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  • This is a bug report for perl from gisle@ActiveState.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    GisleGisle
    Sep 17, 2000 at 1:57 am
    Sep 22, 2000 at 3:12 pm
  • Please take a look at the (very rough) first draft of Encode, an extension for character encoding conversions for Perl 5: http://www.iki.fi/jhi/Encode.tgz Download, plop it into the Perl 5.7 source ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 11, 2000 at 7:14 pm
    Sep 14, 2000 at 11:00 am
  • I just read through the Encode dicussion. Having written a similar module (much less ambitious), namely Convert::Scalar to solve my immediate needs, I stumbled through the same problems, which I ...
    Marc LehmannMarc Lehmann
    Sep 14, 2000 at 3:42 am
    Sep 18, 2000 at 5:46 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@7078.tgz http://www.hietaniemi.org/perl@7078.tgz Note that this really is bleeding edge and I have the bugs to prove it: op/bop..............FAILED tests 31-33 Failed 3/35 ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 14, 2000 at 3:09 pm
    Sep 14, 2000 at 11:15 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from gisle@ActiveState.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    GisleGisle
    Sep 18, 2000 at 5:46 pm
    Nov 13, 2000 at 2:14 pm
  • I've read the intro-sort document posted as URL somewhere a while ago, and was very curious about the impact of external sorting subs and implicit blocks as opposed to the internal comparison. I've ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Sep 7, 2000 at 9:45 am
    Sep 11, 2000 at 8:45 am
  • The Problem ----------- * Linux ships with libdb, i.e Berkeley DB * The perl binary *always* links libdb if it can find it. On newer versions of Linux (RedHat 6, SuSe 6 etc) this makes it is very ...
    Paul MarquessPaul Marquess
    Sep 2, 2000 at 10:55 pm
    Oct 14, 2000 at 2:28 pm
  • I'm trying to figure out what has broken self-ties. Does anyone have any idea when the stopped working? The last mention in the archives of work in this area was nearly two years ago, when the memory ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Sep 30, 2000 at 8:07 pm
    Oct 2, 2000 at 10:18 pm
  • I'm personally running out of time in churning out these API proposals (my vacation is coming up, tra-la-la). I'm personally also very much of the opinion that's it's time to get *something* like ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 13, 2000 at 2:26 pm
    Sep 16, 2000 at 11:39 am
  • =head1 NAME Encode - character encodings =head2 TERMINOLOGY byte a character in the range 0..255 char a character in the range 0..maxint (at least 2**32-1) The marker [INTERNAL] marks Internal ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 12, 2000 at 5:48 pm
    Sep 13, 2000 at 2:19 pm
  • I tried to explore the boundary cases and error conditions now thoroughly. A new feature is customizable error handling. Note also the s/strict/check/g. =pod =head1 NAME Encode - character encodings ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 12, 2000 at 11:43 pm
    Sep 14, 2000 at 10:10 am
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@6977.tgz http://www.hietaniemi.org/perl@6977.tgz Please check that perldelta is okay (especially you non-UNIX people), that the known problems section is up-to-date. Here ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 1, 2000 at 3:01 pm
    Sep 2, 2000 at 10:40 am
  • Some kind souls pointed out misspellings in the first version of this patch. The typos are corrected here. diff -ru perl-5.7.0.orig/Configure perl-5.7.0/Configure --- perl-5.7.0.orig/Configure Sat ...
    Howard OwenHoward Owen
    Sep 14, 2000 at 4:54 pm
    Oct 12, 2000 at 2:19 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from clintp@budman.backroom, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.006. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Clinton A. PierceClinton A. Pierce
    Sep 27, 2000 at 12:14 am
    Sep 27, 2000 at 12:48 pm
  • I think I may have found a bug -- or at least a loophole -- in the strict pragma. Observe: #!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; sub test { print "Got here"; } my $c="test"; my $r=\&{ "main::$c" }; &$r; Now ...
