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  • The enclosed patch (against perl@12088) replaces v-strings in require and use with numeric literals. e.g. use 5.6.1 becomes use 5.006_001. I also changed some occurences of require to use. These ...
    Ronald J KimballRonald J Kimball
    Sep 21, 2001 at 4:34 pm
    Nov 3, 2001 at 8:46 pm
  • A new test for blib.pm. I also noticed that lib.pm is not really tested, except three little tests in t/comp/use.t. Shouldn't it be added to the list of untested core modules? --- MANIFEST.orig Sat ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Sep 8, 2001 at 9:30 pm
    Sep 15, 2001 at 4:31 pm
  • I've seen this refered to, but it isn't documented anywhere - certainly not in perlfunc, where the documented syntax of "my" forbids it. There's an example in 'attributes' which implies it exists, ...
    Ian PhillippsIan Phillipps
    Sep 4, 2001 at 4:36 pm
    Sep 9, 2001 at 6:24 am
  • Looking at the list of string functions in perlfunc I notice that we have few oddball cases that haven't yet been Unicodified: crypt hex oct What should these do if fed Unicode scalars? croak or warn ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 2, 2001 at 11:43 am
    Sep 13, 2001 at 7:41 pm
  • Hey, I just revealed that this: srand; print rand; srand; print rand; produces the same number on machines that don't have a /dev/urandom. The problem is, the default seed uses the time, PID and ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Sep 3, 2001 at 2:20 pm
    Sep 5, 2001 at 7:29 am
  • Would it be possible to have a new modifier, perhaps named /G which would something like allow the following to work: while( my ($var1, $var2) = $string =~ /foo(.*?)bar(.*?)baz/G ) { ... } So, like ...
    Benjamin GoldbergBenjamin Goldberg
    Sep 7, 2001 at 11:51 am
    Sep 10, 2001 at 10:51 am
  • Hi, some platforms have / and some \ as path delimiters... Problem is abs_path returns path with /, which is OK on unix-like systems, but not on win32. So, should we change abs_path to return ...
    Nikola KnezevicNikola Knezevic
    Sep 20, 2001 at 6:09 pm
    Sep 22, 2001 at 10:33 pm
  • How much is it worth to know what tests fail on WinCE? I've got my synchronization on oreder again, and started, just for the kicks of it, to runt the base, op and cmd tests on WinCE. Many tests fail ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Sep 21, 2001 at 1:31 pm
    Oct 18, 2001 at 3:16 pm
  • Ok. This outta fix the taint.t failures. It also has the nice side effect of making File::Find truly taint clean. The crux of the problem was File::Find using cwd() instead of getcwd(). Since cwd() ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Sep 3, 2001 at 4:32 pm
    Sep 6, 2001 at 12:19 am
  • utime() should probably puke if called with less than two arguments. Right now, it's perfectly quiet. kill, chown and chmod have similar problems. Oh yeah, there's almost no tests for utime, kill, ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Sep 19, 2001 at 12:50 am
    Oct 1, 2001 at 1:27 pm
  • Find below recent patches to the FAQ derived from postings to usenet CLPM. Is there a better place I should be posting these? Thanks -- Chris Fedde -- diff -ru perl-5.6.1-orig/pod/perlfaq1.pod ...
    Chris FeddeChris Fedde
    Sep 7, 2001 at 8:32 pm
    Sep 9, 2001 at 3:44 pm
  • I think that the checksum feature unpack is the last non-IV preserving bit of bleadperl, so I've been investigating the unpack code. I've got 4 questions 1: Why are 'D' and 'F' provided as ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Sep 9, 2001 at 10:40 pm
    Sep 22, 2001 at 10:25 pm
  • I'm using the djgpp alpha port (2.04) for Win2000 supporting long names and such, and is *much* more stable (at least on Win2k) than djgpp-203. bash-2.05 passes the whole Configure without dropping ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Sep 7, 2001 at 9:15 am
    Sep 12, 2001 at 10:08 am
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, You mean Math::BigInt::Calc.pm? Or YARL [0] for it? ;) I toyed with the idea to write a Calc.pm replacement with Inline, since I don't want to learn XS. ...
    TelsTels
    Sep 5, 2001 at 6:12 pm
    Sep 10, 2001 at 12:27 pm
  • So did we ever come to a consensus on this issue? I think where we left it: 1. catfile/catdir should be relative by default 2. if the first argument is something denoting a root-level item ('/', ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Sep 14, 2001 at 12:57 am
    Sep 21, 2001 at 2:24 pm
  • Following addition makes Lists::Util extension to be compilable on Win32 platform (I've compiled using Borland, but almost sure this is applicable for Win32 in general). I am not sure that this is ...
