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  • The attached patch seems to work with my extremely limited testing so that Perl scripts can be any of the LF, CRLF, or CR end-of-lined. (Not that great a feat since the LF and CRLF have both worked ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 26, 2002 at 6:12 pm
    Jan 19, 2003 at 2:31 pm
  • gcc-3.0 warns as follows: universal.c: In function `XS_UNIVERSAL_VERSION': universal.c:342: warning: operation on `PL_na' may be undefined The offending line is if ( vcmp( SvRV(req), SvRV(sv) ) 0 ) ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 10, 2002 at 8:04 pm
    Mar 30, 2003 at 7:10 pm
  • I've seen on comp.lang.perl.misc, a number of times that clooless programmers do stuff like: $string =~ /something/; print $1; Where a regex is performed, and no check is made to whether it succeeds ...
    Benjamin GoldbergBenjamin Goldberg
    Dec 18, 2002 at 6:23 am
    Dec 19, 2002 at 11:48 pm
  • I already grumbled privately to Hugo but I want to spread my pain :-) The change #18267 which introduced code for the strftime() %z and %Z is not so good in my opinion. I assume it was supposed to ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 10, 2002 at 3:33 pm
    Dec 11, 2002 at 3:30 pm
  • OK, I've some suggestions on the compiler hints, $^H and %^H, used to implement pragmas. Here's the plan : Let's begin with $^H. The idea is to store during compilation the current value of PL_hints ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Dec 10, 2002 at 9:30 pm
    Dec 14, 2002 at 4:04 am
  • # New Ticket Created by David Dyck # Please include the string: [perl #19017] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    David DyckDavid Dyck
    Dec 10, 2002 at 3:39 pm
    Dec 17, 2002 at 12:04 am
  • Chip TurnerChip Turner
    Dec 31, 2002 at 4:21 pm
    Mar 10, 2003 at 8:16 am
  • # New Ticket Created by mgjv@heliotrope.com.au # Please include the string: [perl #19236] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    mgjv@heliotrope.com.au (via RT)mgjv@heliotrope.com.au (via RT)
    Dec 18, 2002 at 3:30 pm
    Jan 21, 2003 at 3:07 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Michael G Schwern # Please include the string: [perl #19022] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 10, 2002 at 11:43 pm
    Jan 19, 2003 at 12:05 pm
  • I couldn't sleep last night so I got up early and hacked together a better implementation of my version patches. Now both Sarathy and I can get what we want: if the version object is created using a ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Dec 17, 2002 at 9:24 pm
    Dec 27, 2002 at 5:29 pm
  • Why does marking a HASH reference as shared clear the hash silently in perl5.8.0 (see below)? I expected a silent recursive sharing or something, but this is all new to me, so I'm sot suprised at my ...
    Barrie SlaymakerBarrie Slaymaker
    Dec 7, 2002 at 3:36 pm
    Jan 20, 2003 at 9:20 am
  • Here's a snapshot from the maint branch, shadowing the blead snapshot. http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@18380.tgz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@18380.tbz Yeah, I know, the name of the snapshot can be ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 31, 2002 at 8:11 pm
    Jan 2, 2003 at 12:24 pm
  • Automated smoke report for patch 18376 on linux - 2.4.20-1jv.7.x (i686-linux-thread-multi-64all-ld) v1.16 using cc version 2.96 20000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.2 2.96-112.7.2) O = OK F = Failure(s), ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    Dec 31, 2002 at 10:56 am
    Jan 4, 2003 at 5:43 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, I feel stupid: # perl -lwe 'print "res ", (7/4) % (0.24)' Illegal modulus zero at -e line 1. # perl -lwe 'print "res ", (7/4) % (4/28)' Illegal modulus zero ...
