Re: Bug#683894: perl-base: IPC::Open3 fails when '-' is given as the command. Fix available upstream.
On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 10:33:42PM +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-08-31 at 22:11 +0100, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> > 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 )
> > > > but it doesn't meet the letter of the release team freeze exceptions
> > > > rules.
> > >
> > > I think we should try to get this in wheezy.
> > 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).
> Has there been any comment from upstream yet? (I can see there isn't
> any in the RT ticket.)
No, there hasn't been any comment on that patch other than from me and
Niko. That's not entirely unexpected given the relatively low amount
of activity related to perl 5.14 upstream. A nearly identical patch is
in 5.16, FWIW:
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