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  • Hmm. Maybe I'm missing something here. (I don't know much about threads) perl rapidly copies the data returned by gethostbyname into SVs If threaded perl had a gethostbyname mutex so that only one ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 26, 2001 at 6:39 pm
    Jan 26, 2001 at 11:46 pm
  • "Hello, welcome to the Nth Biannual Competition to Improve Perl's Hashing Function. Our first contestant is Mark Leighton Fisher, so take it away, Fisher Mark!" [Tap, Tap] "Hello, is this thing on?" ...
    Fisher MarkFisher Mark
    Jan 27, 2001 at 4:38 pm
    Feb 13, 2001 at 2:48 pm
  • Hi, I have only had time this afternoon to build and run `make test`. There appear to be 2 tests passing and 4 new tests in the perl@8342 compared to the perl@8327 kit. Under perl@8327 I saw: Failed ...
    Peter PrymmerPeter Prymmer
    Jan 6, 2001 at 1:37 am
    Jan 16, 2001 at 1:15 am
  • I've been trying to get large file support to work on my debian and redhat boxen. After a couple hours of arguing with defines, I found that the following patch lets Configure -detect- 64-bit fpos_t ...
    Richard SoderbergRichard Soderberg
    Jan 13, 2001 at 10:39 pm
    Jan 24, 2001 at 2:13 am
  • Hi, In attempting to build a plain 8482 kit on OS/390 I note the new warning: `sh cflags libperl.a sv.o` sv.c CCCMD = c89 -DPERL_CORE -c -DMAXSIG=38 -DOEMVS -D_OE_SOCKETS -D_XOPE WARNING CBC3068 ...
    Peter PrymmerPeter Prymmer
    Jan 19, 2001 at 11:24 pm
    Jan 23, 2001 at 1:53 pm
  • I've noticed that perlfunc has some bad advice and examples on the use of chop, showing and advocating its use as a way to strip newlines from input. This is what chomp() is for, of course, and isn't ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jan 27, 2001 at 10:30 pm
    Feb 14, 2001 at 6:39 pm
  • While I throughly enjoy being a pathological case, is my test output broken, or did Test::Harness break? The 1.1604 man page defines /^(not\s+)?ok\b/ as the regex for determining if something is test ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jan 18, 2001 at 12:39 am
    Jan 29, 2001 at 6:39 pm
  • You're not going to like this. The following functions - 399 of them - are listed in embed.pl as being part of the Perl 5 API. None of them are documented. Some of them don't even belong in the API. ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jan 15, 2001 at 10:44 pm
    Jan 16, 2001 at 8:07 pm
  • -- $jhi++; # http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ # There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'. # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jan 23, 2001 at 1:00 am
    Jan 24, 2001 at 4:00 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from jhi@cedar.csc.fi, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    JhiJhi
    Jan 6, 2001 at 1:07 am
    Jan 31, 2001 at 3:24 pm
  • Since I get for 8547: --8<--- Configuration: -Dusedevel -Uuseperlio -Ud_casti32 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- PERLIO = stdio -------------- ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Jan 26, 2001 at 5:31 pm
    Jan 30, 2001 at 1:01 pm
  • I've a feeling this may not be ok to make use of ls like I do in the patch enclosed, but it does get perl to check the new default locations for db.h and libdb.a Paul
    Paul MarquessPaul Marquess
    Jan 15, 2001 at 8:03 pm
    Jan 18, 2001 at 4:00 pm
  • OK, this completes Perl's lvalue sub implementation, modulo the bug whereby op- next is LEAVE and op- next- ...- next is LEAVESUBLV|RETURN. That'll be fixed when Stephen does the mod() modification; ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jan 4, 2001 at 12:42 pm
    Jan 8, 2001 at 10:58 pm
  • I meant to copy this here from perl-friends, but, uh, missed. ----- Forwarded message from Simon Cozens <simon@cozens.net ----- Oh, you should have said. :) --- pp.c~ Mon Jan 15 08:59:54 2001 +++ ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jan 15, 2001 at 9:31 am
    Jan 18, 2001 at 6:25 pm
  • Just an idea I had... --- /dev/null Sun Jan 21 20:14:09 2001 +++ pod/perlclib.pod Wed Jan 31 13:36:37 2001 @@ -0,0 +1,188 @@ +=head1 NAME + +perlclib - Internal replacements for standard C library ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jan 31, 2001 at 1:39 pm
    Feb 11, 2001 at 6:49 pm
  • ~s 'once' warning inconsistency ~c fn@panix.com This is a bug report for perl from dha@panix.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ...
    DhaDha
    Jan 5, 2001 at 5:38 pm
    Mar 11, 2014 at 3:43 am
  • It looks like I need to take an application that depends on select() for spawning subprocesses & IPCing with them (via IPC::Run) and port it to WinNT. I wouldn't mind porting to use poll(), if it's ...
