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  • --- perl-5.5.670.dist/lib/FindBin.pm Wed Dec 8 00:23:12 1999 +++ perl-5.5.670/lib/FindBin.pm Wed Mar 1 11:56:43 2000 @@ -102,7 +102,7 @@ if ($^O eq 'VMS') { - ($Bin,$Script) = ...
    Greg BaconGreg Bacon
    Mar 1, 2000 at 5:49 pm
    Jan 11, 2012 at 9:17 pm
  • No, I'm *not* trying to restart this flame war. But it was a "security" issue, and security seems to be in fashion at the moment, and it *was* left in a somewhat unsatisfactory state. THe story so ...
    M.J.T. GuyM.J.T. Guy
    Mar 15, 2000 at 6:30 am
    Jul 31, 2008 at 11:23 am
  • Although I won't be doing any long jumping tonight to fix the debugger's signal bug, its eval bug turned out to be easy to fix--which is a very good thing, because it was far worse than I had ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Mar 15, 2000 at 5:27 am
    Nov 17, 2000 at 8:18 pm
  • Is all this, um, expected? % cd bleadperl % ./perl -e 'use 5.6' Perl v5.600.0 required--this is only version v5.6.0, stopped at -e line 1. BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at -e line 1. Exit 255 % ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Mar 20, 2000 at 3:34 am
    Mar 24, 2000 at 8:49 am
  • I'd like to be able to do things like # insert code to connect, select "default" database, etc here... @rows = qs(select foo, bar from baz); print "some element is $rows[5][1]\n"; Without debating ...
    Joseph N. HallJoseph N. Hall
    Mar 20, 2000 at 7:41 am
    Apr 2, 2000 at 7:06 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from ratsim@yahoo.fr, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    RATSIMANDRESY ArisonRATSIMANDRESY Arison
    Mar 13, 2000 at 11:49 am
    Mar 22, 2000 at 7:56 pm
  • This makes ./perl -wle 'print 12 if "abc" =~ /^(?p{"a"})b/' work again. (Previously optimizer thought that the string to match should start with "b"). Enjoy, Ilya --- ./t/op/pat.t~ Wed Jan 5 15:50:52 ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Mar 10, 2000 at 9:38 pm
    Mar 17, 2000 at 9:36 am
  • "What can you do with people who are unfit for cyberspace and take everyone else along with them? Making fun of them blows off steam but is not in any way a satisfying solution if what you hope to ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Mar 5, 2000 at 9:40 am
    Mar 8, 2000 at 6:56 pm
  • Here lies the third and final release candidate: ftp://ftp.linux.activestate.com/pub/staff/gsar/APC/5.6.0/perl-5.6.0-RC3.patch.gz ...
    Gurusamy SarathyGurusamy Sarathy
    Mar 21, 2000 at 11:47 am
    Mar 22, 2000 at 6:43 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from dcd@tc.fluke.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl v5.5.670. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    David DyckDavid Dyck
    Mar 2, 2000 at 12:59 am
    Mar 4, 2000 at 3:35 pm
  • "Simon Cozens" <simon@othersideofthe.earth.li wrote Lack of pollution strikes again. We're going to see a lot of these. Lots and lots and lots and lots, clogging up perlbug and c.l.p.* . At least in ...
    M.J.T. GuyM.J.T. Guy
    Mar 16, 2000 at 4:12 pm
    Mar 20, 2000 at 10:12 am
  • I just downloaded and untarred Perl v5.6.0. Running the configure script gives: chassis7{root}67: rm -f config.sh Policy.sh chassis7{root}68: sh Configure -de Beginning of configuration questions for ...
    Dan WarburtonDan Warburton
    Mar 30, 2000 at 4:18 pm
    Apr 3, 2000 at 1:38 pm
  • Let me know if anyone has any suggestions for how to fix this. Thanks. Making B (dynamic) /rpm/BUILD/perl-5.5.670/ext/B gmake[1]: Entering directory `/hadata/rpm/BUILD/perl-5.5.670/ext/B' gmake[1]: ...
    David R. FavorDavid R. Favor
    Mar 6, 2000 at 3:07 pm
    Mar 7, 2000 at 7:24 pm
  • All, Ok, I know what's going on. The build default for alpha_osf specifies a shared libperl.so. A week ago, I successfully built 5.6.0-RC1 and installed it into /usr/local/* on the Alpha box. When ...
    Steven HirschSteven Hirsch
    Mar 22, 2000 at 3:41 pm
    Mar 24, 2000 at 2:40 am
  • % grep '\$dir,\$shell' perl3.0/perl.man.? perl.man.2: $quota,$comment,$gcos,$dir,$shell) = getpw.\|.\|. % grep '\$dir,\$shell' perl4.036/man1/perl.1 $quota,$comment,$gcos,$dir,$shell) = getpw.\|.\|. ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Mar 18, 2000 at 2:47 pm
    Mar 21, 2000 at 6:41 pm
  • Health Warning -- I realise we are very close to 5.6, so anything discussed here is too late to make the cut. I've been thinking about the functionality I added to allow modules to peek at the ...
