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commit 7738ef06abd89f4dcbec20d0f80efaa574e3fd84 Author: gregor herrmann <gre...@debian.org> Date: Sat May 9 22:04:29 2015 +0200 Add note about important changes to debian/NEWS. --- debian/NEWS | 32 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 1 file changed, 32 insertions(+) diff --git a/debian/NEWS b/debian/NEWS index 630d11f..d31a823 100644 --- a/debian/NEWS +++ b/debian/NEWS @@ -1,3 +1,35 @@ +libcgi-pm-perl (4.15-1) unstable; urgency=medium + + From upstream Changes, 4.15: + + - This release removes the AUTOLOAD and compile optimisations from CGI.pm + that were introduced into CGI.pm twenty (20) years ago as a response to + its large size, which meant there was a significant compile time penalty. + + [...] + + - This essentially deprecates the -compile pragma and ->compile method. The + -compile pragma will no longer do anything, whereas the ->compile method + will raise a deprecation warning. More importantly this also REMOVES the + -any pragma because as per the documentation this pragma needed to be + "used with care or not at all" and allowing arbitrary HTML tags is almost + certainly a bad idea. If you are using the -any pragma and using arbitrary + tags (or have typo's in your code) your code will *BREAK* + + - Although this release should be back compatible (with the exception of any + code using the -any pragma) you are encouraged to test it throughly as if + you are doing anything out of the ordinary with CGI.pm (i.e. have bugs + that may have been masked by the AUTOLOAD feature) you may see some issues. + + From upstream Changes, 4.13: + + - CGI::Pretty is now DEPRECATED and will be removed in a future release. + Please see GH #162 (https://github.com/leejo/CGI.pm/issues/162) for more + information and discussion (also GH #140 for HTML function deprecation + discussion: https://github.com/leejo/CGI.pm/issues/140) + + -- gregor herrmann <gre...@debian.org> Sat, 09 May 2015 22:01:44 +0200 + libcgi-pm-perl (4.06-1) unstable; urgency=medium CGI.pm 4.05 "includes *significant* refactoring of temporary file -- Alioth's /usr/local/bin/git-commit-notice on /srv/git.debian.org/git/pkg-perl/packages/libcgi-pm-perl.git _______________________________________________ Pkg-perl-cvs-commits mailing list Pkgfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/pkg-perl-cvs-commits