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Re: Bug#683894: perl-base: IPC::Open3 fails when '-' is given as the command. Fix available upstream.

On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 08:32:37AM +0300, Niko Tyni wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 07:21:33PM +0100, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> > https://rt.perl.org/rt3//Public/Bug/Display.html?id=114454
> > 
> > I'm not sure whether it's appropriate to put this into perl for wheezy.
> > I think the risk of regressions is quite slim and it clearly breaks things
> > (there is another example of it breaking part of amanda at [1])
> > but it doesn't meet the letter of the release team freeze exceptions
> > rules.
> I think we should try to get this in wheezy.
> Preapproved fixes are expressly mentioned in the freeze policy.
> In the past, I've asked the RT for preapproval of every perl upload
> during the freeze, apart from clear only-RC-bugfixes ones. This worked
> OK for squeeze.
> I don't see other obvious candidates for wheezy that could be bundled
> together with this.

Dear release team,

Please could you pre-approve this fix to a regression bug from squeeze?
(as Niko says, currently this'd just be the application of the patch;
no other changes to perl are planned for wheezy).


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