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  • This patch does not fix new bugs introduced by IV-preservation madness. Also, the second chunk may cause problems for other platforms needing makedef.pl. But with it applied, perl compiles on EMX. ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Dec 31, 2000 at 5:19 am
    Apr 3, 2001 at 8:34 am
  • Executive summary: it does not work (fortunately ?) In light of the discussion from a week and a half ago I've gone ahead and tested a perl@7979.tgz kit on OS/390 V2R5 with a partial implementation ...
    Peter PrymmerPeter Prymmer
    Dec 6, 2000 at 1:56 am
    Dec 14, 2000 at 9:13 am
  • [Cc'd to p5p, cause my reports are still not forwarded] This is a build failure report for perl from h.m.brand@hccnet.nl, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Dec 19, 2000 at 8:46 am
    Jan 29, 2001 at 7:02 pm
  • I'm trying to optimise a perl (5.6.0) module that is mainly composed of XS code. The code makes heavy use of perl objects, and is a wrapper around a library that reads structured binary data files. ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Dec 20, 2000 at 12:32 am
    Jan 25, 2001 at 11:46 am
  • Thanks to many volunteers the number of open bugs in the bug db (http://bugs.perl.org/) has dropped to around one thousand. Which is nice and certainly better than, say, two thousand. I think we can ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 6, 2000 at 11:09 pm
    Dec 23, 2000 at 2:22 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Helo all, Simon asked in http://www.perl.com/pub/2000/12/p5pdigest/THISWEEK-20001203.html - From this http://bloodgate.com/pub/Pod_Checker_Code-0.1.0.zip emerged. ...
    TelsTels
    Dec 12, 2000 at 6:20 pm
    Dec 15, 2000 at 3:51 pm
  • Enclosed please find an update to the editor listings in perlfaq3.pod. This diff was taken against perl@7953 if it makes a diff... --- perlfaq3.pod.orig Sun Dec 17 21:59:47 2000 +++ perlfaq3.pod Sun ...
    Prymmer/KahnPrymmer/Kahn
    Dec 18, 2000 at 4:03 pm
    Dec 21, 2000 at 12:13 am
  • One of the unfinished items is that hash keys lose their utf8ness. This is, of course, really bad. Here some words from Nick I-S on the issue: Any takers? See also: ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 2, 2000 at 5:40 pm
    Dec 4, 2000 at 7:52 pm
  • This is a build failure report for perl from PVHP@lpar25.uucp, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Peter PrymmerPeter Prymmer
    Dec 8, 2000 at 7:52 pm
    Dec 12, 2000 at 10:01 pm
  • Attached are UTF8 test suite and an UTF8 patch for perl@8223. The files in test suite are: t/op/subst_utf8.t, t/op/substr_utf8.t, t/op/regexp_utf8.t + t/op/re_tests.utf8 They are converted from ...
    Inaba HirotoInaba Hiroto
    Dec 30, 2000 at 5:17 am
    Jan 10, 2001 at 2:51 am
  • Why do all the XS constant() routines (that I've looked at) have a second unused integer argument after the name argument? I assume that they return double because perl did all arithmetic (except ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 17, 2000 at 4:29 pm
    Dec 20, 2000 at 3:27 pm
  • Hello, folks! I've adapted my Solaris hints script revamp from before 5.7.0 to the current bleadperl (8221). Apologies to Andy Dougherty fo, erm, seducing his child ;-) Since I have only Solaris 2.6 ...
    Lupe ChristophLupe Christoph
    Dec 26, 2000 at 3:43 pm
    Jan 4, 2001 at 8:57 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from david@dgreaves.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    RootRoot
    Dec 23, 2000 at 6:10 pm
    Jan 15, 2001 at 2:41 pm
  • At the LISA Perl for Sysadmins BoF, Sarathy was mentioning that automated Perl module installation methods currently suffer somewhat from the fact that a lot of module authors don't note their ...
    Russ AllberyRuss Allbery
    Dec 8, 2000 at 4:21 pm
    Dec 17, 2000 at 10:19 pm
  • Ok, I'm a silly guy. Let me state the problem I found. $x = 10; print ++$x / $x--; # .909090 (or 10/11) THAT is what I do not grok. -- Jeff "japhy" Pinyan japhy@pobox.com http://www.pobox.com/~japhy/ ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Dec 9, 2000 at 11:28 pm
    Dec 12, 2000 at 9:16 pm
  • This came up at the LISA Perl for Sysadmins BoF and while someone else said that they were going to pursue this, I figured I'd pass it along as well (although I don't have time to work on the ...
    Russ AllberyRuss Allbery
    Dec 8, 2000 at 4:17 pm
    Feb 28, 2001 at 7:26 pm
  • //depot/perlio/...@8059 has the following long awaited feature(s): open($fh,"+ :utf8",$name); $buf = '£'; $num_chars = read($fh,$buf,$wanted,1); # length and offset in chars $char = getc($fh); # ...
