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  • I was looking for material on (justifying) Opensource. Besides the usual suspects (Tim Oh Really and the Gnu and FSF folks), I came across http://www.dwheeler.com/oss_fs_why.html I am guessing this ...
    Puneet KishorPuneet Kishor
    Mar 14, 2003 at 6:52 pm
    Mar 16, 2003 at 5:57 pm
  • (I posted some of this message [and a hopeful but incorrect solution] yesterday to the mod_perl list. Sorry for the cross-posting to all the lists, but these two seem the most appropriate.) I've been ...
    Ken Y. ClarkKen Y. Clark
    Mar 20, 2003 at 8:06 pm
    Mar 21, 2003 at 3:49 am
  • I had my first CPAN adventure today. Following Charles Albrecht¹s advice in a reply to a Jim Correia¹s post, I started by upgrading to CPAN 1.70. Everything went cool. I then went on installing other ...
    Riccardo PerottiRiccardo Perotti
    Mar 16, 2003 at 5:09 pm
    Mar 17, 2003 at 11:06 pm
  • While I realise this is diverging slightly from the original posting, I think some background info is useful for dealing with Japanese text. There are several text encoding formats - the most widly ...
    Mar 26, 2003 at 9:05 am
    Mar 31, 2003 at 3:28 am
  • Hi Folks, I'm the author or the Compress::Zlib module. I've had a couple of reports of my module failing on OS X 10.2.3 that I hope someone on this forum can help me with. With the help of one of the ...
    Paul MarquessPaul Marquess
    Mar 1, 2003 at 2:43 pm
    Mar 4, 2003 at 5:39 am
  • Dear all, I am not entirely sure that this is a MacOsX/Perl question, but I'll try asking it anyway, since it is a problem that showed up on a computer running jaguar and probably related to a perl ...
    Marco BaroniMarco Baroni
    Mar 22, 2003 at 11:21 am
    Mar 31, 2003 at 3:27 am
  • Now I'm offended. Jews subjugated by the Nazis. Tim O'Reilly called "Tim O Really." Not equivalent in my mind. Now, if there is some history to Tim O'Reilly being called by that other name or any ...
    Geoffrey F. GreenGeoffrey F. Green
    Mar 16, 2003 at 10:11 pm
    Mar 17, 2003 at 9:51 pm
  • yes, please. And since I started this sordid saga, indulge me by letting me have (hopefully) the last word. 1. My apologies to David Wheeler. His is the name that has now forever been immortalized in ...
    Puneet KishorPuneet Kishor
    Mar 16, 2003 at 6:06 pm
    Mar 17, 2003 at 6:07 pm
  • Let's say that I want to use a command (e.g., md5) on a file. No problem; just use: system("md5 $file"); Except that the file name could contain all manner of white space characters, shell wildcard ...
    Rich MorinRich Morin
    Mar 28, 2003 at 6:23 pm
    Mar 29, 2003 at 5:17 am
  • Hello, I'm used to programming on MacPerl from back in the day with OS9 and before (though I've also done a little Perl on windows.) Now I'm trying to make the switch over to using the unixish Perl ...
    Nicholas G. ThorntonNicholas G. Thornton
    Mar 6, 2003 at 12:09 am
    Mar 11, 2003 at 1:13 pm
  • I periodically attempt to install DBD::Pg, and typically get "dyld: /usr/bin/perl Undefined symbols:" I have been messing around with App::Info and I get: File ...
    Lorin RiversLorin Rivers
    Mar 11, 2003 at 1:12 am
    Mar 11, 2003 at 5:36 am
  • By the way, an easy way to see config information is with the -V switch: % perl -V:installsitelib -V:installvendorlib installsitelib='/Library/Perl'; installvendorlib=''; (Hmm, looks like my ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Mar 10, 2003 at 5:21 pm
    Mar 11, 2003 at 1:36 am
  • iH is there anyway to connect from Mac OS X to mssql? thanks - hcir
    Rich allenRich allen
    Mar 8, 2003 at 6:17 am
    Mar 10, 2003 at 2:42 am
  • Hello, This is not macosx-specific, but I want to do it on my ibook. I would like to build a "scrabble/crossword_puzzle cheater". I think I want to do this by generating lists of words to choose ...
