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  • I've integrated the latest CPAN release of MakeMaker into the perl 5.6.2 branch. This is not a trivial change, that's why I'd appreciate tests, esp. on non-Unix platforms. That made me think that ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Sep 1, 2003 at 10:49 pm
    Sep 23, 2003 at 8:38 am
  • This is a plea to remove the 'print (...) interpreted as function' warning. Let's look at the rational for this warning. It's to warn programmers that if they write: print (3 + 4) * 2; Perl adds 3 ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Sep 1, 2003 at 12:58 pm
    Sep 21, 2003 at 8:42 am
  • While building RedHat 8.x and 9.x RPMs for 5.8.1, I got the following message from RPM during install of the RPMs: error: Failed dependencies: perl(Mac::BuildTools) is needed by perl58-5.8.1-1jv ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    Sep 29, 2003 at 7:21 pm
    Oct 7, 2003 at 10:35 am
  • Okay, this shall be known as the Three Snapshot Day... it's the same day for me, still. http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@21116.tbz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@21116.tgz (or rsync -avz --delete ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 8, 2003 at 10:47 pm
    Sep 11, 2003 at 3:09 am
  • It's quite possible that the problem existed before 20974, since the failures are random, but most likely this is a result of last week's changes. Attempt to free temp prematurely: SV 0x9616118 at ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Sep 11, 2003 at 3:00 am
    Sep 13, 2003 at 7:13 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@21233.tbz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@21233.tgz (or rsync -avz --delete ftp.linux.activestate.com::perl-5.8.x perl-5.8.x) Schwern said that it would be okay to go RC5 ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 15, 2003 at 7:58 am
    Sep 18, 2003 at 9:40 pm
  • Thanks, this had slipped off my radar screen. This patch is actually setting a new File::Spec policy. That's fine with me (because the old policy is broken), but whatever we do, it really needs to be ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Sep 10, 2003 at 6:58 pm
    Sep 12, 2003 at 3:29 pm
  • Please join me in applauding Nicholas Clark who has graciously offered to be the next 5.8 maintenance pumpkin. -- Jarkko Hietaniemi <jhi@iki.fi http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ "There is this special biologist ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 26, 2003 at 10:29 pm
    Sep 30, 2003 at 4:55 pm
  • If I build 21021 with: -Accflags=-DNO_HASH_SEED I correctly get a Perl 5.8.1 with the same has keys order as 5.8.0, and which does _not_ listen to the environment variable PERL_HASH_SEED, but perl -V ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Sep 7, 2003 at 9:41 pm
    Sep 13, 2003 at 7:38 pm
  • Hi, Abigail raised this issue on clpmc: using map in void context should not be regarded as a stylistical bug in the programmer but rather considered a bug in the Perl interpreter that should be able ...
    Tassilo von ParsevalTassilo von Parseval
    Sep 4, 2003 at 9:14 am
    Sep 11, 2003 at 5:27 am
  • I hope everybody has been testing their favourite CPAN modules with RC5? (And, of course, their own code...) -- Jarkko Hietaniemi <jhi@iki.fi http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ "There is this special biologist ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 24, 2003 at 6:48 am
    Sep 25, 2003 at 4:52 pm
  • Once again, I spent a couple of days trying to build 5.8.1-tobe on OS/2. Same as with previous attempts, it finishes in a complete disaster - after a lot of work... As usual, if you trust the Perl's ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Sep 19, 2003 at 9:39 pm
    Sep 25, 2003 at 7:21 pm
  • Hi everybody, with the last 3 maint snapshots I had the same problem : the build stops at the following stage : make[1]: Entering directory `/COMPIL/ecs/tmp/perl' echo Makefile.SH cflags.SH ...
    JoseaeJoseae
    Sep 15, 2003 at 2:41 pm
    Mar 30, 2004 at 4:28 pm
  • --- saved\dosish.h Tue Sep 02 14:39:20 2003 +++ dosish.h Thu Sep 25 18:39:09 2003 @@ -83,7 +83,12 @@ * information. */ #if defined(WIN64) || defined(USE_LARGE_FILES) + #if defined(__BORLANDC__) /* ...
