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  • I've written up my arguments for including an XML-RPC module in the core. I also plan to ply Jarkko with booze at TPC :-) Note that I'm not a pro-XML-RPC radical--I don't think it's the solution to ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Jul 17, 2001 at 6:01 pm
    Aug 9, 2001 at 6:08 pm
  • A few patches to test the SUPER:: pseudoclass. A couple of the tests are marked TODO, it seems that SUPER:: does its dispatch based on the package that it was compiled in, rather than the class it ...
    Piers CawleyPiers Cawley
    Jul 6, 2001 at 9:50 am
    Aug 15, 2001 at 11:32 pm
  • I have long wished that I could mark a hash such that no new keys could be added to it -- sort of like a "use strict" for hashes in that if you intended $foo- {Quiet} = 1; and by accident typed $foo- ...
    Jeffrey FriedlJeffrey Friedl
    Jul 19, 2001 at 6:15 pm
    Aug 5, 2001 at 8:22 pm
  • How far are we thinking of taking the current prototype system, before Perl 6? If we still have unnamed prototypes, I have some suggestions: prototype meaning --------- ------- \? auto-reference @@ a ...
    Jeff 'japhy/Marillion' PinyanJeff 'japhy/Marillion' Pinyan
    Jul 30, 2001 at 6:33 pm
    Aug 13, 2001 at 8:14 am
  • The appended patch (not for inclusion) adds a variable ${^Index}, which contains the (0-indexed) number of the current iteration inside foreach loops. (Thanks again to MJD for the idea.) The current ...
    Abhijit Menon-SenAbhijit Menon-Sen
    Jul 14, 2001 at 7:35 am
    Aug 2, 2001 at 6:28 pm
  • Has anybody an idea why numconvert announces 1440 tests and finishs after 1408? (see below) Thomas
    Dorner ThomasDorner Thomas
    Jul 9, 2001 at 12:28 pm
    Oct 16, 2001 at 9:23 pm
  • Automated smoke report for patch 11048 O = OK | HP-UX 11.00 B.11.11.02 3.0 32-bit F = Failure(s), extended report at the bottom | 2.9-hppa-000310 64-bit ? = still running or test results not (yet) ...
    H.M. BrandH.M. Brand
    Jul 1, 2001 at 12:17 pm
    Jul 15, 2001 at 6:58 am
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, On 23-Jul-01 Tels tried to scribble about: This is an interesting bug. I choose for now to make the result the same for negatives than for positives, because: ...
    TelsTels
    Jul 23, 2001 at 7:12 pm
    Aug 2, 2001 at 9:05 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from allen@huarp.harvard.edu, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.1. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Norton AllenNorton Allen
    Jul 6, 2001 at 6:28 am
    Jul 12, 2001 at 9:20 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from ilya@ia-ia.uucp, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.1. #!perl -w open F, "$^X -wle 'binmode STDOUT; print q()' |" or die; my $c = getc ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Jul 3, 2001 at 7:20 am
    Sep 22, 2012 at 2:37 am
  • Below is a patch that moves REGEXP out of PMOPs and into an PL_regex_padav. The offset is stored in PMOP- op_pmoffset. As soon as Perl_re_dup is finished (incoming later from AMS) this will clone all ...
    Artur BergmanArtur Bergman
    Jul 11, 2001 at 12:18 pm
    Jul 16, 2001 at 7:49 pm
  • *sigh* "As often is the case Python leads the way." If 5.8 were to have LWP and XML support native, I could ensure that my RPC::XML package would work, to accomplish the same thing for Perl. I could ...
    Randy J. RayRandy J. Ray
    Jul 12, 2001 at 12:19 am
    Jul 19, 2001 at 7:22 pm
  • Greetings, Perl@11181 cannot builkd since there is no definition for WARN_OCTMODE nor WARN_MKDIR in warnings.h (there may also need to be changes to warnings.pl and/or warnings.pm?). The current ...
