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  • I first introduced the idea of clamping down a hash (making a hash so that keys couldn't be added or deleted) back during the Perl Conference. Perhaps because people were at the conference, it didn't ...
    Jeffrey FriedlJeffrey Friedl
    Oct 30, 2001 at 7:43 am
    Nov 5, 2001 at 9:57 pm
  • Here's a little patch that adds in ${^TAINT}, a variable to tell you if the program is running under taint mode or not. Useful to let programs provide better warning and error messages than the usual ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Oct 8, 2001 at 7:56 pm
    Oct 9, 2001 at 8:27 pm
  • with bleedperl@12695, something in perl_destruct() closes std{in,out,err}, the program below prints: alloc construct parse run (does not print "destruct" or "free") strace outputs: close(2) = 0 ...
    Doug MacEachernDoug MacEachern
    Oct 26, 2001 at 11:51 pm
    Oct 28, 2001 at 9:36 pm
  • This bug appeared in 5.005_61, is still there in 5.6.0, disappeared in 5.6.1 came back around bleadperl 12493 and is gone again in 12773. (From perlbug 19990906.001) Below is a patch to ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Oct 30, 2001 at 4:01 am
    Oct 30, 2001 at 5:16 pm
  • This patch allows us to configure and build for 64-bitness. There are a number of test failures (described below), but this at least gets the build to work. --- configure.com;-0 Sun Oct 14 23:00:23 ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Oct 16, 2001 at 6:08 pm
    Oct 23, 2001 at 3:17 pm
  • I think I have completed all the re-structuring we had agreed to for PerlIO: 1. Layers are now dup'ed when ithreads clone the interpreter. 2. There are no statics in perlio.c - all the tables are now ...
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Oct 21, 2001 at 8:30 pm
    Oct 22, 2001 at 8:04 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from lionel.cons@cern.ch, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Lionel CONSLionel CONS
    Oct 18, 2001 at 9:36 am
    Oct 25, 2001 at 9:24 pm
  • Here's an icky bug: sub TIESCALAR { bless [0] } sub FETCH { print "fetching...\n"; ++$_[0][0] } tie $x, 'main'; print $x || 100; This prints: fetching... fetching... 2 for the following reason. ...
    Jeff 'japhy' PinyanJeff 'japhy' Pinyan
    Oct 1, 2001 at 5:08 am
    Oct 3, 2001 at 10:36 am
  • In Perl developer releases 5.7.1 and later, the new I/O subsystem, PerlIO, has been the default. It is (among other things) a rewrite of the stdio subsystem supplied by vendors and the like: the idea ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 8, 2001 at 1:59 pm
    Nov 5, 2001 at 9:19 am
  • The following code fails. I think the scoping of the warnings pragma is somewhat broken. use warnings FATAL = 'all'; my @a ; { no warnings ; my $b = @a[0] ; { use warnings; # shouldn't be fatal!!! my ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Oct 5, 2001 at 5:57 am
    Oct 14, 2001 at 4:45 pm
  • Folks, following on from Sarathy's blitz on the modules to fix the use of static data in XS modules, I enclose a patch that gets h2xs to optionally generate the new CXT* macros. I've made this ...
    Paul MarquessPaul Marquess
    Oct 28, 2001 at 9:16 pm
    Nov 6, 2001 at 10:59 am
  • You'll notice the only difference from the last one is the addition of -Doptimize="-g". This is the error that's been bothering me for WEEKS. Jarkko, where can I find a list of the release tarballs ...
    Richard SoderbergRichard Soderberg
    Oct 27, 2001 at 5:14 pm
    Oct 29, 2001 at 2:18 pm
  • Here's a test suite for Net::Config. In the process of writing this, I've fixed an apparent bug that prevented single values from becoming array references when necessary. I think it's right, but ...