    Nigel SandeverNigel Sandever
    Sep 25, 2003 at 10:49 pm
    Dec 28, 2003 at 7:00 pm
  • 14

    5.8.1

    "What happens next?" asked Twoflower. Hrun screwed a finger in his ear and inspected it absently. "Oh,", he said, "I expect in a minute the door will be flung back and I'll be dragged off to some ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 25, 2003 at 12:01 pm
    Sep 26, 2003 at 12:34 am
  • This Week on perl5-porters (15-21 September 2003) Those weeks, the perl 5 porters are in maintenance mood. Or in maintenance mode, if you prefer. Read about the progress made in the 5.8.x and 5.6.x ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Sep 21, 2003 at 10:20 pm
    Sep 22, 2003 at 10:04 pm
  • This Week on perl5-porters (1-7 September 2003) September begins, holidays are over. Lots of little new things occured this week. Read about lexical pragmas, syntax warnings and good style, ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Sep 8, 2003 at 8:41 pm
    Sep 15, 2003 at 11:30 am
  • The perlfunc documentation for require() gives some pseudo-code that suggests that the %INC entry for a require()'d file will be removed if the file couldn't be loaded. The following test script & ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Sep 15, 2003 at 9:53 am
    Sep 25, 2003 at 7:12 pm
  • Suddenly MM started to provide a value for 'ld' which isn't the same as the one reported by Config.pm (it provided no value before): Here is the test script: (mm) require ExtUtils::MakeMaker; my $mm ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Sep 17, 2003 at 7:16 am
    Sep 18, 2003 at 6:25 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by nick@cleaton.net # Please include the string: [perl #23813] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    nick@cleaton.net (via RT)nick@cleaton.net (via RT)
    Sep 15, 2003 at 7:50 pm
    Jun 30, 2013 at 12:53 am
  • echo, echo, echo -- 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
    Sep 17, 2003 at 11:21 am
    Sep 19, 2003 at 7:55 am
  • The appended patch implements < /readline() for directory handles, and makes it return a filename for each line read. What do people think of this idea? (I know the actual code could stand some ...
    Abhijit Menon-SenAbhijit Menon-Sen
    Sep 5, 2003 at 11:34 pm
    Sep 11, 2003 at 5:56 am
  • # New Ticket Created by David Dyck # Please include the string: [perl #23731] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    David DyckDavid Dyck
    Sep 5, 2003 at 2:41 am
    Sep 6, 2003 at 12:18 am
  • I last updated the maint branch about a week ago and all worked fine, just updated the maint again and the first time the ithreads test hanged, consuming all the CPU, and after that I couldn't ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Sep 2, 2003 at 6:31 am
    Sep 3, 2003 at 6:59 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Stas Bekman # Please include the string: [perl #23803] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Sep 13, 2003 at 11:33 pm
    Sep 16, 2003 at 5:44 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by guy@albertelli.com # Please include the string: [perl #23656] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    guy@albertelli.com (via RT)guy@albertelli.com (via RT)
    Sep 2, 2003 at 12:07 am
    Sep 12, 2003 at 8:24 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Eric Garland # Please include the string: [perl #24061] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Eric GarlandEric Garland
    Sep 28, 2003 at 11:58 pm
    Oct 24, 2003 at 10:08 am
  • This core patch implements my idea for cheap lexical pragmas, as I described in http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2002-04/msg02113.html ...
    Mark Jason DominusMark Jason Dominus
    Sep 2, 2003 at 10:29 am
    Sep 28, 2003 at 6:45 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.9.0 patch 20174 on solaris - 2.10 (sun4/1 cpu) (waif) using /opt/SUNWspro/bin/cc version workshop Report by Test::Smoke v1.18.02 (perl 5.6.1) [1 day 9 hours 21 minutes] O ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Sep 5, 2003 at 8:33 pm
    Sep 26, 2003 at 8:12 pm
  • These patches (against 5.8.1-RC5) make: sub a : locked {} a compilation error if Perl is threads enabled: Invalid CODE attribute (with ithreads): locked at line xxx When running with an unthreaded ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Sep 24, 2003 at 6:58 pm
    Sep 26, 2003 at 7:44 am
  • Snapshot fight ! This new snapshot of perl 5.6.2 features an updated MakeMaker with Windows fixes. I also copied the Configure hint files from bleadperl. That should solve a few compilation problems. ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Sep 16, 2003 at 10:40 pm
    Sep 19, 2003 at 10:28 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Tels # Please include the string: [perl #23779] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    TelsTels
    Sep 11, 2003 at 3:36 am
    Sep 16, 2003 at 9:19 pm
  • I just got an horrible locale-dependent fatal error : DynaLoader object version 1.04 does not match $DynaLoader::VERSION 1,04 Patch below. The strange thing is that it hasn't been discovered before. ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Sep 12, 2003 at 12:50 pm
    Sep 15, 2003 at 8:43 pm
  • Orton, Yves wrote All tests successful, 36 tests and 229 subtests skipped. Files=368, Tests=13714, 216 wallclock secs ( 0.00 cusr + 0.00 csys = 0.00 CPU) cd ..\win32 Attached and included is the ...
