Maintaining Perl 5 (Tony Cook): Grant Report for September 2017

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This is a monthly report by Tony Cook on his grant under Perl 5 Core Maintenance Fund. We thank the TPF sponsors to make this grant possible.

Approximately 47 tickets were reviewed, and 7 patches were applied.

[Hours]         [Activity]
  7.13          #122112 work on a fix (and reentr discussion with khw)
                #122112 more work on a fix
                #122112 debugging
                #122112 debugging
                #122112 debugging, look for a different approach
  2.31          #124256 re-work patch
                #124256 more re-work patch, testing
  3.94          #125351 try to understand the parser
                #125351 try restoring stack, debug crashes
                #125351 experiments, testing, debugging
  1.82          #126706 re-work patch a bit, testing, debugging
                #126706 debugging, fix taint issue
  7.01          #127663 re-check, minor commit message changes, comment
                with new patch
                #127663 testing
                #127663 more testing, apply to blead
                #127663 reproduce, work on a fix, testing
                #127663 more testing
                #127663 comment on freebsd renameat() ticket
  1.98          #129990 review, testing, coverage checks, benchmarking,
                apply to blead
  2.36          #131582 (sec) work on CVE details, comment
                #131582, #131598 (sec) work with downstream
                #131582, #131598 (sec) work with downstream
  0.57          #131598 (sec) work on CVE details, comment
  3.32          #131648 (sec) debugging
                #131648 (sec) more debugging, briefly comment
  0.77          #131665 (sec) work on CVE details, comment
                #131665 (sec) comment
  1.58          #131683 comment
                #131683 comment
                #131683 review patch, discussion in #p5p
  0.70          #131685 research
  1.15          #131746 retesting, apply to blead
  1.45          #131777 re-base, re-check, re-test and apply to blead
  2.21          #131894 research how to fix non-hex digit handling for
                hex^Wbinaryfp numbers
                #131894 work on a fix, testing
                #131894 add more tests, testing, comment with patch
  1.18          #131954 (sec) research and comment
  1.51          #131982 research, comment
                #131982 work on a patch and comment with patch
  0.95          #131984 comment
                #131984 re-review, testing, apply to blead
  0.67          #132001 debugging, reject with comment
  3.24          #132008 testing, minor fixes, apply to blead
                #132008 look into regression, start setup of test VM
                #132008 discussion with Tux, finish VM setup, also discuss
                spam when smokes run in PERL_UNICODE= LC_ALL=some-utf8-
                locale mode, work on a fix and apply to blead
  0.17          #132017 (sec) comment
  1.74          #132055 (sec) reproduce, debugging
                #132055 (sec) debugging, ask khw to look at it
  0.20          #132063 (sec) debugging, ask khw again
  0.75          #132077 review patches and comment
  3.02          #132087 testing, research, comment with patch, comment
                with fixed patch
                #132087, #127663 re-test various portability fixes and
                apply to blead
  0.28          #132094 research and comment
  1.53          #132105 research and comment
                #132105 look at making SIG_SIZE a variable, check CPAN for
                usage and comment
  0.05          #132134 review and comment
  0.33          #132137 research and comment
  1.03          #132138 work to understand failure, fix and apply to blead
  0.20          #132139 track down when minitest was introduced and
                comment
  1.23          #132147 (sec) research, comment
  0.95          #132158 (sec) debugging, comment
  0.42          #132159 review patch and comment
  0.60          #132163 debugging, comment, more debugging
  0.62          #132171 review patch and comment
  0.10          Configure changes from 5.24.1 to 5.26.1 thread: comment
  0.38          Configure changes from 5.24.1 to 5.26.1 thread: research
                and comment
  0.15          nigel’s arm builds: review build error, research and
                comment
  0.52          pin down CVE issues versions manually
  0.07          security ticket follow-up
  0.12          tes::readline fixe to backport list
  0.58          test openbsd fix for khw
  0.42          Try to pin down CVE issue versions with bisect
  0.70          update CVE entries at Mitre
  2.03          work on cleaning up build noise under PERL_UNICODE= ,
                testing, apply to blead
  2.92          Work on cleaning up test noise under PERL_UNICODE=
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 66.96 hours total

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