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  • Greetings, Since we upgraded to Panther, we have been unable to install the BDB module and the mysql module or even the Date::Simple module. My buddy Dennis, is an serious hacker, and he was here ...
    Joseph AlottaJoseph Alotta
    Jan 23, 2004 at 4:30 pm
    Feb 4, 2004 at 1:03 pm
  • I'm working on a linguistic module and I'm trying to find a good way to split a string up into "segments". I can't assume single charecter strings and want to assume maximal segments. As an example, ...
    Wren argetlahmWren argetlahm
    Jan 23, 2004 at 2:21 am
    Feb 12, 2004 at 9:23 pm
  • Hello People, I need some help with a perl on OS-X problem. I need to pop up a 'Save As' dialog. Basically the same as the one AppleScript gives you when you: choose file name with prompt "Select a ...
    Rick MeashamRick Measham
    Jan 12, 2004 at 3:51 am
    Jan 14, 2004 at 12:29 am
  • Off-topic, I know, and I apologize for that in advance. Today I received two emails, both with forged headers. One appeared to come from Pudge (Chris Nandor), and the other from Mattias Neeracher. ...
    Sherm PendleySherm Pendley
    Jan 19, 2004 at 1:26 am
    Jan 21, 2004 at 8:00 pm
  • Now and then I copy data from the web and paste it into a perl script after "__END__" or "__DATA__". I plan to take the data apart with perl. The file is generally a BBEdit text file with unix line ...
    Vic NortonVic Norton
    Jan 10, 2004 at 4:23 pm
    Jan 12, 2004 at 5:23 am
  • Hi there I recently wanted to export photo albums from iPhoto 4, including name and comments. With Mac::Glue, this part works very well - thanks to Chris Nandor (a code snippet is appended at the end ...
    Stephan HeuelStephan Heuel
    Jan 31, 2004 at 5:18 pm
    Apr 3, 2004 at 1:30 am
  • Hi everyone, I have a question about the following script: use Term::ANSIColor; print color("red on_white"), "Danger, Will Robinson!\n"; print color("red on_white"), "Danger, Will Robinson!\n"; print ...
    GohakuGohaku
    Jan 18, 2004 at 4:55 am
    Jan 23, 2004 at 7:26 pm
  • I would like to be able to use bogofilter directly from within Mail.app for a number of reasons, and because AppleScript doesn't have a concept of pipes (do shell script can't handle input over ...
    Paul R BrownPaul R Brown
    Jan 16, 2004 at 5:45 pm
    Jan 22, 2004 at 11:24 pm
  • I need to take a string like this: UA-UI1,3,4,6 and expand it into an array of components like this: UA1 UA3 UA4 UA6 UB1 UB3 UB4 UB6 ... UI1 UI3 UI4 UI6 (the above represents the most complex case, ...
    Kim HelliwellKim Helliwell
    Jan 18, 2004 at 6:20 am
    Jan 22, 2004 at 10:35 am
  • Your grammar is insufficiently precise to allow us to help you parse it. Assuming you can parse it in to an array of arrayrefs of valid characters, like this: my @elements = ...
    Peter N LewisPeter N Lewis
    Jan 18, 2004 at 1:32 pm
    Jan 19, 2004 at 9:27 pm
  • Hello out there, I know this has been asked before, and I have taken a look at at least one thousand websites, but I couldn't come up with a working solution as of yet. I want to upload a textfile to ...
    Stephan HochhausStephan Hochhaus
    Jan 5, 2004 at 9:51 pm
    Jan 19, 2004 at 9:04 pm
  • Hi All, Following Dan's instructions here: http://www.dan.co.jp/cases/macosx/psync.html I'm still having trouble getting MacOSX::File to compile. Here's what happens: geertz% make CC=gcc2 cp File.pm ...
    David WheelerDavid Wheeler
    Jan 12, 2004 at 8:06 pm
    Jan 13, 2004 at 6:05 am
  • hello list, I'm new, so please excuse me if my questions are obvious. Here is what i want to do: 1. Open a file with Photoshop 2. convert to CMYK 3. save as tiff in path $cmyk_file 4. close without ...
