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  • Hello, The iThread module now works in creating and joining in threads, however the interesting issue is sharing variables between interpreters (otherwise we just have fork...); does :shared work in ...
    Artur BergmanArtur Bergman
    May 3, 2001 at 11:24 am
    May 8, 2001 at 7:51 pm
  • First of all, a commentary on the various Todos, then I'll send a patch which brings perltodo.pod up to date and consolidates everything there. Please read carefully. :) Todo: ---- remove recursion ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    May 6, 2001 at 5:00 pm
    May 14, 2001 at 3:58 pm
  • The honorable but somewhat unruly gathering is hereby called to order. (1) Sarathy is happy with the ithreads model and would like to use the _r versions where available to make it even safer. ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    May 4, 2001 at 8:49 pm
    Jun 1, 2001 at 5:21 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from kpt3@twicom.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.6.1. ----------------------------------------------------------------- The following ...
    Kevin TwidleKevin Twidle
    May 30, 2001 at 12:29 am
    Sep 21, 2001 at 1:14 pm
  • In the Perl 6 RFC 241 (http://dev.perl.org/rfc/241.pod) I put forward the proposal "Pseudo-hashes must die!" which met with about as close to universal agreement as a Perl 6 RFC gets. In one of my ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    May 15, 2001 at 5:31 pm
    May 17, 2001 at 9:33 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from jpeacock@rowman.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.1. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    May 6, 2001 at 11:58 am
    May 16, 2001 at 9:19 pm
  • As a part of my evil plan to integrate all of CPAN to Perl, I have been in discussions with Graham to assimilate the libnet. Before the integration Graham wants to retire the less-used parts and keep ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    May 29, 2001 at 1:18 pm
    May 30, 2001 at 11:42 pm
  • Currently rand(0) is equivalent to rand(1). Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Yes, I know rand(0) based on what perlfunc says would be kind of boring as random functions go. But currently the ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    May 10, 2001 at 5:41 pm
    Jul 10, 2001 at 3:20 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from abigail@foad.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.1. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    AbigailAbigail
    May 5, 2001 at 11:30 am
    May 10, 2001 at 6:08 am
  • From 5.6.1: $ perl -le '/+foo/' Quantifier follows nothing before HERE mark in regex m/+ << HERE foo/ at -e line 1. I don't see any here string there... is this the intended error message, and if so, ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    May 15, 2001 at 6:13 pm
    May 17, 2001 at 6:31 pm
  • I just caught up on the pseudohash conversation (I'm not subscribed) and want to handle the mess en masse. A few people asked, what's wrong with pseudohashes? Aside from it being a wonky hack? - They ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    May 17, 2001 at 10:54 am
    May 22, 2001 at 1:47 pm
  • Why do we use characters to represent magic rather than symbolic values? eg why dont we have #define MAGIC_USER 'U' etc ?? Just a thought.....
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    May 16, 2001 at 9:31 am
    May 17, 2001 at 7:37 pm
  • This might be something for Perl 6, but I don't see why my @hash{@keys} = @values; can't be boiled down to my %hash; @hash{@keys} = @values; Since my() doesn't do anything to the values IN the hash, ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    May 14, 2001 at 10:28 pm
    May 15, 2001 at 11:44 pm
  • In amongst all the Unicode work, has any thought been given to internationalising the perl interpreter itself? At the moment all the error and warning messages are english-only, AFAIK. This also ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    May 15, 2001 at 8:55 am
    May 17, 2001 at 11:52 am
  • I've been asked to explain the perl release numbering scheme and backwards compatibility issues to folks internally, and I just want to check I have it 100% straight: Perl release numbering is ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    May 9, 2001 at 10:28 am
    May 12, 2001 at 8:28 am
  • Automated smoke report for patch 9921 O = OK s = Skipped, cause tested in an earlier configuration - = not tested, cause unable to build ? = still running or test results not (yet) available F = ...
    H.M. BrandH.M. Brand
    May 1, 2001 at 8:31 am
    May 31, 2001 at 8:50 pm
  • --- perlbook.pod~ Sun May 6 16:47:23 2001 +++ perlbook.pod Sun May 6 16:50:51 2001 @@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ =head1 DESCRIPTION -The Camel Book, officially known as I<Programming Perl, Second Edition , +The ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    May 6, 2001 at 3:55 pm
    May 15, 2001 at 5:53 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from lvirden@cas.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.1. ----------------------------------------------------------------- After rsync, ...
    LvirdenLvirden
    May 21, 2001 at 4:05 pm
    May 29, 2001 at 2:38 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from uros.juvan@arnes.si, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Uros JuvanUros Juvan
    May 22, 2001 at 2:06 pm
    May 24, 2001 at 11:05 am
  • Attached is the patch for the split() docs against 5.7.1, as requested in http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2001-05/msg00167.html It should also satisfy bug #20010327.008 ... ...
