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  • The following lightly hacked over output of h2xs -A -n fred: package fred; use strict; use vars qw($VERSION @EXPORT @EXPORT_OK); use base qw(Exporter DynaLoader); @EXPORT = qw(); $VERSION = '0.01'; ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Jul 5, 2000 at 11:34 pm
    Jul 19, 2000 at 6:53 am
  • Through historical accident, all the perl modules provided by Sun and shipped with Solaris are prefixed with 'Sun::Solaris::', i.e. Sun::Solaris::Kstat. The intention is that there will be more ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Jul 7, 2000 at 2:56 pm
    Jul 11, 2000 at 5:11 pm
  • Seems to be bust in both stock 5.6.0 and Sarathay's latest snapshot: BEGIN { warn $^H, ' ', $^H{test}; } BEGIN { $^H |= 0x00020000; } # Turn on scoping of %^H use integer; BEGIN { $^H{test} = 'one' ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Jul 11, 2000 at 1:52 pm
    Jul 24, 2000 at 9:52 pm
  • From: Alan Burlison I think this sort of thing came up previously, and the general consensus was that it wasn't necessary. I can't recall the details (or even a useful hint for searching the archives ...
    Moore, PaulMoore, Paul
    Jul 7, 2000 at 3:16 pm
    Jul 10, 2000 at 7:56 am
  • Here is an implementation of the new 'use namespace' pragma that has received so much discussion recently - thanks to the many patient folks who have made suggestions and pointed me in the right ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Jul 13, 2000 at 6:37 pm
    Jul 16, 2000 at 6:05 am
  • I have uncovered what I believe to be a bug when sending large UDP datagrams via IO::Socket::INET. All IP datagrams (UDP, TCP, etc…) will be fragmented into multiple IP packets for delivery if the ...
    Les HowardLes Howard
    Jul 19, 2000 at 6:56 pm
    Jul 24, 2000 at 11:03 pm
  • MORE documentation! -- Morton's Law: If rats are experimented upon, they will develop cancer. --- sv.c~ Thu Jul 13 16:49:47 2000 +++ sv.c Thu Jul 13 17:36:52 2000 @@ -2292,6 +2292,14 @@ } } +/* +=for ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jul 13, 2000 at 9:00 am
    Jul 16, 2000 at 10:05 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from domo@free-internet.lu, generated with the help of perlbug 1.29 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Dominic DunlopDominic Dunlop
    Jul 6, 2000 at 2:54 pm
    Jan 20, 2012 at 7:44 am
  • The defensiveness round the large filesystem tests didn't allow for large file operations failing with a signal, causing the test to fail rather than report skipped. Also format of messages adjusted ...
    M.J.T. GuyM.J.T. Guy
    Jul 24, 2000 at 5:04 pm
    Aug 2, 2000 at 5:00 pm
  • An excellent summary of how TCL does what we're trying to do is at http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl97/full_papers/ perham/perham_html/dp97.html -- "He was a modest, ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jul 16, 2000 at 3:12 am
    Aug 1, 2000 at 9:23 am
  • Ronald J Kimball (lists.p5p): Isn't that rather a job for the P5P FAQ, which I've also referenced? It's shorter than perlretut. But then, what isn't? -- There are two kinds of egotists: 1) Those who ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jul 13, 2000 at 2:02 pm
    Jul 14, 2000 at 6:19 pm
  • I'm wondering if there's some reason why perlbug doesn't check opens, since it's generally regarded as good style. In case it's just an oversight... (tested as far as managing to send a perlbug OK ...
    Michael StevensMichael Stevens
    Jul 13, 2000 at 2:52 pm
    Jul 27, 2000 at 11:17 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from jfriedl@yahoo-inc.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Jeffrey FriedlJeffrey Friedl
    Jul 16, 2000 at 8:09 am
    Jul 24, 2000 at 5:45 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from lvirden@cas.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.29 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- During ...
    Larry W. VirdenLarry W. Virden
    Jul 24, 2000 at 1:11 pm
    Aug 11, 2000 at 4:01 pm
  • This fellow asked a question about a related issue in clp.misc, and I don't know what answer to give him: Path: ...
    Mjd-p5pMjd-p5p
    Jul 31, 2000 at 6:42 pm
    Aug 5, 2000 at 9:25 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from ryan@sycamorehq.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Ryan HerbertRyan Herbert
    Jul 17, 2000 at 4:36 pm
    Jul 27, 2000 at 7:08 pm
  • I've seen a few mails on p5p about the pros and cons of creating const subs by various methods. One question: Is the optree built by newCONSTSUB() identical to that produced by "sub { return 12345; ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Jul 18, 2000 at 8:58 pm
    Oct 22, 2000 at 9:24 pm
  • Hi, I'm playing with utf8, trying to understand both Unicode and how Perl deals with it, and have run into some inconsistancies in Perl (or in my understanding). In #!/usr/local/bin/perl -w use ...