    Prymmer/KahnPrymmer/Kahn
    Jul 9, 2001 at 12:07 am
    Jul 12, 2001 at 3:23 pm
  • lib/ExtUtils.t complains if I set warnings too high on my C compiler so it generates .err files containing warnings and errors. What is the best way to deal with this? Should I be adding something to ...
    Norton AllenNorton Allen
    Jul 4, 2001 at 11:23 pm
    Jul 6, 2001 at 10:31 pm
  • ( I directed this to comp.lang.perl.modules as well as p5p, until I here where the 'appropriate' place to discuss this would be) I'd like to start a discussion on what the best way to use VERSION ...
    David DyckDavid Dyck
    Jul 24, 2001 at 5:20 pm
    Aug 9, 2001 at 1:22 am
  • Jeff 'japhy/Marillion' PinyanJeff 'japhy/Marillion' Pinyan
    Jul 30, 2001 at 9:49 pm
    Aug 7, 2001 at 8:51 pm
  • Hiho, Here's a patch which implements clamp, etc., via Readonly.pm, an XS module. I spent a lot of time on the test suite (over 1,300 tests), but little time on just how the Readonly.pm wrapper ...
    Jeffrey FriedlJeffrey Friedl
    Jul 29, 2001 at 5:00 am
    Aug 3, 2001 at 3:48 am
  • I have written an XS interface into a library that performs I/O and then can asynchronously call a C function upon completion. Is there a SAFE way I can reflect an asynchronous callback into Perl? ...
    David M. LloydDavid M. Lloyd
    Jul 3, 2001 at 7:10 pm
    Jul 7, 2001 at 9:42 am
  • Perl 5.7.2 Has Been Released His philosophy was a mixture of three famous schools -- the Cynics, the Stoics and the Epicureans -- and summed up all three of them in his famous phrase, "You can't ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jul 13, 2001 at 2:59 pm
    Jul 18, 2001 at 7:46 am
  • Since the announcement that phash will be out of v5.10 was made (a decision I found reasonable and fully support), I've been thinking about how to implement the ArrayHashMonster.pm interface (cf. ...
    Autrijus TangAutrijus Tang
    Jul 27, 2001 at 3:03 am
    Aug 2, 2001 at 11:15 am
  • Some fool made a change to ExtUtils::Constant that stopped h2xs working. :-( [Hmm. Without regression tests for h2xs and friends, how are we going to make Schwern poorer^W^WYAS richer?] Patch also ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jul 6, 2001 at 10:25 pm
    Jul 14, 2001 at 9:13 am
  • Abhijit Menon-Sen's mkdir patch caused B::Deparse to break. That was my fault: the warnings-handling code had some flaws which were only shown up by adding an extra bit to the warnings mask. The ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Jul 5, 2001 at 5:34 pm
    Jul 6, 2001 at 9:54 am
  • perl572 -le 'sub : foo {};' Can't call method foo on undefined value perl572 -le 'sub foo : foo {};' Invalid CODE attribute :foo; Shouldn't sub attributes work on anynomous subs? Artur
    Arthur BergmanArthur Bergman
    Jul 18, 2001 at 3:54 pm
    Dec 8, 2001 at 2:59 pm
  • This gets core DB_File in sync with CPAN (to be) DB_File again. I've made a couple of changes to the Wall-silencing hack to get DB_File to build with older versions of Perl. Hopefully I haven't ...
