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  • This is a bug report for perl from chris@netmonger.net, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Christopher MastoChristopher Masto
    Nov 3, 1999 at 9:20 pm
    Nov 11, 1999 at 7:14 pm
  • Hi! Nope. It's completly related to free()ing memory which hasn't been malloc()'ed before. There can't be such a thing like the "wrong malloc()" since my perl has been build with "usemymalloc=n". ...
    Joerg SchumacherJoerg Schumacher
    Nov 17, 1999 at 10:59 pm
    Nov 21, 1999 at 9:09 pm
  • Hello *, I've experimented with a threading Perl 5.005_03 on Solaris 2.5.1/2.6/2.7, compiled with the native Sun cc, using -lpthread -mt (these options produced the most reasonable binary, egcs/gcc ...
    Marek Rouchal DAT CAD HW Tel 25849Marek Rouchal DAT CAD HW Tel 25849
    Nov 9, 1999 at 8:26 am
    Dec 1, 1999 at 5:18 pm
  • FYI. Sarathy gsar@ActiveState.com -----------------------------------8<----------------------------------- Change 4521 by gsar@auger on 1999/11/05 04:35:30 allow $\ to work right when set to a string ...
    Gurusamy SarathyGurusamy Sarathy
    Nov 5, 1999 at 4:54 am
    Nov 7, 1999 at 1:33 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from Philip.Newton@datenrevision.de, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ...
    ,,,,,,
    Nov 19, 1999 at 7:12 am
    Nov 29, 1999 at 7:59 am
  • I have just talked to one too many people who have been bitten by this... Is there any possibility of having Perl's chomp() command be modified to recognize \n, \r, and \r\n as line-endings to chomp? ...
    Ben_tillyBen_tilly
    Nov 19, 1999 at 3:26 pm
    Nov 22, 1999 at 5:30 pm
  • Below is a patch that decouples the match variables from the op tree and places them in the thread structure. This will fix bug 19990707.008: overwriting of regexp match variables by multiple ...
    Brian MancusoBrian Mancuso
    Nov 19, 1999 at 8:05 pm
    Nov 30, 1999 at 12:12 am
  • Now that system() and open "...|" work as well on Unix as on less obsolete systems, should not we backport C<system 1, whatever to Unix too? For those how did not follow: on most of the non-Unix ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Nov 2, 1999 at 10:42 pm
    Nov 3, 1999 at 5:08 pm
  • Is this idea I just had REALLY farfetched? I sounds to me like it would take some serious work to incorporate: { local select(FH); $| = 1; } # former handle now select()ed { local ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Nov 16, 1999 at 9:50 pm
    Dec 13, 1999 at 12:13 am
  • Looking at the todo list and thinking which features could be IMHO nice to have in 5.6, lexical subs seem like a worthy addition. Here's the most recent thread on the subject, basically the idea and ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Nov 3, 1999 at 2:47 pm
    Dec 6, 1999 at 8:02 pm
  • Currently one can fake conditional `use' statemenst with BEGIN blocks, however, this works only for those `use's teh effect of which is not lexically scoped. The following patch makes use foo if bar; ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Nov 18, 1999 at 5:45 am
    Nov 19, 1999 at 6:30 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from michael@shoebox.net, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Michael FowlerMichael Fowler
    Nov 2, 1999 at 1:03 am
    Nov 10, 1999 at 11:13 pm
  • On 22 Nov 1999 07:21:40 GMT, mjd@plover.com wrote in his summary: [a summary from Dan Sugalski] Roughly half the variables are shared and the rest are distinct. For example, the stack is distinct, ...
    Gurusamy SarathyGurusamy Sarathy
    Nov 22, 1999 at 5:09 pm
    Nov 22, 1999 at 10:28 pm
  • Hi, eof() (the < magic version) returns true if no attempt to read from < has yet been made. A simple test case (that doesn't illustrate why I want to do this) is #! /usr/local/bin/perl -w use ...
    Ralph CorderoyRalph Corderoy
    Nov 30, 1999 at 6:22 pm
    Dec 14, 1999 at 4:00 pm
  • For some reason, Perl accepts a while loop with an empty conditional. while ( ) { print "TRUE"; sleep 1; } results in a big list of TRUEs. This is odd in several ways: 1) Everything else (until, if, ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 19, 1999 at 9:17 pm
    Nov 20, 1999 at 4:36 am
  • Hi!, I have tested the same simple program in perl5 and perl4 with different result: The program, make an (bitwise) AND operation: -------BEGIN---------- #!/usr/local/bin/perl local($a); local($b); ...
    COLAPSOCOLAPSO
    Nov 23, 1999 at 10:25 am
    Nov 24, 1999 at 2:04 am
  • I work as an electrical engineer, designing asics. I wanted to develop something that would let me quickly model hardware in perl. I was working on an ASIC design that had two clock domains that ...