    Jacques couzteauJacques couzteau
    Jan 29, 2004 at 3:49 pm
    Jan 30, 2004 at 12:06 am
  • Currently I'm using AppleScript to work on files and then send them out to different folders on different servers. But I'm running into problems where users don't know that their file is finished ...
    J7yJ7y
    Jan 26, 2004 at 7:06 pm
    Jan 29, 2004 at 10:37 am
  • Hi, as a long time MacPerl user who just made the transition to MacOS X I am a little confused: What is the difference between using MacPerl on MacOS X and using Perl on MacOS X? I guess I am looking ...
    Ingo WeissIngo Weiss
    Jan 15, 2004 at 9:27 pm
    Jan 23, 2004 at 11:04 pm
  • I'm sorry for all the confusion. Let me try one last time. I have a perl file with a single chunk of data produced by typing option-8 after __DATA__. So the end of the file looks like this: __DATA__ ...
    Vic NortonVic Norton
    Jan 12, 2004 at 2:02 am
    Jan 12, 2004 at 5:31 pm
  • Hi everyone, While I was installing Lingua::Wordnet, I ran into some problems such as deleting some directories in /usr/local because I copied the wordnet1.7 files into the wrong directory. The ...
    GohakuGohaku
    Jan 3, 2004 at 3:44 pm
    Jan 3, 2004 at 5:46 pm
  • MacPerl::SetFileInfo makes it easy to set normal type and creator codes: #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use MacPerl; foreach my $f (@ARGV) { MacPerl::SetFileInfo('R*ch', 'TEXT', $f); } But ...
    John GruberJohn Gruber
    Jan 31, 2004 at 8:23 am
    Jan 31, 2004 at 9:02 pm
  • There's a new Camel in town. ;-) What is CamelBones? In a nutshell, CamelBones is a Cocoa/Perl bridge. It allows you to write GUI applications that use Apple's Cocoa library in Perl. What's New in ...
    Sherm PendleySherm Pendley
    Jan 29, 2004 at 8:26 am
    Jan 31, 2004 at 4:05 am
  • Hi everyone, I just installed HTML::Mason on OS X v10.3.2 and other required modules. I am trying to run the following: % my $noun = 'World'; Hello <% $noun % ! How are ya? but it just echoes back ...
    GohakuGohaku
    Jan 26, 2004 at 3:42 am
    Jan 29, 2004 at 9:14 am
  • I've recently discovered the joys of return undef; for error catching, but I'm having problems when the subroutine returns a hash (unless there's an error). Something like the following: %hash = ...
    Wren argetlahmWren argetlahm
    Jan 10, 2004 at 3:46 am
    Jan 10, 2004 at 11:30 pm
  • I've come up with an idea for an object oriented module and am making it in order to learn a bit more about objects and OOP. I've run into a strange problem that I can't figure out why what's ...
    Wren argetlahmWren argetlahm
    Jan 23, 2004 at 7:52 am
    Jan 23, 2004 at 10:00 pm
  • So who's the idiot using this? Sensible people *never* reply to such things, as it is not possible to tell the difference between a stupid (but non-malicious) user attempting to verify that I am a ...
    David CantrellDavid Cantrell
    Jan 23, 2004 at 1:45 pm
    Jan 23, 2004 at 5:33 pm
  • I guess this is an almost ridiculously newbie question, but I am not too *nix aware yet: is the file /usr/bin/perl just a link to /usr/bin/perl5.8.1 and could therefore easily replaced by ...
    Stephan HochhausStephan Hochhaus
    Jan 15, 2004 at 11:57 am
    Jan 21, 2004 at 10:59 pm
  • MacPerl::SetFileInfo makes it easy to set normal type and creator codes: #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use MacPerl; foreach my $f (@ARGV) { MacPerl::SetFileInfo('R*ch', 'TEXT', $f); } But ...