    Warren PollansWarren Pollans
    Mar 7, 2003 at 7:05 pm
    Mar 9, 2003 at 10:11 pm
  • hi all: i'm in the process of learning to parse xml documents with perl. so far i've installed and experimented with XML::DOM and XML::Parser (to try the SAX parsing method). i was wondering: is one ...
    Stephen rouseStephen rouse
    Mar 1, 2003 at 8:01 pm
    Mar 1, 2003 at 11:50 pm
  • Hey, I've saved the following script as ~/bin/attach . It lets me create a new Mail message from the command line with a given file as an attachment. For example: % attach foo/bar/baz.doc Here's the ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Mar 26, 2003 at 8:17 pm
    Jun 25, 2003 at 5:30 pm
  • Hi all, simple question, how can I copy file type, creator and icon along with a file. #!/usr/bin/perl use File::Copy; copy("/private/var/root/Desktop/xxx/test1.doc", ...
    Wischnewski, BerndtWischnewski, Berndt
    Mar 31, 2003 at 7:16 am
    Apr 7, 2003 at 2:28 am
  • Hello! I'm trying to install perl 5.6.1 on my Mac running 10.2.x (right now it's 10.2.1, but that will change in a couple of hours, when I should be back up to 10.2.4), but there seems to be an ...
    Michael GlaesemannMichael Glaesemann
    Mar 31, 2003 at 2:25 pm
    Apr 1, 2003 at 3:19 pm
  • #! /usr/bin/perl $s='$c = chr(39);$t = q^#! /usr/bin/perl $s=^.$c.$s.$c.q^;eval $s;^."\n";print $t ### execute-me #### # # # +--^----------,-----,----,------^-, # # | ||||||||| `----: | O # # ...
    W. BlakeW. Blake
    Mar 17, 2003 at 10:14 pm
    Mar 18, 2003 at 1:08 pm
  • Folks, I was just wondering if anyone successfully installed the XML::LibXML and XML::LibXSLT Perl modules on Jaguar. I corresponded a bit with the author and he is aware that it works fine on 10.1 ...
    Paul CorrPaul Corr
    Mar 16, 2003 at 3:08 pm
    Mar 17, 2003 at 9:43 pm
  • Can't get CPAN to upgrade: G400 768MB 10.2.4 Perl 5.6.0 The messages look like this: (pages of this) Going to read /Users/ellem/.cpan/sources/authors/01mailrc.txt.gz Going to read ...
    Charlie RootCharlie Root
    Mar 16, 2003 at 5:50 pm
    Mar 17, 2003 at 7:08 am
  • I was wondering if there's any way to do some of the stuff "in" MacPerl.pm on OSXPerl? Namely MacPerl::GetFileInfo() and MacPerl::SetFileInfo() ~wren
    Nicholas G. ThorntonNicholas G. Thornton
    Mar 6, 2003 at 1:40 am
    Mar 12, 2003 at 2:21 pm
  • Anybody know off the top of their head when the - upload("file") function of CGI.pm came into play? We've been attempting to get a simple file upload script to work, which does work as expected on ...
    Mar 8, 2003 at 8:00 pm
    Mar 11, 2003 at 4:42 pm
  • I've never used CPAN before - I've gotten by with the stock modules since I don't do too much perl hacking. But now I've got a script from a third party that needs some modules, so I figured I'd use ...
    Jim CorreiaJim Correia
    Mar 7, 2003 at 6:26 pm
    Mar 8, 2003 at 9:43 pm
  • I'm really confused about the c libraries which need to be in place before I can install some Perl XML/XSLT libraries -- libxml and libxslt. I honestly can't remember the details, but I never managed ...
