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  • Could someone provide me with sample code of where the safe signals "reliably" gets it wrong, by e.g. never breaking when using alarm(), or breaking out too early from an accept() loop, or breaking ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Feb 9, 2003 at 12:20 pm
    Mar 18, 2003 at 8:19 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Jarkko Hietaniemi # Please include the string: [perl #21321] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Feb 20, 2003 at 10:09 pm
    Feb 27, 2003 at 4:07 am
  • I haven't seen this reported yet. I'll try to track it down tomorrow, but in case anybody in the know can point out the problem immediately: $ perl -e 'sub TIESCALAR {bless[]} sub FETCH {*a=\1;1} ...
    Mark MielkeMark Mielke
    Feb 13, 2003 at 5:31 am
    Mar 10, 2003 at 9:06 pm
  • If accepted this patch will allow hundreds of lines of fiddling with EXPORT_BLAH to be deleted from Perl modules. The patch barely touches the original code and is totally backwards compatible. All ...
    Fergal DalyFergal Daly
    Feb 11, 2003 at 5:02 pm
    Mar 30, 2003 at 5:19 pm
  • Hi, I would like a new SV flag, or SV flag combination that means, this SV does not live on the arenas and should not be PL_sv_counted, a hint to sv_free not to plant this sv again. I would like all ...
    Arthur BergmanArthur Bergman
    Feb 3, 2003 at 12:15 am
    Mar 17, 2003 at 3:51 pm
  • MSCHWERN/Class-Fields-0.14.tar.gz says that it has a version of base.pm that is newer than the version in 5.8, so the CPAN shell recommends that you install it. However, the version of fields.pm it ...
    Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
    Feb 25, 2003 at 6:12 pm
    Feb 28, 2003 at 9:07 am
  • Greetings, XS4all (my employer) agreed to donate one of the test boxes here as smoking machine. My question is: what OS would p5p prefer to have smoked on this box? To offer, I have: freebsd 4.5, ...
    Jos BoumansJos Boumans
    Feb 19, 2003 at 8:20 pm
    Mar 19, 2003 at 1:51 pm
  • Hello. I'm using the WBOSS script for spellchecking. It works great on Linux. I'm trying to get it to work on Windows and I have problems with IPC::Open3. Open3 never returns when it tries to invoke ...
    Jesse ParkerJesse Parker
    Feb 12, 2003 at 1:05 am
    Mar 9, 2003 at 12:45 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Stas Bekman # Please include the string: [perl #21347] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Feb 24, 2003 at 1:10 am
    Apr 21, 2003 at 8:53 pm
  • Hi, any good reason why Perl shouldn't allow length($a) = 5; ? I was kinda suprised when it didn't work. I had a quick go at implementing it but I can't even get perl to accept length() as an lvalue ...
    Fergal DalyFergal Daly
    Feb 11, 2003 at 2:01 am
    Feb 20, 2003 at 9:56 pm
  • Hi, It looks like win32 is totaly gone :-( Do I need to regen_?something? or define anything somewhere? gcc -c -I.\include -I. -I.. -I..\lib\CORE -DWIN32 -DPERLDLL -DPERL_CORE -g -O2 ...
    Abe TimmermanAbe Timmerman
    Feb 28, 2003 at 12:45 am
    Mar 3, 2003 at 2:16 pm
  • Here's a patch for enabling in runtime the Old Way Of Signals. After much waffling I settled on the $SIG::UNSAFE name for the control variable, which (I think) falls at the right balance of backward ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Feb 23, 2003 at 12:45 pm
    Feb 25, 2003 at 10:01 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Waleed Hamad # Please include the string: [perl #20881] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Waleed HamadWaleed Hamad
    Feb 12, 2003 at 9:21 pm
    Feb 13, 2003 at 4:48 pm
  • It seems that NetBSD has recently got real pthreads, so the hints/netbsd.sh _might_ need some tweaking for -Dusethreads. -- Jarkko Hietaniemi <jhi@iki.fi http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ "There is this special ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Feb 12, 2003 at 8:54 am
    Feb 12, 2003 at 11:59 am
  • I'm just now running bleadperl's Configure on OS X 10.2.4 (ie. Darwin 6.4) and got the rather surprising: What optimizer/debugger flag should be used? [-Os] Looking in the gcc man page that's ...
    SchwernSchwern
    Feb 18, 2003 at 1:15 am
    Apr 1, 2003 at 9:59 am
  • Trying to build 5.8.0 on OS X 10.2.4 with Apple's December development kit. ../../../miniperl "-I../../../lib" ../bin/enc2xs -"Q" -"O" -o byte_t.c -f byte_t.fnm ... Reading cp856 (cp856) make[2]: *** ...