    Paul MarquessPaul Marquess
    Jul 30, 2001 at 9:54 pm
    Aug 5, 2001 at 8:38 pm
  • The following recently added tests: lib/Test/Simple/t/exit.t lib/Test/Simple/t/simple.t are currently failing on VMS. At least one of the issues is that some of the tests expect a non-zero exit ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Jul 25, 2001 at 10:55 pm
    Aug 5, 2001 at 8:22 pm
  • At the moment MakeMaker only passes LIB, LIBPERL_A, LINKTYPE, PREFIX and OPTIMIZE to subdirectories. This should be extended to include DEFINE and INC - if it is necessary to specify either ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Jul 3, 2001 at 2:20 pm
    Aug 5, 2001 at 2:34 pm
  • [ NOTE: The first half of Jarkko's discussion of new features in 5.8 is missing; the discussion of what do do about XML::RPC and Core Modules will follow in a separate message. All typos and such are ...
    Adam TuroffAdam Turoff
    Jul 24, 2001 at 5:20 pm
    Aug 2, 2001 at 5:47 pm
  • Hi, in the readme.win32 file there is an error about the location where libdes could be found. The URL mentioned there doesn't exists. ALso, I've found libdes4.01, but I have problems when building ...
    Nikola KnezevicNikola Knezevic
    Jul 29, 2001 at 11:30 am
    Aug 1, 2001 at 8:59 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@11523.tgz http://www.hietaniemi.org/jarkko/perl@11523.tgz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@11523.tgz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@11523.tbz ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jul 31, 2001 at 4:40 pm
    Aug 1, 2001 at 11:43 am
  • I've been trying to think of a nice way to implement a privacy system and I've hit a bit of an interface snag. What I've got at the moment is this: private '_foo', sub { ... } meaning "declare the ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 19, 2001 at 12:18 am
    Jul 19, 2001 at 9:58 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@11278.tgz http://www.hietaniemi.org/jarkko/perl@11278.tgz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@11278.tgz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@11278.tbz ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jul 11, 2001 at 3:30 pm
    Jul 13, 2001 at 7:09 am
  • current bleedperl is totally unusable with modperl-2.0 since PTHREAD_ATFORK causes the server to deadlock. until the right solution is determined, this patch will cure the problem for modperl by ...
    Doug MacEachernDoug MacEachern
    Jul 11, 2001 at 3:58 pm
    Jul 12, 2001 at 2:02 pm
  • This one slipped through the net, I think: http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/1997-11/msg00315.html There were no objections to it at the time. -- Keep the number of passes in a ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jul 8, 2001 at 12:23 pm
    Jul 10, 2001 at 12:04 pm
  • What I was saying before about MakeMaker shoving -I(PERL_ARCH) -I(PERL_LIB) into nearly every run of perl whether it needed it or not. This fixes that. Basically, it defines a few new constants, ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 4, 2001 at 3:01 am
    Jul 4, 2001 at 5:37 pm
  • ----- Forwarded message from Randall Gellens <randy@qualcomm.com ----- Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2001 14:39:43 -0700 From: Randall Gellens <randy@qualcomm.com Subject: Corrections for ' repository - Using ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jul 11, 2001 at 9:46 pm
    Jul 13, 2001 at 12:40 am
  • For some reason, we allow the /o modifier on qr// objects. It's a waste, but rather than make it a syntax error, I just pass it by in the setting of the regex flags. Patch after sig. -- Jeff "japhy" ...
    Jeff 'japhy' PinyanJeff 'japhy' Pinyan
    Jul 11, 2001 at 6:57 pm
    Jul 11, 2001 at 8:51 pm
  • This applies over the previous, bigger patch. --- lib/Math/BigInt.pm.orig Tue Jul 10 05:32:44 2001 +++ lib/Math/BigInt.pm Tue Jul 10 07:42:55 2001 @@ -1502,7 +1502,7 @@ # Class- badd( Class- (1),2); ...
    Philip NewtonPhilip Newton
    Jul 10, 2001 at 7:51 am
    Jul 10, 2001 at 10:54 pm
  • Hello all, I've discovered that Borland C++ does not accepts a construct in gv.c (it explains that '#' is unexpected here, i.e. some preprocessor failure) I've marked them as //vv in patch in order ...