    John HornerJohn Horner
    Mar 5, 2003 at 12:14 am
    Mar 5, 2003 at 3:41 pm
  • I am looking to take my iTunes Music Library XML file and publish it as a web page. I have looked through CPAN for an XML to HTML converter or something but it turns out I am really dumb and can't ...
    Charlie RootCharlie Root
    Mar 2, 2003 at 11:58 pm
    Mar 3, 2003 at 1:33 pm
  • I'm using OSXS 10.2.4. One of the perl modules I want needs me to upgrade my perl 5.6. So first I tried the Apple supplied Perl-5.8.0-MacOSX.tar.gz. That was a hassle free install but led to my ...
    Bill MetzingerBill Metzinger
    Mar 2, 2003 at 5:50 pm
    Mar 3, 2003 at 12:53 am
  • hi i wonder why i can't install DBI version 1.35. below is some stdout from a cpan session suggesting to send a bug report. i am quite sure that other people has done this before me at least with ...
    Mar 19, 2003 at 6:57 pm
    Mar 19, 2003 at 7:45 pm
  • Hello, I have written some small apps in Perl using CamelBones. Have anybody gotten as far as trying to ship these? - how is it done and what is the best way? Another thing which would be nice to ...
    Jonas B . NielsenJonas B . Nielsen
    Mar 10, 2003 at 7:47 pm
    Mar 11, 2003 at 2:30 am
  • I have some installed perl modules checked into source control. These are inevitably in directory named Perl, such that there'd be a Perl/lib, Perl/lib/darwin, and Perl/lib/darwin/auto. We have ...
    Nathan HerringNathan Herring
    Mar 7, 2003 at 11:41 pm
    Mar 8, 2003 at 9:06 pm
  • I want to use environment variables in some of my cgis. I set them up in environment.plist inside the .MacOSX folder, logged out and back in and perl sees them just fine when I run the cgi from the ...
    Mar 5, 2003 at 3:44 am
    Mar 5, 2003 at 3:45 pm
  • -----Robin wrote: parallels for this in English can be seen in English group names - a gaggle of geese, a troop of monkeys, a knot of toads, a pack of dogs. Anyone care to suggest a good one for a ...
    Nicholas G. ThorntonNicholas G. Thornton
    Mar 28, 2003 at 10:00 am
    Mar 29, 2003 at 8:25 am
  • Greetings, I'm a recent convert to Mac OS X. I used to use the RegEx osax for a huge number of tasks, but it hasn't been ported to X nor will it ever be. So, that being the case I have to break down ...
    Christopher StoneChristopher Stone
    Mar 26, 2003 at 3:07 pm
    Mar 26, 2003 at 4:30 pm
  • I tried to build 5.8 from the instructions on: http://developer.apple.com/internet/macosx/perl.html I've followed the instructions to the letter. I don't use fink. But it dies with this error: cc -o ...
    Salvatore DenaroSalvatore Denaro
    Mar 22, 2003 at 4:44 am
    Mar 24, 2003 at 5:46 am
  • So I have this problem: Mac::Carbon takes a long time to load. $ time perl -Iblib/arch -Iblib/lib -MMac::Carbon -e1 real 0m2.923s user 0m2.570s sys 0m0.160s Profiling the run showed that over 80% of ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Mar 22, 2003 at 4:10 am
    Mar 22, 2003 at 9:46 pm
  • I am aware that Perl 5.8.0 is not binary compatible with previous versions of Perl; however, I am having a hard time determining exactly what I need to change/remove to satisfy this incompatibility. ...
    Christopher LewisChristopher Lewis
    Mar 21, 2003 at 10:36 am
    Mar 21, 2003 at 1:14 pm
  • [..] [..] p0: thank for the URL's - forgive my lack of awareness that this had been 'named'. p1: So the problem then is getting a quine that would work with 'use strict' - which I seem to be having ...
