Maintaining Perl 5 (Tony Cook): December 2017 Report

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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 4 tickets were reviewed or worked on.

[Hours]         [Activity]
 22.84          #127743 32-bit build warnings/build issues
                #127743 finish up 32-bit testing, commits, work on other
                unaddressed Storable issues, 64-bit frozen data
                #127743 handle 32-bit frozen data as unsigned, add support
                for 64-bit frozen data, testing
                #127743 more testing, check g(un)zip exist before we use
                them
                #127743 work through CPAN queue, fail to reproduce #59531,
                reproduce and fix #118551
                #127743 try to reproduce #131136, track down cause (long
                double padding)
                #127743 work up a fix for the padding issue, testing with
                various configs
                #127743 systematic look at Storable issues, reduce
                performance issue on debugging builds
                #127743 test code for regexp cloning
                #127743 more regexp testing, fix Storable.pm dependencies
                #127743 old perl testing, cleanup
                #127743 think about fix for stack size calculation issues
  0.80          #132252 try to understand change and implications,
                thinking
  0.28          #132631 research and comment
  5.55          #50608 work out why previous changes didn’t break malice.t
                (which the regexp changes did), fix, more regexp testing
                #50608 old perl portability
                #50608 debugging on 5.6.2, try to rebuild 5.6.2 on modern
                Debian
                #50608 more debugging, drop 5.6 support for regexp thawing
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 29.47 hours total

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