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  • I now bit the bullet and read the "use bytes" discussion that went by in p5p while I was gone. The net result is that I am, if possible, even more confused than before of what are we to do with ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 8, 2000 at 7:15 pm
    Nov 8, 2000 at 3:36 pm
  • So, I'm trying to describe what an PVIV is, and the way to do that is to generate one. OK, so... % ./perl -Ilib -MDevel::Peek -e '$a="12";$a+=1; Dump($a)' SV = PVNV(0x80f3c98) at 0x80fcf30 REFCNT = 1 ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Oct 5, 2000 at 10:07 am
    Dec 12, 2000 at 3:07 pm
  • Hi, I've finally been looking at the Encode module and I am somewhat perplexed by the stuff at the head of the Encode/*.enc files. It apparently has something to do with the C<read() code that looks ...
    Peter PrymmerPeter Prymmer
    Oct 24, 2000 at 9:45 pm
    Nov 23, 2000 at 5:04 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from kompas@onet.pl, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Piotr PiatkowskiPiotr Piatkowski
    Oct 9, 2000 at 8:29 am
    Oct 9, 2000 at 4:59 pm
  • This may be too brief. Has anyone done this (see subject) yet. I managed to get through 5.004_X and 5.005_X 12 months ago (with some help) but 5.6.0 breaks on pp_sys.c again (but in a new way -- ...
    Guy HulbertGuy Hulbert
    Oct 13, 2000 at 7:37 pm
    Jun 25, 2012 at 6:09 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from crt@kiski.net, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Casey TwetenCasey Tweten
    Oct 30, 2000 at 9:43 pm
    Nov 7, 2000 at 6:31 pm
  • Dear perl5-porters, Marc Lehmann informed me that the current development version (the current snapshot) breaks my Data::Locations module, which is used e.g. for web applications such as ...
    Steffen BeyerSteffen Beyer
    Oct 23, 2000 at 4:45 pm
    Oct 26, 2000 at 8:48 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from japhy@pobox.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Oct 18, 2000 at 7:09 pm
    Oct 19, 2000 at 6:28 am
  • ./perl -Ilib -MDevel::Peek -we '$x="\x{100}\x{80}";print Dump($x)' SV = PV(0x140001c80) at 0x140013cb8 REFCNT = 1 FLAGS = (POK,pPOK,UTF8) PV = 0x140001038 "\304\200\200"\0 CUR = 3 LEN = 4 The \x{100} ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 29, 2000 at 6:57 pm
    Oct 30, 2000 at 1:17 pm
  • -Mcharnames=icelandic means that the letters are going to be looked in the form ICELANDIC CAPITAL LETTER LATIN SMALL LETTER THORN if you ask for 'LATIN SMALL LETTER THORN' (CAPITAL because the first ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Oct 3, 2000 at 7:48 pm
    Oct 10, 2000 at 9:58 pm
  • Hopefully I've done enough to con perlbug that this is a reply to Hugo's original report that I deleted from my mailbox. It's -DDEBUGGING that's triggering it. This also fails: Summary of my perl5 ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 31, 2000 at 12:19 pm
    Nov 1, 2000 at 5:53 pm
  • Applied all patches up to and including 7451 # make distclean # cp ../Policy.sh . # Configure -des # make test ... All tests passed # make okfile ... Starts re-making *everything* :-(((( Never had ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Oct 26, 2000 at 9:15 am
    Oct 28, 2000 at 5:17 pm
  • This is a build failure report for perl from pjfarley@banet.net, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Peter J. Farley IIIPeter J. Farley III
    Oct 21, 2000 at 4:47 am
    Oct 24, 2000 at 12:44 pm
  • Recently in a couple of threads it has been pointed out that in some corner cases (operating system limits and/or bugs) open/fopen/fdopen can return anomalous/conflicting results by either * return ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 17, 2000 at 1:13 pm
    Oct 18, 2000 at 8:57 am
  • This is a build failure report for perl from k@ak-71.mind.de, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Oct 11, 2000 at 7:07 am
    Oct 11, 2000 at 5:51 pm
  • It was pointed out to me that we have a nasty problem now that vendors are shipping Perl with their OSes. This Perl is most naturally compiled with the vendor's compiler kit. Now, if the compiler kit ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 9, 2000 at 10:18 pm
    Aug 9, 2013 at 1:32 am
  • To: perlbug@perl.org Subject: Not OK: perl v5.7.0 +DEVEL7158 on os390 05.00 (UNINSTALLED) This is a build failure report for perl from PVHP@lpar25.uucp, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 ...