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Dec 9, 2000 at 11:19 pm
    Dec 17, 2000 at 6:24 pm
  • Bleadperl (well my perlio client view) builds Tk800.023-to-be apart from fact there is a name clash on PerlIO_debug() in Tk::Event.xs - I know who to blame for that... With Tk getting out of Perl's ...
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Dec 12, 2000 at 11:56 am
    Dec 13, 2000 at 11:46 am
  • What follows is possibly the most mundane patch in the history of Perl. Its basically alot of module housekeeping and fixing little annoying things. No features have been added, changed or removed. ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 6, 2000 at 2:23 am
    Dec 7, 2000 at 2:17 pm
  • I think that this is ready to go in. **It doesn't break 32 bit IVs** 64 bit IVs not preserved by NVs are currently "broken", and this patch makes them less insane and a lot more useful. I could also ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 11, 2000 at 1:45 am
    Dec 19, 2000 at 6:44 pm
  • Um, duh... we're not Windows. Apparently, because "Darwin" has "win" in it, CGI.pm thinks we're an MS product. Ick. My fix is below. -Fred Index: CGI.pm ...
    Wilfredo SanchezWilfredo Sanchez
    Dec 9, 2000 at 3:09 am
    Dec 11, 2000 at 9:20 pm
  • I'm having trouble building Perl (8148) on HP-UX 10.20. It has worked previously :-). There were also a couple of curiosities. - at the end of configure, it says: Creating config.sh... Hmm...You had ...
    Philip NewtonPhilip Newton
    Dec 18, 2000 at 4:28 pm
    Dec 22, 2000 at 9:28 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from mlf2@tampabay.rr.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Given the ...
    Mike FisherMike Fisher
    Dec 4, 2000 at 8:11 pm
    Dec 7, 2000 at 4:27 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from crt@kiski.net, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Casey TwetenCasey Tweten
    Dec 2, 2000 at 12:10 am
    Dec 4, 2000 at 3:28 pm
  • This is a build failure report for perl from scomer@MONSOON.STRATUS.NORTHERNLIGHT.COM, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.6.1. ...
    DsugalskiDsugalski
    Dec 18, 2000 at 9:47 pm
    Jan 17, 2001 at 10:56 pm
  • This'll warn on things like $a = \1; $array[$a]; which can easily cause bizarre out-of-memory conditions and aren't usually what the programmer meant. --- pp_hot.c~ Sat Dec 23 15:03:27 2000 +++ ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Dec 23, 2000 at 3:12 pm
    Dec 28, 2000 at 10:06 pm
  • The following simple patch decreases the overhead of creation/destruction of objects 3-4 times (estimated for optimized build: I get 2.2x times speedup for -g build). Tested with: create an array ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Dec 15, 2000 at 8:44 am
    Dec 16, 2000 at 8:08 pm
  • It appears that in the past there was an effort made to isolate the tests that required extensions (not just the ones that tested extensions) to the t/lib subdirectory. This made possible the ...
    Stephen McCamantStephen McCamant
    Dec 31, 2000 at 10:07 pm
    Jan 5, 2001 at 1:25 am
  • This is a build failure report for perl from lupe@alanya.lupe-christoph.de, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. ...
    Lupe ChristophLupe Christoph
    Dec 26, 2000 at 10:43 am
    Dec 29, 2000 at 1:24 am
  • This bug still seems to be present in 5.7.0@8221, only on Solaris. -spp We have encountered a very interesting problem on which you are really our last resort: Exiting a child in a forking server ...
    Stephen P. PotterStephen P. Potter
    Dec 21, 2000 at 6:57 pm
    Dec 22, 2000 at 9:28 am
  • When building 8200 with DEC C V5.2-003 on OpenVMS Alpha V7.1, I get the following error as it tries to insert the perly object code into the object library: %LIBRAR-E-DUPGLOBAL, global symbol ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Dec 20, 2000 at 12:30 am
    Dec 20, 2000 at 7:30 pm
  • I've been experimenting with -Duse64bit and -Duse64bitall on HP-UX 11.00. After some fight with libdb-3.0 (perl/64/HP-UX wants it to be shared ELF 64 bit which in turn requires libpthread in ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Dec 13, 2000 at 1:01 pm
    Dec 16, 2000 at 12:25 am
  • I got the output below when I tried building Compress::Zlib with perl@8070. The patch included silences the warnings. $ bleedperl Makefile.PL Ambiguous -f() resolved as a file test at (eval 7) line ...
