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  • $ pureperl -e exit **** Purify instrumented /home1/homedir/alanbur/perlforce/pureperl/pureperl (pid 281778) **** Purify: Searching for all memory leaks... Memory leaked: 0 bytes (0%); potentially ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Feb 21, 2001 at 6:55 pm
    Feb 26, 2001 at 4:05 am
  • While following the Unicode discussion on this list for some time now, and pondering my own ideas of how i would like to be able to handle Unicode in Perl, i have come up with this proposal. It ...
    Karsten SperlingKarsten Sperling
    Feb 22, 2001 at 4:03 pm
    Mar 5, 2001 at 1:03 pm
  • Smoking patch 8911 for perl v5.6.1 on PA-RISC2.0 11.00 Seems clear we should not use morebits together with 5005threads ... and 64bitint will break lib/b test 15 wich is all about Bug 20001204.07 ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Feb 23, 2001 at 3:31 pm
    Mar 9, 2001 at 7:11 pm
  • perl_destruct does this: /* shortcuts just get cleared */ PL_envgv = Nullgv; PL_incgv = Nullgv; PL_hintgv = Nullgv; PL_errgv = Nullgv; PL_argvgv = Nullgv; PL_argvoutgv = Nullgv; PL_stdingv = Nullgv; ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Feb 9, 2001 at 12:24 pm
    Feb 12, 2001 at 1:44 pm
  • If anyone's not familiar, a daily build and smoke test is the practice of building the entire system and running its tests every night to see if anything was broken durning the day's work. Turn it ...
    SchwernSchwern
    Feb 19, 2001 at 12:46 am
    Feb 21, 2001 at 11:01 am
  • This is a success report for perl from h.m.brand@hccnet.nl, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.6.1. Perl reported to build OK on this system. Configuration: -Dusedevel ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Feb 1, 2001 at 1:30 pm
    Feb 9, 2001 at 5:10 pm
  • I think that for all these operations (including regexes) we should start off with exact matches and cmp comparing the integer elements of the strings one by one (so the sorting order would depend on ...
    Karsten SperlingKarsten Sperling
    Feb 26, 2001 at 11:41 pm
    Mar 2, 2001 at 1:16 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from jhi@kosh.hut.fi, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    JhiJhi
    Feb 13, 2001 at 3:54 pm
    Feb 18, 2001 at 8:15 pm
  • Here is the version of the patch for perl5.005_03 (note email to schwern@pobox.com or to schwern@magnonel.guild.net bounces for me but the net effect is that this problem can be tickled by ...
    Peter PrymmerPeter Prymmer
    Feb 15, 2001 at 12:34 am
    Feb 23, 2001 at 6:47 pm
  • Would it be possible to make the $^V version string for bleadperl have the devel number after a third dot? ie instead of perl -we 'printf "%vd\n", $^V' 5.7.0 I'd like it if I could get perl -we ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 20, 2001 at 6:55 pm
    Feb 23, 2001 at 2:02 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from andrew@pimlott.ne.mediaone.net, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ...
    AndrewAndrew
    Feb 25, 2001 at 5:03 pm
    Oct 21, 2014 at 7:59 pm
  • I'm getting sick and tired of that known not-error: File::Temp::_gettemp: Parent directory (/tmp/) is not safe (sticky bit not set when world writable?) at lib/ftmp-security.t line 100 Can we make ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Feb 21, 2001 at 2:45 pm
    Feb 23, 2001 at 9:42 pm
  • Here we go again. Ok, this patch contains AAAALLLL the crap from before, plus at no extra cost... - 1..M may now appear at the beginning of the script OR the end as earlier discussed. - comments and ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 3, 2001 at 9:51 am
    Feb 7, 2001 at 12:05 am
  • I've been on a perl interpreter circular reference hunt today, i.e. things that hold refcounted pointers to things that then point back to the original thing. The heuristic I'm using to find such ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Feb 17, 2001 at 1:03 am
    Feb 19, 2001 at 4:21 pm
  • The brand new tmpfs on Linux, that is available in Alan Cox' recent patches, doesn't have the usual Linux semantics where the number of links on a directory equals the number of subdirectories minus ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Feb 11, 2001 at 4:48 pm
    Feb 19, 2001 at 4:51 am
  • the following patch is a more robust version of the previous shared-GVs-across-perl_clone() patch. little overhead is added as it piggy-backs the existing SvREADONLY checks for the Gv[SHA]V slots. ...
    Doug MacEachernDoug MacEachern
    Feb 10, 2001 at 6:56 pm
    Feb 12, 2001 at 3:09 pm
  • I just rebuilt my home system with $ perl -v This is perl, v5.6.1 built for i586-linux (with 1 registered patch, see perl -V for more detail) and installed all my usual modules. With the exception of ...