    Vadim KonovalovVadim Konovalov
    Sep 6, 2001 at 7:23 pm
    Sep 8, 2001 at 7:55 am
  • Browsing the log files again, I noticed that some tests fail in 'make test', but succeed in harness, making it report 'All tests successful.', which is translated to an 'O' in the smoke matrix. ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Sep 25, 2001 at 4:16 pm
    Sep 28, 2001 at 1:32 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@11834.tgz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@11834.tbz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@11834.tgz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@11834.tbz ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 2, 2001 at 2:27 pm
    Sep 19, 2001 at 5:52 pm
  • Why does English.pm do entire glob aliasing? Why not use *X = \$Y? -- Jeff "japhy" Pinyan japhy@pobox.com http://www.pobox.com/~japhy/ RPI Acacia brother #734 http://www.perlmonks.org/ ...
    Jeff 'japhy/Marillion' PinyanJeff 'japhy/Marillion' Pinyan
    Sep 5, 2001 at 6:23 pm
    Sep 17, 2001 at 8:23 am
  • So optimize.pm has been on CPAN for a month now, and nobody's done anything really cool with it. This is odd, because it can make big Perl programs run faster. Add custom ops into the mix and you can ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Sep 10, 2001 at 8:32 am
    Sep 12, 2001 at 9:51 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from nick@talking.bollo.cx, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.2. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Sep 29, 2001 at 11:07 pm
    Mar 29, 2012 at 8:16 am
  • =head1 NAME perlpodspec - Plain Old Documentation: format 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
    Sep 24, 2001 at 5:05 am
    Oct 20, 2001 at 10:47 pm
  • hey.. Is there any special reason why there is a SIG{__WARN__}, a SIG{__DIE__}, but not a SIG{__EXIT__}? I've got a script that, for some weird reason is exiting cleanly; putting a SIG{__EXIT__} in ...
    Edward PeschkoEdward Peschko
    Sep 3, 2001 at 6:47 am
    Sep 6, 2001 at 2:39 am
  • Hi, I think I don't understand this PERLIO thing. I'm on a W2k machine with MSVC 6 (plain CMD.exe). This is perl@12185. I changed Makefile (as provided in the win32 subdir) CCTYPE = MSVC60 It builds ...
    Abe TimmermanAbe Timmerman
    Sep 26, 2001 at 12:11 am
    Sep 29, 2001 at 8:37 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from rafael@rafael generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.2. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Sep 24, 2001 at 10:07 pm
    Sep 26, 2001 at 1:45 pm
  • Here's where we're at. I might be a little off on the Pod:: tests. chromatic and Andrew Wilson took a good chunk out of it. CGI is now pretty well covered. More of ExtUtils are tested, and rather ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Sep 19, 2001 at 2:57 am
    Sep 26, 2001 at 12:20 am
  • This is a build failure report for perl from andreas@mrs.ch, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.2. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Andreas FehrAndreas Fehr
    Sep 10, 2001 at 6:19 am
    Sep 14, 2001 at 6:25 am
  • This one's a little trickier, as it requires the non-core FCGI module. It passes both with and without FCGI installed. It doesn't really exercise FCGI-specific bits, just makes a couple of quick ...
    ChromaticChromatic
    Sep 8, 2001 at 6:36 pm
    Sep 9, 2001 at 4:33 pm
  • 01-09-01 18.42, skrev Thomas Wegner på wegner_thomas@yahoo.com följande: I am including p5p. No other test fails. I am not sure. Another wierd problem is that it only happens under threads!!! Merijn, ...
    Arthur BergmanArthur Bergman
    Sep 1, 2001 at 6:34 pm
    Sep 3, 2001 at 4:31 pm
  • Hi, since Perl 5.7.1 I have been experiencing failing tests in the test suite of my module Bit::Vector(::Overload, to be precise) version 6.0 (probably also affects previous versions of my module). ...
    Steffen BeyerSteffen Beyer
    Sep 30, 2001 at 4:25 pm
    Oct 17, 2001 at 7:48 am
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    While reading http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/ (please don't ask) I noticed this http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#regexs : NOTE: The regular expression language in the Perl Programming Language ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 14, 2001 at 8:01 pm
    Sep 15, 2001 at 6:14 am
  • Jeff 'japhy/Marillion' PinyanJeff 'japhy/Marillion' Pinyan
    Sep 6, 2001 at 7:38 pm
    Sep 9, 2001 at 5:02 pm
  • This is a build failure report for perl from JPeacock@jpeacock.uucp, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.2. ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Sep 4, 2001 at 7:16 pm
    Sep 5, 2001 at 8:12 pm
  • Configuration: -Dusedevel -Uuseperlio -Dusethreads -Duseithreads ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Make distclean ... Copy Policy.sh ... Configure ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Sep 4, 2001 at 8:46 am
    Sep 4, 2001 at 3:31 pm
  • FYI: some notes on problems regarding perldoc/perlhelp/scripting in general on windows systems from *name withheld*. <snip Here's some hints for MSWin32 problems that might reappear in perlman: I'm ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 28, 2001 at 2:17 pm
    Oct 11, 2001 at 2:15 am
  • I found *possible* new information regarding this mysterious core dump http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2001-08/msg00273.html ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 23, 2001 at 1:12 am
    Oct 1, 2001 at 6:27 pm
  • In pursuit of standardizing on ok() functions whenever possible, here's pos.t. --- Joe M. --- op/pos.t Thu Jul 5 00:44:59 2001 +++ new_op/pos.t Thu Sep 20 13:11:55 2001 @@ -1,39 +1,38 @@ #!./perl ...
