Unescaped left brace in regex is deprecated here (and will be fatal in Perl 5.32), passed through in regex

Bug #1828587 reported by Marius Gedminas on 2019-05-10
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Bug Description

Every cloc invocation produces the following warning:

    $ cloc --version
    Unescaped left brace in regex is deprecated here (and will be fatal in Perl 5.32), passed through in regex; marked by <-- HERE in m/({ <-- HERE |})/ at /usr/bin/cloc line 8555.
    1.76

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 19.04
Package: cloc 1.76-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.0.0-13.14-generic 5.0.6
Uname: Linux 5.0.0-13-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zavl icp zcommon znvpair
ApportVersion: 2.20.10-0ubuntu27
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME
Date: Fri May 10 17:17:56 2019
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-09-10 (972 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 16.04.1 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160720)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: cloc
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to disco on 2019-04-18 (21 days ago)

Marius Gedminas (mgedmin) wrote :
Marius Gedminas (mgedmin) wrote :

Debian bug: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=903737

This appears to have been fixed in 1.80, which is already present in eoan.

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