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  • Hmmm, the perlbug- perl5-porters gw does not seem to be gwing, so my latest followup wasn't shown in p5p. This is a potential candidate patch for 5.8.1, however, so I'm resending it. This patch is ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jun 19, 2003 at 6:11 am
    Jun 29, 2003 at 9:10 pm
  • Isn't that solved by the restriction of allowing lexical hash slices *only* without parens? valid: my @time{qw( sec min hour mday mon year wday yday isdst )} = localtime; invalid: my ($x, @hash{qw( ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Jun 26, 2003 at 4:01 pm
    Jul 9, 2003 at 2:35 pm
  • You do *not* want to break existing code that depends on it. If you want to change this, you should lobby on p6-lang. Maybe Perl 6 won't make this mistake (or its analog in the weird-ass^W^Winventive ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Jun 16, 2003 at 6:13 pm
    Jul 9, 2003 at 12:38 pm
  • Correction: If I use BEGIN around the require, they indeed get run: perl -e 'BEGIN { require Board }' perl -e 'BEGIN { require "kgsueme/board.pl" }' However, my program driver was loading the main ...
    Marc) (A.) (LehmannMarc) (A.) (Lehmann
    Jun 27, 2003 at 1:16 am
    Jun 30, 2003 at 2:45 pm
  • Observe: $ cat Foo.pm package Foo; sub bar { print $fullname; } 1; $ perl -cw Foo.pm Name "Foo::fullname" used only once: possible typo at Foo.pm line 4. Foo.pm syntax OK $ perl -wle 'require ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jun 3, 2003 at 9:04 pm
    Jun 10, 2003 at 4:29 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@19733.tgz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@19733.tbz (or rsync -avz ftp.linux.activestate.com::perl-5.8.x perl-5.8.x) Changes since the last: [ 19732] By: jhi on 2003/06/09 ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jun 9, 2003 at 10:13 pm
    Jun 16, 2003 at 8:22 pm
  • I was poking at a non-threaded build of 5.8.1-to-be, and I noticed this: $ LD_LIBRARY_PATH=. ldd perl libperl.so = ./libperl.so libsocket.so.1 = /lib/libsocket.so.1 libnsl.so.1 = /lib/libnsl.so.1 ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Jun 26, 2003 at 12:19 am
    Jul 2, 2003 at 1:59 pm
  • (Disclaimer: This is my first patch submission. If there's a better way for me to patch FreeBSD-dependant bugs in Perl than testing for the __FreeBSD__ macro, please tell me what it is and I'll fix ...
    AlanAlan
    Jun 11, 2003 at 6:07 pm
    Sep 28, 2012 at 1:41 am
  • Hallo, Need this for Cygwin (also attched): --- lib/pod/Perldoc.pm~ 2003-06-24 10:28:49.000000000 +0200 +++ lib/pod/Perldoc.pm 2003-06-24 10:28:28.000000000 +0200 @@ -44,6 +44,7 @@ *IS_MSWin32 = $^O ...
    Gerrit P. HaaseGerrit P. Haase
    Jun 24, 2003 at 8:59 am
    Jun 26, 2003 at 8:29 am
  • I got the following two test failures on Solaris 8 with maintperl, with .patch = 19704. I'm pretty sure these are relatively new, since I don't recall seeing them at 19612. The first one looks like ...
    Andy DoughertyAndy Dougherty
    Jun 9, 2003 at 3:39 pm
    Jun 11, 2003 at 8:30 am
  • I examined both perldelta and Changes and was not able to find any explanation of this problem, so I am referring it to P5P... It appears that somewhere between 5.6.1 and 5.8.0 the behavior of ...
    William R WardWilliam R Ward
    Jun 2, 2003 at 11:15 pm
    Jun 7, 2003 at 4:44 pm
  • Just to do a little parade raining here... Even if this is fixed in some random release of perl, it won't have the slightest effect on attacks on perl driven web sites because only 0.000001% of web ...
    Horsley TomHorsley Tom
    Jun 19, 2003 at 7:54 pm
    Jun 25, 2003 at 2:59 pm
  • Sometime since 5.8.0, glob has stopped working in miniperl on VMS: $ mcr []miniperl -e "glob('foo');" Can't load module Fcntl, dynamic loading not available in this perl. (You may need to build a new ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Jun 2, 2003 at 3:00 am
    Jun 3, 2003 at 4:16 pm
  • Fine by me. Ilya Martynov offered to do this a while back, but apparently he never did. Or, if he did, the new version is not being indexed on CPAN. ...
    Gurusamy SarathyGurusamy Sarathy
    Jun 28, 2003 at 6:31 pm
    Jul 20, 2003 at 8:10 pm
  • Porters, Here is a draft of perlbool.pod. Since we already have perlnumber.pod and overload.pm can handle bool differently from "" and 0+, I think boolean deserves a distinct pod if not a section. ...
