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  • Hi, I've just uploaded autobox.pm to CPAN: http://www.cpan.org/authors/id/C/CH/CHOCOLATE/autobox-0.01.tar.gz It contains a new lexically scoped pragma which enables Perl's builtin datatypes to be ...
    ChocolateboyChocolateboy
    Aug 4, 2003 at 5:33 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 7:47 am
  • I'm noticing code like this: if ($^V and $^V ge v5.8.0) { ...some 5.8 specific code... } has now started producing warnings like this: v-strings are deprecated at -e line 1. What is the official way ...
    Gurusamy SarathyGurusamy Sarathy
    Aug 2, 2003 at 9:34 am
    Aug 8, 2003 at 3:10 am
  • (Regarding Johan's recent confusion with File::Find) Compare two Perl source trees, find the .pm files, warn if they have the same $VERSION (note: which $VERSION...?), but are different. "Test" ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 13, 2003 at 2:20 pm
    Aug 14, 2003 at 7:35 pm
  • I can't get valgrind to report a memory leak from this: ./perl -e 'eval "a="' not even with --leak-resolution=high, while Third Degree in Tru64 reports (from maintperl) 48 bytes in 1 leak (including ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 20, 2003 at 4:46 pm
    Aug 26, 2003 at 9:19 am
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20558.tbz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20558.tgz (or rsync -avz --delete ftp.linux.activestate.com::perl-5.8.x perl-5.8.x) Nothing major, mainly polishing the corners on ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 7, 2003 at 8:01 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 12:33 pm
  • Since my request for the VERSION checking worked so well, I have another request for a script. Adding new pods, while very infrequent, is messy and error-prone, one always forgets to update *some* ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 14, 2003 at 4:16 pm
    Aug 21, 2003 at 10:55 am
  • I think I have found something weird about localization of $|. Consider this script: local $| = 0; print "_start_"; { # local $| = 1; print "_one_"; sleep 2; local $| = 0; print "_two_"; sleep 2; } ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Aug 20, 2003 at 8:36 am
    Aug 26, 2003 at 8:30 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20537.tbz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20537.tgz (or rsync -avz --delete ftp.linux.activestate.com::perl-5.8.x perl-5.8.x) - the v-strings are back as they were - the ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 6, 2003 at 9:31 pm
    Sep 2, 2003 at 7:24 pm
  • I'm still getting this every time (although I hadn't noticed it until the last two builds): ext/ODBM_File/t/odbm.................dyld: ./perl Undefined symbols: _dbmclose _dbminit _delete _fetch ...
    Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
    Aug 15, 2003 at 6:11 pm
    Aug 17, 2003 at 12:28 pm
  • Is this: @s = qw(a b); $z = shift(@s) . shift(@s); print $z; guaranteed to print "ab"? I asked this on comp.lang.perl.misc, but nobody seemed to know anything. I thought I remembered that Larry had ...
    Mark Jason DominusMark Jason Dominus
    Aug 30, 2003 at 5:15 pm
    Sep 13, 2003 at 6:53 am
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20617.tbz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20617.tgz (or rsync -avz --delete ftp.linux.activestate.com::perl-5.8.x perl-5.8.x) I would say we're getting close to RC5. - Nick ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 11, 2003 at 1:53 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 8:34 am
  • About a year ago, Simon Cozens reported a bug to the effect that { my $x = bless sub { }, 'X'; } sub X::DESTROY { print "DESTROYED\n" } Doesn't call the destructor. Having looked at it, the reason is ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Aug 17, 2003 at 10:07 pm
    Jan 3, 2012 at 11:56 am
  • Hallo , I need some help to track this down. Some details to illustrate the problem with perl when building with cygwin-1.5.1. I can compile everything up to miniperl, then the basic test fails and ...
    Gerrit P. HaaseGerrit P. Haase
    Aug 3, 2003 at 8:52 am
    Aug 8, 2003 at 8:56 am
  • It seems that PAUSE is down for almost 2 days now. pause.perl.org pings ok, but the web server is essentially dead. Judging from http://search.cpan.org/recent , there hasn't been anything uploaded ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Aug 22, 2003 at 12:47 pm
    Aug 23, 2003 at 4:55 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Alain # Please include the string: [perl #23212] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    AlainAlain
    Aug 3, 2003 at 6:33 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 11:08 am
  • Grand Viziers were /always/ scheming megalomaniacs. It was probably in the job description: "Are you a devious, plotting, unreliable madman? Ah, good, then you can be my most trusted minister." -- ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 1, 2003 at 3:50 pm
    Aug 4, 2003 at 2:17 pm
  • I'm pleased to announce that the "blamelog" feature of the perl repository browser now includes hyperlinks to the actual patches where lines were first introduced.
