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  • I now have hacked the bit ops (&|^~<< ) to be 64-bit clean if the platform so allows. Only one subtest is failing, the op/misc subtest number 3: $cusp = ~0 ^ (~0 1); $, = " "; print +($cusp - 1) % 8, ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 3, 1999 at 11:58 pm
    Sep 22, 1999 at 7:55 pm
  • Excuse me if this is already in there, but Data::Dumper should be, if it's not, if you see what I mean? Long live Data::Dumper :-) Ciao Richard Foley --- richard@rfi.net "Ciao" - (shorter than ...
    Foley, RichardFoley, Richard
    Sep 9, 1999 at 1:55 am
    Sep 9, 1999 at 8:16 pm
  • Doc fodder: The %SIG interface supports two pseudo-signals. These aren't real signals, and they aren't subject to the normal core dump warnings. A C<$SIG{__WARN__} handler is called when Perl would ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Sep 29, 1999 at 1:46 pm
    Oct 4, 1999 at 9:47 pm
  • Here's a little experimental patch over _61 to implement "our" variables. Essentially, it just pretends that an "our" declaration is a "my" declaration until it has to treat it differently. So no ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Sep 25, 1999 at 5:02 am
    Sep 29, 1999 at 9:59 pm
  • I've noticed something today that struck me as quite odd. while (1) { print "1..\n"; last; print "2..\n"; } Prints "1.." of course. while (1) { print "1..\n"; eval { die "xxx" }; print "2..\n"; } ...
    Chip TurnerChip Turner
    Sep 29, 1999 at 9:08 pm
    Oct 5, 1999 at 12:53 am
  • I have no understanding of this whatsoever. ------- Forwarded Message Date: 29 Sep 1999 15:02:27 -0000 From: perl5-porters-help@perl.org Subject: ezmlm warning To: tchrist@perl.com Delivery-Date: Wed ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Sep 29, 1999 at 3:04 pm
    Sep 30, 1999 at 9:33 am
  • I'm sure I have raised this issue in the past, but I don't remember that any solution came out of it, and I can find no trace in the archive. The issue is the old problem of a sort routine in a ...
    HugoHugo
    Sep 14, 1999 at 3:47 am
    Dec 16, 1999 at 6:53 pm
  • I'm trying to retrace the Perl source trail prior to 5.004 in one corner of the repository, and have run into missing pieces (as determined from perlhist.pod). If anyone knows the whereabouts of ...
    Gurusamy SarathyGurusamy Sarathy
    Sep 15, 1999 at 1:30 am
    Oct 15, 1999 at 2:44 am
  • So I hit upon something I didn't really expect today: $phash = [{foo= 1,bar= 2}]; print "Yes" if exists $phash- {bar}; This kinda surprised me. I guess it shouldn't have (of course the key exists) ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Sep 23, 1999 at 7:34 am
    Oct 11, 1999 at 7:10 pm
  • [not sure if Larry should really be cc'd, but...] Wait, wait. The question posed was a general one. I was answering it generally, not in the context of what is or is not doable in the current ...
    Steve FinkSteve Fink
    Sep 1, 1999 at 3:29 am
    Sep 6, 1999 at 4:59 am
  • Here's a high-level introduction to the Perl compiler tools, written to be a manpage in the Perl distribution. If it's not appropriate for the distribution, let me know and I'll rework it into a TPJ ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Sep 4, 1999 at 5:13 pm
    Sep 13, 1999 at 8:35 pm
  • I often find that I want to use a map or a grep within a map or a grep. Of course I then proceed to bonk myself on the forhead and use an outer for loop after puzzling for half a second over what ...
    Matthew WicklineMatthew Wickline
    Sep 1, 1999 at 11:29 pm
    Sep 9, 1999 at 1:54 am
  • I am not sure what is going on these days with File::Spec, who is maintaining it, working on it, etc. So here is a patch to p5p. So who should this go to, anyway? Is p5p maintaining it now? *** ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Sep 14, 1999 at 1:42 am
    Sep 19, 1999 at 10:18 pm
  • After a very busy year or so, I'm hoping to find some more free time over the next 6 months to work on SimpleDoc, the successor to SDF. Before I go too far, I'd like to solicit the existing SDF and ...
    Ian ClatworthyIan Clatworthy
    Sep 25, 1999 at 5:20 am
    Oct 7, 1999 at 11:40 pm
  • Here's some Perl code that runs differently in threaded Perl. There shouldn't be any race conditions or other typical threading problems because the differences show up with only one thread. Is 100% ...
    Ken FoxKen Fox
    Sep 7, 1999 at 9:39 pm
    Sep 10, 1999 at 5:37 pm
  • I keep wishing the CPAN shell had the functionality of my qcpan program in it. I am constantly running both at once, and ^Z/fg between them. Do you think this would be a good idea? It seems more ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Sep 4, 1999 at 1:00 am
    Sep 8, 1999 at 11:49 am
  • Several people are convinced that Safe.pm isn't safe. Graham has a simple exploit, but no complete fix, just a small patch that only addresses part of the problem. People are already using this ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Sep 8, 1999 at 1:17 pm
    Sep 8, 1999 at 11:56 pm
  • Sarathy, Here are the changes that need to be done to perlcc to make it working ( some recent changes since _61 have broken it) Here is the short description of the changes: 1. Added File::Spec for ...