    Marquess,P,Paul,NEL38 RMarquess,P,Paul,NEL38 R
    Mar 5, 2000 at 9:13 pm
    Mar 7, 2000 at 6:41 pm
  • Not sure if this the right approach but here goes. pod/pod2latex does not recognise new style C<<... pod stuff. I can't see how to update it, so I used Pod::Parser to convert new style pod to old ...
    Robin BarkerRobin Barker
    Mar 6, 2000 at 8:13 pm
    Mar 17, 2000 at 12:21 am
  • As it seems perlbug is broken, I post directly to p5p as it seems to me this is a really weird Perl behaviour which could break other scripts too. This is a bug report for perl from ...
    François DésarménienFrançois Désarménien
    Mar 27, 2000 at 8:59 pm
    Apr 3, 2000 at 10:09 pm
  • Summary * h2xs.PL now includes a "use warning" in the .pm file it creates. * attrs.xs has a deprecated warnings, but its test harness didn't check for it. Now it does. * Also, the warning wasn't ...
    Paul MarquessPaul Marquess
    Mar 14, 2000 at 10:08 pm
    Mar 17, 2000 at 4:08 am
  • I am the one who started perl5-porters many years ago. Therefore my pain of seeing the quality of discussion going to hell is somewhat more intense. What used to be a high-quality, professional, ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Mar 7, 2000 at 5:07 pm
    Mar 9, 2000 at 11:14 am
  • Sarathy uploaded 5.6.0 to CPAN on the 23rd, but I do not see it on www.perl.com or on ftp.freesoftware.com, and when I try to connect to ftp.funet.com, I get a timeout. Is there something wrong with ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Mar 26, 2000 at 3:11 am
    Mar 30, 2000 at 10:07 pm
  • Hello, I'm trying to find out if there is an existing problem with defunct processes using Open2() on Linux. I have a loop that repeatively calls Open2() against a process that takes a block of ...
    Daniel L. NeedlesDaniel L. Needles
    Mar 19, 2000 at 4:18 am
    Mar 29, 2000 at 2:50 am
  • What is the correct way to fix the following problem? "plperl.c", line 189.17: 1506-045 (S) Undeclared identifier thr. "plperl.c", line 227.40: 1506-280 (W) Function argument assignment between types ...
    David R. FavorDavid R. Favor
    Mar 21, 2000 at 12:02 pm
    Mar 21, 2000 at 5:34 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from paul.moore@uk.origin-it.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Moore, PaulMoore, Paul
    Mar 16, 2000 at 3:53 pm
    Mar 17, 2000 at 8:27 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from jvromans@squirrel.nl, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl v5.5.670. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    Mar 1, 2000 at 2:17 pm
    Mar 2, 2000 at 10:32 pm
  • First off I am not suggesting that this be added. But is there an interest for the following code @array = (1,2,3,4); foreach my($x,$y) (@array) { print "$x $y\n"; } which outputs 1 2 3 4 I have the ...
    Graham BarrGraham Barr
    Mar 1, 2000 at 4:03 pm
    Mar 2, 2000 at 12:57 pm
  • Hi, I notice that source filters are documented in Perl 5.6.0 (perldoc perlfilter) but that the Filter module (which the documentation refers to) does not seem to be included in the core. Am I right ...
    Moore, PaulMoore, Paul
    Mar 24, 2000 at 11:59 am
    Mar 30, 2000 at 8:07 am
  • You can do lots of clever things with AUTOLOAD. But there's also a lot wrong with it. * you can't take a reference to an autoloaded subroutine * you can't optimise autoloaded constant subs * the ...
    M.J.T. GuyM.J.T. Guy
    Mar 15, 2000 at 9:51 am
    Mar 29, 2000 at 12:04 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from joseph@5sigma.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl v5.5.670. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    RootRoot
    Mar 24, 2000 at 4:56 am
    Mar 25, 2000 at 5:35 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from domo@computer.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Dominic DunlopDominic Dunlop
    Mar 30, 2000 at 8:02 am
    Dec 14, 2000 at 11:51 am
  • After looking over the sprintf code I've come to the conclusion that it is intended that %d etc. should not work correctly on quads unless the native int is 64 bits. While I don't necessarily think ...
    Joseph N. HallJoseph N. Hall
    Mar 31, 2000 at 3:29 am
    Apr 1, 2000 at 12:30 am
  • And here's the brick. --tom --- /usr/local/src/perl-5.6.0-RC1/oldpod/perlport.pod Fri Mar 3 11:55:45 2000 +++ /usr/local/src/perl-5.6.0-RC1/newpod/perlport.pod Mon Mar 13 17:39:22 2000 @@ -1752,6 ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Mar 14, 2000 at 12:41 am
    Mar 29, 2000 at 2:54 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from ht000@foa.dk, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Henrik TougaardHenrik Tougaard
    Mar 15, 2000 at 9:37 am
    Mar 17, 2000 at 10:38 am
  • Sarathy One option is to disable flushing on fork/exec/system on Sarathy Solaris, which should be done with the addition to Sarathy ccflags I mentioned. But this route just trades one bug Sarathy for ...
