[Bug 194077] New: upstream perl bugs fixed since 5.8.8 was released

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           Summary: upstream perl bugs fixed since 5.8.8 was released
           Product: Fedora Core
           Version: devel
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: normal
         Component: perl
        AssignedTo: jvdias at redhat.com
        ReportedBy: jvdias at redhat.com
         QAContact: dkl at redhat.com
                CC: fedora-perl-devel-list at redhat.com

Description of problem:

These upstream perl bugs / issue  have beed fixed in the upstream 
5.8.x maintenance release of perl since perl-5.8.8 was released:

o 38454 - 'rindex corrects for $[ on bytes rather than UTF-8'
  apply upstream patch #27116

o 24816 - 'Magic vars seem unsure if they are purely numeric' 
  ( perl -wle 'print $? = $? ^ "3"' -> 'Argument "^C" isn't numeric' )
  apply upstream patch #27391

o Avoid writing over the input string in the case 'F' in moreswitches.
  apply upstream patch #27426

o 34925 - 'overload and rebless' 
  apply upstream patches #27509, #27512

o 3038 - '$qr = qr/^a$/m; $x =~ $qr; fails'
  apply upstream patch #27604

o apply upstream patch #27605 - 'Fix off-by-one in $0 set magic.'

o 23141 - '($_) = () fails to set $_ to undef'
  apply upstream patch #27914

o 38619 - 'Bug in lc and uc (interaction between UTF-8, substr, and lc/uc)'
  apply upstream patch #27329

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
See upstream bug reports and the new RHTS test cases in CVS perl/perl-tests/FC6 .

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