    ChromaticChromatic
    Oct 20, 2001 at 7:38 am
    Oct 22, 2001 at 8:33 pm
  • Hi all, I'm getting two failures with the t/lib/filefind-taint.t tests. This test is a new include after release of perl-5.6.1, but was included in cygwin-perl-5.6.1-2 with no failures, actually the ...
    Gerrit P. HaaseGerrit P. Haase
    Oct 16, 2001 at 2:33 pm
    Oct 18, 2001 at 9:05 am
  • I've got a tainting problem that might be solved by a philosophical rather than techinical solution, want to know what people think of it. Lemme splain. I'm rejiggering the guts of Test::Harness, and ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Oct 5, 2001 at 7:27 pm
    Oct 10, 2001 at 4:41 pm
  • "beating out" like you beat out a rug. Constructive, and still has the satisfying feeling of clubbing something with sticks. Anyhow, I just had a look inside installhtml and eeewww. So if anyone's ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Oct 20, 2001 at 5:48 am
    Oct 22, 2001 at 3:43 pm
  • perlbug seems to be loosing (or delaying) posts, so I'm posting directly to p5p I thought I found an infinite loop when I tried to run pod2text -o pod/psed.pod The =item and following paragraph ...
    David DyckDavid Dyck
    Oct 22, 2001 at 7:29 pm
    Jul 11, 2006 at 8:49 pm
  • While digging around trying to figure out why the new Math::Int was failing on VMS, I came to the realization that the current test for #define NV_PRESERVES_UV #define NV_PRESERVES_UV_BITS 64 is not ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Oct 18, 2001 at 7:21 pm
    Oct 25, 2001 at 1:05 am
  • Not sure what you're saying, but the MemShared stuff does no locking (it can't, since it doesn't know anything about how the memory will be *used*). That's supposed to be the callers' responsibility. ...
    Gurusamy SarathyGurusamy Sarathy
    Oct 20, 2001 at 9:38 pm
    Oct 22, 2001 at 5:53 am
  • The bad news is that it seems that the things on what I consider to be a todo list are relatively hard. The good news is that the list is not too long. (1) PerlIO and Threading and Multiplicity These ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 10, 2001 at 12:43 am
    Oct 16, 2001 at 7:43 pm
  • It turns out there are several functions available in the C library in recent versions of VMS that we've been saying we don't have. After the patch below we fail some Time::HiRes tests that we ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Oct 27, 2001 at 9:05 pm
    Oct 29, 2001 at 6:22 pm
  • I'm trying to build perl@12494 on Win32 with MSVC6 and I get: cl -c -I.. -nologo -Gf -W3 -I..\lib\CORE -I.\include -I. -I.. -DWIN32 -D_CONSOLE -DNO_STRICT -DHAVE_DES_FCRYPT -DCRIPPLED_CC -DPERLDLL ...
    Abe TimmermanAbe Timmerman
    Oct 20, 2001 at 12:46 am
    Oct 22, 2001 at 9:16 pm
  • I'm looking for a way of finding out if the parent of 'grepwhile' is 'and', so that I can optimize if (grep EXPR, LIST) { ... } to return 0 or 1 (that is, stop after the first matching element is ...
    Jeff 'japhy' PinyanJeff 'japhy' Pinyan
    Oct 3, 2001 at 3:45 am
    Oct 3, 2001 at 10:20 am
  • Should PerlIOBuf_dup be prototyped so that other layers can derive from it? Something like this: --- perliol.h.orig Mon Oct 22 00:26:34 2001 +++ perliol.h Mon Oct 29 21:32:55 2001 @@ -158,6 +158,7 @@ ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 29, 2001 at 9:52 pm
    Nov 4, 2001 at 4:18 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from eedalf@eed.ericsson.se, generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Alex FarberAlex Farber
    Oct 30, 2001 at 12:48 pm
    Oct 31, 2001 at 3:58 pm
  • Config.pm doesn't seem to be being built as part of the normal make miniperl/minitest sequence anymore. schwern@blackrider:/usr/local/src/perl-current$ make minitest You may see some irrelevant test ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Oct 25, 2001 at 10:01 pm
    Oct 26, 2001 at 1:54 pm
  • Hi, AutoSplit.t was failing on my system (Win95, VisualStudio 5.0 SP3, 4NT) because of path separator differences. It assumed that / is ubiquitous path separator, and then used Path::Spec to create ...