    SchwernSchwern
    Feb 20, 2003 at 6:50 pm
    Feb 21, 2003 at 2:06 am
  • Like this? --- bleadperl/pod/perlvar.pod Thu Jan 16 14:09:58 2003 +++ current/pod/perlvar.pod Fri Feb 14 09:49:23 2003 @@ -1088,15 +1088,21 @@ The result of evaluation of the last suc regular ...
    Iain TruskettIain Truskett
    Feb 13, 2003 at 10:53 pm
    Feb 17, 2003 at 6:01 pm
  • [ requires regen_headers ] This patch fixes all the major outstanding closure bugs that I am aware of (well, apart from ones pertaining to /(?{...})/ ). I've achieved this by completely rewriting ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Feb 26, 2003 at 2:53 pm
    May 29, 2003 at 8:02 pm
  • Greetings, While writing some internal training courses for XS4All, i was looking through perlmodstyle.pod and noticed it is still advocating ExtUtils::MakeMaker as The One And Only Way to package ...
    Jos I. BoumansJos I. Boumans
    Feb 14, 2003 at 5:41 pm
    Mar 7, 2003 at 12:25 am
  • Hi, Adding a new warnings category in warnings.pl causes a bug in ext/B/t/deparse.t to show up. The problem was that ${^WARNING_BITS} was changing after it was captured but before the tests were ...
    Salvador FandiñoSalvador Fandiño
    Feb 21, 2003 at 1:56 pm
    Mar 4, 2003 at 11:35 pm
  • Hello, Here is a patch wich allow using compressed module with PerlIO-gzip. It sounds to work correctly and load automatically the gzip layer if installed. François. --- perl-5.8.0/pp_ctl.c.fpons ...
    François PonsFrançois Pons
    Feb 13, 2003 at 2:18 pm
    Feb 23, 2003 at 2:32 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Dustin Jones # Please include the string: [perl #20716] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Dustin JonesDustin Jones
    Feb 5, 2003 at 3:09 am
    Feb 19, 2003 at 10:06 pm
  • In creating a neat map {} expression today, I had to write "$_" explicitly because unpack wouldn't default to $_. That's Not Right. Here's a patch to make unpack default to $_ if given only a ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Feb 17, 2003 at 10:58 pm
    Feb 19, 2003 at 8:08 pm
  • Here's another minor patchlet that should be more appropriate; it skips running File::Compare::compare() on each source and destination when the mtimes are identical; pm_to_blib() tries to force ...
    Barrie SlaymakerBarrie Slaymaker
    Feb 27, 2003 at 8:20 am
    Mar 31, 2003 at 8:08 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Bryan Hunt # Please include the string: [perl #20928] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Bryan HuntBryan Hunt
    Feb 13, 2003 at 7:00 pm
    Feb 18, 2003 at 8:26 am
  • I felt it would be a good time for a maint snapshot. http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@18639.tgz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@18639.tbz Note that the above are the only places (well, of course besides the ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Feb 2, 2003 at 10:22 pm
    Feb 5, 2003 at 9:07 pm
  • $ perl -le '$_ ="1234"; $x=1; s/(??{$x})/$x++,z/ge; print $_' that should print zzzz but prints z234. The return value of a (??{ .. }) construct is compiled to a regexp before being matched. In order ...
    Enache AdrianEnache Adrian
    Feb 22, 2003 at 7:26 pm
    Feb 26, 2003 at 2:58 am
  • one of the modperl1 functions is calling an apache function which manipulates the passed string and makes sure that it ends with \0 after the manipulation is done. If the mod_perl function receives ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Feb 20, 2003 at 4:41 am
    Feb 27, 2003 at 9:15 am
  • I think I'm still going to reshape the -C (PERL_UTF8_LOCALE) interface a bit. My current plans are as follows: - yes, I think -C is better than -u - the env var will be PERL_UNICODE, not ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Feb 10, 2003 at 8:27 am
    Feb 16, 2003 at 9:40 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "ALTAIR -" # Please include the string: [perl #20789] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    ALTAIR -ALTAIR -
    Feb 9, 2003 at 3:50 am
    Feb 11, 2003 at 7:00 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Nicholas Clark # Please include the string: [perl #21395] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 28, 2003 at 1:13 am
    Mar 3, 2003 at 10:02 am
  • I have finally put together all of my scripts to build arbitrary perls from the APC repository, do a binary search through them to identify changes in behaviour, and import all of APC into a local ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Feb 26, 2003 at 5:05 pm
    Feb 27, 2003 at 9:23 am
  • Attached patch(for breadperl @18609) is an attempt to fix this problem without Filter= 1 option. It does: - Modify method_decode (Encode/Encode.xs) and do_encode (Encode/encengine.c) to take ...
