2013.05.16 in #95
POP3 with TLS in Perl
Mike B points out that Net::SSLGlue now support POP3 with TLS security.
2013.06.12 in #99
A little nicer way to use smartmatch on perl 5.18
Now that after 6 years in production, the smart match and the give/when combo finally became experimental (there is a small amount of irony in my voice), we have to decide if we want to remove them from our code, or hide the warnings, or... Mike B. shows us how to use such experimental features in a, well, smart way.
2015.01.07 in #181
CPAN Pull Request Challenge for January: DateTime::Format::Epoch
Michiel Beijen got assigned DateTime::Format::Epoch for January. How did he improve on that elder module? By adding NTP support!
2015.12.18 in #230
Test release for DBD::mysql available - ssl by default!
The Perl DBI driver for MySQL and MariaDB is going to have a new release. If it is important to you, test it!
2016.10.03 in #272
SECURITY RELEASE - Buffer overflow in DBD::mysql perl library
A buffer overflow vulnerability in DBD::mysql has been fixed
2016.11.28 in #280
Security release - use after free in DBD::mysql when using prepared statements
A security issue was discovered in DBD::mysql, fixed in version 4.041. If you're using prepared statements with MySQL, update as soon as possible.
2017.03.02 in #293
A new release of DBD::mysql
Michiel announces a new developer release of DBD::mysql, with improved handling of UTF-8, and lots of other improvements. He's looking for more testing, and if that doesn't turn up anything bad, then a non-developer release will come this week.
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