    TelsTels
    Dec 14, 2002 at 3:16 pm
    Dec 22, 2002 at 2:51 pm
  • I had to patch the FreeBSD hints file to make Perl build on FreeBSD 5.0-RC2. The symptom was a failure to build SDBM_File, with FreeBSD's stdlib.h prototyping malloc() and free() one way, and Perl's ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Dec 27, 2002 at 1:21 am
    Jan 21, 2003 at 6:05 pm
  • perlbench sees an improvement of 2% (on average, mostly gains or even) with the appended proof-of-concept patch Arthur Bergman suggested that pp_entersub is too damn big. cachebustingly big. So I ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 10, 2002 at 7:12 pm
    Jan 13, 2003 at 2:53 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Mark-Jason Dominus # Please include the string: [perl #19061] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Dec 12, 2002 at 5:44 am
    Jan 3, 2003 at 5:51 pm
  • Looks like something like this is needed to enable perl being compiled with -Dusethreads. (with the corresponding 'make regen_headers'.) Index: perlvars.h ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Dec 3, 2002 at 11:03 am
    Dec 3, 2002 at 2:40 pm
  • I needed this to build/test on OS/2: t/run/runenv.t assumes many environment variables are not defined; same with path-separator; os2/os2.c fixes for CRTL not allowing trailing slashes in rmdir, ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Dec 13, 2002 at 9:54 pm
    Jan 18, 2003 at 9:33 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Pawel Aleksander Fedorynski # Please include the string: [perl #19566] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Pawel Aleksander FedorynskiPawel Aleksander Fedorynski
    Dec 30, 2002 at 3:09 am
    Jan 15, 2003 at 9:23 pm
  • [ Please, keep me in Cc:, for I am not subscribed to the perl5-porters. ] hello, I'm using object-oriented exceptions via die, and CGI::Carp stands in the way. Inside the sub die{} it messes around ...
    Alexey MahotkinAlexey Mahotkin
    Dec 8, 2002 at 6:55 pm
    Dec 16, 2002 at 8:39 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by perl-5.8.0@ton.iguana.be # Please include the string: [perl #19330] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    perl-5.8.0@ton.iguana.be (via RT)perl-5.8.0@ton.iguana.be (via RT)
    Dec 21, 2002 at 6:43 pm
    Dec 30, 2002 at 12:43 pm
  • Well sure, but a massive workaround is faster than waiting for someone else to fix a bug that's a release blocker. There's deadlines to meet, you know. And besides, like you said in the Changes: * ...
    Rob BrownRob Brown
    Dec 13, 2002 at 10:34 pm
    Dec 17, 2002 at 7:31 pm
  • I am seeing the following wierdness regarding utf8 locales and perl 5.8: ======================================================================== on AIX 5.2: # perl -e 'print "\xb0\xe0\xf0\n"' | od ...
    Tom McLaneTom McLane
    Dec 4, 2002 at 7:35 pm
    Dec 9, 2002 at 2:22 pm
  • irix64 ?? ?? smoke patch 18217 irix stdio/perlio -DDEBUGGING -Uuseperlio irix stdio/perlio -DDEBUGGING -Uuseperlio -DPERL_COPY_ON_WRITE lib/open.............................FAILED at test 17 ...
    AlianAlian
    Dec 2, 2002 at 12:32 pm
    Dec 2, 2002 at 9:30 pm
  • Several Encode functions expect strings and are not well prepared for undefined values: % perl -wle ' use Encode; Encode::encode("latin1",$a); ' Name "main::a" used only once: possible typo at -e ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Dec 21, 2002 at 9:23 am
    Jan 20, 2003 at 10:04 am
  • Hi, This piece of code, which appears to work just fine in 5.005_03 and 5.6.1, dies with "Invalid argument" in 5.8.0: ----------8<-----------8<-----------8<-----------8<-----------8<------ #! ...
    Anton BerezinAnton Berezin
    Dec 30, 2002 at 12:13 pm
    Jan 20, 2003 at 9:11 am
  • # New Ticket Created by j.pritchard@eso.org # Please include the string: [perl #19393] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    j.pritchard@eso.org (via RT)j.pritchard@eso.org (via RT)
    Dec 26, 2002 at 6:51 am
    Jan 16, 2003 at 9:53 pm
  • This Week on perl5-porters (23-29 December 2002) Not even Christmas and other holidays will stop the Perl 5 Porters. Find below the weekly list of issues, and it's not shorter than usual : lexical ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Dec 30, 2002 at 9:12 pm
    Dec 31, 2002 at 2:27 am
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, this is a followup to: http://groups.google.de/groups?selm=200211270314.gAR3Ed816177%40crypt.compul ink.co.uk&oe=UTF-8&output=gplain (please remove linebreak) ...
    TelsTels
    Dec 3, 2002 at 8:40 pm
    Dec 12, 2002 at 8:18 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- [This mail has been marked as MATH, if you don't want to read mails about BigInt and friends, please skip them] Moin, after hours of sweating and pondering about my ...