    Inaba HIrotoInaba HIroto
    Feb 1, 2003 at 12:57 pm
    Feb 25, 2003 at 1:56 pm
  • Change #18765 is evil : it causes ext/Time/HiRes/HiRes.t to hang after test 11. At least under this configuration : Summary of my perl5 (revision 5.0 version 9 subversion 0 patch 18374) ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Feb 24, 2003 at 10:41 pm
    Feb 25, 2003 at 9:10 am
  • I've just released a module called 'only.pm' that allows people to install multiple versions of various modules. It also lets them 'use' specific versions. This is a module that I would consider ...
    Brian IngersonBrian Ingerson
    Feb 19, 2003 at 8:13 pm
    Feb 24, 2003 at 10:46 am
  • Automated smoke report for patch 18752 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
    Feb 19, 2003 at 8:17 pm
    Feb 21, 2003 at 10:59 am
  • # New Ticket Created by abigail@abigail.nl # Please include the string: [perl #20827] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    abigail@abigail.nl (via RT)abigail@abigail.nl (via RT)
    Feb 11, 2003 at 9:01 pm
    Feb 16, 2003 at 12:04 pm
  • #20154, #20357 are bug reports about Perl (5.8.0, 5.9.0) getting SEGV when exiting a continued loop which contains goto's: for(;$a<1; $a++) { goto A; A: } { goto A; A: } continue { } until ($a) { ...
    Enache AdrianEnache Adrian
    Feb 6, 2003 at 8:26 pm
    Feb 14, 2003 at 11:36 pm
  • Op een sneeuwerige winterdag (Friday 31 January 2003 23:44), schreef XPFikkie: Could the failing of "run/switches.t":6 have to do with: * Change 18580: patch to speed up Perl's slurp mode (It fails ...
    Abe TimmermanAbe Timmerman
    Feb 1, 2003 at 2:39 am
    Feb 4, 2003 at 8:42 pm
  • $ perl -le '$_="123"; s/(1)(2)(3)/$#-/; print' It should print 3. Patch: ---------------------------------------------------------------------- --- /arc/perl-current/op.c 2003-02-16 ...
    Enache AdrianEnache Adrian
    Feb 21, 2003 at 3:50 pm
    Mar 7, 2003 at 12:55 am
  • Nick XS and Porters, I have painfully learned that binmode(FH = ":layer") STACKS layer instead of overwriting the layer. In other words, binmode(FH = ":first"); binmode(FH = ":second"); means ...
    Dan KogaiDan Kogai
    Feb 26, 2003 at 8:51 am
    Mar 1, 2003 at 2:53 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Philip Newton # Please include the string: [perl #21261] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Philip NewtonPhilip Newton
    Feb 17, 2003 at 2:20 pm
    Feb 18, 2003 at 7:05 am
  • * Nick Ing-Simmons shaped the electrons to say... Nick - I was using the :perlio layer. -D -- I am the Supreme Being, I'm not entirely dim.
    Dan SullyDan Sully
    Feb 2, 2003 at 6:44 pm
    Feb 4, 2003 at 9:39 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Juerd # Please include the string: [perl #21396] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    JuerdJuerd
    Feb 28, 2003 at 1:13 am
    Jan 28, 2012 at 8:16 pm
  • perl -x counts line numbers starting from the '#! .. perl ..' line. This badly confuses my editor. I think Perl should use the real line numbers. example: $ perl patchlevel.h Usage: perl -x ...
    Enache AdrianEnache Adrian
    Feb 28, 2003 at 1:33 am
    Feb 28, 2003 at 5:14 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "J. Lasser" # Please include the string: [perl #21380] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    J. LasserJ. Lasser
    Feb 26, 2003 at 9:09 pm
    Feb 27, 2003 at 9:27 pm
  • Hi, I've a new w2000 at home, so I will use it for cygwin os and bleadperl/cpan smoke. For blead, here a first shoot with gcc-3.2.1: 18761 Configuration (common) -Dcf_email=alian@cpan.org ...
    AlianAlian
    Feb 24, 2003 at 12:28 am
    Feb 25, 2003 at 8:58 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Rob Dallas # Please include the string: [perl #20879] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Rob DallasRob Dallas
    Feb 12, 2003 at 9:14 pm
    Feb 25, 2003 at 1:32 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by powerman@sky.net.ua # Please include the string: [perl #21273] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    powerman@sky.net.ua (via RT)powerman@sky.net.ua (via RT)
    Feb 18, 2003 at 3:05 am
    Feb 24, 2003 at 11:43 am
  • Hi, I often want to view the results of "make test" for a perl tarball, and I'm starting to think that I'd like the results in some sort of a database. Has anybody done something like this? Is there ...
    Kurt StarsinicKurt Starsinic
    Feb 17, 2003 at 5:31 pm
    Feb 18, 2003 at 11:46 am
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