Bug 79199 - perl5.8.0 critical bug in \U..\E processing
perl5.8.0 critical bug in \U..\E processing
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: perl (Show other bugs)
8.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Chip Turner
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-12-06 19:44 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:58 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-08 14:45:13 EST
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Perl test program that demonstrates the bug (214 bytes, patch)
2002-12-06 19:58 EST, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2002-12-06 19:44:13 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
This bug is preventing me from building the linux kernel.

The attached program "test.pl", when run, behaves as follows:

With perl v5.8.0:
INPUT:
MOVE BAR
OUTPUT:
Object = B0B

With perl v5.005_003:
INPUT:
MOVE BAR
OUTPUT:
Object = BAR

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run test.pl
2. Type input on stdin: "MOVE BAR"
3.
	

Actual Results:  Object = B0B

Expected Results:  Object = BAR

Additional info:
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2002-12-06 19:58:54 EST
Created attachment 87784 [details]
Perl test program that demonstrates the bug
Comment 2 Chip Turner 2002-12-15 21:32:20 EST
this is fixed in perl-5.8.0-71, which will be available soon from Rawhide, and
whose srpm should compile without modification on stock 8.0.
Comment 3 Miloslav Trmac 2004-03-08 14:45:13 EST
Fix confirmed in perl-5.8.3-10.

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