    Mar 18, 2003 at 2:20 am
    Mar 18, 2003 at 4:42 am
  • for those interested in the origins of "beyond the pale" I can appreciate that for those for whom this is their first 'major international crisis' that it is clearly times for jitters. But a part of ...
    Mar 17, 2003 at 7:20 pm
    Mar 17, 2003 at 7:26 pm
  • And back to perl... Last night I installed the "Complete Mysql" package from Apple's Unix software page (http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/unix_open_source/completemysql.html). I previously had ...
    Drew TaylorDrew Taylor
    Mar 16, 2003 at 6:05 pm
    Mar 16, 2003 at 10:41 pm
  • Hi, So, I'd like to have multiple versions of perl installed on my system, for testing stuff, poking around, etc. It's not really that difficult, actually - you just arrange that they have different ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Mar 14, 2003 at 5:22 am
    Mar 14, 2003 at 10:52 am
  • I may have reported this already. Your Gtk package has broken Makefiles. The command cc -c ... other options ... xs/Gtk.c doesn't create xs/Gtk.o on Darwin. It creates Gtk.o in the *current* ...
    Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
    Mar 12, 2003 at 1:03 am
    Mar 12, 2003 at 10:38 am
  • I'm doing an upgrade to 5.8.0 on Jaguar, standard installation according to the instructions on the apple website. After running the config file, I got this error: I can't find make or gmake, and my ...
    Mar 9, 2003 at 6:39 pm
    Mar 9, 2003 at 7:21 pm
  • Thanks very much to Stephen Rouse for help with my previous not-very-detailed question. My question now is "I need to upgrade to more modern versions of libxml and libxslt libraries, how do I do ...
    John HornerJohn Horner
    Mar 5, 2003 at 2:07 am
    Mar 5, 2003 at 3:13 am
  • I'm trying to get Scoop running on OSX 10.2.4 - I'm just about there, everything's in but Apache::Request, which just won't build. I have been running mod_perl on my own build of Apache 1.3.27 for a ...
    Steve LinbergSteve Linberg
    Mar 2, 2003 at 11:35 pm
    Mar 5, 2003 at 2:38 am
  • For those who may so wish -- 1. Create a folder in your home directory like so -- ~/Developer/ProjectBuilder Extras/Specifications 2. Expand the attached file (perlpbspec.tar.gz). You will get two ...
    Puneet KishorPuneet Kishor
    Mar 20, 2003 at 2:54 pm
    Mar 20, 2003 at 2:54 pm
  • p0: thanks chris for more 'academic' views of the quine idea { I will confess as an approach it just seems silly.... } p1: the q^...^ trick is not one I have used, it looks way too much like bad ...
    Mar 18, 2003 at 3:20 pm
    Mar 18, 2003 at 3:20 pm
  • Hi people! To return to normal: Has anyone of you experiencing a quickening of segfaults all over OS X the last days? For me it started with segfaults in ProjectBuilder, InterfaceBuilder, Finder and ...
    Kay RoepkeKay Roepke
    Mar 17, 2003 at 12:50 am
    Mar 17, 2003 at 12:50 am
  • Mac::OSA::Simple is now updated to work with Mac OS X, using Mac::Carbon. It has some minor fixes that also apply to MacPerl. Mac::OSA::Simple provides simple access to Mac::OSA. At its most basic ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Mar 13, 2003 at 11:56 pm
    Mar 13, 2003 at 11:56 pm
  • I'm looking at ways of shredding files using perl so I have a couple of questions, I hope someone can help me out as I haven't been able to find any info specific enough in this regard: 1) is inplace ...
    Mar 12, 2003 at 3:17 pm
    Mar 12, 2003 at 3:17 pm
  • while reading the XML::DOM faq, i came upon this tidbit: 'Your DOM script should then decide what to do with unnecessary whitespaces. You can use a PerlSAX filter (like XML::Handler::DetectWS) to ...
    Stephen rouseStephen rouse
    Mar 12, 2003 at 3:09 pm
    Mar 12, 2003 at 3:09 pm
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