    Jeffrey FriedlJeffrey Friedl
    Jul 31, 2000 at 1:44 am
    Aug 2, 2000 at 5:17 pm
  • Jan-Pieter an I are (still) searching for that format extension. After doing the next patch --8<--- *** pp.c.org Tue Jul 25 21:06:25 2000 --- pp.c Tue Jul 25 12:06:00 2000 *************** *** 591,596 ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Jul 25, 2000 at 8:53 pm
    Jul 26, 2000 at 5:54 pm
  • Hi, After years sequestered at Yahoo, I'm back a bit to work on the second edition of my regex book. In doing so, I'm sure I'll find some concerns and such with the regex engine. Whom should I ...
    Jeffrey FriedlJeffrey Friedl
    Jul 15, 2000 at 5:59 am
    Jul 16, 2000 at 2:02 am
  • =head1 NAME perlhacktut - so you want to be a Perl porter? =head2 DESCRIPTION Getting involved in Perl development isn't as difficult as it might seem. Most of the barriers are actually psychological ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jul 13, 2000 at 10:48 am
    Jul 14, 2000 at 1:08 am
  • This is how I reordered the list of pods in perl.pod, inserting the new tutorials before the old gnarly stuff where appropriate. Comments? Some things too early, something too late (remember, "(If ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jul 6, 2000 at 4:11 pm
    Jul 7, 2000 at 3:26 am
  • Could someone spend a moment or few merging perlhacktut.pod (just posted by Simon) into perlhack.pod (from 5.6.0, by Nathan)? Thanks. -- $jhi++; # http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ # There is this special ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jul 13, 2000 at 8:27 pm
    Jul 17, 2000 at 8:20 pm
  • Fuking Ideots....Don't Send me This Stuff... I think Your Brain Sucks... Fuck you Guys.. ...and Fuck that ...Lallu Dhigra.....Mother Fucker..
    MorpheusMorpheus
    Jul 8, 2000 at 11:28 am
    Jul 9, 2000 at 7:31 pm
  • I beefed up pod/buildtoc so that (it is autogenerated and) it crosschecks its own list of pods against the list of pods in pod/ against the list of pods in perl.pod against the list of pods in ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jul 6, 2000 at 3:38 am
    Jul 6, 2000 at 5:40 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from jfriedl@yahoo-inc.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Jeffrey FriedlJeffrey Friedl
    Jul 16, 2000 at 7:53 am
    Jul 25, 2010 at 3:01 am
  • To: perlbug@perl.com Subject: Bus Error in perl 5.6.0 Reply-To: jcarey@us.oracle.com This is a bug report for perl from jcarey@us.oracle.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under ...
    Jim CareyJim Carey
    Jul 17, 2000 at 3:10 pm
    Jul 24, 2000 at 12:43 pm
  • [ID 19991110.002] http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/1999-11/msg00408.html [ID 19991110.003] http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/1999-11/msg00409.html -- ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jul 14, 2000 at 7:33 pm
    Jul 24, 2000 at 3:42 am
  • On Jul 23, abigail@foad.org said: Nice. rindex() and index() and substr() are often overlooked in favor of regex-related solutions (as I often lament in #perl). I'm surprised I didn't use that here. ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Jul 23, 2000 at 9:18 pm
    Jul 24, 2000 at 1:09 am
  • Hi, More regex stuff. I don't know if this has been brought up before, but [:space:] doesn't match what POSIX says it should, at least with the C locale. Rather, it seems to be the same as \s. The ...
    Jeffrey FriedlJeffrey Friedl
    Jul 17, 2000 at 2:07 am
    Aug 18, 2000 at 9:09 pm
  • Just why IS the empty statement? Was C the first language to insitute this, and if so, why is it the way it is? for (;;) { ... } and while () { ... } loop forever, but I'm not sure I REALLY ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Jul 28, 2000 at 6:46 pm
    Jul 31, 2000 at 6:36 pm
  • Porters, I'd be interested in hearing some opinions about this proposed extension of join: join EXPR,LIST Joins the separate strings of LIST into a single string with fields separated by the value of ...
    Wolfgang LaunWolfgang Laun
    Jul 26, 2000 at 6:33 am
    Jul 30, 2000 at 9:55 pm
  • More on the QUAD_MAX issue: Configure sets quadkind to 2 (long) and quadtype to "long long". Combined with the idfef's in perl.h, this causes Perl to set IV_MAX and IV_MIN to LDBL_MAX and LDBL_MIN ...
