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  • The attached program demonstrates that either `sort' or Date::Manip is broken. ---------------------------------------------------------------- #!/usr/bin/perl use Date::Manip; @msgs = ( "Date: Sat, ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Apr 7, 2000 at 8:29 pm
    May 26, 2000 at 6:21 am
  • ------- Forwarded Message Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2000 23:34:57 MST From: perlbug@rfi.net Subject: Re: [PATCH] More/consolidated Deparse.pm fixes To: Tom Christiansen <tchrist@chthon.perl.com Cc: ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Apr 1, 2000 at 6:36 am
    Jul 2, 2003 at 8:56 pm
  • Perlmacs 0.14 is now making its way through CPAN. $CPAN/authors/id/JTOBEY/Emacs-PerlmacsPatch-0.14.tar.gz or http://john-edwin-tobey.org/perlmacs/src/perlmacs-0.14.tar.gz It hasn't been ported to ...
    John TobeyJohn Tobey
    Apr 1, 2000 at 6:25 pm
    Apr 4, 2000 at 12:22 am
  • Now that the list appears to be enjoying a lucid interval, I want to air a few ideas for addressing the chronic problems we have had in the past, and will surely yet suffer from again if left ...
    Gurusamy SarathyGurusamy Sarathy
    Apr 17, 2000 at 2:27 pm
    May 3, 2000 at 10:58 pm
  • It turns out that lock() isn't threadsafe. Um, oooops... (For the curious, lock is implemented as a type of magic, so whenever you lock a variable perl checks to see if it's been upgraded to ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    Apr 18, 2000 at 6:40 pm
    Apr 21, 2000 at 2:07 pm
  • Okay, I've been thinking about this thing for a few days, and I think I can get the overhead pared down to one flag bit and one pointer per SV, with only SVs that are marked as shared having any ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    Apr 21, 2000 at 5:58 pm
    Apr 24, 2000 at 10:04 pm
  • Those aren't "bash-style", really. They're from csh and from the old standard shell. bash, you know, is from GNU. You hardly think they actually *innovated* anything, do you? I hope you realize ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Apr 28, 2000 at 12:46 pm
    May 4, 2000 at 12:17 pm
  • I've corresponded with each of you regarding wrapping open3() in one form or another at some time. Attached is a swipe at bundling open3(), select(), waitpid() and close() together in a single ...
    Barrie SlaymakerBarrie Slaymaker
    Apr 26, 2000 at 5:22 pm
    Apr 28, 2000 at 12:42 pm
  • I've been asked by the OED folks when the word "perl" first appeared in a documentable print source. I figured someone here might know that answer to that. Did anyone publish listings of the sources ...
    Larry WallLarry Wall
    Apr 26, 2000 at 5:24 pm
    Apr 27, 2000 at 1:53 pm
  • message body with perl mentioned --- sig
    Perlbug_testPerlbug_test
    Apr 4, 2000 at 11:55 am
    May 3, 2000 at 8:21 am
  • #!perl -x eval qq[#line 1 "foo.pm"\n; warn "here"]; __END__ Prints: here at (eval 1) line 2. I wish it didn't ;-) (I am working on a low-tech "turn this scripts and its modules into an executable" ...
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Apr 28, 2000 at 2:34 pm
    Jun 15, 2000 at 3:55 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from Todd.Miller@courtesan.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Todd C. MillerTodd C. Miller
    Apr 21, 2000 at 4:43 pm
    Aug 8, 2000 at 3:15 pm
  • No. I was just pulling your leg. I can't honestly picture someone typing in (never mind maintain) a 64k line perl file (modularised, yes. but not in a single file). So I figured this had to be some ...
    Matt SergeantMatt Sergeant
    Apr 18, 2000 at 4:25 pm
    Apr 20, 2000 at 7:54 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from Todd.Miller@courtesan.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Todd C. MillerTodd C. Miller
    Apr 6, 2000 at 5:02 am
    Apr 24, 2000 at 5:41 pm
  • 0. The ExtUtils::Makemaker manpage is still screwed up. man ExtUtils::MakeMaker ... Note, that in both cases the tilde expansion is done by MakeMaker, not by perl by default, nor by make. Conflicts ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Apr 2, 2000 at 11:25 pm
    Apr 4, 2000 at 5:39 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from abigail@arena-i.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Apr 19, 2000 at 6:34 pm
    Apr 20, 2000 at 10:41 pm
  • argh. does anyone have a clue who this guy is? Nothing in the subscriber list matches anything like "bf", "fred", "hp", "agi", "sono", etc. postmaster@am.exch.agilent.com: please turn this users ...
