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  • *deep breath* OK, this is my first post, and my first contribution, so please be gentle. Below you will find perlmodstyle.pod, a document intended to extend perlstyle to give advice to CPAN authors. ...
    Kirrily 'Skud' RobertKirrily 'Skud' Robert
    Aug 6, 2001 at 4:09 pm
    Aug 11, 2001 at 8:19 pm
  • I was thinking about adding functionality like that given in my Async::Callback module directly to the core of Perl, and I want to get some thoughts and opinions. Specifically, I would be changing ...
    David M. LloydDavid M. Lloyd
    Aug 20, 2001 at 6:05 pm
    Aug 23, 2001 at 1:45 pm
  • Sean M. Burke wrote: ----------------- E<escape A named character (very similar to HTML escapes) E<lt A literal < E<gt A literal E<sol A literal / E<verbar A literal | (The above are optional except ...
    Prymmer/KahnPrymmer/Kahn
    Aug 12, 2001 at 12:46 am
    Aug 14, 2001 at 10:10 am
  • Perl has noticeably increased in girth between 5.005_03 and 5.6.1 (~5Mb to ~10Mb). As a result it is now too big to fit on the Solaris miniroot CD. (it is there in the first place so that people can ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Aug 7, 2001 at 8:28 am
    Aug 16, 2001 at 11:49 pm
  • There are some outstanding issues with threads right now. Comments very welcome. A) Request for threads- kill, to kill a given thread, is this something we should have? Should we try to do what posix ...
    Arthur BergmanArthur Bergman
    Aug 8, 2001 at 10:05 am
    Aug 13, 2001 at 9:49 am
  • Over the past several years, I have heard nothing but griping from all quarters about the perpetually underspecified state of perlpod, when considered as a pod specification. A markup language ...
    Sean M. BurkeSean M. Burke
    Aug 10, 2001 at 10:15 am
    Aug 25, 2001 at 8:47 pm
  • This one I am not a sure of; are we really testing the numeric value of $] here, or just making sure that we have a sufficiently advanced Perl. John Peacock
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Aug 21, 2001 at 1:46 am
    Aug 26, 2001 at 3:56 am
  • =head1 NAME perlpod - Plain Old Documentation =head1 DESCRIPTION Pod is a simple markup language used for writing documentation for Perl, Perl programs, and Perl modules. A pod-to-whatever translator ...
    Sean M. BurkeSean M. Burke
    Aug 10, 2001 at 10:28 am
    Aug 22, 2001 at 4:49 am
  • Reminder: please test (and comment) Sadahiro Tomoyuki's Unicode normalization and collation modules, available at http://homepage1.nifty.com/nomenclator/perl/indexE.htm (or if you know Japanese, ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 10, 2001 at 4:02 pm
    Aug 17, 2001 at 3:57 am
  • Here it is. A complete, documented C<local chdir($dir) based on crab's code patch. I plan to do similar things to single-arg select() and umask(). Scream now or forever hold your peace. --- op.h ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Aug 31, 2001 at 11:38 pm
    Sep 5, 2001 at 5:50 am
  • IIRC several people were working a patch for this...? -- $jhi++; # http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ # There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'. # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 11, 2001 at 12:30 am
    Aug 15, 2001 at 5:36 am
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- This is a bug report for perl from perl_dummy@bloodgate.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.2. The inf (infinity) handling in Perl ...
    TelsTels
    Aug 4, 2001 at 8:35 am
    Aug 13, 2001 at 1:34 pm
  • Excerpts from the mail message of Jenda Krynicky: ) ) Delmonta / IIJIMA Hiromitsu wrote: ) ) (2) This Wild.pm DOES NOT expand expressions like "a:*.txt" and ) you need to write "a:.\*.txt" instead ...
    Tye McQueenTye McQueen
    Aug 7, 2001 at 4:17 am
    Aug 8, 2001 at 3:56 pm
  • Hey, the email subscription work! Took me a while to figure it out! By the way, I'm using AIX 4.3.2 and I'm installing Perl on this machine. I'm using Perl 5.6.1. As I was compiling, it stopped with ...
    Scott FletcherScott Fletcher
    Aug 13, 2001 at 4:38 pm
    Aug 8, 2002 at 4:09 pm
  • We were having a discussion on macperl-porters about File::Spec. A problem that keeps cropping up is that there is no way, that we know of, to portably create a path with catdir() or catfile() that ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Aug 30, 2001 at 3:29 am
    Aug 31, 2001 at 10:50 pm
  • Ah HA! I've been wondering why nobody ever thinks to write a simple ok() function for their tests! perlhack has bad testing advice. This patch fixes that and also applies it's own advice to pack.t I ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Aug 28, 2001 at 12:12 am
    Aug 28, 2001 at 2:29 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from nick@talking.bollo.cx, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.2. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Aug 25, 2001 at 4:45 pm
    Sep 7, 2001 at 9:30 am
  • This patch makes useful the info put in %INC when a file is loaded via a hook. So, if several hooks are put in @INC, it's possible to know which hook loaded which module. Example : push @INC, sub { ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Aug 28, 2001 at 12:18 pm
    Sep 5, 2001 at 8:27 am
  • Now that pseudo-hashes have been ripped out, does 'my Dog $spot' actually do anything? It still checks that there actually is a Dog class, but that seems to be about it... What happens now? Tony -- ...