    Joe McMahonJoe McMahon
    Sep 20, 2001 at 5:51 pm
    Sep 21, 2001 at 1:38 pm
  • I have a feeling this might be more apropos for Perl 6, but I'll give it a shot anyway. A lot of people write sort routines like this: sort { $a[0] <= $b[0] } @list_of_arrayrefs; and expect perl to ...
    Jeff 'japhy/Marillion' PinyanJeff 'japhy/Marillion' Pinyan
    Sep 10, 2001 at 4:48 am
    Sep 10, 2001 at 1:15 pm
  • $ ./perl -le '"^@"' Can't find string terminator '"' anywhere before EOF at -e line 1. $ ./perl -le '/^@/' Search pattern not terminated at -e line 1. $ Both caused by toke.c:scan_str() using ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 10, 2001 at 1:31 am
    Sep 10, 2001 at 12:59 pm
  • The latest snapshot gets a linker error on VMS because List::Util now calls Perl_pp_rand(), but the Perl_pp routines are not currently visible outside the core. Before I hack in support to make all ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Sep 4, 2001 at 11:18 pm
    Sep 9, 2001 at 10:51 pm
  • Hi, All! [Problem] 1. LWP::Protocol::http and others use length() to calculate content-length and in Perl 5.6.1 and later length() calculates chars instead of bytes. It means that every request that ...
    Paul KulchenkoPaul Kulchenko
    Sep 4, 2001 at 12:47 am
    Sep 6, 2001 at 9:26 pm
  • As described in thread about macro redefinitions on Win32, this patch allows us to pass defines during the whole build process... Differencess are here: --- bleadperl\win32\Makefile Fri Sep 21 ...
    Nikola KnezevicNikola Knezevic
    Sep 29, 2001 at 8:37 pm
    Oct 1, 2001 at 8:10 am
  • As prediced bleadperl's addition of INC= to the PASTHRU part of recursive make breaks Tk builds. What was the decision on this? -- Nick Ing-Simmons http://www.ni-s.u-net.com/
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Sep 23, 2001 at 10:21 am
    Sep 27, 2001 at 10:36 pm
  • Given this program: BEGIN { open(FH, " &STDOUT") or die $! } I'm trying to make it work under B::Deparse with "quiet" mode on. perl -MO=-qq,Deparse -wle 'BEGIN { open(FH, " &STDOUT") or die $! }' Bad ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Sep 25, 2001 at 11:12 pm
    Sep 27, 2001 at 7:21 am
  • Here's a thought. If I understand the problem, crypt isn't distributed with Perl because of silly US policies. The crypt() function is unimplemented due to excessive paranoia (F) Configure couldn't ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Sep 13, 2001 at 4:23 pm
    Sep 25, 2001 at 5:03 am
  • I've built Perl@11834 with Visual C++ 7 beta 1 and dmake; here's my semi-informal report on what happened. (Trying to use nmake while building 5.7.1 failed miserably on issues that seemed to be ...
    Brent DaxBrent Dax
    Sep 4, 2001 at 6:57 pm
    Sep 4, 2001 at 11:26 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from psfales@lucent.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.6.1. ----------------------------------------------------------------- When a perl ...
    PsfalesPsfales
    Sep 27, 2001 at 10:33 pm
    Jun 23, 2013 at 7:15 pm
  • Ok, taking MJD's advice, I allocated more space for modifiers... ... and got the same "Modification of read-only value" error. I couldn't figure out why pp_subst() was broken. Until I added a comment ...
    Jeff 'japhy/Marillion' PinyanJeff 'japhy/Marillion' Pinyan
    Sep 8, 2001 at 10:11 pm
    Oct 18, 2001 at 7:13 pm
  • B::Terse is choking on constant scalar refs. 5.005_03 up to bleadperl. $ ./perl -Ilib -MO=Terse -we 'print \42' LISTOP (0x101a3c08) leave [1] OP (0x101a0b48) enter COP (0x10192308) nextstate LISTOP ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Sep 27, 2001 at 2:46 pm
    Sep 28, 2001 at 12:34 pm
  • $ ./perl -wle 'print "foo"; binmode(STDOUT, ":unix"); print "bar"' | less bar Very interesting. binmode(STDOUT, ":unix") somehow retroactively breaks STDOUT if and only if STDOUT is going to a pipe. ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Sep 25, 2001 at 7:31 pm
    Sep 26, 2001 at 2:00 pm
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