    Ask Bjoern HansenAsk Bjoern Hansen
    Apr 18, 2000 at 9:29 am
    Apr 19, 2000 at 7:13 am
  • [aw heck with it, might as well give you the long one] So, the ugly little beastie finally popped up. I hate to say I told you so, but I told you so. I had a feeling it was waving a four-colored ...
    David GroveDavid Grove
    Apr 4, 2000 at 5:53 am
    Apr 5, 2000 at 9:31 pm
  • Ex1: @_ = map{ $_ += 1; }qw/5 2 7 0 7 7/; Exception: Modification of a read-only value attempted at 1.pl line 1 Ex2: @_ = map{ $_ += 1; }(5,2,7,0,7,7); Exception: Modification of a read-only value ...
    Albert N. MICHEEVAlbert N. MICHEEV
    Apr 15, 2000 at 4:59 pm
    Jul 26, 2013 at 7:34 am
  • ------- Forwarded Message Message-Id: <200004240232.TAA08237@activestate.com Date: 24 Apr 2000 02:34:18 -0000 From: MAILER-DAEMON@plover.com To: gsar@ActiveState.com Subject: failure notice Hi. This ...
    Gurusamy SarathyGurusamy Sarathy
    Apr 24, 2000 at 2:59 am
    Apr 30, 2000 at 11:22 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from Todd.Miller@courtesan.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Todd C. MillerTodd C. Miller
    Apr 25, 2000 at 3:38 pm
    Apr 25, 2000 at 7:57 pm
  • A bit later, Linus Torvalds made a case about PID sharing and gave some example code. He went on to say, about threading: Note that the reason the kernel is not POSIX-compliant is: o the POSIX ...
    Joshua N PritikinJoshua N Pritikin
    Apr 10, 2000 at 9:06 pm
    Apr 15, 2000 at 1:12 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from sridhar@cji.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.17 running under perl 5.004. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Janardhan SridharJanardhan Sridhar
    Apr 7, 2000 at 6:56 pm
    Apr 12, 2000 at 3:29 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from eblood@xmission.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    EricEric
    Apr 10, 2000 at 4:21 am
    Apr 11, 2000 at 4:30 am
  • When a key-value pair is stored in a Perl hash, the hash value for the key is stored with it. Then, when Perl is looking up a key, and finds something in the bucket, it compares the hash values ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Apr 26, 2000 at 2:07 pm
    Apr 27, 2000 at 1:30 pm
  • Sorry for the noise... Is the adress modules@perl.org still active ? I posted two weeks ago with no reply. Or did I miss the point and it is *very* busy by now ? François
    François DésarménienFrançois Désarménien
    Apr 26, 2000 at 8:41 am
    Apr 26, 2000 at 5:24 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from ben_tilly@trepp.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Benjamin J. TillyBenjamin J. Tilly
    Apr 21, 2000 at 4:19 pm
    Apr 23, 2000 at 11:29 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from dcd@tc.fluke.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    David DyckDavid Dyck
    Apr 15, 2000 at 6:42 pm
    Apr 17, 2000 at 12:01 am
  • (My perlbug is b0rken) This is a bug report for perl from jeffp@crusoe.net, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00502. ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Apr 15, 2000 at 2:47 am
    Apr 16, 2000 at 1:45 am
  • My current understanding is that this patch broke DBD::Oracle on Linux - I'm not quite sure why. I can see a potential problem if a module uses call_atexit(), and that then uses a bit of XS that has ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Apr 2, 2000 at 10:08 am
    Aug 28, 2013 at 12:36 pm
  • This is an update on my earlier bug report. After reading the "This Week on P5P" output by Mark-Jason Dominus I felt sheepish for offering complaints and no patches. So here is a full response to ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Apr 25, 2000 at 7:49 pm
    May 31, 2000 at 11:16 pm
  • This is with perl5.005_02, by the way... jeffp@friday [11:05pm] ~ #543 perl -de0 Loading DB routines from perl5db.pl version 1.0401 Emacs support available. Enter h or `h h' for help. main::(-e:1): 0 ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Apr 28, 2000 at 3:07 am
    Apr 28, 2000 at 3:43 am
  • I'm sure I've seen this reported before, but I couldn't find it in the archive. A bareword doesn't get autoquoted before = if there's a newline in between: % perl5.6.0 -w use strict; my $a = { a = 1 ...