    Vishal BhatiaVishal Bhatia
    Sep 23, 1999 at 3:53 am
    Sep 24, 1999 at 4:46 pm
  • Would anyone else thing that changing the default cc to gcc for Solaris? Not only is Sparcworks not open source but it is also frightfully expensive. I was just reminded of this today while doing a ...
    HappyFunBallHappyFunBall
    Sep 8, 1999 at 11:54 pm
    Sep 9, 1999 at 1:43 pm
  • Is it normal that bugs submitted to: perlbug@perl.org don't show up in p5p ? Shouldn't we get back a bug ticket too ? By now perlbug looks like a black-hole. François Désarménien
    François DésarménienFrançois Désarménien
    Sep 29, 1999 at 1:48 pm
    Sep 30, 1999 at 12:47 pm
  • #include <EXTERN.h #include <perl.h static PerlInterpreter *my_perl ; ... ... my_perl = perl_alloc() ; perl_construct(my_perl) ; perl_parse( my_perl, NULL, argc, argv, (char **)NULL ) ; ...
    Frazer WorleyFrazer Worley
    Sep 8, 1999 at 5:19 pm
    Sep 9, 1999 at 1:45 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from merriam@world.std.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. Pardon if this isn't a bug; I'm a new Perl programmer. I run this in the ...
    C MC M
    Sep 3, 1999 at 6:41 am
    Sep 4, 1999 at 8:44 pm
  • Trying to run a program using a very large amount of data ended with the messages --------------------------- Out of memory! Out of memory! Callback called exit at bin/cjc.stats line 1, <IN chunk 9. ...
    M.J.T. GuyM.J.T. Guy
    Sep 30, 1999 at 1:31 pm
    Oct 8, 1999 at 3:23 pm
  • I think I would have to disagree. The correct implementation for a given POD translator will of course be specific to the keyword (the format-type indicator) that follows the =begin or the =for. If ...
    Brad AppletonBrad Appleton
    Sep 20, 1999 at 4:56 pm
    Sep 29, 1999 at 9:45 pm
  • I didn't do a close analysis, but this person would seem to have a point. ------- Forwarded Message From: schilli@tep.e-technik.tu-muenchen.de. (Michael Schilli) Newsgroups: comp.lang.perl.misc ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Sep 5, 1999 at 7:32 pm
    Sep 14, 1999 at 5:14 pm
  • How can I get at ERRSV from XS? perl.h:# define ERRSV (thr- errsv) Yet, dTHR seems always a dNOOP. -- "Does `competition' have an abstract purpose?" via, but not speaking for Deutsche Bank
    Joshua N PritikinJoshua N Pritikin
    Sep 13, 1999 at 2:21 pm
    Sep 13, 1999 at 9:48 pm
  • I'm thinking there should be one area in perldelta that lists which functions changed between 5.5 and 5.6 should be documented in perlfunc. Here's my list. Some is in there already, but not gathered ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Sep 3, 1999 at 12:44 pm
    Sep 3, 1999 at 2:16 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from roconnor@world.std.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.20 running under perl 5.00404. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    RootRoot
    Sep 21, 1999 at 5:48 pm
    Mar 21, 2000 at 2:56 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from gerberb@zenez.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00502. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    0000-Admin0000-Admin
    Sep 21, 1999 at 5:10 pm
    Sep 22, 1999 at 1:50 pm
  • Hi, if you say perldoc -t page|module|program the output will be paged but this is not the case with the switches "-f" and "-q": perldoc -t -f function will be NOT paged. (As I understand.) Is this ...
    Roland BauerRoland Bauer
    Sep 16, 1999 at 2:12 pm
    Sep 20, 1999 at 11:36 pm
  • Russ Allbery [rra@stanford.edu] quoth: * It might be a good idea. However, keep in mind that getting gcc working * correctly on Solaris 7 is somewhat non-trivial at the current time. See * the gcc ...
    HappyFunBallHappyFunBall
    Sep 9, 1999 at 1:24 am
    Sep 10, 1999 at 3:19 pm
  • Well, then how do you account for it working in perl5.005_03? It works for both a good match and a bad (just tested it). IMO this really has to work in order for me to be able to grep through C/C++ ...
    Ed PeschkoEd Peschko
    Sep 6, 1999 at 6:42 am
    Sep 8, 1999 at 6:49 am
  • I stole this from an earlier message of Sarathy's to p5p :-) Nat *** av.h~ Mon Sep 6 17:39:58 1999 --- av.h Mon Sep 6 17:42:10 1999 *************** *** 21,26 **** --- 21,53 ---- U8 xav_flags; }; + /* ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Sep 7, 1999 at 12:26 am
    Sep 7, 1999 at 8:50 pm
  • I was trying to make a list of the program that the distribution installs: a2p c2ph dprofpp find2perl h2ph h2xs perl perlbug perlcc perldoc pl2pm s2p splain And I notice xsubpp isn't even there. Why ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Sep 2, 1999 at 12:17 pm
    Sep 2, 1999 at 7:38 pm
  • 'configure -DDEBUGGING' does not add -DDEBUGGING to the ccflags under 5.005_03, though it does do so under _61. Also, INSTALL doesn't give clear instructions on this. Though it does mention ...