    Dan KogaiDan Kogai
    Jun 29, 2003 at 12:13 pm
    Jul 10, 2003 at 12:43 pm
  • Is it a bug? $ perl -we '($c.="5")."6";print "$c\n";' 56 I tried it on Perl 5.8.0 and 5.6.1 Regards, Shlomi Fish ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Shlomi Fish ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jun 20, 2003 at 3:02 pm
    Jun 30, 2003 at 10:51 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Marie Vivian Wong Tzu Yenn" # Please include the string: [perl #22725] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Marie Vivian Wong Tzu YennMarie Vivian Wong Tzu Yenn
    Jun 18, 2003 at 12:08 pm
    Jun 19, 2003 at 9:08 am
  • Running 'nmake test' for maintperl under Windows last night issued the warning "Newline in left-justified string for sprintf" from t/op/sprintf.t. The test case leading to that warning was So I tried ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Jun 14, 2003 at 10:51 am
    Jun 15, 2003 at 7:47 pm
  • Porters, I came up with this thought when I was filing a complaint to a web site which states perl's notion of (true|false) wrong. I don't think this is a bug but I found it rather inconsistent ...
    Dan KogaiDan Kogai
    Jun 28, 2003 at 6:04 pm
    Jun 29, 2003 at 7:22 am
  • # New Ticket Created by perl-5.8.0@ton.iguana.be # Please include the string: [perl #22613] # 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)
    Jun 7, 2003 at 8:36 pm
    Jul 9, 2003 at 10:53 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by daniel.engelsen@advancepcs.com # Please include the string: [perl #22568] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    daniel.engelsen@advancepcs.com (via RT)daniel.engelsen@advancepcs.com (via RT)
    Jun 4, 2003 at 9:03 pm
    Jul 8, 2003 at 3:23 am
  • Hi, I have an odd performance question. Could anybody tell me why version 1 below is faster than version 2? It looks like the opposite is true. Version 1: my ($a,$b,$c)=(0,1,2); $v=[1,2,3]; ...
    Perl5Perl5
    Jun 24, 2003 at 5:22 am
    Jun 27, 2003 at 1:04 am
  • Various changes. Enjoy. -- David Nicol, independent consultant and contractor Senator Orrin Hatch rewinds his DVDs
    David nicolDavid nicol
    Jun 19, 2003 at 5:51 am
    Jun 25, 2003 at 2:48 am
  • If you want the Oracle to answer a question for you, you *must* have the words "tell me" or "tellme" somewhere in your subject line. Capitalization doesn't matter. If you are answering a question, ...
    The Internet OracleThe Internet Oracle
    Jun 2, 2003 at 10:39 pm
    Jun 8, 2003 at 10:58 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "Andreas Fehr" # Please include the string: [perl #22728] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Andreas FehrAndreas Fehr
    Jun 18, 2003 at 12:10 pm
    Jun 23, 2003 at 10:35 pm
  • Two trivial bugs-- perldoc can't find the file test operators. $ perldoc -f -X No documentation for perl function `-X' found And fttext generates a double warning (this is not new). $ perl -we -T Use ...
    Steve GrazziniSteve Grazzini
    Jun 11, 2003 at 4:55 am
    Jun 14, 2003 at 2:12 pm
  • Looks like something may have gone awry with the new nm-scan stuff. On Solaris 8, with Sun's Workshop compilers 4.2, I get cc -L/usr/lib -L/usr/ccs/lib -L/opt/SUNWspro/SC4.2/lib -L/usr/local/lib -o ...
    Andy DoughertyAndy Dougherty
    Jun 10, 2003 at 4:46 pm
    Jun 11, 2003 at 4:29 pm
  • Trying to make Tk-800.024 on blead on SuSE, building fails on unrecognized --center option to pod2man without an option argument. At now I don't know who's to blame: Getopt::Long, pod2man, or Tk, but ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Jun 5, 2003 at 2:03 pm
    Jun 7, 2003 at 12:52 am
  • Porters, I would like to propose that we make useshrplib='false' default for darwin to resolve prebinding woes. I said "update_prebinding -root /" should resolve the problem but only temporarily. ...
    Dan KogaiDan Kogai
    Jun 3, 2003 at 4:30 pm
    Jun 4, 2003 at 3:33 pm
  • Hi, It's been detected that as I build perl@19525 (again, on a modern linux system), it scans the whole filesystem. I also remember the same thing happening with perl-5.8.0. Though it could seem ...