    BartelsBartels
    Nov 22, 1999 at 6:50 pm
    Nov 23, 1999 at 10:56 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from ilya@karetnikova.uucp, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl 5.00562. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    IlyaIlya
    Nov 16, 1999 at 6:24 am
    Nov 16, 1999 at 6:06 pm
  • Hi, I was looking at the Perl compiler stuff for the first time today, and I discovered that, while it is possible to generate bytecode files, there doesn't seem to be a means of running them... ...
    Moore, PaulMoore, Paul
    Nov 3, 1999 at 4:44 pm
    Nov 7, 1999 at 12:56 pm
  • The following patch provides a new macro, SvLOCK, which lets XS code snag a perl-level lock on an arbitrary SV *. (FWIW, I can't get inbound mail for a while, so replies'll be a bit tardy) --- sv.h;1 ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    Nov 16, 1999 at 2:31 pm
    Nov 17, 1999 at 12:16 am
  • I am writing often writing obfuscated code to learn perl arcana. Apparently it is also good perl stress-test. This stuff crashes perl 5.005_62. Note the various behaviors if you define $o or if you ...
    Stéphane Payrard -- stef@adnaccess.com (06 60 95 82 69)Stéphane Payrard -- stef@adnaccess.com (06 60 95 82 69)
    Nov 9, 1999 at 10:49 am
    Nov 9, 1999 at 9:59 pm
  • Now when we have lvalue subs, what is stopping people for adding $/-per filehandle? 2 month ago it was (?) agreed that lvalue subs are the only thing which was missing to get backward-compatible ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Nov 6, 1999 at 8:35 pm
    Nov 9, 1999 at 7:52 am
  • A couple of days ago someone (mjd?) was wondering if the problem that threads have with the regex match variables (where the regex variables are tied to pieces of the code and reflect the last thread ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    Nov 5, 1999 at 5:52 pm
    Nov 6, 1999 at 6:09 pm
  • Essentially, the convention on MacPerl is that a message like Syntax error in script.plx, line 46 is formatted as # Syntax Error File "script.plx"; Line 46 Since the # is a comment character, this ...
    Matthias Ulrich NeeracherMatthias Ulrich Neeracher
    Nov 3, 1999 at 12:47 am
    Nov 3, 1999 at 3:02 pm
  • This is a pretty high impact patch. It makes xsubpp recognize cases when an XSUB may use dXSTARG macro. It also gives examples of how one would use this macro. ;-) Any function with a return value ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Nov 3, 1999 at 8:09 am
    Dec 9, 1999 at 8:40 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from jklein@alerts.co.il, generated with the help of perlbug 1.20 running under perl 5.00404. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Yossi KleinYossi Klein
    Nov 25, 1999 at 7:09 am
    Nov 25, 1999 at 2:27 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from k@hohenstaufen.in-berlin.de, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl 5.00563. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Nov 18, 1999 at 6:01 pm
    Nov 25, 1999 at 10:58 am
  • This is a build failure report for perl from pvhp@forte.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl 5.00562. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Peter PrymmerPeter Prymmer
    Nov 2, 1999 at 10:11 pm
    Nov 14, 1999 at 8:21 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from mstevens@imaginet.co.uk, generated with the help of perlbug 1.20 running under perl 5.00404. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Michael StevensMichael Stevens
    Nov 24, 1999 at 5:54 pm
    Nov 24, 1999 at 9:11 pm
  • This is the reworked version of my old 'PREPARE on my Dog $spot' patch. Documentation is in the first chunks. I also catched a possibility to remove a defined out chunk of gv.c. Ilya P.S. I inserted ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Nov 21, 1999 at 8:01 am
    Dec 9, 1999 at 6:42 am
  • This patch: a) adds some comments to REx compile-time sniffer/optimizer; b) makes debugging output for REx charclasses print the contents of the charclass; c) Implements first-char cognizance in the ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Nov 24, 1999 at 3:55 am
    Dec 8, 1999 at 6:00 pm
  • Hi, to quote "perldoc perlfunc": Shadow password files are only supported if your vendor has implemented them in the intuitive fashion that calling the regular C library routines gets the shadow ...
    Jochen WiedmannJochen Wiedmann
    Nov 26, 1999 at 10:43 pm
    Nov 29, 1999 at 1:47 pm
  • I find this problem when I use perl5 compiled under Linux. % perl -v This is perl, version 5.005_03 built for i386-linux % perl print 8473018401 % 524288 , "\n" 524287 The correct answer should be ...