    John GruberJohn Gruber
    Jan 31, 2004 at 8:37 am
    Feb 2, 2004 at 5:26 am
  • I've run into a problem trying to script NetNewsWire with Mac::Glue, I'm sure it's just a little thing that I'm missing, but I can't seem to find it. I've boiled the problem I'm having to the ...
    Chris ReinhardtChris Reinhardt
    Jan 27, 2004 at 5:34 am
    Jan 29, 2004 at 11:53 am
  • Dear folks, after searching the archives and the web for an answer I still can't a solution to my task. I need to access the resource fork of some Freehand8 files, namely the PICT resource 265 and ...
    Joergen W. LangJoergen W. Lang
    Jan 16, 2004 at 1:39 pm
    Jan 28, 2004 at 2:44 pm
  • Hi all, This is probably not a mac specific perl problem, but I have a web app that fires off a perl script which generates a temporary pdf file and then emails it to the user. I have been using this ...
    Adam WitneyAdam Witney
    Jan 23, 2004 at 11:38 am
    Jan 23, 2004 at 6:04 pm
  • Can someone please tell me if there's any reason not to write files in /private/tmp rather than in /tmp/501/TemporaryItems ? drwxrwxrwt 29 root wheel 986 18 Jan 21:49 tmp drwxr-xr-x 13 jd wheel 442 ...
    John DelacourJohn Delacour
    Jan 18, 2004 at 10:12 pm
    Jan 19, 2004 at 6:14 am
  • Hello, I'd like to start using tags in vim. Google shows that there is a ptags and a perltags script for creating the tags file and the vim docs indicate that tags are supported. It doesn't appear to ...
    Warren PollansWarren Pollans
    Jan 15, 2004 at 3:30 pm
    Jan 15, 2004 at 9:19 pm
  • Hey all, I've got a strange problem with a new installation of OS 10.2. Here's what I did. 1) Did a clean install of OS 10.2, reformatting the disk in the process. 2) Installed the December 2002 ...
    Doug WeathersDoug Weathers
    Jan 9, 2004 at 10:25 pm
    Jan 10, 2004 at 5:25 am
  • I'm trying to install a bunch of modules from CPAN (Net::Blogger for example) and am having CPAN fail on me because it's failing to find the modules in ftp.perl.org... What appears to be happening is ...
    Richard HarrisRichard Harris
    Jan 9, 2004 at 1:15 pm
    Jan 9, 2004 at 10:02 pm
  • Hi, I just got finished force installing Crypt::SSLeay to my OSX 10.3.2 box. When I try to run a perl code that calls https, instead of my previous error message of: 501 Protocol scheme 'https' is ...
    Tim MurphyTim Murphy
    Jan 2, 2004 at 11:39 am
    Jan 3, 2004 at 3:48 pm
  • every gnome packages installed without problem, but when running the gtk-demo it look like http://www.ifrance.com/dominix/gtk-demo.JPG ... strange (no fonts ?) my aim is to use gtk2-perl (which ...
    DominixDominix
    Jan 29, 2004 at 8:56 am
    Feb 3, 2004 at 11:29 pm
  • Hi, I was doing a little hacking around with the AddressBook the other day, and used PerlObjCBridge to write some glue code to use AddressBook.framework. It strikes me that it'd be better to put ...
    Adam TuroffAdam Turoff
    Jan 21, 2004 at 7:42 pm
    Jan 27, 2004 at 4:25 am
  • Hi, this was probably too much hidden in my reply, but saving a file in UTF-16 (as opposed to UTF-8) created the following error for me: [xxxxxxxx:~/Desktop] xxxxxx% chmod 755 helloWorld.pl ...
    Manu chaoManu chao
    Jan 23, 2004 at 10:56 am
    Jan 23, 2004 at 4:21 pm
  • I'm working with Perl for the first time under OS X and having some difficulties. Some I've found answered in the archives, but ... First, I don't seem to have mastered dumpValue. My call to it looks ...
    dennis Gellerdennis Geller
    Jan 17, 2004 at 10:32 pm
    Jan 18, 2004 at 1:03 am
  • I just saw this on the AppleScript mailing list. John is probably not a member of this list but I'll bet someone here can help off list. Isn't there a module available? To: ...