    Paul MarquessPaul Marquess
    Dec 10, 2000 at 3:36 pm
    Dec 11, 2000 at 11:31 pm
  • Should v200 produce one byte (8-bit) or two bytes (UTF-8)? In other words, should the v work similarly to \x{}, even for values 128-255? (v256 will produce UTF-8) -- $jhi++; # http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 21, 2000 at 4:03 am
    Dec 22, 2000 at 9:20 am
  • if (strnEQ(SvPVX(sv), "di", 2) || strnEQ(SvPVX(sv), "ds", 2) || strnEQ(SvPVX(sv), "ig", 2)) useless = 0; These 4 lines of code in op.c make perl -we '"bite me" while $x' produce a "useless use" ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Dec 15, 2000 at 4:42 am
    Dec 19, 2000 at 6:43 pm
  • Jonathan BartlettJonathan Bartlett
    Dec 18, 2000 at 5:16 pm
    Dec 19, 2000 at 2:23 pm
  • Either I managed to fool the repository into some seriously strange state or the filesystem I have my working copy on is falling apart, or both. The net result: please do not bother reporting if your ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 15, 2000 at 7:25 am
    Dec 16, 2000 at 11:52 am
  • This is a build failure report for perl from nick@talking.bollo.cx, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 5, 2000 at 11:12 pm
    Dec 6, 2000 at 6:02 pm
  • perlapi.c defines PERLVAR as this: #define PERLVAR(v,t) t* Perl_##v##_ptr(pTHX) \ { return &(aTHX- v); } which is then used along the lines of: SV **sp = (*Perl_Tstack_sp_ptr(my_perl)); why the ...
    Doug MacEachernDoug MacEachern
    Dec 21, 2000 at 7:10 pm
    Jan 31, 2001 at 5:48 am
  • I have a need to group logical components together. I also have a need to type as little as possible ( read: remove clutter ). This patch allows you to declare mutilple constants at once a la: use ...
    Casey R. TwetenCasey R. Tweten
    Dec 21, 2000 at 10:46 pm
    Dec 29, 2000 at 6:56 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from coucoureux.p@fr.ibm.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. --- In a search list logical name with more than 7 values, the last ...
    Coucoureux PCoucoureux P
    Dec 14, 2000 at 4:05 pm
    Dec 18, 2000 at 6:26 pm
  • I valued use of _Perl Programmers Reference Guide_, Version 5.005_02, 18-Oct-1998 <http://www.perl.com/CPAN-local/authors/id/BMIDD/ . Will this be updated to 5.6x ??? -- Best Regards, mds mds ...
    Michael D. SchleifMichael D. Schleif
    Dec 13, 2000 at 10:42 pm
    Dec 15, 2000 at 2:44 pm
  • Hello I have installed perl 5.6.0 on sun solaris 5.6 . but i am trying to start a deamon with egd (Egd.pl ) but this ends in segmentation fault core dumped. the command i used is perl -w ...
    Dilip kumarDilip kumar
    Dec 11, 2000 at 4:40 am
    Dec 14, 2000 at 9:53 am
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@7953.tgz http://www.hietaniemi.org/jarkko/perl@7953.tgz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@7953.tgz Changes since the last: [ 7952] By: jhi on 2000/12/01 ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 1, 2000 at 11:17 pm
    Dec 8, 2000 at 2:48 pm
  • This is a preliminary report of a perl@7979 kit with a modified configure.com that puts: useperlio='define' into the VMS config.sh (while retaining the C<usesfio='undef' . I took a brief look at the ...
    Peter PrymmerPeter Prymmer
    Dec 7, 2000 at 2:06 am
    Dec 7, 2000 at 8:56 pm
  • The following patch fixes the unpredictable order of DESTROYs. Year, right! - cat /tmp/try sub x::DESTROY {print shift- [0]} { my $a1 = bless [1],"x"; my $a2 = bless [2],"x"; { my $a3 = bless ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Dec 5, 2000 at 1:35 am
    Dec 6, 2000 at 3:07 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
    Dec 10, 2000 at 7:54 pm
    Aug 5, 2012 at 8:01 pm
  • Good afternoon; In attempting to build perl-5.6.0 on AIX it breaks in pp_sys.c on line 4306.14 with error indication that the indirection operator can not be applied to a pointer or an indirect ...
    Chris StachowiakChris Stachowiak
    Dec 28, 2000 at 9:16 pm
    Jan 2, 2001 at 3:16 pm
  • This is a build failure report for perl from root@ak-75.mind.de, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    RootRoot
    Dec 29, 2000 at 12:14 pm
    Dec 30, 2000 at 9:43 pm
  • This is a build failure report for perl from urban@spica.ast.lmco.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. ...
    'David Scott Urban'David Scott Urban
    Dec 19, 2000 at 11:51 pm
    Dec 21, 2000 at 3:45 pm
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