    Mike StokMike Stok
    Feb 1, 2001 at 1:27 pm
    Feb 4, 2001 at 1:48 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, nick@ing-simmons.net wrote: If you read "perldoc overload" ;), you will see that this is exactly the expected behavior of overload. The third parameter of ...
    TelsTels
    Feb 19, 2001 at 5:23 pm
    Feb 22, 2001 at 4:50 am
  • This is a build failure report for perl from smoking@crystalflame.net, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. Daily build and smoke test by smokingjacket v0.01. Failed ...
    RsRs
    Feb 19, 2001 at 4:50 pm
    Feb 20, 2001 at 2:14 pm
  • Alot of the modules in the core have (or had) double lives on CPAN. Alot of the tests are enormous. And t/ is, in general, something of a mess. Part of the problem is its fairly flat directory ...
    SchwernSchwern
    Feb 17, 2001 at 9:44 am
    Feb 19, 2001 at 8:16 pm
  • People in the Unicode world sometimes use U+(four hex digits) to refer to a Unicode codepoint. Here's a patch that lets them do that in Perl. --- toke.c~ Mon Feb 12 03:22:05 2001 +++ toke.c Mon Feb ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Feb 12, 2001 at 4:05 am
    Feb 13, 2001 at 8:38 pm
  • 1: How is it proposed to avoid namespace clashes with layers? [as : is being used to separate layers in a stack, they can't have nice hierachical :: names] [hmm. they could do, but it would be messy. ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 4, 2001 at 1:33 am
    Feb 13, 2001 at 7:37 pm
  • This is a build failure report for perl from smoker@perlguy.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0. Daily build and smoke test by smokingjacket v0.01. Failed Test ...
    KevinKevin
    Feb 19, 2001 at 11:50 pm
    Feb 21, 2001 at 6:42 pm
  • Why is t/TEST anything more than a thin wrapper around Test::Harness? It contains a partial reimplementation, but is missing some very useful features, such as skip and todo tests. I particularly ...
    SchwernSchwern
    Feb 18, 2001 at 2:46 am
    Feb 19, 2001 at 1:07 pm
  • I ripped the strict 'strings' proposal out of the document and changed some things (like s/builtin/function of Encode.pm/g). It should pretty much reflect the current state of the discussion now. Two ...
    Karsten SperlingKarsten Sperling
    Feb 26, 2001 at 7:43 pm
    Mar 2, 2001 at 6:02 am
  • While reading regcomp.c, i found something that might be rather evil. However i don't have access to an EBCDIC machine to verify it, so could someone please run this line on EBCDIC and tell me what ...
    Karsten SperlingKarsten Sperling
    Feb 23, 2001 at 7:51 pm
    Feb 25, 2001 at 4:22 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from shutupsteve@awdang.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    DiaryxDiaryx
    Feb 7, 2001 at 5:25 pm
    Feb 22, 2001 at 4:39 pm
  • "Third Degree" is one of the "ATOM" instrumentation tool kits available for free from Compaq to be used in Tru64 (nee Digital UNIX nee DEC OSF/1). The "Third Degree" is very similar to Purify, it ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Feb 14, 2001 at 11:02 pm
    Feb 16, 2001 at 8:31 am
  • If there are any suggested bleadperl patches that I have missed, please feel free to resend them. Especially if the patch got no replies at all in p5p, it probably just "fell through the cracks". ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Feb 27, 2001 at 8:07 pm
    Mar 4, 2001 at 11:40 pm
  • Smoking patch 8898 for perl v5.7.0 on aix 4.3.0.0 Any threading tips for 64 bit confs? Configuration: -Dusedevel -Uuseperlio PERLIO = stdio All OK u=1.79 s=0.82 cu= 96.79 cs=30.84 scripts=279 ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Feb 23, 2001 at 1:01 pm
    Mar 2, 2001 at 10:27 pm
  • Someone (Nick Clark?) asked if there was a defined way to remove layers. There isn't but the should be. As currently implemented the pseudo-layer :raw removes layers - but (by definition) almost all ...
    NickNick
    Feb 18, 2001 at 8:03 pm
    Feb 21, 2001 at 5:57 am
  • 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 ...
    NickNick
    Feb 17, 2001 at 6:08 pm
    Feb 20, 2001 at 9:08 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from eserte@vran.herceg.de, generated with the help of perlbug 1.32 running under perl v5.7.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- The ...