    Jeff OkamotoJeff Okamoto
    Jul 26, 2000 at 9:44 pm
    Jul 27, 2000 at 8:11 pm
  • I am not on the bootstrap list, nor do I think that I would probably have too much to contribute at this point. But I do have one crazy idea to throw out for people on that list to think about. Would ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Jul 21, 2000 at 3:23 pm
    Jul 25, 2000 at 2:23 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from mikelambert@home.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Mike LambertMike Lambert
    Jul 1, 2000 at 5:51 pm
    Jul 14, 2000 at 5:26 am
  • ...or a possible bad attempt at alliteration? I am not sure: --- Configure.6382 Wed Jul 12 22:48:23 2000 +++ Configure Wed Jul 12 22:49:51 2000 @@ -9756,7 +9756,7 @@ set try if eval $compile; then ...
    Prymmer/KahnPrymmer/Kahn
    Jul 13, 2000 at 5:52 am
    Jul 14, 2000 at 5:11 am
  • Oh, well, as I can see that the camel is out of the bag, I might as well publicly definitively say "yes". -- $jhi++; # http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ # There is this special biologist word we use for ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jul 12, 2000 at 10:17 pm
    Jul 13, 2000 at 5:40 pm
  • [this is about MJTG's patch in perl-current] No, which I think is as it should be. (Same goes for *~.) Makemaker still removes *~ though. I think it shouldn't. Opinions welcome. Sarathy ...
    Gurusamy SarathyGurusamy Sarathy
    Jul 12, 2000 at 5:24 pm
    Jul 12, 2000 at 6:55 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from mjd@plover.plover.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    MjdMjd
    Jul 3, 2000 at 5:57 pm
    Jul 5, 2000 at 1:33 pm
  • ...but I can't find it. How do you break the loop between two modules that both "use" each other? The problem is that before the "use" and therefore the import() of each module can succeed all the ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Jul 3, 2000 at 2:52 pm
    Jul 3, 2000 at 6:44 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from nick@talking.bollo.cx, generated with the help of perlbug 1.29 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jul 21, 2000 at 6:48 pm
    Jul 3, 2012 at 7:56 am
  • While trying to clear out some ancient cruft from the bug database, I found this message from Jacob Bo/hm: http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/1999-08/msg00098.html I have no idea ...
    HugoHugo
    Jul 13, 2000 at 5:07 pm
    Oct 10, 2000 at 3:28 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from dcd@tc.fluke.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.31 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    David DyckDavid Dyck
    Jul 29, 2000 at 12:19 am
    Sep 6, 2000 at 11:57 pm
  • Dear Perl Maintainers: Perhaps you'd be interested in some feedback on perl version 5.6.0 (which I believe to be the latest version) when complied on a DEC AXP 3000/400 Alpha running NetBSD/1.4.2? I ...
    Ray PhillipsRay Phillips
    Jul 22, 2000 at 4:07 pm
    Jul 29, 2000 at 10:59 am
  • Again, map could be made to do that: my $cref = []; my @b = map { $cref = [] if @$cref == 3; push( @$cref, $_ ); @$cref==1 ? ( $cref ) : () } @a; Cheers, -Wolfgang
    Wolfgang LaunWolfgang Laun
    Jul 26, 2000 at 1:56 pm
    Jul 27, 2000 at 2:11 pm
  • Can some of you on Unix systems grep your /usr/include directories and see if you have QUAD_MAX defined, and if so, whether it's a floating point number or not? I'm cross-compiling Perl 5.6.0 in ...
    Jeff OkamotoJeff Okamoto
    Jul 25, 2000 at 11:07 pm
    Jul 26, 2000 at 11:03 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from schinder@c22234-c.scllg1.pa.home.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ...
    SchinderSchinder
    Jul 19, 2000 at 6:04 pm
    Jul 25, 2000 at 1:45 pm
  • I'd like to try my hand at patching the source code to Perl -- I'd find two functions very useful, and I think I'm competent enough to modify the source code to add them, since they're 99% derivative ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Jul 24, 2000 at 7:15 pm
    Jul 24, 2000 at 8:40 pm
  • Problem with split. See end for my perl -V data. Motivated by the following chomp segment from man perlfunc: while (< ) { chomp; # avoid \n on last field @array = split(/:/); ... } I tried this and ...
    Jerry L. KazdanJerry L. Kazdan
    Jul 10, 2000 at 10:37 am
    Jul 10, 2000 at 2:45 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from pdcawley@bofh.org.uk, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    PdcawleyPdcawley
    Jul 31, 2000 at 5:01 pm
    Sep 26, 2012 at 11:17 pm
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