Maintaining Perl 5 (Tony Cook): December 2018 Grant Report

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 27 tickets were reviewed or worked on, and 9 patches
were applied.

[Hours]         [Activity]
  0.52          Cpan #122912 followup
  0.33          #131165 review, make public, comment and close
  6.29          #133030 review discussion and my old patch, research
                #133030 testing, cross-platform testing, fixes for darwin
                (though utime() not all there yet on darwin)
                #133030 work on-subsecond fd time setting via futimes()
                #133030 more futimes, testing on darwin, retest on NetBSD
                (it failed)
                #133030 OS X testing, research
  0.75          #133519 setup, more testing, comment
  0.33          #133558 read discussion, ask reporter if problem is fixed
                #133558 check backportability to 5.26/5.28, add to votes
                file for both and close ticket
  3.48          #133582 review patches, testing
                #133582 more testing, apply to blead
  0.78          #133590 testing, metaconfig
                #133590 more metaconfig
  0.80          #133596 research and comment
                #133596 report upstream to EU::MM
  3.74          #133603 work on reproduction to bisect, work on bisect
                script, start bisect
                #133603 review, test bisect results
                #133603 work on bisect some more, bisect was bad?, get a
                good bisect, testing, research, comment
  1.20          #133654 work up a test, fix, apply to blead
  0.92          #133659 split unfixed behaviour into a new ticket (the
                reported problem is fixed), propose fixes for maint 5.28
  1.76          #133661 build prep, debugging
                #133661 debugging, comment
  1.15          #133667 research, comment with patch
                #133667 fix extra +x bit from previous work, testing,
                apply patch to blead
  2.07          #133673 work up a patch, comment with patch
                #133673 retest and apply to blead
  0.73          #133691 review patch, testing, apply to blead
  1.82          #133706 (sec) research
                #133706 (sec) work on a patch, comment with patch
                #133706 re-test and apply to blead with a re-worded
                comment
  5.39          #133708 work on removing probing
                #133708 more removing probing, testing
                #133708 more cross platform testing
                #133708 re-test and apply to blead
  0.67          #133712 review patch and discussion, test build, apply to
                blead
  0.52          #133722 review and comment
                #133722 review and comment
  1.67          #133731 test with and without patch, apply to blead
  0.13          comment on LGTM regexec.c thread
  0.62          comment on “regexec.c: LGTM analysis warns about two
                comparisons, but we actually need them”
  0.75          Maint-votes review
  0.40          Merijn’s XS stringification
  0.62          Merijn’s XS stringification: debugging, comment
  0.58          perldelta updates
  0.58          try to duplicate Abigail’s darwin hang
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 38.60 hours total

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