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Aug 13, 2003 at 6:58 am
    Aug 15, 2003 at 3:34 pm
  • Any takers to write formal specs for META.yml? And could we mandate that the META.yml files themselves declare which version of the spec they implement? I just counted which keywords are already in ...
    Andreas J KoenigAndreas J Koenig
    Aug 1, 2003 at 6:06 am
    Aug 5, 2003 at 10:48 am
  • Dear Porters, Sorry to bother you all with this, but I can't think who else to ask. I've had a report that one of my modules (Want-0.06) doesn't build on Windows XP. The problem appears to be that ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Aug 14, 2003 at 3:21 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 9:11 am
  • Miscellaneous tweaks and fixes to perlreref.pod. Ronald --- perlreref.pod~ Sun Aug 10 15:36:29 2003 +++ perlreref.pod Mon Aug 11 13:17:26 2003 @@ -6,7 +6,7 @@ This is a quick reference to Perl's ...
    Ronald J KimballRonald J Kimball
    Aug 11, 2003 at 5:20 pm
    Aug 13, 2003 at 9:10 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Julius Smith # Please include the string: [perl #23304] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Julius SmithJulius Smith
    Aug 14, 2003 at 5:07 am
    Aug 20, 2003 at 2:57 am
  • I've added some really basic tests for XSLoader as well as cleaning up a few nits in the code. User visable changes: load() will now die with a usage message if it gets no args rather than just ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Aug 30, 2003 at 5:59 am
    Sep 1, 2003 at 2:15 pm
  • Last success: @19201. First failure: @19254. Don't affect perl-5.8.0, only blead, may be 5.8.1 Last success: @19254 First failure: @19330
    AlianAlian
    Aug 20, 2003 at 8:01 pm
    Aug 23, 2003 at 11:19 pm
  • Hi, Mattia Barbon alerted me to the fact that the relationship between File::Spec and Cwd is a little murky at the moment. The attached patch improves consistency - every File::Spec::* class should ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Aug 18, 2003 at 10:07 pm
    Aug 21, 2003 at 7:26 am
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20760.tbz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20760.tgz (or rsync -avz --delete ftp.linux.activestate.com::perl-5.8.x perl-5.8.x) Changes since the last: [ 20759] By: jhi on ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 18, 2003 at 12:09 pm
    Aug 20, 2003 at 1:19 pm
  • Anyone care to check that that the just released gcc 3.3.1 didn't break anything / start emitting new warnings with blead/maint? -- Jarkko Hietaniemi <jhi@iki.fi http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ "There is this ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 12, 2003 at 7:52 am
    Aug 14, 2003 at 9:27 am
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20582.tbz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20582.tgz (or rsync -avz --delete ftp.linux.activestate.com::perl-5.8.x perl-5.8.x) Retractions: all PASTHRU twiddling was removed as ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 9, 2003 at 10:26 am
    Aug 10, 2003 at 8:34 pm
  • It appears that prototypes on dynamically generated subroutines can be set in a way that prototype() can correctly report them, but that aren't actually used: sub one($) { *two = sub($) { warn "TWO: ...
    Tony BowdenTony Bowden
    Aug 2, 2003 at 11:13 am
    Aug 3, 2003 at 9:37 pm
  • Hallo Jarkko, currently I'm applying one additional patch to the perl sources when building for Cygwin. There seems to be a problem with binmode() since I removed Cygwin from the DOSISH platforms, ...
    Gerrit P. HaaseGerrit P. Haase
    Aug 28, 2003 at 6:13 am
    Sep 2, 2003 at 12:24 am
  • Am I correct in assuming that if threads::yield() is a no-op, the macro YIELD is not being set by thread.h? I'm looking for a reliable way to determine whether yield() is a no-op or not, without ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Aug 22, 2003 at 2:08 pm
    Aug 22, 2003 at 6:14 pm
  • Releasing File::chdir 0.06 with taint mode turned on in the tests revealed a problem in Cwd::fast_abs_path. Its not taint safe. While this is documented the problem is pretty much everything which is ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Aug 16, 2003 at 1:44 am
    Aug 17, 2003 at 8:05 am
  • Hello Perl porters, After years of peaceful sleep, the "dist" project is going to be revitalized, at least the "metaconfig" part of it. Why? Because I need it. :-) I'm working on a project which was ...
