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  • Beeches are trees of the Genus Fagus, family Fagaceae, including about ten species in Europe, Asia, and North America. The leaves are entire or sparsely toothed. The fruit is a small, sharply-angled ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jul 9, 2004 at 10:45 am
    Jul 22, 2004 at 3:56 pm
  • I want to store an SV away and reuse it later, making sure that perl won't touch it and try to reuse it again. I want to avoid copying the SV, for performance reasons. I really care about the PV slot ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Jul 23, 2004 at 7:58 pm
    Aug 5, 2004 at 5:38 am
  • As a spin-off from the thread Eric has started, I have some thoughts regarding CLONE usability. I think the programmer's life could be made simpler if in addition to calling CLONE for each package, ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Jul 2, 2004 at 6:04 pm
    Jul 12, 2004 at 3:45 pm
  • It seems to me that the "Too late for -T option" error message, while true, isn't as descriptive as should be. I suggest a shorter version of the explanation from perldiag: If the Perl script is ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Jul 9, 2004 at 3:28 am
    Jul 22, 2004 at 1:36 pm
  • The Pedunculate Oak is called the Common Oak in Britain, and is also often called the English Oak in other English speaking countries It is a large deciduous tree to 25-35m tall (exceptionally to ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jul 7, 2004 at 10:32 am
    Jul 16, 2004 at 1:47 pm
  • What is PERL_FLEXIBLE_EXCEPTIONS ? I was wondering about fixing the peephole optimiser so that constant folding doesn't die with exceptions at compile time, so that this doesn't die: perl -e '0/0 if ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jul 13, 2004 at 2:32 pm
    Jan 6, 2005 at 9:50 am
  • I've recently butchered the perl TODO into something more closely resembling what needs doing. It's not (yet) in the 5.8.5 RCs, so get it from blead or ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jul 11, 2004 at 7:50 pm
    Jul 20, 2004 at 7:06 pm
  • According to the POSIX.pm documentation, should behave the same as the underlying system's sigprocmask, but it certainly doesn't. The sigprocmask manpage on Solaris at least specifies that: If the ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Jul 18, 2004 at 6:53 pm
    Aug 10, 2004 at 7:27 am
  • Hi, : I've just encountered the warning "Newline in left-justified string for sprintf at ..." that appears somewhere in the 5.8.x series, but encountered by me in 5.8.5-RC1. : All I can say is that I ...
    Orton, YvesOrton, Yves
    Jul 7, 2004 at 8:24 pm
    Aug 4, 2004 at 8:10 am
  • Hello All, Some time ago i've posted a problem report and a patch for it. The problem is not unsual (network operations failures when LSP (lost of antiviruses, firewalls etc) installed). However for ...
    ArtiomArtiom
    Jul 27, 2004 at 3:26 pm
    Aug 6, 2004 at 1:57 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by nigelsandever@btconnect.com # Please include the string: [perl #30674] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Nigelsandever @ btconnect . comNigelsandever @ btconnect . com
    Jul 11, 2004 at 8:41 pm
    Jul 17, 2004 at 5:34 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by (Peter J. Acklam) # Please include the string: [perl #30609] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Peter J. Acklam) (via RTPeter J. Acklam) (via RT
    Jul 6, 2004 at 6:57 pm
    Jul 9, 2004 at 11:06 am
  • Hi, I'm writing a story today about Perl, that was sparked by the latest maintenance release the other day. I was hoping that you could help me out. Q: Is Perl 5.8.5 something that all Perl users ...
    SeanSean
    Jul 22, 2004 at 6:55 pm
    Jul 24, 2004 at 1:36 am
  • I've just added comments to the top of each .c file that gives an overview of what each file is for. Something i wish had happened 3 years ago when I first started messing with internals! NB - I ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Jul 31, 2004 at 4:45 pm
    Aug 4, 2004 at 8:38 pm
  • perl5-porters, any thoughts on this? Any fix needs to be within the debugger. Making the debugger close all handles that weren't open when the process started seems 'most correct' as it would make ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Jul 9, 2004 at 9:59 am
    Jul 13, 2004 at 4:11 pm
  • folks, I got a burr in my saddle yesterday, and went about trying to get it out. It struck me that BASEOP has op_next AND op_sibling, but only one of these is used at any given time (modulo ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Jul 29, 2004 at 4:14 pm
    Aug 3, 2004 at 7:53 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Matt Jeanneret" # Please include the string: [perl #30860] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Matt JeanneretMatt Jeanneret
    Jul 28, 2004 at 7:13 pm
    Jul 29, 2004 at 1:56 pm
  • I don't see that %d behave OK for number bigger than 4GB (if that is what you are saying). I get -1 for numbers bigger than 2^32. ./perl -we 'printf "%16.0f%16d\n", $_, $_ for map $_ * 1_000_000_000, ...