    Clinton A. PierceClinton A. Pierce
    Sep 21, 2000 at 3:08 am
    Sep 21, 2000 at 4:52 pm
  • Tick, tock, tick, tock... -- $jhi++; # http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ # There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'. # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 1, 2000 at 8:35 pm
    Sep 18, 2000 at 12:11 am
  • This is what I will send out once the mirrors have picked up the copy. Thank you all. I need a vacation. In fact, that's what I'm going to have soon. [---snip---] Perl 5.7.0 Has Been Released The ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 2, 2000 at 6:22 pm
    Sep 4, 2000 at 3:07 pm
  • =head1 NAME Encode - character encodings =head2 TERMINOLOGY byte a number in the range 0..255 char a character in the range 0..maxint (at least 2**32-1) The marker [INTERNAL] marks Internal ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 12, 2000 at 6:56 pm
    Sep 13, 2000 at 1:31 pm
  • I'm about to inflict a bundle for Unix system administration on CPAN and an unsuspecting world. I started digging around in MakeMaker to come up with an appropriate install setup. All went pretty ...
    Howard OwenHoward Owen
    Sep 9, 2000 at 1:19 am
    Sep 11, 2000 at 10:32 am
  • This is a build failure report for perl from Alan.Burlison@uk.sun.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. Perl built with -Duselongdouble base/cond............ok ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Sep 1, 2000 at 8:36 am
    Sep 3, 2000 at 8:01 am
  • Someone at YAPC::Europe mentioned something about a ... statement that would allow example code such as if ($foo) { # Do something ... } be syntactically legal, but a run time error. This allows you ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Sep 30, 2000 at 3:00 pm
    Sep 30, 2000 at 8:41 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@7094.tgz http://www.hietaniemi.org/perl@7094.tgz Changes since the last: [ 7093] By: jhi on 2000/09/15 03:11:44 Log: Fix for the charnames.t failures from Spider Boardman. ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 15, 2000 at 3:34 am
    Sep 18, 2000 at 12:02 pm
  • The perl -V output isn't really available, but the ./myconfig output is appended. The attempt to make lib/Config.pm fails. I'm not sure exactly why, although I do know that the search for CONFIGDOTSH ...
    Spider BoardmanSpider Boardman
    Sep 7, 2000 at 10:12 pm
    Sep 12, 2000 at 5:50 pm
  • Probably the new behavior just fixes bugs, but it breaks Data::Dump and Data::DumpXML (just try these modules tests). Jost --
    Jost KriegerJost Krieger
    Sep 4, 2000 at 2:12 pm
    Sep 7, 2000 at 10:08 pm
  • With the following patch to the 6948 kit I can configure and build perl. The 3 test failures I now see with DEC C 6.0 are: [.lib]ftmp-mktemp.......ok Error printing to tempfile ...
    Peter PrymmerPeter Prymmer
    Sep 1, 2000 at 1:45 am
    Sep 1, 2000 at 8:43 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
    Sep 22, 2000 at 4:48 pm
    Mar 6, 2002 at 1:39 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from ajit@skycorp.net, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Ajit DeshpandeAjit Deshpande
    Sep 21, 2000 at 1:42 am
    Sep 21, 2000 at 9:03 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from simon@deep-dark-truthful-mirror.perlhacker.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Sep 16, 2000 at 8:55 am
    Sep 16, 2000 at 7:22 pm
  • I would like find (and perhaps finddepth) in File::Find to walk directories in sorted, rather than "accidental" order. It looks to me as if this could be accomplished by changing two lines of code ...
    Rich MorinRich Morin
    Sep 14, 2000 at 2:38 am
    Sep 14, 2000 at 5:51 pm
  • I got access to a Cray, and just had to try compiling perl on it. It doesn't work too well, unfortunately. The Error.pm module doesn't get built properly: Making Errno (nonxs) Writing Makefile for ...
    Calle DybedahlCalle Dybedahl
    Sep 10, 2000 at 8:08 am
    Sep 12, 2000 at 5:52 pm
  • I had started writing this a few months ago, and found it this evening while trying to clean out $HOME. 'perlsocial.pod' - kind of a mini guide to meeting other perl-people. It needs a little work, ...
    Robert SpierRobert Spier
    Sep 5, 2000 at 2:43 am
    Sep 11, 2000 at 8:11 pm
  • Continuing my testing of 5.7.0 I just tried a day-job OO + overload app. It uses overload to build "parse trees" - Damian knows what I mean. It exploded in deep recursion because the 'nomethod' ...
