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Id: 131267
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: perl5

Owner: jkeenan <jkeenan [at]>
Requestors: jdhedden [at]

Operating System: (no value)
PatchStatus: Applied
Severity: low
Type: (no value)
Perl Version: (no value)
Fixed In: 5.27.1

Subject: [PATCH] Upgrade to threads 2.16
To: perlbug [...]
From: jdhedden [...]
Date: Sun, 07 May 2017 18:36:09 -0400
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This is a bug report for perl from, generated with the help of perlbug 1.40 running under perl 5.24.1. The attached patch upgrades 'threads' to version 2.16. It fixes compatibility issues with Clang macros for Perl <5.24 per patch submitted by Andy Grundman <>. No functional changes to module. --- Flags: category=library severity=low Type=Patch PatchStatus=HasPatch module=threads --- Site configuration information for perl 5.24.1: Configured by Debian Project at Thu Mar 16 11:11:46 UTC 2017. Summary of my perl5 (revision 5 version 24 subversion 1) configuration: Platform: osname=linux, osvers=3.16.0, archname=x86_64-linux-gnu-thread-multi uname='linux localhost 3.16.0 #1 smp debian 3.16.0 x86_64 gnulinux ' config_args='-Dusethreads -Duselargefiles -Dcc=x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc -Dcpp=x86_64-linux-gnu-cpp -Dld=x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc -Dccflags=-DDEBIAN -Wdate-time -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -g -O2 -fdebug-prefix-map=/build/perl-fHa8XZ/perl-5.24.1=. -fstack-protector-strong -Wformat -Werror=format-security -Dldflags= -Wl,-z,relro -Dlddlflags=-shared -Wl,-z,relro -Dcccdlflags=-fPIC -Darchname=x86_64-linux-gnu -Dprefix=/usr -Dprivlib=/usr/share/perl/5.24 -Darchlib=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl/5.24 -Dvendorprefix=/usr -Dvendorlib=/usr/share/perl5 -Dvendorarch=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl5/5.24 -Dsiteprefix=/usr/local -Dsitelib=/usr/local/share/perl/5.24.1 -Dsitearch=/usr/local/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl/5.24.1 -Dman1dir=/usr/share/man/man1 -Dman3dir=/usr/share/man/man3 -Dsiteman1dir=/usr/local/man/man1 -Dsiteman3dir=/usr/local/man/man3 -Dusesitecustomize -Duse64bitint -Dman1ext=1 -Dman3ext=3perl -Dpager=/usr/bin/sensible-pager -Uafs -Ud_csh -Ud_ualarm -Uusesfio -Uusenm -Ui_libutil -Uversiononly -DDEBUGGING=-g -Doptimize=-O2 -dEs -Duseshrplib' hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define useithreads=define, usemultiplicity=define use64bitint=define, use64bitall=define, uselongdouble=undef usemymalloc=n, bincompat5005=undef Compiler: cc='x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc', ccflags ='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DDEBIAN -fwrapv -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64', optimize='-O2 -g', cppflags='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DDEBIAN -fwrapv -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include' ccversion='', gccversion='6.3.0 20170221', gccosandvers='' intsize=4, longsize=8, ptrsize=8, doublesize=8, byteorder=12345678, doublekind=3 d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=16, longdblkind=3 ivtype='long', ivsize=8, nvtype='double', nvsize=8, Off_t='off_t', lseeksize=8 alignbytes=8, prototype=define Linker and Libraries: ld='x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc', ldflags =' -fstack-protector-strong -L/usr/local/lib' libpth=/usr/local/lib /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/6/include-fixed /usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu /usr/lib /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu /lib/../lib /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu /usr/lib/../lib /lib libs=-lgdbm -lgdbm_compat -ldb -ldl -lm -lpthread -lc -lcrypt perllibs=-ldl -lm -lpthread -lc -lcrypt, so=so, useshrplib=true, gnulibc_version='2.24' Dynamic Linking: dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags='-Wl,-E' cccdlflags='-fPIC', lddlflags='-shared -L/usr/local/lib -fstack-protector-strong' Locally applied patches: DEBPKG:debian/cpan_definstalldirs - Provide a sensible INSTALLDIRS default for modules installed from CPAN. DEBPKG:debian/db_file_ver - Remove overly restrictive DB_File version check. DEBPKG:debian/doc_info - Replace generic man(1) instructions with Debian-specific information. DEBPKG:debian/enc2xs_inc - Tweak enc2xs to follow symlinks and ignore missing @INC directories. DEBPKG:debian/errno_ver - Remove Errno version check due to upgrade problems with long-running processes. DEBPKG:debian/libperl_embed_doc - Note that libperl-dev package is required for embedded linking DEBPKG:fixes/respect_umask - Respect umask during installation DEBPKG:debian/writable_site_dirs - Set umask approproately for site install directories DEBPKG:debian/extutils_set_libperl_path - EU:MM: set location of libperl.a under /usr/lib DEBPKG:debian/no_packlist_perllocal - Don't install .packlist or perllocal.pod for perl or vendor DEBPKG:debian/fakeroot - Postpone LD_LIBRARY_PATH evaluation to the binary targets. DEBPKG:debian/instmodsh_doc - Debian policy doesn't install .packlist files for core or vendor. DEBPKG:debian/ld_run_path - Remove standard libs from LD_RUN_PATH as per Debian policy. DEBPKG:debian/libnet_config_path - Set location of libnet.cfg to /etc/perl/Net as /usr may not be writable. DEBPKG:debian/mod_paths - Tweak @INC ordering for Debian DEBPKG:debian/prune_libs - Prune the list of libraries wanted to what we actually need. DEBPKG:fixes/net_smtp_docs - [ #36038] Document the Net::SMTP 'Port' option DEBPKG:debian/perlivp - Make perlivp skip include directories in /usr/local DEBPKG:debian/deprecate-with-apt - Point users to Debian packages of deprecated core modules DEBPKG:debian/squelch-locale-warnings - Squelch locale warnings in Debian package maintainer scripts DEBPKG:debian/skip-upstream-git-tests - Skip tests specific to the upstream Git repository DEBPKG:debian/patchlevel - List packaged patches for 5.24.1-2 in patchlevel.h DEBPKG:debian/skip-kfreebsd-crash - [perl #96272] Skip a crashing test case in t/op/threads.t on GNU/kFreeBSD DEBPKG:fixes/document_makemaker_ccflags - [ #68613] Document that CCFLAGS should include $Config{ccflags} DEBPKG:debian/find_html2text - Configure CPAN::Distribution with correct name of html2text DEBPKG:debian/perl5db-x-terminal-emulator.patch - Invoke x-terminal-emulator rather than xterm in DEBPKG:debian/cpan-missing-site-dirs - Fix CPAN::FirstTime defaults with nonexisting site dirs if a parent is writable DEBPKG:fixes/memoize_storable_nstore - [ #77790] Memoize::Storable: respect 'nstore' option not respected DEBPKG:debian/regen-skip - Skip a regeneration check in unrelated git repositories DEBPKG:debian/makemaker-pasthru - Pass LD settings through to subdirectories DEBPKG:debian/makemaker-manext - Make EU::MakeMaker honour MANnEXT settings in generated manpage headers DEBPKG:debian/devel-ppport-reproducibility - Sort the list of XS code files when generating RealPPPort.xs DEBPKG:debian/encode-unicode-bom-doc - Document Debian backport of Encode::Unicode fix DEBPKG:debian/kfreebsd-softupdates - Work around Debian Bug#796798 DEBPKG:fixes/autodie-scope - Fix a scoping issue with "no autodie" and the "system" sub DEBPKG:fixes/crosscompile-no-targethost - [23695c0] [perl #127234] Fix the Configure escape with usecrosscompile but no targethost DEBPKG:fixes/memoize-pod - [ #89441] Fix POD errors in Memoize DEBPKG:fixes/ok-pod - Added encoding for pod. DEBPKG:debian/hurd-softupdates - Fix t/op/stat.t failures on hurd DEBPKG:fixes/nntp_docs - Net::NNTP: Correct innd/nnrpd confusion in relation to Reader option DEBPKG:fixes/math_complex_doc_great_circle - [ #114104] Math::Trig: clarify definition of great_circle_midpoint DEBPKG:fixes/math_complex_doc_see_also - [ #114105] Math::Trig: add missing SEE ALSO DEBPKG:fixes/math_complex_doc_angle_units - [ #114106] Math::Trig: document angle units DEBPKG:fixes/cpan_web_link - CPAN: Add link to main CPAN web site DEBPKG:fixes/time_piece_doc - Time::Piece: Improve documentation for add_months and add_years DEBPKG:fixes/perlbug-refactor - [perl #128020] perlbug: Refactor duplicated file reading code DEBPKG:fixes/perlbug-linewrap - [perl #128020] perlbug: wrap overly long lines DEBPKG:fixes/hurd_sigaction - [d54f4ed] ext/POSIX/t/sigaction.t: Skip uid and pid tests on GNU/Hurd DEBPKG:fixes/hurd_hints - [4694301] [perl #128279] Modify hints for Hurd per Debian ticket 825020. DEBPKG:fixes/extutils-parsexs-reproducibility - [perl #128517] Make the output of ExtUtils::ParseXS reproducible DEBPKG:debian/CVE-2016-1238/sitecustomize-in-etc - Look for in /etc/perl rather than sitelib on Debian systems DEBPKG:debian/CVE-2016-1238/test-suite-without-dot - [perl #127810] Patch unit tests to explicitly insert "." into @INC when needed. DEBPKG:debian/CVE-2016-1238/eumm-without-dot - [perl #127810] Add PERL_USE_UNSAFE_INC support to EU::MM for fortify_inc support. DEBPKG:debian/CVE-2016-1238/cpan-without-dot - [perl #127810] Set PERL_USE_UNSAFE_INC for cpan usage DEBPKG:debian/document_inc_removal - Document in perlvar that we remove '.' from @INC by default DEBPKG:fixes/extutils_makemaker_reproducible - Make perllocal.pod files reproducible DEBPKG:debian/CVE-2016-1238/remove-inc-test - Remove test for '.' in @INC as it might not be DEBPKG:debian/customized - Update customized.dat for files patched in Debian DEBPKG:fixes/file_path_hurd_errno - File-Path: Fix test failure in Hurd due to hard-coded ENOENT DEBPKG:debian/hppa_op_optimize_workaround - Temporarily lower the optimization of op.c on hppa due to gcc-6 problems DEBPKG:fixes/test-builder-warning - Silence a 'used only once' warning in Test::Builder DEBPKG:fixes/longdblinf-randomness - [dd68853] [perl #130133] Configure: fix garbage filtering with 80-bit long doubles DEBPKG:debian/installman-utf8 - Generate man pages with UTF-8 characters DEBPKG:fixes/list_assign_leak - [1050723] [perl #130766] avoid a leak in list assign from/to magic values DEBPKG:fixes/perlfunc_inc_doc - [a03e9f8] [perl #130832] Documentation fixes for '.' possibly no longer being in @INC --- @INC for perl 5.24.1: /etc/perl /usr/local/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl/5.24.1 /usr/local/share/perl/5.24.1 /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl5/5.24 /usr/share/perl5 /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl/5.24 /usr/share/perl/5.24 /usr/local/lib/site_perl /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl-base --- Environment for perl 5.24.1: HOME=/home/jdhedden LANG=C LANGUAGE=C LC_ALL=C LD_LIBRARY_PATH (unset) LOGDIR (unset) PATH=/home/jdhedden/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/games PERLIO=perlio PERL_BADLANG (unset) SHELL=/bin/bash

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Applied to blead in commit 99fcc83522102cdf7673a78ef88144bd9c093f5a. Jerry, note that there was a new test file added in blead post code-freeze. See commit cfdc35fc22e32a4383f59856f093e3f386a646b7. Marking ticket Resolved. Thank you very much. -- James E Keenan (

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