    Nikola KnezevicNikola Knezevic
    Oct 14, 2001 at 9:17 pm
    Oct 21, 2001 at 2:45 pm
  • I've found a problem with blib pragma, when a relative path is used. Since the search is done at compile time, if the app chdir's somewhere, the relative path which was correct at compile time is not ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Oct 9, 2001 at 5:19 am
    Oct 14, 2001 at 9:36 pm
  • Automated smoke report for patch 12309 O = OK | HP-UX 11.00 B.11.11.02 3.0.1 32-bit F = Failure(s), extended report at the bottom | 3.0.1-64 64-bit +GNUld ? = still running or test results not (yet) ...
    H.M. BrandH.M. Brand
    Oct 3, 2001 at 12:15 pm
    Oct 5, 2001 at 4:33 pm
  • Per Jarrkos request I will explain why attributes are broken. (Damian, I CC you so that you can comment on the API to solve this). Take the code. package Foo; sub MODIFY_SCALAR_ATTRIBUTE { ...
    Arthur BergmanArthur Bergman
    Oct 1, 2001 at 4:54 pm
    Dec 10, 2001 at 2:55 pm
  • I just installed MacOS X 10.1, and boy is it perdy. I've got rootless X working, Xemacs, gimp... Except for the fact that everytime it pronounces "Schwern" there's a loud buzzing noise. You'd think ...
    SchwernSchwern
    Oct 26, 2001 at 8:28 am
    Oct 26, 2001 at 10:08 pm
  • I posted this to perl-documentation@perl.org and to a bunch of #perl people and incorporated their feedback. I think it's in an OK state now. I've also patched perl.pod slightly to refer to it, and ...
    Kirrily RobertKirrily Robert
    Oct 18, 2001 at 1:01 am
    Oct 19, 2001 at 12:11 pm
  • Hi, Correct me if I'm wrong but to me it makes more sense if $(PREOP) is executed before 'distdir' target in the Makefile created by ExtUtils::MakeMaker. Currently we have: $(DISTVNAME).tar$(SUFFIX) ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Oct 6, 2001 at 1:26 pm
    Oct 16, 2001 at 10:28 am
  • I'm aware that fiddling with regression tests that aren't broken does not contribute to getting 5.8 out of the door. I'm also mindful that in this message may be patches for modules that are ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 7, 2001 at 7:53 pm
    Oct 8, 2001 at 8:14 pm
  • PC09:/pro/CPAN/DB_File-1.79 507 $ make test PERL_DL_NONLAZY=1 /usr/bin/perl -Iblib/arch -Iblib/lib -I/usr/lib/perl5/5.6.1/cy gwin-multi -I/usr/lib/perl5/5.6.1 -e 'use Test::Harness qw(&runtests ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Oct 26, 2001 at 9:03 am
    Oct 29, 2001 at 11:01 pm
  • Since no one objected, I present the patch to pp_hot.c that will stop tied variables from having mg_get() invoked twice during a logic comparison. I have also included the test for this. Is there ...
    Jeff 'japhy' PinyanJeff 'japhy' Pinyan
    Oct 4, 2001 at 2:46 pm
    Oct 27, 2001 at 10:34 pm
  • As far as I can tell, no one has been able to get this to work, yet. I have gotten down to only 2 failing test cases. I don't know what information you might like to see here, or even if this is the ...