    M.J.T. GuyM.J.T. Guy
    Apr 5, 2000 at 3:50 pm
    Apr 27, 2000 at 9:10 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from root@pland.cwp, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    John HoldsworthJohn Holdsworth
    Apr 25, 2000 at 11:59 am
    Apr 27, 2000 at 5:18 pm
  • Hugo wrote On Solaris 2.6, "man -s 3c select" tells me On successful completion, select() returns the total number of bits set in the bit masks. Otherwise, -1 is returned, and errno is set to ...
    M.J.T. GuyM.J.T. Guy
    Apr 26, 2000 at 3:29 pm
    Apr 26, 2000 at 9:25 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from hv@crypt0.demon.co.uk generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    HugoHugo
    Apr 25, 2000 at 6:12 pm
    Apr 26, 2000 at 8:33 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from avera@hal.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00502. ----------------------------------------------------------------- % perl -we ...
    Jim AveraJim Avera
    Apr 19, 2000 at 11:20 pm
    Apr 24, 2000 at 11:18 am
  • around 5.5.670-ish, i wrote a test program that fires off 3 pthreads, each of which has a Perl interpreter created from perl_clone() before the threads were created. the 3 threads concurrently call ...
    Doug MacEachernDoug MacEachern
    Apr 14, 2000 at 10:12 pm
    Apr 22, 2000 at 2:48 am
  • Ok, I know Perl does not support "chained comparisons", like Python does: if a < b == c < d: # ... That would have to be written as if (($a < $b) and ($b == $c) and ($c < $d)) { ... } One problem ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Apr 19, 2000 at 9:09 pm
    Apr 21, 2000 at 2:57 am
  • Pod2latex does not correctly generate latex files. Below is a change log entry and a patch that allows pod2latex to correctly generate latex files from pod pages. D. S. Urban email : ...
    'David Scott Urban'David Scott Urban
    Apr 18, 2000 at 4:58 pm
    Apr 18, 2000 at 9:55 pm
  • This patch fixes a potential problem when spawning subprocesses in multiple threads simultaneously. (Hopefully Eudora won't eat this...) --- doio.c;1 Sun Mar 19 07:18:00 2000 +++ doio.c Tue Apr 11 ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    Apr 11, 2000 at 9:05 pm
    Apr 14, 2000 at 11:49 pm
  • Do you know of anyone that has successfully built a debugging version of pureperl on v5.6.0 on HP-UX 10.20? The debugging version dies quickly with a core dump. (The Purify output log is below.) ...
    Fisher MarkFisher Mark
    Apr 25, 2000 at 7:52 pm
    Apr 27, 2000 at 5:15 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from lr@hpl.hp.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Larry RoslerLarry Rosler
    Apr 26, 2000 at 5:05 am
    Apr 26, 2000 at 5:31 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from gbarr@chipper.localdomain, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Graham BarrGraham Barr
    Apr 11, 2000 at 12:16 pm
    Apr 15, 2000 at 4:48 pm
  • With the advent of perl 5.6.0, perlre, while fine as a reference, has become more inscrutable for the person trying to learn regular expressions. Inspired by the call for more patches and less ...
    Mark KvaleMark Kvale
    Apr 6, 2000 at 8:17 pm
    Apr 7, 2000 at 6:58 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from sn@neopoly.de, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Sven NeuhausSven Neuhaus
    Apr 6, 2000 at 7:54 pm
    Apr 7, 2000 at 4:26 pm
  • This patch makes binmode FH, ":utf8" work with the readline operator. It sits on top of the previous one. --- /dev/null Thu Jan 1 09:00:00 1970 +++ perl-vexp/t/io/discipline.t Sun Apr 2 23:58:00 2000 ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Apr 2, 2000 at 3:05 pm
    Apr 3, 2000 at 5:39 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from ht000@foa.dk, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. Note: Originally entered as [ID 20000327.001] but seems to have disappeared during ...
    Henrik TougaardHenrik Tougaard
    Apr 10, 2000 at 12:59 pm
    Aug 6, 2013 at 12:58 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from root@cerebro.laendle, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Marc LehmannMarc Lehmann
    Apr 10, 2000 at 1:25 pm
    Apr 28, 2000 at 5:25 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from ortmann@pyrl.eye, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00557. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Daniel OrtmannDaniel Ortmann
    Apr 27, 2000 at 3:23 am
    Apr 28, 2000 at 1:42 am
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