    Robin BarkerRobin Barker
    Jul 28, 2004 at 3:52 pm
    Jul 29, 2004 at 2:01 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Autrijus Tang # Please include the string: [perl #30783] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Autrijus TangAutrijus Tang
    Jul 22, 2004 at 9:12 pm
    Jul 28, 2004 at 6:17 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Glenn Linderman # Please include the string: [perl #30568] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Glenn LindermanGlenn Linderman
    Jul 3, 2004 at 6:17 am
    Jul 13, 2004 at 9:53 am
  • Hi, I'm trying to build Perl on OSF system (OSF1 dolphin V5.1 732 alpha). The make ended sucssfuly, and when I run 'make test', one of the meesages was: ../ext/DB_File/t/db-hash...............dubious ...
    Uri AzoulayUri Azoulay
    Jul 4, 2004 at 12:18 pm
    Jul 5, 2004 at 10:14 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Jaap Karssenberg # Please include the string: [perl #30553] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jaap KarssenbergJaap Karssenberg
    Jul 1, 2004 at 11:00 am
    Jul 2, 2004 at 6:22 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by perl-5.8.0@ton.iguana.be # Please include the string: [perl #30733] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Perl-5 . 8 . 0 @ ton . iguana . bePerl-5 . 8 . 0 @ ton . iguana . be
    Jul 18, 2004 at 10:16 pm
    Jul 24, 2004 at 2:21 pm
  • I should probably report this via perlbug, as it's a bug. It's a bug present since 5.8.0, for 64 bit builds. New tests I wrote yesterday happen to have revealed it. Anyway, the second sort in this ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jul 14, 2004 at 12:52 pm
    Jul 15, 2004 at 7:52 pm
  • Hi there. We are living with a restriction of Perl that is becoming more and more a nuisance: In UTF-8 encoding, CRLF and LF (and probably CR only) are valid markers for a line-end. We use Emacs for ...
    Richard JelinekRichard Jelinek
    Jul 29, 2004 at 9:12 pm
    Aug 5, 2004 at 10:22 am
  • blib.pm doesn't work for testing Cwd/File::Spec since blib itself loads those modules. I stumbled upon this while trying to debug Cwd.pm. The fix is to apply the following patch to blib.pm. (I use ...
    DHDH
    Jul 22, 2004 at 4:32 am
    Jul 29, 2004 at 5:17 am
  • My smokes didn't come through, so I ran a manual CYGWIN_NT-5.0 pc03 1.5.10(0.116/4/2) 2004-05-25 22:07 i686 unknown unknown Cygwin Configure -Dusedevel -Uversiononly -Duse64bitint -des : You have the ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Jul 26, 2004 at 9:33 am
    Jul 26, 2004 at 5:33 pm
  • Woohoo! ----- Forwarded message from Steve Hay <steve.hay@uk.radan.com ----- Mailing-List: contact daily-build-reports-help@perl.org; run by ezmlm Precedence: bulk List-Post: List-Help: ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jul 16, 2004 at 7:32 am
    Jul 23, 2004 at 7:44 pm
  • Executive summary: I'm proposing the following patch, which removes the variables PL_retstack, PL_retstack_ix and PL_retstack_max, since it turns out they store redundant info. Binary compatibility ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Jul 21, 2004 at 6:10 pm
    Jul 23, 2004 at 1:43 pm
  • I have to run SLES 8.0 (the EMC SAN PowerPath driver is only certified for that OS) and I have been having fits trying to upgrade 5.8.0 to 5.8.5 (and .4 as well). I was hoping that someone would ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Jul 20, 2004 at 3:32 pm
    Jul 20, 2004 at 7:32 pm
  • I seem to be unable to convert an existing perlio handle into one that is handled by a different perlio layer which requires extra arguments to open. For example ":crlf" doesn't require extra args, ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Jul 1, 2004 at 11:50 pm
    Jul 16, 2004 at 7:58 am
  • The Changes for 2.18 say something about abs_path now being expected to work on files as well as directories. Given what the "d" in Cwd stands for, I don't know why that's allowable or desireable, ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Jul 3, 2004 at 7:10 pm
    Jul 7, 2004 at 10:39 am
  • My overnight smokes on Win32 fail various tests (t/op/magic.t, t/op/tie.t, ext/Cwd/t/cwd.t) when built with COW. I think they all relate to the magicness of %ENV. The following four one-liners show ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jul 5, 2004 at 3:34 pm
    Jul 7, 2004 at 10:02 am
  • Although it is a documented implementation detail: The LIMIT parameter can be used to split a line partially ($login, $passwd, $remainder) = split(/:/, $_, 3); When assigning to a list, if LIMIT is ...