    EserteEserte
    Feb 5, 2001 at 8:15 am
    Feb 10, 2001 at 12:11 pm
  • Can anyone recommend extra gcc options to squeeze the last ounce of performance out of code (perl and apache in this case) on Intel? I don't mind tying the code down to one cpu type or loosing the ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Feb 1, 2001 at 1:52 pm
    Feb 8, 2001 at 12:08 pm
  • Hi PERL team, Congratulations on the ongoing excellent work. I found today that the command-line invocation fails not support UNIX-style multiple switches, and does not warn of this: perl -ep '<cmd ' ...
    StephenmStephenm
    Feb 15, 2001 at 9:13 pm
    Feb 16, 2001 at 3:05 pm
  • We're getting there! Note that the -Duselongdouble only fails when chosen as the only option. If either 64bitint or 64bitall is set, everything is OK. Nick, does this explain your casting problem? We ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Feb 23, 2001 at 11:02 am
    Feb 27, 2001 at 12:15 pm
  • On my Win32 box I've found tainting of memory that was really hard to find. Namely, "FREETMPS" macros (exactly after parsing) frees memory that was allocated for keys for %ENV magical hash. These are ...
    Vadim KonovalovVadim Konovalov
    Feb 22, 2001 at 10:45 pm
    Feb 23, 2001 at 9:23 pm
  • I'm trying to get my 'free stuff properly via PL_defstash' code working, and I'm getting problems when freeing up IO:: It appears that the IO stash is aliased somehow, because when I come to free it ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Feb 14, 2001 at 11:31 pm
    Feb 16, 2001 at 9:09 pm
  • I've identified YABL (Yet Another Bloody Leak) in 5.6.1 T2, but I'm stumped as to how to fix it. The problem is PL_reg_start_tmp. The code in Perl_save_re_context() does this: ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Feb 6, 2001 at 8:53 pm
    Feb 8, 2001 at 7:13 pm
  • If PERL5OPT is set during 'make', it gets picked up by the new perl during the make (and miniperl as well, I think). Perhaps this is a feature, but I think it unlikely, since if a user has PERL5OPT ...
    PeterPeter
    Feb 18, 2001 at 5:05 pm
    Sep 25, 2013 at 11:52 pm
  • I'd like to be able to build perl with lcc on linux, to try to root out any compiler assumptions. However, it won't currently. Problem seems to be down to device types in the stat structure struct ...
    NickNick
    Feb 6, 2001 at 6:16 pm
    May 7, 2012 at 2:57 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from ashted@southern.edu, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Greetings, ...
    AshtedAshted
    Feb 12, 2001 at 7:45 pm
    Feb 13, 2001 at 6:31 pm
  • This is based on bleadperl as of Sunday, IIRC. Let me know if there's any problems with it. Thanks, --Chris diff -ru ../p4perl/perl/lib/AutoLoader.pm bleadperl/lib/AutoLoader.pm --- ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Feb 13, 2001 at 5:02 am
    Feb 13, 2001 at 5:12 pm
  • 'use strict' does no compile-time declaration checking if the variable is a package-modified name. That is, print $pack::var1; does not trigger a compile-time error, even if package 'pack' contains ...
    Ivo welchIvo welch
    Feb 3, 2001 at 6:33 pm
    Feb 5, 2001 at 4:52 pm
  • Dear p5p, It is not possible to set a zero second timeout for accepts() in order to do a pure poll on a IO::Socket. Should the code checking to see if a timeout has been set be: package IO::SOcket; ...
    John HoldsworthJohn Holdsworth
    Feb 5, 2001 at 11:46 am
    May 4, 2001 at 2:27 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from torsten.foertsch@gmx.net, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Torsten FoertschTorsten Foertsch
    Feb 15, 2001 at 9:59 pm
    Mar 30, 2001 at 2:55 pm
  • A short while ago the Apache distribution did change over to the native dlopen library if the AIX version 4.3 and above. For previous versions the dlopen emulation layer is still used. Perl does ...
    Jens-Uwe MagerJens-Uwe Mager
    Feb 21, 2001 at 8:32 pm
    Mar 14, 2001 at 1:01 pm
  • First, I want to thank you for Term::ReadLine::Gnu I use it, and appreciate the vi history that it provides. I just tested and installed the latest 5.7.0 rsync -auvz ...
    David DyckDavid Dyck
    Feb 25, 2001 at 12:19 am
    Mar 4, 2001 at 7:50 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from alex@rcon.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.006. Usually when running under -w, the following does not produce a warning: my ...
    AlexAlex
    Feb 18, 2001 at 8:36 pm
    Mar 1, 2001 at 4:15 am
  • Who is responsible/maintainer for the Borland C++ makefile.mk, config.bc and config_H.bc files in the Win32 directory ?? Neither the stable nor the developer versions compiles with Borland C++ ...
    Espen HarlinnEspen Harlinn
    Feb 19, 2001 at 12:47 pm
    Feb 20, 2001 at 12:18 am
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