    Orton, YvesOrton, Yves
    Sep 2, 2003 at 7:45 pm
    Sep 11, 2003 at 5:23 am
  • At long last, Parrot-0.0.11 "Doubloon" has been released! This release features direct generation of executable binaries, dramatically improved documentation, and a built-in bread maker! Get it while ...
    Steve FinkSteve Fink
    Sep 20, 2003 at 7:59 am
    Sep 22, 2003 at 4:22 pm
  • -M -C -A do not work with files created after script start - unless time_t is unsigned. Touched: pp_sys.c os2/os2ish.h t/op/time.t Enjoy, Ilya --- ./pp_sys.c-pre Fri Sep 12 12:19:56 2003 +++ ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Sep 18, 2003 at 6:02 pm
    Sep 19, 2003 at 9:26 pm
  • Since my trusty cygwin tester Gerrit must have been eaten by a grue (or maybe SoBig.F), I really could use cygwin help in finding out what happened with getpwent() recently. Merijn.H is unfortunately ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 8, 2003 at 3:35 pm
    Sep 18, 2003 at 6:40 pm
  • On win32 it fails to build: <SNIP Socket.c Running Mkbootstrap for Socket () E:..\..\miniperl.exe "-I..\..\lib" "-I..\..\lib" -MExtUtils::Command -e chmod 644 Socket.bs E:..\..\miniperl.exe ...
    Orton, YvesOrton, Yves
    Sep 2, 2003 at 2:46 pm
    Sep 16, 2003 at 9:00 pm
  • Okay, the 21092 has quite bad. Sorry about that. http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@21102.tbz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@21102.tgz (or rsync -avz --delete ftp.linux.activestate.com::perl-5.8.x perl-5.8.x) ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 8, 2003 at 9:05 pm
    Sep 12, 2003 at 2:51 pm
  • Found another Win32 problem in MakeMaker. ExtUtils::Install is using the Unix path seperator on Win32. Patch as follows --- ExtUtils-MakeMaker-6.16/lib/ExtUtils/Install.pm 2003-06-05 ...
    Orton, YvesOrton, Yves
    Sep 8, 2003 at 10:31 am
    Sep 11, 2003 at 2:57 am
  • # New Ticket Created by martyn@chrome.sixears.co.uk # Please include the string: [perl #24012] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    martyn@chrome.sixears.co.uk (via RT)martyn@chrome.sixears.co.uk (via RT)
    Sep 23, 2003 at 8:40 pm
    Sep 24, 2003 at 12:54 pm
  • ExtUtils::Embed is Nick's baby. ----- Forwarded message from Soren Andersen <perlspinr@att.net ----- From: Soren Andersen <perlspinr@att.net Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2003 13:01:25 +0000 To: ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Sep 11, 2003 at 5:57 am
    Sep 14, 2003 at 4:47 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@21092.tbz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@21092.tgz (or rsync -avz --delete ftp.linux.activestate.com::perl-5.8.x perl-5.8.x) I believe the M::BI problem is now fixed. But there ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 8, 2003 at 3:46 pm
    Sep 8, 2003 at 9:34 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Mark-Jason Dominus # Please include the string: [perl #24027] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Sep 24, 2003 at 3:20 pm
    Dec 25, 2011 at 12:19 am
  • Perl5 Bug Summary http://rt.perl.org/rt2/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html Generated at Mon Sep 1 13:00:01 2003 GMT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * Total ...
    Robert SpierRobert Spier
    Sep 4, 2003 at 2:26 am
    Oct 28, 2003 at 1:58 am
  • The following patch allows one to add 'TODO' tests to lib/warning tests. Abigail --- lib/warnings.t.orig Tue Sep 30 23:10:53 2003 +++ lib/warnings.t Tue Sep 30 23:51:55 2003 @@ -76,6 +76,7 @@ $switch ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Sep 30, 2003 at 10:07 pm
    Oct 6, 2003 at 4:39 pm
  • Brought to you by the wonders of system call tracing... -- 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
    Sep 24, 2003 at 12:31 pm
    Sep 26, 2003 at 7:39 am
  • No matter what she did with her hair it took about three minutes for it to tangle itself up again, like a garden hosepipe in a shed [Footnote: Which, no matter how carefully coiled, will always ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 22, 2003 at 11:10 am
    Sep 23, 2003 at 12:05 pm
  • One thing we should do before 5.8.1 is to check the various "vendors'" (in quotes since only some of them are commercial) patches they have made for Perl (especially for Perl 5.8.0). For example, we ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 3, 2003 at 1:58 pm
    Sep 10, 2003 at 12:22 pm
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