    Peter PrymmerPeter Prymmer
    Oct 6, 2000 at 6:58 pm
    Oct 13, 2000 at 1:57 am
  • This is a build failure report for perl from pvhp@vale.forte.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Peter PrymmerPeter Prymmer
    Oct 30, 2000 at 10:55 pm
    Nov 3, 2000 at 8:34 pm
  • On HP-UX ANSI-C is not the default for HP-UX 10.20 ANSI-C compiler (strange, but true). That's why Policy.sh defines ccflags to at least -Aa, but better -Ae. This has to be used in checking for a ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Oct 6, 2000 at 6:43 am
    Oct 9, 2000 at 8:39 am
  • I've attempted to summarise the reasons why p5p don't think sfio and sfio disciplines are the best way to implement perl's IO disciplines. What have I got wrong? To quote Nick Ing-Simmons in ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 19, 2000 at 5:49 pm
    Oct 21, 2000 at 11:02 am
  • Perl build fails on the inability of miniperl to load the utf8 stuff properly on perl-5.7.0 (the same problem that has been since 5.005_63): ./miniperl -w -Ilib -MExporter -e '<? ' || make minitest ...
    Roca, IgnasiRoca, Ignasi
    Oct 10, 2000 at 2:39 pm
    Oct 11, 2000 at 5:55 pm
  • Here's something that has been missing, comments welcome. (All the documentation I could find of the feature said that mixing the plain %/* versus this %D$/*D$ feature would be undefined. I decided ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 22, 2000 at 9:02 pm
    Jan 29, 2001 at 12:10 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from pcg@goof.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Marc LehmannMarc Lehmann
    Oct 22, 2000 at 3:45 am
    Oct 23, 2000 at 3:56 am
  • Hi, the following script segfault's when using perl 5.6.0 on OpenBSD 2.8 (beta from CVS) and Solaris 2.6 (Sparc) but not perl 5.005_03: aachen: uname -a SunOS aachen 5.6 Generic_105181-12 sun4u sparc ...
    Alexander Farber (EED)Alexander Farber (EED)
    Oct 20, 2000 at 12:00 pm
    Oct 23, 2000 at 3:47 am
  • Consider a string made up of the following Unicode characters: 931 949 945 32 83 73 84 69 32 922 963 32 928 965 951 Now: print join " ", map ord, split //, $x; 206 206 206 32 83 73 84 69 32 206 207 ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Oct 4, 2000 at 8:52 am
    Oct 7, 2000 at 12:26 pm
  • make distclean followed by copying a Policy.sh into the tree and configuring with Policy linux as the defaults get me: Creating config.sh... Hmm...You had some extra variables I don't know ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 24, 2000 at 11:22 am
    Oct 24, 2000 at 3:59 pm
  • On my 4 year old system make install is taking a long time: real 73m59.538s user 61m41.000s sys 2m54.660s A good chunk of this is loading pod2man, Pod::Man and all the modules for each manpage. The ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 21, 2000 at 5:26 pm
    Oct 23, 2000 at 6:25 pm
  • Dynaloader_pm.PL is intended to make Dynaloader.pm faster by expanding all the references to entries in %Config::Config at perl build time. The code to push $Config::Config{ldlibpthname} onto ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 21, 2000 at 9:23 pm
    Oct 22, 2000 at 7:19 pm
  • (After a report in clp.moderated from Peter Scott <peter@psdt.com .) perl -Dr -we '(($y) = "x") =~ s/a/b/' shows that a) perl is trying to perform the substitution on the string '1' which is not what ...
    HugoHugo
    Oct 25, 2000 at 10:41 pm
    Sep 8, 2013 at 5:25 am
  • Do we have an expected timeframe for 5.6.1? I'm afraid of installing 5.7.0 on a production machine, but it seems closer to a less-buggy version than 5.6.0 did. I'm running 5.5.3 in production now, ...
    Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
    Oct 4, 2000 at 6:39 am
    Dec 11, 2000 at 9:32 pm
  • I'm considering adding Damian's switch statement implementation to Perl. The first version is in CPAN: http://search.cpan.org/doc/DCONWAY/Switch-1.00/Switch.pm Damian said that this version is a bit ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 26, 2000 at 8:22 pm
    Oct 30, 2000 at 5:18 pm
  • This is a build failure report for perl from nick@talking.bollo.cx, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 16, 2000 at 2:36 pm
    Oct 17, 2000 at 11:59 am
  • I have made three modifications to the perl5.005_03 sources. These changes add functionallity without changing existing behaviour with the exception of the termcap.pl script which eliminates a ...