    BarriesBarries
    Jan 29, 2001 at 9:26 pm
    Jan 31, 2001 at 4:00 pm
  • Suppose we want to do C-style: % ./perl -le '$foo.bar = $baz' Can't modify concatenation (.) or string in scalar assignment at -e line 1, at EOF Execution of -e aborted due to compilation errors. ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jan 29, 2001 at 2:29 am
    Jan 30, 2001 at 2:35 am
  • At 18:08 -0600 2000-12-20, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote, in connection with a florid descriptions of an IDE proposed for perlfaq3: In that spirit, may I propose the following patch to drop the florid (and ...
    Dominic DunlopDominic Dunlop
    Jan 7, 2001 at 9:30 pm
    Jan 19, 2001 at 1:18 pm
  • The enclosed patch contains the following changes to the Win32 Makefile 1) Changed default compiler options to release instead of debug. 2) Changed default compile flags to generate binary compatible ...
    Indy SinghIndy Singh
    Jan 9, 2001 at 11:19 pm
    Jan 29, 2001 at 4:14 pm
  • This has probably come up before, but I think it would be good if perl had two additional arithemetic operators: under use integer (currently, under use integer, <<< would be a left roll ($x <<< $y ...
    John L. AllenJohn L. Allen
    Jan 22, 2001 at 5:32 pm
    Jan 25, 2001 at 7:15 pm
  • I see Simon Cozens planning to do a Conway at this year's TPC, with a half-dozen papers. In the interests of not having Simon's papers outnumber the rest, here are some topics you might want to ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Jan 13, 2001 at 4:28 pm
    Jan 18, 2001 at 4:04 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from nick@talking.bollo.cx, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 20, 2001 at 10:25 pm
    Jan 23, 2001 at 10:29 pm
  • As I can see perl in VMS fails like in POSIX-BC on test 351 of test-script lib/bigfloat.t In POSIX-BC the /390-Arithmetic-Floating-Point implementation has some imprecisse results that affects the ...
    Roca, IgnasiRoca, Ignasi
    Jan 10, 2001 at 2:51 pm
    Jan 15, 2001 at 9:08 pm
  • The output from h2xs -XA -n MyModule includes MyModule/MyModule.pm which begins: require 5.005_62; Is that on purpose? Why 5.005_62? Mark-Jason Dominus mjd@plover.com I am boycotting Amazon. See ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Jan 26, 2001 at 9:35 am
    Jan 29, 2001 at 6:16 pm
  • If one uses Duff's device in PERL_HASH, the regression tests go about 2% faster. Without: All tests successful. u=1.33 s=0.46 cu=62.27 cs=10.54 scripts=273 tests=21120 real 2m16.388s user 1m3.610s ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 23, 2001 at 12:19 pm
    Jan 23, 2001 at 5:45 pm
  • This is a build failure report for perl from abigail@foad.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. This is an automatically generated message. Build with patch 8465. ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Jan 18, 2001 at 8:12 am
    Jan 20, 2001 at 12:32 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from miki@dds.nl, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter your ...
    MikiMiki
    Jan 12, 2001 at 2:55 am
    Jan 18, 2001 at 4:06 am
  • This is a build failure report for perl from Alan.Burlison@uk.sun.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. Perl built with -Duse64bitint Test Warnings/Errors: ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Jan 20, 2001 at 12:37 pm
    Oct 4, 2006 at 1:13 am
  • I am playing with safe signals again. With this scheme C code just sets a pending flag, and then perl level handler is called next time round the runops loop. I have a half remembered worry. I seem ...
    NickNick
    Jan 17, 2001 at 8:37 pm
    Jan 18, 2001 at 2:23 pm
  • If you call configure as C<./Configure or C<sh ./Configure , $src is set to the absolute path name, not '.'. This, in turn, means -Dmksymlink tries to do its stuff because it does not think it is in ...
    Robin BarkerRobin Barker
    Jan 2, 2001 at 3:24 pm
    Jan 5, 2001 at 6:15 pm
  • Some timings based on my app which does intensive object allocation/deallocation, both built with Forte C workshop 6.1: 'Standard' perl configuration (5.6.0) ------------------------------------- ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Jan 9, 2001 at 4:17 pm
    Jan 10, 2001 at 11:07 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@8506.tgz http://www.hietaniemi.org/jarkko/perl@8506.tgz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@8506.tgz Changes since the last: [ 8505] By: jhi on 2001/01/21 ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jan 21, 2001 at 8:16 pm
    Jan 22, 2001 at 1:17 am
  • Attached is an UTF8 patch for perl@8342. It does followings. Fixes `x' (pp_repeat) bug for UTF8. (pp.c) Fixes tr/SEARCH/REPLACE/ bug when only one of SEARCH and REPLACE is utf8. (op.c) OPpTRANS_GROWS ...