    Doug McNuttDoug McNutt
    Jan 15, 2004 at 2:16 pm
    Jan 15, 2004 at 5:54 pm
  • Hi everyone, I just installed Sybase ASE 12.5.1 on OS X v10.3.2 and am trying to Install the DBD-Sybase-1.02 module. When I tried to install said module, I got back the following: "Please set SYBASE ...
    GohakuGohaku
    Jan 15, 2004 at 3:59 am
    Jan 15, 2004 at 12:20 pm
  • Good morning, I am using Mac::Glue to get alias style strings from a FileMaker database. I need to convert the string into a posix style path for manipulation in perl. I realize that Mac::Glue will ...
    Charlie GarrisonCharlie Garrison
    Jan 2, 2004 at 4:03 pm
    Jan 2, 2004 at 7:28 pm
  • I was asked about debugging info in Mac::Glue, and I noted one tool: http://dev.macperl.org/files/scripts/aedebug aedebug is a simple shell script to set environment variables that -- for any Mac OS ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Jan 30, 2004 at 3:34 am
    Jan 30, 2004 at 3:34 am
  • BTW, are there any 10.1 users here who could have a quick look at the recent CamelBones release? My own 10.1 partition had to go, to make room for Panther. The installer *should* install the Jaguar ...
    Sherm PendleySherm Pendley
    Jan 29, 2004 at 4:52 pm
    Jan 29, 2004 at 4:52 pm
  • http://www.perl.com/lpt/a/2004/01/23/macglue.html -- Chris Nandor pudge@pobox.com http://pudge.net/ Open Source Development Network pudge@osdn.com http://osdn.com/
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Jan 27, 2004 at 4:38 am
    Jan 27, 2004 at 4:38 am
  • Sorry about that. We're having problems with my mail transport at our site. I thought the first two had been eaten, but they were just delayed. IMPORTANT NOTICE: This communication, including any ...
    Doug WeathersDoug Weathers
    Jan 16, 2004 at 5:16 pm
    Jan 16, 2004 at 5:16 pm
  • Hi there to expand my own programming horizons, I'm looking at writing a mud from scrtach in perl, after looking at Perl Mud from boutell.com. Currently I'm consulting "Advanced Perl Programming" but ...
    RobinRobin
    Jan 16, 2004 at 7:10 am
    Jan 16, 2004 at 7:10 am
  • Hi, Thanks for the replies, but I'm still having problems. Well, it wasn't the only problem, and I didn't yet know about this list. This particular laptop has been upgraded from OS 9 to X 10.0 to X ...
    Doug WeathersDoug Weathers
    Jan 16, 2004 at 2:55 am
    Jan 16, 2004 at 2:55 am
  • If just installed PDL::Core and am getting this error when I try to use it. The Core directory and Core.pm module are in the path and yet Im getting this error. What am I doing wrong? use PDL; Can't ...
    John DelacourJohn Delacour
    Jan 15, 2004 at 10:11 pm
    Jan 15, 2004 at 10:11 pm
  • Did an upgrade from 10.2.6 to 10.3.2 on an Xserve. During upgrade, kept server as Standalone. Tried switching to OpenDirectory. It worked, but if I look under users in the LDAP dir my admin account ...
    Randall PerryRandall Perry
    Jan 12, 2004 at 1:06 pm
    Jan 12, 2004 at 1:06 pm
  • Did an upgrade from 10.2.6 to 10.3.2 on an Xserve. During upgrade, kept server as Standalone. Tried switching to OpenDirectory. It worked, but if I look under users in the LDAP dir my admin account ...
    Randall PerryRandall Perry
    Jan 12, 2004 at 3:25 am
    Jan 12, 2004 at 3:25 am
  • I copied some Perl code about a year ago to do a file upload to an apache server file system. In 5.6, the system worked fine. Now in 5.8, I'm getting a failed filehandle read with the CGI- upload ...
    Mark LoweMark Lowe
    Jan 10, 2004 at 9:49 am
    Jan 10, 2004 at 9:49 am
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