    Konovalov, Vadim Vladimirovich (Vadim)Konovalov, Vadim Vladimirovich (Vadim)
    Jul 2, 2001 at 10:22 am
    Jul 2, 2001 at 12:55 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from jefpin@towers.crusoe.net, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.2. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Jul 31, 2001 at 7:05 pm
    Dec 11, 2011 at 9:49 pm
  • Greetings, If folks do not mind adding a C<use Config; to t/op/sprintf.t then the following patch: o allows (but does not impose) C<use strict; by my() ing several variables. o adds three new octal ...
    Peter PrymmerPeter Prymmer
    Jul 14, 2001 at 2:14 am
    Jul 17, 2001 at 5:39 pm
  • This might seem pedantic, but treating ${"1f"} like $1 seemed very wrong to me. -- Jeff "japhy" Pinyan japhy@pobox.com http://www.pobox.com/~japhy/ I am Marillion, the wielder of Ringril, known as ...
    Jeff 'japhy' PinyanJeff 'japhy' Pinyan
    Jul 16, 2001 at 10:13 pm
    Jul 17, 2001 at 8:58 am
  • I note that. We have Storable::dclone which freezes and unfreezes a data structure. We have a dclone module on CPAN which does a half attempt att cloning datastructres. We have Perl_sv_dup which ...
    Artur BergmanArtur Bergman
    Jul 16, 2001 at 9:12 am
    Jul 16, 2001 at 5:47 pm
  • ./Configure needs to check for the presence of pthread_atfork() and define HAS_PTHREAD_ATFORK if it is present. If it is not present, the following patch makes PTHREAD_ATFORK into a nullop so that ...
    CoralCoral
    Jul 12, 2001 at 11:14 pm
    Jul 13, 2001 at 12:45 am
  • Tried to build //depot/perlio/... on work Win2k machine this morning. Seems to proceed ok till it comes to building subdirs. Then I get : Running Makefile.PL in B ...
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Jul 12, 2001 at 8:16 am
    Jul 12, 2001 at 2:38 pm
  • The HTML version will be up in a few hours (if it isn't already) at http://www.perl.com/pub/2001/07/p5pdigest/THISWEEK-20010709.html The current report is always available at ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jul 10, 2001 at 12:57 pm
    Jul 11, 2001 at 2:37 am
  • I'm on freebsd-current having problems compiling @11222. Apparently pthread_atfork is in a shared library I can't seem to use - /usr/compat/linux/lib/libpthread-0.8.so. And my tuits don't extend to ...
    Richard SoderbergRichard Soderberg
    Jul 8, 2001 at 11:07 pm
    Jul 9, 2001 at 1:53 pm
  • I've got a suite and food'n'bev budget for the perl5-porters soiree at TPC. I'm planning Thursday evening, from 8:00 onwards. Please send me mail. It will be used for only one of the following ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Jul 5, 2001 at 11:44 pm
    Jul 8, 2001 at 11:58 am
  • Under Neutrino, I'm failing a test in op/arith.t. The crux of the matter is: perl -e '$x = 8589934590; print $x, "\n"' produces '4294967294' (i.e. garbage). Where/how is that large constant converted ...
    Norton AllenNorton Allen
    Jul 6, 2001 at 7:31 pm
    Jul 7, 2001 at 4:50 pm
  • Experimental. Warns about unconditional jumps followed by other statements. --- op.c~ Wed Jul 4 10:43:48 2001 +++ op.c Wed Jul 4 14:54:39 2001 @@ -6864,6 +6872,11 @@ break; case OP_EXEC: + case ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jul 4, 2001 at 7:26 pm
    Jul 5, 2001 at 6:56 pm
  • Folks, I am interesting in testing the appetite for modifying the Sys::Syslog module in order to allow different connection backends. I've looked around, but have so far found no interesting ...
    Nick WilliamsNick Williams
    Jul 23, 2001 at 4:18 pm
    Jan 3, 2002 at 3:18 pm
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