Several branches are ready

Reini Urban rurban at x-ray.at
Tue Sep 25 19:57:40 UTC 2012


On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 5:00 PM, Reini Urban <rurban at x-ray.at> wrote:
> I merged some minor branches lately:
>
> * gh837_concat (bugfix)
> * rurban/bytebuffer-resize-gh835 (bugfix)
> * rurban/clang-warnings-gh843 (feature)
> * rurban/preload-config-steps-gh833 (feature)
> * 840/has_libffi (bugfix)
> * "Eliminate cpu_type.c warning in g++ builds"  (bugfix)
>
> And some bigger branches of mine are also ready to be merged,
> and would like to have a second eye.
>
> * native_pbc (gh394)  (feature)
> * rurban/mime-base64-linesplit-gh826 (bugfix)

merged.

> * rurban/mime-base64-utf8-gh813+gh814 (bugfix)

not ready yet

>   Note: I merged Duke's gh813_base64_utf8 branch into this also.
> * rurban/pmc2c-unused-gh836 (feature)

merged.

> * rurban/clang++-gh844 (feature)

soon.

> I'm still working on those:
>
> * [GH #828] Optimize print_n/i and say_n/i (feature)
>   29582199aef9ea94622b4202aee129521bc (void)Parrot_io_write_b for print|say_n|i

soon

> * native_pbc2 (bugfixes and feature: long double, float, float128)
>   Still minor problems
> * rurban/va_arg_print_n (bugfixes and feature: long double, float, float128)
>    Major problems
> * rurban/threads_array_heap (feature)
>   Major destruction issues. I hope nine can help.
> * rurban/broken-sprintf-uplus-gh832 (mingw bugfix)
> * nqp-p6 (feature)
>
> And I'm slowly working the issue list down. I can fix about 1-2 issues per day.

Note that a major/minor threads bug went gone undetected, only g++
blocked it thanksfully.
major because it was a interp pointer corruption, minor because it was
not triggered in our testsuite.
https://github.com/parrot/parrot/commit/8765cd49dd

A C-level coverage analysis would be really fine.

-- 
Reini Urban
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