    Tony BowdenTony Bowden
    Aug 11, 2001 at 10:22 pm
    Aug 18, 2001 at 4:16 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from jms@romana.tymnet.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.6.1. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    JmsJms
    Aug 25, 2001 at 10:31 am
    Sep 16, 2013 at 7:12 pm
  • Automated smoke report for patch 11726 O = OK | HP-UX 11.00 B.11.11.02 3.0.1 32-bit F = Failure(s), extended report at the bottom | 2.9-hppa-000310 64-bit ? = still running or test results not (yet) ...
    H.M. BrandH.M. Brand
    Aug 23, 2001 at 3:16 pm
    Oct 13, 2001 at 12:31 pm
  • God, I would KILL for this: local chdir($foo); chdir is making my life miserable. -- Michael G. Schwern <schwern@pobox.com http://www.pobox.com/~schwern/ Perl6 Quality Assurance <perl-qa@perl.org ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Aug 31, 2001 at 3:34 am
    Sep 4, 2001 at 8:26 am
  • The AIX t's are known (hope to see it fixed soon though). Just about to look why I get '-'s. They're new to me. Automated smoke report for patch 11789 O = OK | HP-UX 11.00 B.11.11.02 3.0.1 32-bit F = ...
    H.M. BrandH.M. Brand
    Aug 30, 2001 at 4:31 am
    Aug 30, 2001 at 1:39 pm
  • Do you remember this little odd feature that allows to add a coderef in @INC? See the digest for info : http://www.perl.com/pub/a/2001/03/p5pdigest/THISWEEK-20010305.html#Coderef_INC AFAIK, this ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Aug 21, 2001 at 7:51 pm
    Aug 25, 2001 at 1:50 pm
  • I just got this working: $ ./perl -e 'print sprintf("v%vd\n",v5.005_03);' v5.5.30 which is how I read perl56delta.pod to read. I get no errors during make (including the miniperl tests), but I get ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Aug 17, 2001 at 5:46 pm
    Aug 21, 2001 at 9:18 pm
  • hi! in short: i hab a 600M hash-of-arrays-of-hashes. 500M pysically. i fill up the hash: 80 seconds, i calculate something: 10 seconds, then: exit. the whole procedure takes 15 minutes more. (perl ...
    Armin ObersteinerArmin Obersteiner
    Aug 16, 2001 at 9:05 am
    Aug 17, 2001 at 4:13 pm
  • First, let me mention - this isn't a problem with normal apps using perl. It's only a problem for people still using old perl4 backwards compatible code such as sys/socket.ph and friends. I've got a ...
    Nathan NeulingerNathan Neulinger
    Aug 14, 2001 at 1:26 pm
    Sep 22, 2012 at 2:39 am
  • OK, here's my third attempt. First, let me start of by saying that I changed my implementation 100%, using pretty much all of Mr. Bergman's ideas. That is, the callbacks are implemented as an array ...
    David M. LloydDavid M. Lloyd
    Aug 24, 2001 at 4:50 pm
    Aug 28, 2001 at 3:53 pm
  • =head1 NAME perlpodspec - Plain Old Documentation: specification and notes =head1 DESCRIPTION This document is detailed notes on the pod markup language. Most people will only have to read ...
    Sean M. BurkeSean M. Burke
    Aug 10, 2001 at 10:29 am
    Aug 24, 2001 at 4:35 pm
  • Why does perl_run and not perl_destruct call the PL_endav CVs? This makes embeded applications which never perl_run only call_sv never get to run the END blocks. I discovered this when disabling END ...
    Arthur BergmanArthur Bergman
    Aug 10, 2001 at 1:25 pm
    Aug 13, 2001 at 10:04 am
  • "Scalars leaked" with perl_clone is trigged by constant subroutines. where the parent syntax tree is shared with an SV for each constant sub. patch below shuts up the warning, but is it safe for ...
    Doug MacEachernDoug MacEachern
    Aug 4, 2001 at 5:46 pm
    Aug 9, 2001 at 1:06 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from simon@netthink.co.uk, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.6.1. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Aug 22, 2001 at 9:35 am
    Sep 13, 2001 at 4:23 pm
  • A weird question came up on the ScriptScape that seems to have surprised quite a few people: if you have a sub that has been forwards declared, but never actually defined, what does 'can' return? ...
    Tony BowdenTony Bowden
    Aug 16, 2001 at 11:02 pm
    Aug 25, 2001 at 2:13 pm
  • :::: Besides, UNIVERSAL::AUTOLOAD is such an underabused thing. :::: <evil laugh Perfect ! This was the needle into my butt i needed. This was the perfect solution i searched, but now i detected a ...
