Contributed by Andrew Hewus Fresh on from the dark roasted perl please dept.
I began this hackathon a day late due to travel for work, although that had the benefit that I had a few days before to adjust to the new timezone. It still took a couple days before my brain recovered from all the meetings I had attended the earlier in the week.
I planned to start with something easy due to that, and that was the minor perl 5.24.2 update that I got committed, and then move on to the more involved work of updating patched for 5.26.0. However, I ended up having issues with testing that I couldn't track down other than they went away when I moved from mfs to a real disk that meant things took longer than expected so I didn't get to 5.26.
I did take a hint from bluhm@ where he found some modules that are now included in the perl core and wrote up a small script to compare what is in the base set lists to what is in perl directories in port PLISTs and found a couple more ports that could be removed. I also started some work on updating some of my ports, but didn't get any of them submitted.
The perl update did cause a couple other people to start looking at the local patches we have for perl which added some much needed encouragement for me to push those patches upstream, which I hope to have time to start working on next week.
I also got to have a few minutes involvement in mortimer@'s RETGUARD idea when deraadt@ asked me to look at the perl that generates the libcrypto assembly to figure out how to add the xor calls in the right place.
danj@ also mentioned that my check_openbgpd port wasn't working properly which sounded familiar, so I looked at what was wrong there. It turns out I fixed it nearly two and a half years ago but forgot to update the port. So, spent some time making changes to where it is hosted and such so I could make a new release and update the port. Shortly after, Daniel pushed that change back to 6.2.
Other than that, I again brought some coffee and stuff to make it, mostly to see beck@'s eye-roll. As usual, I really enjoyed showing folks how to use the different coffee making options although folks didn't drink enough, so I ended up giving away a few bags of coffee at the end of the week. That was likely due to krw@ having already provided a very nice spread of coffee options ahead of time and at least ten pounds of coffee that did mostly disappear.
Many thanks to krw@ for setting things up, Lisa and I had a great time.
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