Maintaining Perl 5 (Tony Cook): January 2019 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 54 tickets were reviewed, and 11 patches were
applied

[Hours]         [Activity]
  8.88          #108276 review
                #108276 check over committed changes, look to re-work, ask
                list about PERL_OP_PARENT
                #108276 cleanup PERL_OP_PARENT detritus
                #108276 review old patches, re-work, testing
                #108276 more testing, work on optimize_op()
                #108276 research, cleanup, more testing. Comment with
                patch
  0.58          #121033 research, comment
  1.98          #123724 rebase, retesting, bump versions, apply to blead,
                make public
  0.05          #126191 check for activity and close
  2.69          #127521 review code, POSIX, work on implementation
                #127521 local commit with notes
  1.72          #130367 rebase, write new tests, testing, apply to blead
                #130367 perldelta
  1.90          #130585 debugging
                #130585 debugging
  0.32          #131506 research and comment
                #131506 close
  0.07          #131931 link to stack-not-refcounted meta ticket
  0.08          #131955 check for activity and close
  0.52          #132158 rebase, retest and apply to blead
  1.35          #132338 research, comment
  0.12          #132583 same and add the form sub-parse fix to backports
                (the other is in 5.28 already)
  3.76          #132777 prep, review code, research, work on some docs
                #132777 testing, more docs, comment with patch
  0.27          #133030 re-check, comment
  0.27          #133153 comment
  0.62          #133504 research and comment
  0.55          #133522 review patch, testing, apply to blead
  1.88          #133524 work up a fix and apply to blead
  3.88          #133575 prep and start gcc 8.2.0 build
                #133575 work up a patch, testing, comment with patch
                #133575 consider comment changes, research, testing, apply
                to blead
  0.60          #133590 try to work with metaconfig, report upstream to
                the metaconfig wizards
  0.77          #133721 review, write test, testing, apply test and fix to
                blead
  0.13          #133740 review new patch and comment
  0.13          #133744 review and comment
  0.10          #133746 review and close
  0.10          #133750 review and reject
  1.00          #133751 comment with patch
                #133751 retest, apply to blead
  0.55          #133752 follow up
                #133752 got a response privately due to rt.perl.org
                issues, forwarded request to perlbug-admin and closed
                tickets
  0.25          #133753 (sec) fix subject, comment
                #133753 (sec) testing, comment
  1.82          #133754 test setup, testing, research
  2.08          #133755 research, produce a patch and comment
                #133755 fix a typo, test, apply to blead
                #133755 comment and close
  0.25          #133756 review and comment briefly
  0.61          #133760 research and comment
                #133760 research (read the Configure source) and comment
  0.72          #133765 review, start prep to test, review code, comment
                #133765 research, add commit to votes file
  0.53          #133771 review patch and comment
                #133771 review new patch and comment
  0.97          #133776 review and comment
                #133776 review and comment
  3.32          #133782 diagnose, work on a fix, testing
                #133782 retest patch against blead, apply to blead
                #133782 re-test, fix ticket number in patch, apply to
                blead
  0.38          #133787 research (more Configure) and comment
  0.33          #133788 research history of APIs, remove M flag and apply
                to blead
  1.07          #133789 debugging, comment
  0.25          #133806 bump $IO::VERSION, testing
  2.35          add t/ file leak checks and TMPDIR leak checks
  0.48          look for possibly fixed sub-parse tokenizer bugs, find a
                couple and comment, bookmark for later closing
  0.72          look for some more possibly fixed tokenizer bugs
  2.82          look into detecting shmem leaks reported by Tux,
                https://github.com/Test-More/test-more/issues/823
  0.17          review maint votes, remove one already picked
  1.07          utf8-readline: build fixes, debugging
  1.50          utf8-readline: clean up, consider re-working options
  0.62          utf8-readline: debug failing tests
  2.33          utf8-readline: debugging
  2.52          utf8-readline: debugging, fixes for buffer parsing tests
  0.32          utf8-readline: more debugging failing tests
  0.10          utf8-readline: rebase, review
  2.80          utf8-readline: track down a fix warning handling
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 65.25 hours total

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