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Sep 2, 2000 at 2:16 pm
    Sep 2, 2000 at 5:30 pm
  • I am just adding UTF8 stuff to Tk803.???-tobe. I find I cannot write code which will build against perl5.6.0 and bleadperl because Perl_utf8_to_uv() has gained a "checking" parameter. I suggest that ...
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Sep 30, 2000 at 11:38 am
    Oct 1, 2000 at 6:27 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from michael@etla.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.20 running under perl 5.00404. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Michael P. StevensMichael P. Stevens
    Sep 18, 2000 at 11:00 am
    Sep 19, 2000 at 1:43 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from crt@kiski.net, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Casey TwetenCasey Tweten
    Sep 11, 2000 at 7:44 pm
    Sep 13, 2000 at 4:49 pm
  • The URL ftp://ftp.eyrie.org/pub/software/modules/podlators-1.03.tar.gz has entered CPAN as file: $CPAN/authors/id/R/RR/RRA/podlators-1.03.tar.gz size: 39849 bytes md5: ...
    Russ AllberyRuss Allbery
    Sep 3, 2000 at 9:32 am
    Sep 10, 2000 at 2:40 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from abigail@foad.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Sep 2, 2000 at 8:33 pm
    Sep 5, 2000 at 1:33 pm
  • This is a success report for perl from Alan.Burlison@uk.sun.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. Perl reported to build OK on this system. Usual ftmp test warning: ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Sep 1, 2000 at 12:34 am
    Sep 1, 2000 at 10:00 am
  • So I'm once again musing on I/O channels and disciplines, and I have some random ideas that I think are worth raising to see if they get shot down. Basically, I'm thinking a 5 layer system for I/O ...
    Benjamin StuhlBenjamin Stuhl
    Sep 24, 2000 at 2:28 am
    Oct 8, 2000 at 2:28 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from thospel@mail.dma.be, generated with the help of perlbug 1.31 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    ThospelThospel
    Sep 12, 2000 at 8:31 pm
    Oct 2, 2000 at 7:04 pm
  • I've some XS code that creates a self-tied AV thusly: av = newAV(); ... rv = newRV_noinc((SV *)av); sv_bless(rv, gv_stashpv("MyPackage", TRUE)); sv_magic((SV *)av, Nullsv, 'P', Nullch, 0); RETVAL = ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Sep 27, 2000 at 10:18 pm
    Sep 29, 2000 at 2:50 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from schuller@lunatech.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Bart SchullerBart Schuller
    Sep 21, 2000 at 8:54 am
    Sep 21, 2000 at 5:22 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from abigail@foad.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Sep 11, 2000 at 6:55 am
    Sep 13, 2000 at 9:54 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
    Sep 5, 2000 at 8:29 am
    Sep 7, 2000 at 10:13 pm
  • The attempt to build fails at the start: aspara.forte.com[9]% make `sh cflags libperl.so miniperlmain.o` miniperlmain.c CCCMD = cc -DPERL_CORE -c -std -fprm d -ieee -D_INTRINSICS -I/usr/lo cc: Error: ...
    Peter PrymmerPeter Prymmer
    Sep 2, 2000 at 1:30 am
    Sep 7, 2000 at 9:59 pm
  • Hi, The following demonstrates that $h- {foo}[0] is interpreted the same as $h- {foo}- [0], is this a bug? If this is perl trying to be helpful, I would have at least expected a warning if so? perl ...
    James PonderJames Ponder
    Sep 7, 2000 at 12:10 pm
    Sep 7, 2000 at 2:59 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from warren.hyde@motorola.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Warren HydeWarren Hyde
    Sep 13, 2000 at 9:02 pm
    Mar 14, 2001 at 9:23 pm
  • Perlbug seems to have eaten this without trace... Paul.
    Moore, PaulMoore, Paul
    Sep 14, 2000 at 7:58 am
    Oct 10, 2000 at 1:28 pm
  • PerlBug Database overview, figures in brackets() are still open: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Bugs Messages Patches Tests Notes Admins 24hrs 7days ...
    PerlbugtronPerlbugtron
    Sep 4, 2000 at 12:03 pm
    Sep 25, 2000 at 12:03 pm
  • It seems odd that ref(\$foo) should return "REF" if $foo is itself a reference. What was this in aid of? Nat
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Sep 16, 2000 at 2:22 am
    Sep 18, 2000 at 3:13 am
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