    TelsTels
    Dec 5, 2002 at 10:57 am
    Dec 8, 2002 at 11:10 pm
  • I'm using getservbyport in perl 5.6.1 (sorry!) and I want to leave the 2nd argument (proto) unspecified (NULL), as described in the getservbyport(3SOCKET) manpage. Perl insists that I provide a 2nd ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Dec 5, 2002 at 3:00 pm
    Dec 8, 2002 at 9:43 pm
  • Oooh, memory corruption : $ perl -le 'print "\Q\Q\Q\Q\Q\Q\Q\Q\Q\Q\Q\Qa"' p (your mileage may vary, from correct result to core dump) This stack of \Qs is stored in an array of chars ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Dec 3, 2002 at 9:17 pm
    Dec 6, 2002 at 10:41 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Kevin Moore # Please include the string: [perl #18874] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Kevin MooreKevin Moore
    Dec 5, 2002 at 4:26 am
    Dec 6, 2002 at 9:58 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Wilbur Goltermann # Please include the string: [perl #18857] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Wilbur GoltermannWilbur Goltermann
    Dec 4, 2002 at 7:19 am
    Dec 4, 2002 at 4:52 pm
  • Patch attached. -- Jarkko Hietaniemi <jhi@iki.fi http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ "There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'. It is 'dead'." -- Jack Cohen
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 1, 2002 at 1:33 am
    Dec 2, 2002 at 3:26 am
  • # New Ticket Created by jsumler@attbi.com # Please include the string: [perl #19284] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    jsumler@attbi.com (via RT)jsumler@attbi.com (via RT)
    Dec 19, 2002 at 5:38 pm
    Nov 14, 2008 at 2:01 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Damion Dishart # Please include the string: [perl #19483] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Damion DishartDamion Dishart
    Dec 27, 2002 at 8:54 pm
    Jan 2, 2003 at 9:11 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Vilem Marsik" # Please include the string: [perl #18915] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Vilem MarsikVilem Marsik
    Dec 6, 2002 at 4:45 pm
    Jan 2, 2003 at 4:25 pm
  • I was startled six years ago when I was reading the then-new blue camel and discovered that my \$alias = \$value; did not set $alias to have the same referent as $value, the way *alias = \$value; ...
    David nicolDavid nicol
    Dec 24, 2002 at 3:03 am
    Dec 30, 2002 at 1:46 pm
  • The snapshot can build bioperl and Tk (with a tiny patch to Tk to remove some incestuous behavior with MakeMaker) and I've put split_command() in a few spots, so I guess its time for an alpha ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 19, 2002 at 8:43 am
    Dec 22, 2002 at 5:34 am
  • IRIX compiler rightly warns: cc-1185 cc: WARNING File = toke.c, Line = 7561 An enumerated type is mixed with another type. CvPADLIST(PL_compcv) = pad_new(padnew_SAVE|padnew_SAVESUB); ^ cc-1185 cc: ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 12, 2002 at 4:51 pm
    Dec 17, 2002 at 2:02 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "Enric Roca" # Please include the string: [perl #19080] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Enric RocaEnric Roca
    Dec 12, 2002 at 6:36 pm
    Dec 13, 2002 at 9:49 pm
  • Perl5 Bug Summary Generated at Mon Dec 9 13:41:14 2002 GMT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Total Issues Open Tickets: 1660 ...
    Robert SpierRobert Spier
    Dec 9, 2002 at 3:54 pm
    Dec 13, 2002 at 3:23 am
  • Andy, Thanks for your answer. I have been trying what you suggested me but the problem persists. I have made the tests: 1) If I execute 'make minitest' appears the message: "don't know how to make ...
    Enric RocaEnric Roca
    Dec 10, 2002 at 9:20 am
    Dec 12, 2002 at 5:17 pm
  • hv@crypt.org wrote: ::All of these are ok - the test references should be updated accordingly. ::This is because of the new perlpodspec: POD links like ::L<Pod::Find/"SYNOPSIS" should be expanded to ...
    HvHv
    Dec 2, 2002 at 4:10 am
    Dec 3, 2002 at 7:54 am
  • I was looking to see how easy a patch would be to report the patchlevel in development builds on default -v, because I think that -V is doing the right, but wrong, thing :) ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Dec 18, 2002 at 7:30 am
    Jan 21, 2003 at 1:15 am
  • The win32_wait*() and process spawning functions on windows seem to be using the win32_msgwait() abstraction to do their waiting. So far so good, but there is a problem with win32_msgwait() that ...
    Gurusamy SarathyGurusamy Sarathy
    Dec 14, 2002 at 1:32 am
    Jan 20, 2003 at 10:59 am
  • # New Ticket Created by scottvr@neospire.net # Please include the string: [perl #19100] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    scottvr@neospire.net (via RT)scottvr@neospire.net (via RT)
    Dec 13, 2002 at 4:00 pm
    Jan 18, 2003 at 9:59 pm
  • Jos recently recruited my help in solving the given problem. A reminder of the bug: Code that does the equivalent of this on Win32: require Foo::Bar; require catfile('Foo','Bar.pm'); loads and ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Dec 24, 2002 at 6:10 pm
    Dec 28, 2002 at 8:11 am
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