Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 194077
upstream perl bugs fixed since 5.8.8 was released
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:34 EST
Description of problem:
These upstream perl bugs / issue have beed fixed in the upstream
5.8.x maintenance release of perl since perl-5.8.8 was released:
o 38454 - 'rindex corrects for $[ on bytes rather than UTF-8'
apply upstream patch #27116
o 24816 - 'Magic vars seem unsure if they are purely numeric'
( perl -wle 'print $? = $? ^ "3"' -> 'Argument "^C" isn't numeric' )
apply upstream patch #27391
o Avoid writing over the input string in the case 'F' in moreswitches.
apply upstream patch #27426
o 34925 - 'overload and rebless'
apply upstream patches #27509, #27512
o 3038 - '$qr = qr/^a$/m; $x =~ $qr; fails'
apply upstream patch #27604
o apply upstream patch #27605 - 'Fix off-by-one in $0 set magic.'
o 23141 - '($_) = () fails to set $_ to undef'
apply upstream patch #27914
o 38619 - 'Bug in lc and uc (interaction between UTF-8, substr, and lc/uc)'
apply upstream patch #27329
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
See upstream bug reports and the new RHTS test cases in CVS perl/perl-tests/FC6 .
Fixed in perl-5.8.8-6 (FC-6) and perl-5.8.8-5 (FC5).
perl-5.8.8-5 has been pushed for fc5, which should resolve this issue. If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.
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