    Inaba HirotoInaba Hiroto
    Jan 8, 2001 at 3:53 pm
    Jan 9, 2001 at 11:36 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from smp@cypress.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.22 running under perl 5.006. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    SmpSmp
    Jan 4, 2001 at 1:02 am
    Jan 4, 2001 at 8:28 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from friendof@express.ru, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    FriendofFriendof
    Jan 26, 2001 at 1:51 pm
    Jan 31, 2001 at 10:02 pm
  • % grep ff_next ../perl/*.[ch] ../perl/perl.h:#ifdef ff_next ../perl/perl.h:# undef ff_next ../perl/toke.c:#ifdef ff_next ../perl/toke.c:#undef ff_next Why? -- "Do not meddle in the affairs of cats, ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jan 23, 2001 at 7:16 pm
    Jan 23, 2001 at 8:56 pm
  • This is a build failure report for perl from abigail@foad.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. This is an automatically generated message. Build with patch 8465. ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Jan 18, 2001 at 8:11 am
    Jan 23, 2001 at 8:37 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from rs@cyndi.oregonnet.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    RsRs
    Jan 12, 2001 at 1:27 pm
    Jan 13, 2001 at 4:50 pm
  • Working on op.c and B::Deparse, I've done a fair amount of staring at OP trees, and was never very satisfied with the various tools around for visualizing them. Perl's -Dx switch was probably the ...
    Stephen McCamantStephen McCamant
    Jan 7, 2001 at 4:18 am
    Jan 13, 2001 at 7:11 am
  • Well, the words "contrived example" may come to mind a little, but: % echo | perl -P /dev/fd/0 zsh: 25630 done echo | zsh: 25631 segmentation fault perl -P /dev/fd/0 Here's a fix: --- util.c~ Wed Jan ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jan 10, 2001 at 6:39 pm
    Jan 10, 2001 at 9:32 pm
  • As previously mentioned, this is another small step toward getting minitest working again. -- Stephen McC --- t/io/openpid.t.orig Mon Dec 11 21:31:50 2000 +++ t/io/openpid.t Sun Dec 31 22:18:12 2000 ...
    Stephen McCamantStephen McCamant
    Jan 9, 2001 at 9:33 pm
    Jan 9, 2001 at 10:49 pm
  • Continuing the lvalue implementation blitz: --- pp.h~ Tue Jan 2 19:56:39 2001 +++ pp.h Tue Jan 2 20:04:17 2001 @@ -380,3 +380,13 @@ SvREFCNT_dec(tmpRef); \ SvRV(rv)=AMG_CALLun(rv,copy); \ } } ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jan 2, 2001 at 11:16 pm
    Jan 4, 2001 at 11:33 am
  • i was looking to see if this table is cleared before perl_clone() returns, as it seems to only be used for the cloning process in *_dup functions. not only does that not seem to happen, it doesn't ...
    Doug MacEachernDoug MacEachern
    Jan 31, 2001 at 6:39 am
    Feb 8, 2001 at 7:55 pm
  • Thanks largely to Jarkko's help, the second trial version of perl v5.6.1 is now available. (CPAN may need some time to catch up.) If this release passes muster, I will update perldelta.pod and send ...
    Gurusamy SarathyGurusamy Sarathy
    Jan 31, 2001 at 4:31 pm
    Feb 4, 2001 at 8:21 pm
  • Compilation of TermReadKey succeeds with lots of new warnings but then it doesn't succeed in GetControlChars. Here the full output of the build run, followed by my perl -V output: Writing ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Jan 8, 2001 at 1:52 pm
    Jan 29, 2001 at 8:37 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from shaleh@valinux.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    ShalehShaleh
    Jan 12, 2001 at 9:14 pm
    Jan 28, 2001 at 3:02 am
  • Last thursday, I send out a bunch of OK/not OK messages; I did so again Saturday morning. I never got a reply with a bug-ID, nor did it show up here. I remember Alan complaining about that a few days ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Jan 21, 2001 at 10:32 pm
    Jan 22, 2001 at 11:49 pm
  • This is a success report for perl from Alan.Burlison@uk.sun.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. Perl reported to build OK on this system. --- Flags: ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Jan 20, 2001 at 12:22 pm
    Jan 20, 2001 at 12:23 pm
  • So I stumbled on this 'todo' thing in Test::Harness and in the new Test. The way its formatted bothers me, mostly because its purpose is very similar to 'skip' but used very differently. Some ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jan 18, 2001 at 4:20 am
    Jan 18, 2001 at 9:49 pm
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