, half of which appeared (initially at least) to be 5.20 regressions.

Summary

6:40 [perl #121977] COWification seems expensive in PADMY variables
0:28 [perl #121984] newSVpvf slow in perl 5.20.0
0:28 [perl #122003] Benchmark.pm uses excessive CPU on OpenBSD
0:07 [perl #122024] PL_sv_no weirdness
1:16 [perl #122077] Bleadperl v5.21.0-274-ga7ab896 breaks SHURIKO/String-Simrank-0.079.tar.gz
1:39 [perl #122099] Perl regression bug since 5.13.11 (masked by CoW since 5.19.1
25:57 process p5p mailbox

36:35 Total (HH::MM)

4.3 weeks
36.6 total hours
8.5 average hours per week

As of 2014/06/30: since the beginning of the grant:

37.1 weeks
528.0 total hours
14.2 average hours per week

There are 272 hours left on the grant

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