Bug 801739 - Regression with /i, latin1 chars
Summary: Regression with /i, latin1 chars
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: perl
Version: 16
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Petr Pisar
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL: https://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Di...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-03-09 10:24 UTC by Petr Pisar
Modified: 2012-12-20 16:18 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
: 801751 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2012-12-20 16:18:48 UTC

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Description Petr Pisar 2012-03-09 10:24:11 UTC
$ perl -e 'use 5.012; my $x="br\x{f8}ndby"; $x =~ s/b/X/gi; say $x;'

This is regression introduced in Perl 5.14. perl-5.14.2-197.fc16.x86_64 is affected.

Reported to upstream <https://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=101710> a and fixed in development tree by commit:

commit bbdd8bad57f8d77a4e6c3725a49d4d3589efedd7
Author: Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>
Date:   Tue Nov 1 17:57:15 2011 -0600

    PATCH: [perl #101710] Regression with /i, latin1 chars.
    The root cause of this bug is that it was assuming that a string was in
    utf8 when it wasn't, and so was thinking that a byte was a starter byte
    that wasn't, so was skipping ahead based on that starter byte.

Comment 1 Petr Pisar 2012-09-11 08:12:22 UTC
perl-5.14.2-213.fc17.x86_64 affected too. perl 5.16 (F≥18) is Ok.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-09-11 16:53:40 UTC
perl-5.14.2-214.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-09-11 17:03:16 UTC
perl-5.14.2-200.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-09-12 00:27:04 UTC
Package perl-5.14.2-214.fc17:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing perl-5.14.2-214.fc17'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2012-09-14 12:17:27 UTC
perl-5.14.2-215.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-09-14 12:18:45 UTC
perl-5.14.2-201.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-12-20 16:18:50 UTC
perl-5.14.2-214.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 obsolete repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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