    Richard HatchRichard Hatch
    Oct 23, 2001 at 7:15 pm
    Oct 25, 2001 at 7:23 pm
  • Any ideas on the expected output from this? #!perl package P1; *P2::AUTOLOAD = sub { print "|$::AUTOLOAD|$P1::AUTOLOAD|$P2::AUTOLOAD|\n" }; P2- xx(); __END__ 5.6.0 and 5.6.1 both give: bleadperl used ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Oct 20, 2001 at 1:57 am
    Oct 22, 2001 at 8:27 am
  • Thank you for bringing the above link back from history. In it you mention some context of the linux tmpfs where nlink was set to 1. "nlink and temporary file systems" ...
    David DyckDavid Dyck
    Oct 18, 2001 at 6:15 pm
    Oct 19, 2001 at 9:40 pm
  • This is wrong. You are not printing a RV, you are printing a constant. :)
    Arthur BergmanArthur Bergman
    Oct 3, 2001 at 2:40 pm
    Oct 4, 2001 at 1:42 am
  • I have the "Dup" changes coded. All test pass non-threaded, which is no surprise as the code is not exercised. When I build ithreads on my SuSE 6.4 system all pass except the threads tests. These ...
    NickNick
    Oct 16, 2001 at 2:31 pm
    Oct 19, 2001 at 7:18 pm
  • Hi! Today I noticed that MM's parameter PREREQ_PM just issues a warning if a prerequisite is not present. Unfortunately there is (not yet ;-)) no way to absolutely require those prerequisites. The ...
    Kay RöpkeKay Röpke
    Oct 16, 2001 at 3:24 pm
    Oct 19, 2001 at 8:21 am
  • The first was discussed off-line, and just proved to work. The second was needed to get AIX running with the latest patch level. Also took the liberty to sort the trailing list. --- ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Oct 17, 2001 at 4:06 pm
    Oct 17, 2001 at 8:30 pm
  • Bad sync point? (Not a good point to promote to 5.8.0 :-P ) Automated smoke report for patch 12463 O = OK | HP-UX 11.00 B.11.11.02 3.0.1 32-bit F = Failure(s), extended report at the bottom | ...
    H.M. BrandH.M. Brand
    Oct 17, 2001 at 8:30 am
    Oct 17, 2001 at 6:53 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from root@cerebro.laendle, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.2. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Marc LehmannMarc Lehmann
    Oct 11, 2001 at 8:15 am
    Oct 15, 2001 at 8:21 pm
  • Here are the results for perl@12391 on Debian potato Sparc/Linux, under -Dusethreads. Most of the failures seem to be Unicode related, but I haven't time to investigate further today because of a ...
    Andy DoughertyAndy Dougherty
    Oct 10, 2001 at 7:49 pm
    Oct 12, 2001 at 9:37 pm
  • I hadn't done a test config / make for a long time (since @11278 I think). When I configured perl@12340, the following found its way into the makefile that was generated: toke$(OBJ_EXT): util.h ...
    Hal MorrisHal Morris
    Oct 10, 2001 at 2:50 pm
    Oct 10, 2001 at 6:36 pm
  • I submitted this patch via perlbug, with much explanation and a test program that showed the problem. The old code assigned $defport from $1 if $1 was set, but sometimes the pattern match fails, and ...
    David DyckDavid Dyck
    Oct 5, 2001 at 11:05 pm
    Oct 7, 2001 at 1:38 am
  • I'm setting up a new installation of perl5.005_03. First, I used the CPAN shell to update the CPAN module to 1.59. (Aside: 'reload CPAN' didn't seem to load the new version properly; afterwards CPAN ...
    Ronald J KimballRonald J Kimball
    Oct 3, 2001 at 2:10 pm
    Oct 4, 2001 at 3:14 pm
  • I just tried bleadperl on mac os x server 10.04 and have the following problems. There seems to be no *_r functions. Apples manuals and tech papers seem not to say anything about them. Is the c ...
    Arthur BergmanArthur Bergman
    Oct 1, 2001 at 3:41 pm
    Oct 1, 2001 at 8:20 pm
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