    Ulrich PfeiferUlrich Pfeifer
    Mar 8, 2000 at 8:18 am
    Mar 12, 2000 at 5:42 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from rjk@linguist.dartmouth.edu, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Ronald J. KimballRonald J. Kimball
    Mar 6, 2000 at 10:49 pm
    Mar 9, 2000 at 4:27 am
  • It looks like that in Configure exit is considered as a C builtin is it normal or is it a bug ? (for my compiler exit is not a C builtin but should be found in stdlib.h) my perl is perl5.005_03 -- ...
    Philippe CizairePhilippe Cizaire
    Mar 6, 2000 at 5:59 pm
    Mar 8, 2000 at 5:53 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from schwern@pobox.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl v5.5.670. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Mar 5, 2000 at 11:31 am
    Mar 7, 2000 at 8:25 pm
  • t/op/numconvert, on 64-bit-ified perl-current: main::(t/op/numconvert.t:49): my $max_uv2 = sprintf "%u", $max_uv1 ** 6; DB<1 p $max_uv1 18446744073709551615 DB<2 n main::(t/op/numconvert.t:50): my ...
    Unknown SenderUnknown Sender
    Mar 4, 2000 at 11:49 am
    Mar 4, 2000 at 8:39 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from root@porky.devel.redhat.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    RootRoot
    Mar 23, 2000 at 12:44 am
    Jul 13, 2010 at 2:36 am
  • Hi perl experts, I am gonna write a Socket Wrapper(Object Interface) for perl. Then compare the quality and performance with a C++ Socket Wrapper Classes Package. Main function includes ...
    Max WangMax Wang
    Mar 24, 2000 at 11:49 pm
    Mar 28, 2000 at 9:48 am
  • Where can I find information on status and current directions in unicode-based sorting and comparison in Perl? -joseph
    Joseph N. HallJoseph N. Hall
    Mar 24, 2000 at 8:42 am
    Mar 27, 2000 at 5:21 pm
  • Hi, The cpan.org (+ftp.perl.org etc) ftp/web server alone is throwing more than 2.5GB of Perl modules and source code out a day. (average over the last ~3 weeks) - ask -- ask bjoern hansen - ...
    Ask Bjoern HansenAsk Bjoern Hansen
    Mar 22, 2000 at 12:35 am
    Mar 27, 2000 at 2:27 pm
  • Tim Jenness wrote ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ That form isn't used anywhere else in the pods. Is it legal pod? Is it desireable? I think not. Mike Guy
    M.J.T. GuyM.J.T. Guy
    Mar 11, 2000 at 1:05 pm
    Mar 12, 2000 at 2:00 am
  • This is a build failure report for perl from erik@erik-be.uni-c.dk, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl v5.6.0. ...
    Erik BertelsenErik Bertelsen
    Mar 10, 2000 at 7:27 am
    Mar 11, 2000 at 8:57 pm
  • I've been following the instructions in README.hpux for perl 5.5.670 to build a 64-bit version of perl without success. I get this error during make: /opt/ansic/bin/cc -Wl,+vnocompatwarnings ...
    James WaldenJames Walden
    Mar 2, 2000 at 10:57 pm
    Mar 7, 2000 at 1:03 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from gruber@kudu.mips.biochem.mpg.de, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ...
    Christian GruberChristian Gruber
    Mar 31, 2000 at 7:30 am
    May 28, 2014 at 1:53 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from mjtg@cam.ac.uk, generated with the help of perlbug 1.27 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    M.J.T. GuyM.J.T. Guy
    Mar 15, 2000 at 11:28 am
    Nov 21, 2006 at 9:10 am
  • Amazingly, perlfunc.pod still does not explain what its return value is, leaving you to look in the localtime(3) man page, if you have one. It also doesn't explain that 0 is January and 11 is ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Mar 11, 2000 at 5:46 am
    Apr 24, 2000 at 4:44 am
  • I attach the spec file I'm using; it's trivially frobbed from Johan Vromans' spec file. Sure would be _powerfully_ nice if this could be tucked somewhere into the release tarball, e.g. ...
    Bennett ToddBennett Todd
    Mar 27, 2000 at 5:10 pm
    Mar 28, 2000 at 12:33 pm
  • I've started looking at sfio, but before I start seriously trying to munge it into the Perl core, I want to be sure that its licence is compatible with ours. Here's a copy: =for sfio_licence The ...
    Benjamin StuhlBenjamin Stuhl
    Mar 16, 2000 at 11:30 pm
    Mar 17, 2000 at 3:56 pm
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