File perl-Want.changes of Package perl-Want

Tue Mar  8 11:18:53 UTC 2016 -

- updated to 0.29
   see /usr/share/doc/packages/perl-Want/Changes

  0.27  Thu 25 Feb 2016 21:26:04 GMT
      - perl 5.23.8 breaks the hack we were using to implement double_return.
      This patch from David Mitchell fixes it. See
      David wrote:
      > Running with a debugging perl-5.23.8 will show assertion failures in the Want test suite. It's because PL_comppad/PL_curpad save/restore is now done by the context stack / cx_popsub() rather than as previously on the savestack / LEAVE.
      > This stops the double_return() 'convert CXt_SUB to CXt_NULL' hack from working properly, as PL_comppad is no longer restored when transitioning from the inner to outer sub. The attached patch substitutes one evil hack for another: it keeps the CXt_SUB context stack entry, but sets its retop field to point to the return op again (rather than its caller) so that the return op gets called twice (with a bit of markstack hackery to ensure there are two marks for the two returns to pop).
      > rreturn and lnoreturn are also a bit under-tested. In particular, there are no tests for rreturn in list context. I added such a test, but more need adding.
      > I can see this hack breaking again in the future. Perhaps in the long term
      > rreturn() and lnoreturn() should be implemented using custom ops???
      > Dave M.
  0.28  Thu 25 Feb 2016 22:02:42 GMT
      - Fix test failure in 5.14
      - Fix test failure in 5.23.9 (using a patch from Slaven Rezic)
  0.29  Fri 26 Feb 2016 04:42:19 GMT
      - Restore compatibility with certain older perl versions (5.10 and 5.12)
        It seems that “ATTRS: lvalue” doesn’t work with older perls, but that you can
        forward-declare the method in Perl code with the :lvalue attribute with the same
        This version of Want is still broken with perl 5.8, for reasons I haven’t investigated.

Wed Apr 29 10:35:45 UTC 2015 -

- updated to 0.26
   see /usr/share/doc/packages/perl-Want/Changes

  0.26  Tue 28 Apr 2015 12:31:17 BST
      - There is a new experimental option in bleadperl under which one ought not to use
        the op_sibling field directly. Quoting from perlguts.pod:
        “ Starting in version 5.21.2, perls built with the experimental
          define C<-DPERL_OP_PARENT> add an extra boolean flag for each op,
          C<op_moresib>.  When not set, this indicates that this is the last op in an
          C<OpSIBLING> chain. This frees up the C<op_sibling> field on the last
          sibling to point back to the parent op. Under this build, that field is
          also renamed C<op_sibparent> to reflect its joint role. The macro
          C<OpSIBLING(o)> wraps this special behaviour, and always returns NULL on
          the last sibling.  With this build the C<op_parent(o)> function can be
          used to find the parent of any op. Thus for forward compatibility, you
          should always use the C<OpSIBLING(o)> macro rather than accessing
          C<op_sibling> directly. ”
        Thanks to Reini Urban for the patch.

Tue Apr 14 21:14:41 UTC 2015 -

- updated to 0.25
   see /usr/share/doc/packages/perl-Want/Changes

  0.24  Tue  2 Dec 2014 10:22:39 GMT
      - Accommodate another bleadperl change. Patch provided by Father Chrysostomos at
  0.25  Wed 10 Dec 2014 19:31:03 GMT
      - Add support for the new OP_MULTIDEREF
        Perl has a new op, added as a performance optimisation in fedf30e1c349130b23648c022f5f3cb4ad7928f3,
        to represent a sequence of array/hash dereferences. This patch adds support for the new op.

Sun Jul 20 08:45:03 UTC 2014 -

- updated to 0.23
   - Accommodate a bleadperl change to the optree, made in 7d3c8a6837b55fff0e6294ebf8c94a1601367c76.
     This is bug #94086 for Want, and bug #121342 for perl5.

Mon Feb 24 06:10:28 UTC 2014 -

- updated to 0.22
    - Prevent return from being optimised away by newer (>= 5.19.7) Perls.
      This is a patch supplied by @wolfsage: see

Wed May 30 08:24:07 UTC 2012 -

- updated to 0.21
    - Change tests to avoid the new warning 'Useless assignment to a temporary' added in 5.15.

    - Remove a test that was testing the behaviour of perl, rather than of this module,
      and was testing an aspect of perl’s behaviour that has changed (bf8fb5ebd) in
      in such a way that the test was failing with bleadperl.

    - Avoid leaking the RHS of an lnoreturn lvalue sub, thanks to Father Chrysostomos

Tue Jul 19 19:27:32 UTC 2011 -

- regenerate with cpanspec

Wed Dec  1 13:36:00 UTC 2010 -

- switch to perl_requires macro

Sat Jul 25 19:45:50 CEST 2009 -

- spec mods
  * removed ^----------
  * removed ^#---------

Sat Jun 27 23:29:16 CEST 2009 -

- initial pkg 0.18