    Alexey TourbinAlexey Tourbin
    Jun 2, 2003 at 8:05 am
    Jun 2, 2003 at 10:20 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Mario A Cruz Gartner # Please include the string: [perl #22740] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Mario A Cruz GartnerMario A Cruz Gartner
    Jun 19, 2003 at 9:34 pm
    Jun 19, 2013 at 11:37 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Roy Badami # Please include the string: [perl #22835] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Roy BadamiRoy Badami
    Jun 27, 2003 at 1:51 pm
    Jun 30, 2003 at 7:53 am
  • # New Ticket Created by mezon@mezon.eu.org # Please include the string: [perl #22649] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    mezon@mezon.eu.org (via RT)mezon@mezon.eu.org (via RT)
    Jun 12, 2003 at 3:38 pm
    Jun 17, 2003 at 4:39 am
  • mhx@r2d2 ~/src/perl/maint $ ./Configure -de -Dusethreads ... && make [...] sv.c: In function `perl_clone': sv.c:10754: error: structure has no member named `Icomppad' The PAD_CLONE_VARS() macro tries ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Jun 12, 2003 at 9:33 pm
    Jun 13, 2003 at 4:44 pm
  • I am installing the Apache-DBI-0.91 on a Linux Mandrake 9.1 server with Perl-5.8.0 Make test fails for one of seven (1 of 7), and refuses to install. [/root/.cpan/build/Apache-DBI-0.91] make test ...
    Albert E. Whale, CISSPAlbert E. Whale, CISSP
    Jun 8, 2003 at 3:37 am
    Jun 10, 2003 at 7:56 am
  • 6.10_04's been out for more than a week now and I haven't heard much in the way of the usual Loud Cries Of Despair. Is this a good sign? Are people using it ok? Could I finally put out a full ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jun 2, 2003 at 9:48 pm
    Jun 3, 2003 at 11:14 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Call ID Numbers # Please include the string: [perl #22814] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Call ID NumbersCall ID Numbers
    Jun 26, 2003 at 7:32 pm
    Jun 30, 2003 at 4:03 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by scott@illogics.org # Please include the string: [perl #22719] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    scott@illogics.org (via RT)scott@illogics.org (via RT)
    Jun 17, 2003 at 6:04 pm
    Jun 24, 2003 at 12:16 pm
  • Hi, I was hoping that someone could help me with the following problem. I have a data file with 10 columns and I am reading the data in these columns in matrices $Ai[$i], i=1..10 using a perl script ...
    Ioana CozmutaIoana Cozmuta
    Jun 20, 2003 at 10:29 pm
    Jun 21, 2003 at 9:49 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Gerrit P. Haase" # Please include the string: [perl #22390] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Gerrit P. HaaseGerrit P. Haase
    Jun 1, 2003 at 3:24 pm
    Jun 17, 2003 at 6:11 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.8.1 patch 19733 on linux - 2.4.20-4gb (i686/1 cpu) (lt02) using gcc version 3.3 Report generated by Test::Smoke v1.17.02 O = OK F = Failure(s), extended report at the ...
    H M BrandH M Brand
    Jun 13, 2003 at 11:44 am
    Jun 13, 2003 at 3:37 pm
  • Bug #15228 ("print" output in the debugger showing up too late) was caused by the patch contained in http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2001-06/msg00050.html It's probably right ...
    Alex VandiverAlex Vandiver
    Jun 4, 2003 at 6:20 am
    Jun 9, 2003 at 7:49 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@19683.tgz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@19683.tbz (or rsync -avz ftp.linux.activestate.com::perl-5.8.x perl-5.8.x) Changes since the last: [ 19682] By: jhi on 2003/06/04 ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jun 4, 2003 at 6:56 am
    Jun 6, 2003 at 2:33 pm
  • Hi I think Data::Dumper should have an operation mode dumping the string directly to the standard output (or another file), instead of constructing a string in memory. This is specially usefull to ...
    AlbieAlbie
    Jun 6, 2003 at 10:04 am
    Jun 6, 2003 at 11:54 am
  • So it seems that there were no objections to me doing this, so what's the procedure? I've created a standalone distro that test fine with Perl 5.00503, 5.6.1, and 5.8.0. I've added the "if ...
    Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Jun 1, 2003 at 5:51 pm
    Jun 3, 2003 at 8:00 am
  • It's been over 7 months, but I would like to resume this discussion thread. Here is the background of the problem. With the patch #11559 (see Changes), $0 is cloned for every thread in 5.8, including ...
    Chihping FuChihping Fu
    Jun 8, 2003 at 3:45 pm
    Jul 9, 2003 at 10:38 am
  • Last year I posted an extensive patch to the documentation of the B module. It seems that this didn't go into 5.8.0. I would like to see it, or something like it, go in. Here is a pointer to the ...
    Mark Jason DominusMark Jason Dominus
    Jun 29, 2003 at 5:47 am
    Jul 1, 2003 at 6:06 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@19893.tgz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@19893.tbz (or rsync -avz ftp.linux.activestate.com::perl-5.8.x perl-5.8.x) (This just in after I already rolled the tarballs: Win32ers ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jun 30, 2003 at 11:05 am
    Jun 30, 2003 at 3:43 pm
  • Hi, I am trying to build PERL 5.8 on SCO Openserver 5.0.0 This seems to go wrong at the stage that I do a "make test" The following is the output from where is starts to go wrong "Can't load ...
    Richard ThomasRichard Thomas
    Jun 28, 2003 at 5:59 pm
    Jun 28, 2003 at 8:51 pm
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