    Jon EvelandJon Eveland
    May 10, 2001 at 1:28 pm
    May 12, 2001 at 4:38 am
  • To: perl5-porters@perl.org Subject: Random input test and Perl (fwd) Newsgroups: comp.lang.perl.moderated In-Reply-To: <9cofii$j66$1@agate.berkeley.edu Organization: U.C. Berkeley Math. Department. ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    May 2, 2001 at 9:44 pm
    May 8, 2001 at 1:37 pm
  • I'm in the middle of trying to get a new 2.4 Linux kernel compiling (Linux/PPC, what a joy). Everytime I do this I'm always struck by how much just explodes (like the NTFS drivers *sigh*) and at the ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    May 24, 2001 at 2:54 am
    Jul 5, 2001 at 11:36 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from jhi@kosh.hut.fi, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.1. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    May 28, 2001 at 6:08 pm
    May 30, 2001 at 1:13 pm
  • The following is distilled from op/arith.t, test 19: perl -e printf "%d\n", 4294967295 + 4294967295 == 8589934590' Here is an indication of just how subtle this little bugger is: $ perl -e 'printf ...
    Hal MorrisHal Morris
    May 11, 2001 at 4:03 pm
    May 21, 2001 at 10:28 pm
  • # ok: crypt% perl -wle 'print "x $_"' Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.) or string at -e line 1. x crypt% # not ok: crypt% perl -wle 'print "$_ x"' x crypt% # not ok: crypt% perl -wle ...
    HugoHugo
    May 20, 2001 at 3:49 pm
    May 27, 2001 at 1:20 am
  • Do you think we could hijack the currently undefined behavior of right or left shifting a negative number of bits and make it mean a right or left *roll* instead? I would think this would be less ...
    John L. AllenJohn L. Allen
    May 11, 2001 at 4:40 pm
    May 14, 2001 at 8:37 pm
  • I'm trying to quiet this in regexec.c regexec.c: In function `Perl_re_intuit_start': regexec.c:842: warning: suggest explicit braces to avoid ambiguous `else' Its this line: DEBUG_r( if (t != s) ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    May 30, 2001 at 8:36 pm
    May 31, 2001 at 10:02 pm
  • The code to allow long names of test files busted the alignment of fields, making the reports hard to read. Enjoy, Ilya --- ./lib/Test/Harness.pm-pre Sat Mar 3 11:53:20 2001 +++ ./lib/Test/Harness.pm ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    May 22, 2001 at 2:27 am
    May 30, 2001 at 9:22 am
  • Uhm, this one will take a bit of explanation. Currently when installman runs pod2man on the utilities, it has a hard-coded list of what utilities it needs to do and where they are. This patch ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    May 12, 2001 at 5:28 pm
    May 16, 2001 at 7:31 pm
  • Since HP-UX now presents me all kinds of 'O' reports, and most of the 'F' are being addressed, here is my first shot at AIX 4.3 with gcc ... (expect more) In POSIX I had to disable lseek for now ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    May 28, 2001 at 11:02 am
    May 30, 2001 at 8:45 pm
  • In perlfaq4 it mentions that the best way to shuffle an array is by using a Fisher-Yates shuffle. It then goes on to mention that a "bad" method involves using splice, picking an element at random ...
    Gwyn JuddGwyn Judd
    May 29, 2001 at 10:27 am
    May 30, 2001 at 2:15 pm
  • Is perl's sort() function intended to be stable? My testing shows that sort() is stable: my @list = (3, 1, 4, 1, 5, 9, 2, 6, 5, 3, 5); print sort { 0 } @list; # Prints "31415926535" my @list = (3, 1, ...
    Colin P McMillenColin P McMillen
    May 24, 2001 at 6:03 pm
    May 28, 2001 at 6:06 pm
  • Most of the time I am getting a "not ok 14" when testing recent builds of 5.7.1 under CygWin (but no other errors!). Even though the call to Time::HiRes::time() is after the call to time(), most of ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    May 11, 2001 at 6:12 pm
    May 16, 2001 at 3:31 pm
  • the program below prints: run 1 panic:PerlIO layer array corrupt. run 2 panic:PerlIO layer array corrupt. run 3 panic:PerlIO layer array corrupt. ... changing the if (0) to if (1) bandaids. seems ...