    Raphael ManfrediRaphael Manfredi
    Aug 9, 2003 at 10:43 am
    Aug 18, 2003 at 8:11 pm
  • I think I now have picked Larry's brain on what he thinks about v-strings and versions and for Perl 5 he thinks the following: (1) v-strings as such can die. By "as such" is meant that 1.2.3 shall ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 6, 2003 at 6:32 am
    Aug 6, 2003 at 6:14 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by fergal@esatclear.ie # Please include the string: [perl #23630] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    fergal@esatclear.ie (via RT)fergal@esatclear.ie (via RT)
    Aug 28, 2003 at 4:40 pm
    Aug 29, 2003 at 10:45 am
  • In preparation of my binary ports for HP-UX ITRC, I've build 5.8.x-20906 with gcc-3.3.1/64 on HP-UX 11.11 (11i) which passed all test. At the moment I'm not planning to make this publicly available, ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Aug 28, 2003 at 10:34 am
    Aug 28, 2003 at 8:29 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20874.tbz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20874.tgz (or rsync -avz --delete ftp.linux.activestate.com::perl-5.8.x perl-5.8.x) I am thinking that maybe RC5 might be a good idea ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 25, 2003 at 11:00 am
    Aug 26, 2003 at 2:47 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20803.tbz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@20803.tgz (or rsync -avz --delete ftp.linux.activestate.com::perl-5.8.x perl-5.8.x) Changes since the last: [ 20802] By: jhi on ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 21, 2003 at 5:06 pm
    Aug 25, 2003 at 11:59 am
  • Here is a question that is not documented in the perlio pods. I need to take STDOUT and STDIN filehandles and replace the worker PerlIO layer (the one that does the actual read/write) with my own ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Aug 14, 2003 at 5:07 am
    Aug 24, 2003 at 7:36 pm
  • Anyone up for some pod cleanup for the maint @ 20803 snapshot? First do 'make all' and then ./perl -Ilib pod/podchecker pod/*.pod and see whether the moanings are fixworthy. If not, please fix also ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Aug 21, 2003 at 7:37 pm
    Aug 22, 2003 at 6:23 am
  • I'm creating a page with links to bug reporting procedures for mod_perl related projects. Looks like http://rt.perl.org/perlbug/ is a good one for perl bugs, however it'd be nice if that page ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Aug 15, 2003 at 2:30 am
    Aug 15, 2003 at 3:01 pm
  • We have been discussing how to pass data to Tk callbacks. In particular Entry widget validation routines. There are a number of items that they _might_ be interested in but a typical routine would ...
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Aug 1, 2003 at 11:04 am
    Aug 6, 2003 at 6:48 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Alain # Please include the string: [perl #23202] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    AlainAlain
    Aug 2, 2003 at 11:14 am
    Aug 5, 2003 at 10:20 am
  • Hi, I think it would probably involve very little work to backport Cwd.pm to perl 5.005, so those folks could have taint-safe versions of the module. However, Cwd uses XSLoader, which is a core-only ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Aug 29, 2003 at 10:35 pm
    Aug 30, 2003 at 10:37 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Mark-Jason Dominus # Please include the string: [perl #23614] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Aug 27, 2003 at 7:31 pm
    Aug 28, 2003 at 8:43 pm
  • This patch makes t/TEST redirect the valgrind output to an extra file ('t/current.valgrind'). It also prevents t/op/magic.t from clearing the environment when running under valgrind, as this was ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Aug 25, 2003 at 7:53 am
    Aug 27, 2003 at 5:30 pm
  • The various string-to-number converters grok_* only exist in newer perls. Older perls use scan_* with a different interface. The attached patch (against blead) adds the appropriate #defines to ...
    Tassilo von ParsevalTassilo von Parseval
    Aug 20, 2003 at 9:43 am
    Aug 22, 2003 at 3:27 pm
  • To: Michael G Schwern (via RT) (E-mail) Subject: Re: [perl #23336] Setting up perl 5.8.0 Here is the test output console first, then 'output1': Failed at IO/fs.t line 92 Failed at IO/fs.t line 93 ...
    Norm BohanaNorm Bohana
    Aug 17, 2003 at 5:51 pm
    Aug 21, 2003 at 1:20 pm
  • Automated smoke report for patch 20760 on linux - 2.4.20-2jv.7.x (i686-linux-thread-multi-ld) v1.16 using cc version 2.96 20000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.2 2.96-112.7.2) O = OK F = Failure(s), extended ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    Aug 18, 2003 at 5:01 pm
    Aug 21, 2003 at 8:11 am
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