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  • I believe that this fix also needs applying to Perl 1, as I found the same error in 1.0's Configure script. I doubt anyone can find a Perl bug older than this one :-) Nicholas Clark ----- Forwarded ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 15, 2008 at 2:33 pm
    Feb 15, 2008 at 4:47 pm
  • "make install" does not make the install directories before trying to copy to them. This patch fixes that. --- Makefile.SH (revision 41166) +++ Makefile.SH (revision 41167) @@ -119,6 +119,7 @@ ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 18, 2007 at 10:52 am
    Dec 18, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • So I've checked in the changes that Schwern described and my noodling on that, and so far have test passes for OSX 10.5.1, a FreeBSD, an x86 linux, and a x86_64 linux. I am somewhat fearful that I ...
    Richard ClampRichard Clamp
    Dec 18, 2007 at 10:13 am
    Dec 18, 2007 at 10:27 am
  • In anticipation of perl's 20th I tried to compile up perl1. I ran into problems during make. $ make cc -c -pipe -fno-common -DINT32_MIN_BROKEN -DINT64_MIN_BROKEN -no-cpp-precomp -I/usr/local/include ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 18, 2007 at 4:49 am
    Dec 18, 2007 at 9:59 am
  • Just for fun, I tried to build and run perl1 on Windows XP and Cygwin (gcc 3.4.4). There were some simple tweaks necessary (patch attached), but the result is not bad. Only 1 test is failing, but I ...
    Ron BlaschkeRon Blaschke
    Nov 20, 2005 at 4:47 pm
    Nov 20, 2005 at 4:47 pm
  • Hello, I m working in optimizing compilers, So, i want to study the perl compiler, how it compiles the program, and generate c code, and nay opportunities to improve the compilation process. But i ...
    Sapna JainSapna Jain
    Mar 17, 2005 at 4:05 pm
    Mar 17, 2005 at 4:27 pm
  • The latest release of Perl is missing from perlhist. ;) http://archive.develooper.com/perl1-porters@perl.org/msg00036.html --- pod/perlhist.pod 2003/03/24 08:44:49 1.1 +++ pod/perlhist.pod 2003/03/24 ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Mar 24, 2003 at 8:50 am
    Mar 24, 2003 at 10:48 pm
  • Hey, thanks to everyone for getting this distro out, especially in time for perl's birthday. Now, when I 'make depend', it brings my linux box to its knees. I mean it absolutely slammed my machine. ...
    John PorterJohn Porter
    Dec 19, 2002 at 1:28 am
    Dec 19, 2002 at 1:28 am
  • "...I was within there, and all I viewed, the chambered treasure, when chance allowed me (and my path was made in no pleasant wise) under the earth-wall. Eager, I seized such heap from the hoard as ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 18, 2002 at 11:56 pm
    Dec 19, 2002 at 12:17 pm
  • The attached patch prevents the double-free that t/op.each was provoking. This leaves me with one failing test on my local boxes - t/comp.decl, which currently exits after 5 tests, and throws a big ...
    Richard ClampRichard Clamp
    Aug 13, 2002 at 7:47 pm
    Aug 14, 2002 at 2:38 am
  • I'm currently travelling around and won't be ready to organize this show for a week or two yet. I've already put the wheels in motion to set up the necessary infrastructure, so that should all be ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Aug 4, 2002 at 7:34 pm
    Aug 5, 2002 at 8:34 pm
  • One uses the probed value for sed, which makes osx like comp.cpp. The other renames setenv to PL_setenv as there's a conflicting sub in the standard libraries. I've also just discovered ...
    Richard ClampRichard Clamp
    Aug 4, 2002 at 3:29 pm
    Aug 4, 2002 at 4:17 pm
  • Just for my own sanity. Makes them act perl perl5ish. ex keys(%ENV) instead of keys(ENV) # YUCK t/op.each was updated accordingly
    Glenn KingGlenn King
    Aug 4, 2002 at 2:58 pm
    Aug 5, 2002 at 7:14 am
  • Primarily for my own convenience I've created a CVS module in my own repository with my current set of patches in it. Should Schwern decide that CVS is a good enough solution I'll happily make a ...
    Richard ClampRichard Clamp
    Aug 4, 2002 at 12:42 pm
    Aug 4, 2002 at 12:42 pm
  • More progress. perl -e is still segfaulting, but that's just happening within the call to mktemp that the -e causes so I think that's an easy thing to fix. If I build against the system malloc ...
    Richard ClampRichard Clamp
    Aug 3, 2002 at 4:39 pm
    Aug 5, 2002 at 10:37 pm
  • The old Configure script would swear blind that cc -E - couldn't be used as a preprocessor, which was far from ideal, so I've taken dist 3.0@70, panicked while packinit asked me questions I just ...
    Richard ClampRichard Clamp
    Aug 3, 2002 at 3:07 pm
    Aug 3, 2002 at 3:07 pm
  • Whilst attempting to compile perl1 on a fairly recent gnuish platform, Configure choked on the lack of a C preprocessor it liked. I found that everything works fine if you add the "-traditional" flag ...
    John PorterJohn Porter
    Jul 31, 2002 at 2:51 pm
    Jul 31, 2002 at 3:04 pm
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