    Orton, YvesOrton, Yves
    Jul 28, 2004 at 10:19 am
    Jul 31, 2004 at 11:00 am
  • Automated smoke report for 5.8.5 patch 23153 TANGAROA.uk.radan.com: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.00GHz(~1992 MHz) (x86/1 cpu) on MSWin32 - WinXP/.Net SP1 using cl version 12.00.8804 smoketime 4 hours ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jul 22, 2004 at 9:35 pm
    Jul 28, 2004 at 9:36 pm
  • There are 4 "virtual" entries in %Config::Config, which can be accessed directly by name: $ perl -V:ccflags_nolargefiles ccflags_nolargefiles='-fno-strict-aliasing -I/usr/local/include '; but can't ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jul 22, 2004 at 2:32 pm
    Jul 23, 2004 at 4:53 am
  • hi, I hope I am sending this e-mail to the right list. Migrating from perl 5.6 to perl 5.8 I had a bad surprise: bad cpu performances. Investigating I resolved that was because of concat loops ($t .= ...
    EuriskomsrlEuriskomsrl
    Jul 14, 2004 at 7:06 am
    Jul 19, 2004 at 8:18 am
  • When looking at the debugger for my last message, I wanted to fix another peeve, that -M arguments are not propagated across 'R'estart. I can't understand why the original command line is not simply ...
    Andrew PimlottAndrew Pimlott
    Jul 12, 2004 at 6:05 am
    Jul 13, 2004 at 9:19 am
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, when discussing the problem that: $x = Math::BigInt- new(5); $x -= $x; failed, it was said that I can use overload::StrVal to check for two references with ...
    TelsTels
    Jul 30, 2004 at 1:29 pm
    Jul 30, 2004 at 4:25 pm
  • On RedHat 7.2 with perl, v5.6.1: cp Storable.pm blib/lib/Storable.pm AutoSplitting blib/lib/Storable.pm (blib/lib/auto/Storable) /usr/bin/perl -I/local/lib/perl5/5.6.1/i686-linux-multi ...
    JamesJames
    Jul 21, 2004 at 9:53 pm
    Jul 28, 2004 at 4:35 pm
  • Still floundering around trying to understand what if any conflicts there are between PERL_MALLOC and ithreads on win32, I produced the attached list of 112 different ways of allocating memory used ...
    Nigel SandeverNigel Sandever
    Jul 21, 2004 at 9:55 pm
    Jul 28, 2004 at 12:09 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Dan Jacobson # Please include the string: [perl #30796] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Dan JacobsonDan Jacobson
    Jul 23, 2004 at 8:13 pm
    Jul 24, 2004 at 1:57 pm
  • Hi, I am working on porting the recent versions of perl on NetWare. I am using gcc/linux as development tool/environment. The necessary changes have been made and the patch files(for versions 5.8.4, ...
    P AravindaP Aravinda
    Jul 21, 2004 at 8:08 am
    Jul 22, 2004 at 4:02 pm
  • There is an ancient bug in vms/vms.c in the code that does the initial load of the %ENV hash. The sequence necessary to exercise the bug is to first initialize an environment variable to a ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Jul 9, 2004 at 4:19 am
    Jul 20, 2004 at 10:19 am
  • Hey you docmonsters guuuuuuys! An astute person emailed me this: I say OBEY HIM! -- Sean M. Burke http://search.cpan.org/~sburke/
    Sean M. BurkeSean M. Burke
    Jul 15, 2004 at 8:34 pm
    Jul 16, 2004 at 3:06 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by nigelsandever@btconnect.com # Please include the string: [perl #30702] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Nigelsandever @ btconnect . comNigelsandever @ btconnect . com
    Jul 14, 2004 at 8:45 pm
    Jul 16, 2004 at 2:40 pm
  • I just looked at all the microperl stuff and have some questions. 1) Currently, both config.sh and config.h are in the repository, and both are shipped with the source distro. I wondered why, since ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Jul 2, 2004 at 3:25 am
    Jul 4, 2004 at 9:58 pm
  • Hi, can someone please explain to me the alternatives to parse "keys %!"? $ perl584 -MErrno -wle 'print scalar keys %!' Warning: Use of "keys" without parentheses is ambiguous at -e line 1. 122 $ ...
    Dintelmann, PeterDintelmann, Peter
    Jul 2, 2004 at 7:34 am
    Jul 2, 2004 at 6:48 pm
  • Hello; I'm sending you this at the request of Gurusamy Sarathy - author of Data::Dumper. Attached is a patch and unit test for Data::Dumper which allows Dumper to check whether the Freezer method is ...
    Christopher CavnorChristopher Cavnor
    Jul 7, 2004 at 6:31 pm
    Aug 13, 2004 at 6:56 am
  • # New Ticket Created by david@davidfavor.com # Please include the string: [perl #30885] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    David @ davidfavor . comDavid @ davidfavor . com
    Jul 30, 2004 at 1:08 pm
    Aug 3, 2004 at 6:54 am
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