    Doug MacEachernDoug MacEachern
    May 27, 2001 at 7:47 pm
    May 31, 2001 at 6:37 pm
  • The following patch (included just once! :) speeds up threaded perl on Alpha VMS systems by about 2-3 percent. It should, in theory, work the same on Tru64 versions 4.0 and up, but I didn't know the ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    May 16, 2001 at 10:05 pm
    May 17, 2001 at 9:39 pm
  • On p5p recently, there was discussion (<http://archive.develooper.com/perl5-porters@perl.org/msg25968.html ) about the idea of POD in multiple languages. People considered how it might be nice to ...
    Sean M. BurkeSean M. Burke
    May 3, 2001 at 11:55 am
    Jul 12, 2001 at 2:32 pm
  • Hi, This patch partially fixes the problem that Hugo found in http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2001-05/msg00211.html I say partially because it still won't find pad variables if ...
    Benjamin SugarsBenjamin Sugars
    May 6, 2001 at 4:54 pm
    May 7, 2001 at 9:07 pm
  • What should stat() on a filehandle opened to a PerlIO::Scalar do? Currently it returns an empty list and sets errno to EBADF. Cheers, -Ben -- signer: can't create ~/.sig: Socket operation on ...
    Benjamin SugarsBenjamin Sugars
    May 2, 2001 at 5:26 pm
    May 4, 2001 at 8:00 pm
  • Attached you will find patch (to be applied on top of the latest snapshot, perl@10298) that makes 'use utf8' the default. (The patch is distantly based on Simon's patch to the same effect early this ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    May 30, 2001 at 2:20 am
    May 30, 2001 at 8:26 pm
  • Another little warnings patch. This one eliminates the unused junk variable. The SvPV macro seems to work just fine stand-alone. --- pp_sys.c 2001/05/30 10:36:24 1.1 +++ pp_sys.c 2001/05/30 10:36:44 ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    May 30, 2001 at 10:38 am
    May 30, 2001 at 7:13 pm
  • At last, some results from the random input exercising. The key trick to getting useful failure rates is not to use random characters but instead a random mix of keywords and other characters. ...
    Mike GuyMike Guy
    May 14, 2001 at 3:12 pm
    May 17, 2001 at 9:01 pm
  • Even after making the change for the configuration I still get the same problems with loadbind. Attached to this e-mail is my output from Configure/Build/Test. Hopefully this will give you some ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    May 15, 2001 at 3:01 pm
    Jun 13, 2001 at 3:23 am
  • Results: Rate cut look2 look reg cut 14216/s -- -5% -9% -55% look2 14992/s 5% -- -4% -52% look 15657/s 10% 4% -- -50% reg 31281/s 120% 109% 100% -- Code: use Benchmark 'cmpthese'; $str = "1981 born ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    May 28, 2001 at 2:12 am
    May 28, 2001 at 12:41 pm
  • Jarkko reported that B::Deparse was behaving oddly under ithreads on Tru64. So I built an ithreaded perl under linux, and found the same strange behaviour. It turns out that perl is somehow ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    May 19, 2001 at 12:45 pm
    May 24, 2001 at 2:22 am
  • just thinking about this reading the phash discussion. hash lookups with a constant key should be able to pre-calculate the hash of the key as an optimization. looking at pp_helem, there is a case ...
    Doug MacEachernDoug MacEachern
    May 17, 2001 at 5:28 pm
    May 18, 2001 at 7:28 pm
  • This is a build failure report for perl from pne@penderel.state51.co.uk, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.1. ...
    Unknown SenderUnknown Sender
    May 15, 2001 at 11:01 am
    May 17, 2001 at 10:55 am
  • This will cut down the line noise by buckets --- Configure-10028 Wed Apr 25 03:05:02 2001 +++ Configure Tue May 8 08:33:42 2001 @@ -2142,7 +2142,7 @@ return 0; } EOM - if $cc -o try $ccflags try.c; ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    May 8, 2001 at 6:46 am
    May 9, 2001 at 5:10 pm
  • Hi Jarkko, This patch against bleadperl allows debop() to properly find pad variables that were previously hidden from it because they were in an eval. In so doing, I also patched pp_require() so ...
    Benjamin SugarsBenjamin Sugars
    May 8, 2001 at 3:25 am
    May 8, 2001 at 1:42 pm
  • FYI. ----- Forwarded message from Jarkko Hietaniemi <jhi@iki.fi ----- From: Jarkko Hietaniemi <jhi@iki.fi Subject: please break bleadperl Date: Wed, 2 May 2001 08:23:40 -0500 Message-ID: ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    May 2, 2001 at 1:27 pm
    May 3, 2001 at 5:56 pm
  • `sh cflags libperl.a pp_hot.o` pp_hot.c CCCMD = cc -DPERL_CORE -c -DDEBUGGING -Wall -fno-strict-aliasing -I/usr/local/include -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -g pp_hot.c: In function ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    May 30, 2001 at 7:40 pm
    Jun 1, 2001 at 5:35 pm
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