    Murat UnalanMurat Unalan
    Aug 17, 2001 at 6:04 pm
    Aug 20, 2001 at 9:41 pm
  • This is a summary of what I think needs to be done with Perl to make it IPv6 compatible. 1. No changes to core of Perl. The existing core networking functions will not be changed, and thus will not ...
    Jeff OkamotoJeff Okamoto
    Aug 17, 2001 at 7:48 pm
    Aug 20, 2001 at 9:32 pm
  • This one-liner (with perl@11660) perl -le 'print v256' produces something like : Wide character in print at -e line 1. Ä But the message is documented as a warning in perldiag. This patch corrects ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Aug 14, 2001 at 7:21 pm
    Aug 16, 2001 at 12:47 pm
  • Correct me if I'm wrong but, as I understand it, it's not possible to open a large number of files ( 254 ish) in a standard perl (ie one not using sfio). Even sysopen() fails because after the open() ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Aug 6, 2001 at 12:25 pm
    Aug 13, 2001 at 8:42 am
  • t/op/inccode.t currently works only when perlio is defined. If I use File::Temp, I can read cleanly from temporary files without requiring to have perlio. Is it ok to use File::Temp ? These are ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Aug 28, 2001 at 9:02 pm
    Sep 4, 2001 at 5:35 pm
  • Smoke reported forwarded on from smokers@perl.org. Looks like a hot time in Win32 tonite. ----- Forwarded message from Nikola Knezevic <indy@hemo.net ----- Half-Automated smoke report for patch 11692 ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Aug 17, 2001 at 7:55 pm
    Aug 28, 2001 at 9:48 pm
  • Whilst digging around, I discovered a few $] uses that curled my hair. Since it is deprecated, attached is a patch to eliminate its use, while testing the same things. John Peacock
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Aug 21, 2001 at 1:39 am
    Aug 23, 2001 at 2:41 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from joe@sunstarsys.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.6.1. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    JoeJoe
    Aug 12, 2001 at 11:57 pm
    Aug 22, 2001 at 11:28 am
  • There's been a recent discussion on comp.lang.perl.misc about the weird behavior of empty subroutines in list context: sub empty { } print empty( "What the...?\n" ); The reason this happens is that ...
    Ilmari KaronenIlmari Karonen
    Aug 19, 2001 at 12:21 am
    Aug 22, 2001 at 11:14 am
  • The following snippet generates the following warning: --- sub foo () { print "foo"; } undef &foo; eval 'sub foo () { print "bar"; }'; --- Prototype mismatch: sub main::foo vs () at (eval 1) line 1. ...
    Neulinger, NathanNeulinger, Nathan
    Aug 17, 2001 at 9:04 pm
    Aug 18, 2001 at 8:11 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from allen@sandcraft.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.20 running under perl 5.006001. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Andrew AllenAndrew Allen
    Aug 11, 2001 at 12:57 am
    Aug 16, 2001 at 12:54 am
  • Here's an updated version, with most of the comments I've received folded into it. K. =head1 NAME perlmodstyle - Perl module style guide =head1 INTRODUCTION This document attempts to describe the ...
    Kirrily 'Skud' RobertKirrily 'Skud' Robert
    Aug 9, 2001 at 4:14 am
    Aug 12, 2001 at 4:37 pm
  • Apperently, this works. perl -le '$foo = bless {},"foo"; tie my %bar, $foo;sub foo::TIEHASH { print $_[0]}' foo=HASH(0x810577c) It doesn't seem to be documented anywhere? Should it be? (found it ...
    Arthur BergmanArthur Bergman
    Aug 2, 2001 at 11:30 am
    Aug 10, 2001 at 1:40 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from greglondon@oaktech.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Greg LondonGreg London
    Aug 14, 2001 at 12:40 pm
    Jul 26, 2013 at 7:50 am
  • I get a broken pipe error when creating a socket on perl 5.6.1 on Solaris 2.5.1. It occurs when I add a timeout to the socket creation. Found it when playing with an LWP script, I isolated it to ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Aug 1, 2001 at 8:14 pm
    May 4, 2012 at 2:23 am
  • $a .= <FH ; was meant to be folded into an op called "rcatline". The opcode's there for it, in pp_sys.c, and I never saw it until today. If anyone wants to make this work, they should dive into the ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Aug 9, 2001 at 12:36 am
    Sep 17, 2001 at 12:14 pm
  • I've got a candidate for a new variable. ${^RE_STR} acts like "$`$&$'" would, but I don't think it's as terrible. Its usefulness is demonstrated in my update to perlvar.pod -- you can use it to ...
    Jeff 'japhy/Marillion' PinyanJeff 'japhy/Marillion' Pinyan
    Aug 31, 2001 at 10:00 pm
    Sep 9, 2001 at 12:31 pm
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