    Wei, GuohengWei, Guoheng
    Nov 17, 1999 at 5:45 pm
    Nov 18, 1999 at 7:08 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from pimlott@idiomtech.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Andrew PimlottAndrew Pimlott
    Nov 14, 1999 at 10:48 pm
    Nov 16, 1999 at 2:17 pm
  • A couple of hours ago I sent an explanation why embedded templates are a "good thing to do". Here is the patch. Documentation in the first two chunks. One needs to do 'make regen_headers'. Changed ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Nov 3, 1999 at 4:33 am
    Nov 5, 1999 at 7:18 am
  • perl -we 'defined ${$1}' gives the errors Useless use of defined operator in void context at -e line 1. Modification of a read-only value attempted at -e line 1. Simpler examples give the expected ...
    M.J.T. GuyM.J.T. Guy
    Nov 3, 1999 at 5:57 pm
    Mar 17, 2010 at 5:17 pm
  • Is there something internally special about pragmas? Specifically, is there any reason we can't make our own? -- MIDN 4/C PINYAN, USNR, NROTCURPI http://www.pobox.com/~japhy/ jeff pinyan: ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Nov 20, 1999 at 12:46 am
    Nov 21, 1999 at 9:27 pm
  • My summary of p5p activity for 10/25 - 10/31 is available at http://www.perl.com/pub/1999/10/p5pdigest/THISWEEK-19991031.html It was delayed by computer hardware problems at my home. If you want to ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Nov 3, 1999 at 5:02 pm
    Nov 3, 1999 at 9:45 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from inaba@st.rim.or.jp, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Inaba HirotoInaba Hiroto
    Nov 28, 1999 at 11:57 am
    Jul 17, 2010 at 9:11 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from jarausch@numa1.igpm.rwth-aachen.de, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl 5.00563. ...
    Helmut JarauschHelmut Jarausch
    Nov 26, 1999 at 1:07 pm
    Dec 4, 1999 at 1:19 am
  • Hi, Assigning a /gx regexp to a list breaks \G in the following regexp. #! /usr/local/bin/perl -w $_ = 'a 1 b 2 c 3'; print "bug\n"; ($a, $b) = /^(\w)\s(\d)\s/gx; print "a=$a b=$b\n"; ($a, $b) = ...
    Ralph CorderoyRalph Corderoy
    Nov 30, 1999 at 4:07 pm
    Dec 2, 1999 at 11:21 am
  • Apologies for sending this to what I suspect is an inappropriate address, but would you mind forwarding it for me please? (And what's the <suggestion-box@perl.org address?) My suggestion: I'd like to ...
    Mike TaylorMike Taylor
    Nov 19, 1999 at 3:22 pm
    Nov 19, 1999 at 6:17 pm
  • I found <URL:http://www4.telge.kth.se/~d99_kme/ on memepool. That's Perl code back there. :-) Greg
    Greg BaconGreg Bacon
    Nov 19, 1999 at 8:14 pm
    Nov 20, 1999 at 8:42 pm
  • This patch moves the optimized leading-node lookup from regexec() into a separate subroutine, and uses this subroutine in re_intuit_start() as well. This should be a pretty major optimization. ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Nov 9, 1999 at 5:02 am
    Nov 14, 1999 at 10:04 pm
  • Although setting $/ to "" is mentioned, saying Perl treats empty lines as delimiters, I think it may be useful to explicitly mention that: { $/ = ""; chomp(@para = <FH ); } Removes all the \n's at ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Nov 12, 1999 at 5:41 am
    Nov 12, 1999 at 2:17 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from jhi@mimosa.hut.fi, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl 5.00562. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Nov 10, 1999 at 12:55 pm
    Nov 10, 1999 at 11:25 pm
  • I've been watching the modlist for the last few months, and basically nothing since roughly June seems to have made it into the updated lists. For example, the following modules I placed in CPAN in ...
    Benjamin FranzBenjamin Franz
    Nov 1, 1999 at 3:37 pm
    Nov 10, 1999 at 2:27 pm
  • I don't want to start any religious arguments. If we're not supposed to grandfather coding style, ignore this patch. Simon *** pp_ctl.c.old Mon Nov 1 18:43:14 1999 --- pp_ctl.c Mon Nov 1 19:08:12 ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Nov 1, 1999 at 10:13 am
    Nov 2, 1999 at 1:37 am
  • This patch adds a new module XSLoader.pm to the distribution. All modules (except IPC::SysV, which is doing something strange) in the distribution made use it instead of DynaLoader. The memory ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Nov 16, 1999 at 6:50 am
    Dec 7, 1999 at 6:27 am
  • Hi I download a complied version of perl 5,00404 for alpha-dec-osf (OSF1 , V4.0) , The aim was to get sybperl working. Sybperl had a couple of warning messages (i.e make) but failed at the test stage ...
    Neequaye, BridgetNeequaye, Bridget
    Nov 30, 1999 at 12:10 pm
    Dec 2, 1999 at 7:06 pm
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