2019.19 Infrastructure Pumpkings

Yours truly is happy to announce that Roman Baumer and Matthias Bloch have become responsible for infrastructure issues in the Perl 6 Problem Solving repository, the place where the Perl 6 community reaches decisions on matters involving Rakudo Perl 6 that are not bugs.

Perl Weekly Challenge

Blog posts in Perl 6 for the Perl Weekly Challenge #7:

Challenge #8 is up for your perusal!

Core developments

  • Ticket status of the past week.
  • Ben Davies fixed the inlining of CStruct and CUnion in CPPStruct REPR instances.
  • Daniel Green fixed several compiler warnings in MoarVM.
  • Several improvements that Ben Davies made to ThreadPoolScheduler.cue were finally merged. He also fixed some issues with the Moar runner code.
  • Elizabeth Mattijsen made Iterable (<=) Hash 2x faster (for object hashes) and 3x faster (for normal hashes).
  • Brian S. Julin finally saw his colon list handling improvements merged into master.
  • And some other other improvements and fixes.

Questions about Perl 6

Meanwhile on Facebook

Meanwhile on perl6-users

Three weeks worth of messages on the perl6-user mailinglist:

Meanwhile on Twitter

Perl 6 in comments

Perl 6 Modules

New modules:

Updated modules:

Winding Down

A bit of a quiet week. Pretty sure there will be more to report on next week. So please check in again!

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