    Bill CampbellBill Campbell
    Oct 6, 2000 at 1:04 am
    Oct 13, 2000 at 12:24 am
  • This is a build failure report for perl from nick@talking.bollo.cx, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 7, 2000 at 2:33 pm
    Nov 8, 2000 at 3:14 pm
  • Hi, I am slowly trying to get the Riscos perl port to compile (Yes, I have been taking to Nicholas Clark before anyone asks) as I want to move the Riscos port closer to the main perl, and should be ...
    Richard ProctorRichard Proctor
    Oct 31, 2000 at 6:11 pm
    Nov 1, 2000 at 12:16 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@7446.tgz http://www.hietaniemi.org/perl@7446.tgz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@7446.tgz Changes since the last: [ 7445] By: jhi on 2000/10/25 21:27:08 ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 25, 2000 at 10:03 pm
    Oct 26, 2000 at 9:17 pm
  • According to my birthday file, perl5 is 6 years old as of 16:48:04 on Tuesday 17 October 2000. So, happy birthday to perl5! Hopefully, we can release perl6 by the time perl5 is 7 years old. :) -- ...
    Bradley M. KuhnBradley M. Kuhn
    Oct 17, 2000 at 8:47 pm
    Oct 20, 2000 at 11:59 pm
  • sfio has been ported to native NT using the C library read/write functions. It could talk to the native Win32 API by replacing the read/write and seek functions with disciplines. David Korn ...
    David KornDavid Korn
    Oct 19, 2000 at 6:26 pm
    Oct 20, 2000 at 2:34 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from warren.dodge@tektronix.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.13 running under perl 5.003. [Please enter your report here] I guess this is may not be a bug, but ...
    Warren L DodgeWarren L Dodge
    Oct 16, 2000 at 5:00 pm
    Oct 19, 2000 at 10:23 am
  • OK, I won't have time for a few days to try to address the issue of changing semantics, nor have I received any feedback on the proposed changes. :-( So I have reworked my patches to Carp.pm and ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Oct 16, 2000 at 2:21 am
    Oct 16, 2000 at 4:58 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from fulko@wecan.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.20 running under perl 5.00404. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    FulkoFulko
    Oct 31, 2000 at 2:19 pm
    Nov 1, 2000 at 3:03 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@7483.tgz http://www.hietaniemi.org/jarkko/perl@7483.tgz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@7483.tgz Changes since the last (note that the few 'missing' patches ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 29, 2000 at 6:31 pm
    Oct 30, 2000 at 2:18 pm
  • This one fell through the cracks back in May. Opinions? ----- Forwarded message from John Peacock <jpeacock@univpress.com ----- From: John Peacock <jpeacock@univpress.com Subject: Re: Patch Request ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 18, 2000 at 4:52 pm
    Oct 26, 2000 at 9:25 am
  • This documents only modules created with -a option. (I know nothing about the generated tied-access code, so cannot do this.) This also uncovers a very serious loophole in the implementation: since ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Oct 4, 2000 at 2:55 am
    Oct 24, 2000 at 1:41 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from pcg@goof.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Marc LehmannMarc Lehmann
    Oct 20, 2000 at 7:49 pm
    Oct 21, 2000 at 2:16 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@5170.tgz http://www.hietaniemi.org/perl@5170.tgz Changes since the last: [ 7149] By: jhi on 2000/10/05 00:20:01 Log: Regen toc. Branch: perl ! pod/perltoc.pod [ 7148] By: ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 5, 2000 at 12:32 am
    Oct 13, 2000 at 8:05 am
  • To whom it may concern. (is there anybody reading my mails? Or would it be easier for me to just delete them?) Mingw32 does not compile re_comp.c. There is a problem with ENTER and LEAVE, in ...
    Andreas FehrAndreas Fehr
    Oct 3, 2000 at 2:44 pm
    Oct 5, 2000 at 12:07 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from domo@computer.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Dominic DunlopDominic Dunlop
    Oct 13, 2000 at 10:52 am
    Dec 15, 2000 at 3:49 pm
  • Hello. I'm a computer science/english double-major with too much time on my hands. I went through all the perl FAQs this weekend and attempted to coordinate style changes: I tried to limit the number ...
    John BorwickJohn Borwick
    Oct 31, 2000 at 8:15 am
    Nov 26, 2000 at 5:01 pm
  • ----- This was a mostly ok build. The only problem was with linking re.so, which gave this error: Making re (dynamic) LD_RUN_PATH="" ld -o ../../lib/auto/re/re.so -bhalt:4 \ -bM:SRE ...
    John L. AllenJohn L. Allen
    Oct 31, 2000 at 9:02 pm
    Nov 2, 2000 at 12:41 am
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