    HugoHugo
    Sep 25, 1999 at 4:04 am
    Sep 30, 1999 at 10:52 am
  • =============================================================================== Section: -o ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets Messages Admins ...
    RichardRichard
    Sep 23, 1999 at 3:14 pm
    Sep 24, 1999 at 12:37 pm
  • % configure --prefix=/usr/lib/perl produces an @INC like this: @INC for perl 5.00561: /usr/local/perl/lib/5.00561/i686-linux /usr/local/perl/lib/5.00561 ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Sep 11, 1999 at 7:33 pm
    Sep 14, 1999 at 6:54 pm
  • Hmn, it's weird with this large number of clued people suddenly behind open relays. I've made the list of lists of open relays a little shorter (excluded ORBS, still have MAPS RBL ...
    Ask Bjoern HansenAsk Bjoern Hansen
    Sep 14, 1999 at 12:38 am
    Sep 14, 1999 at 5:04 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from rmb1@tempest.cise.npl.co.uk, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl 5.00561. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Robin BarkerRobin Barker
    Sep 7, 1999 at 11:32 am
    Sep 13, 1999 at 1:17 pm
  • --- ./pod/perlre.pod~~ Fri Aug 27 15:53:30 1999 +++ ./pod/perlre.pod Thu Sep 9 15:30:36 1999 @@ -704,6 +704,106 @@ themselves. =back +=head2 Combining pieces together + +Each of the elementary pieces ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Sep 9, 1999 at 10:37 pm
    Sep 11, 1999 at 4:06 am
  • Okay, I think I've got a handle on it. I'd like to publicly thank you for pushing on this, or I'd have just written it off as some OS-level thing we have no control over. Turns out that's not the ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Sep 10, 1999 at 2:17 am
    Sep 10, 1999 at 7:39 pm
  • Does LWP use Event now? Planning to? -- "Never ascribe to malice that which can be explained by stupidity." via, but not speaking for Deutsche Bank
    Joshua N PritikinJoshua N Pritikin
    Sep 8, 1999 at 12:41 pm
    Sep 8, 1999 at 1:51 pm
  • I had a memory leak in my perl program. I traced it down to the function split. Specifically I had the expression: split(/\W+/); by itself in one of my functions that is called thousands of times. ...
    Deniz YuretDeniz Yuret
    Sep 6, 1999 at 8:56 pm
    Sep 8, 1999 at 1:15 am
  • I was just looking at File::Spec::Functions::path in 5.005_61 and was wishing for more. I'm glad to see something that makes me not have to care about ':' vs ';' vs when looking at ENV{PATH} on Unix ...
    Brad AppletonBrad Appleton
    Sep 5, 1999 at 5:46 am
    Sep 6, 1999 at 2:09 am
  • As perlbugtron seems in the twilight zone, and Richard rising in the black hole of perlbug@perl.org, I post directly to p5p :-) This is a bug report for perl from desar@club-internet.fr generated ...
    François DésarménienFrançois Désarménien
    Sep 29, 1999 at 8:21 pm
    Oct 5, 1999 at 9:45 pm
  • IO::Socket::INET is not included with 5.005_03. It is part of IO, which is core according to the readme for it, so how did it get left out? If it was removed on purpose, maybe the IO::Socket docs ...
    Kirby HughesKirby Hughes
    Sep 30, 1999 at 7:12 pm
    Oct 1, 1999 at 5:41 pm
  • Is there any update on "punyperl" or the Perl for the Pilot concept ? I thought it was going to be covered at the conference, but maybe I missed any postings re: conference minutes or decisions. - ...
    Dave FischerDave Fischer
    Sep 22, 1999 at 9:32 pm
    Sep 24, 1999 at 8:42 pm
  • Hi, I believe I have found a bug in Perl 5.004_04 (possibly only Perl 5.005+) using POSIX::strftime. I've been using POSIX::strftime to print out formatted times obtained through Perl's gmtime call. ...
    Phil LobbesPhil Lobbes
    Sep 13, 1999 at 9:52 pm
    Sep 23, 1999 at 9:55 pm
  • The suggestion was to enable comments by moving the multiplier char from '#' to '%'. Fortunately, '%' is already occupied, which lead me to think about '/'. This leads to very readable path-like ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Sep 22, 1999 at 11:42 pm
    Sep 23, 1999 at 5:12 pm
  • I need some help writing a regular expression that can extract text between two HTML tags. For example I need to extract <BODY <IMG SRC .... (Some other HTML)...</BODY the resulting text will be <IMG ...
    SmansoorSmansoor
    Sep 9, 1999 at 11:02 pm
    Sep 15, 1999 at 1:49 pm
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