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  • I propose eliminating the Long Module List. I'm talking about http://www.cpan.org/modules/00modlist.long.html (2998 modules), not http://www.cpan.org/modules/01modules.index.html (6800 modules). ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Aug 18, 2004 at 9:54 pm
    Aug 26, 2004 at 12:09 pm
  • Rafael The usual practice is to use a bare C<; or C<1 (which is even Rafael special cased in the parser to avoid generating warnings Rafael on things like C<1 while foo() ). No so fast. Let me try ...
    Dan JacobsonDan Jacobson
    Aug 19, 2004 at 11:41 pm
    Aug 25, 2004 at 1:36 am
  • One of my customers reported identical symptoms on an XP machine last week. I just applied the patch to 5.8.5 and re-built. It fixed that XP machine, but it broke my Win2k machine. I'm running the ...
    Fox, Ken \(K.C.\)Fox, Ken \(K.C.\)
    Aug 14, 2004 at 9:29 pm
    Sep 7, 2004 at 7:55 am
  • I have a test failing in blead due to leaking scalars: C:\p5p\bleadperl .\perl t\op\threads.t 1..3 # PROG: # use threads; # threads- new(sub { my %h=(1,2); delete $h{1}})- join for 1..2; # print ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Aug 4, 2004 at 5:04 pm
    Aug 14, 2004 at 2:43 am
  • Hi, Currently the base and fields pragmas do not allow multiple inheritence of fields: package Foo; use fields qw/foo/; package Bar; use fields qw/bar/; package Gorch; use base qw/foo bar/; will ...
    Yuval KogmanYuval Kogman
    Aug 19, 2004 at 1:32 pm
    Aug 23, 2004 at 4:44 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Warren Dodge # Please include the string: [perl #30968] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Warren DodgeWarren Dodge
    Aug 6, 2004 at 4:40 pm
    Sep 1, 2004 at 10:52 am
  • Hi p5p'ers, John P. and I have been debating about an issue with the UNIVERSAL::VERSION() function: http://makeashorterlink.com/?P6F9239F8 Here's a demonstration of the behavior I don't like: % perl ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Aug 5, 2004 at 1:39 am
    Aug 5, 2004 at 3:24 pm
  • Hello, people! I've built Perl 5.6.1 for MorphOS (new operating system for PPC processors derived from AmigaOS). Everything works, but while working Perl produces messages: Setting cnt to xxx, ...
    Pavel FedinPavel Fedin
    Aug 20, 2004 at 9:14 am
    Aug 23, 2004 at 10:31 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Johann George # Please include the string: [perl #31129] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Johann GeorgeJohann George
    Aug 15, 2004 at 4:30 am
    Aug 17, 2004 at 7:27 pm
  • Two patches attached: 1) XSUB.diff makes XSUB.h use the version object logic for testing 2) Brings the core up to match version-0.42; the most important change being $v = version- new("5.005_03"); ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Aug 18, 2004 at 12:26 pm
    Sep 15, 2004 at 5:14 pm
  • zero. Comment from hydo I've tried this in later Perls, but it seems to be working correctly in Perl 5.8.2 and higher. Does anyone know if this is fixed in 5.8.2?
    Steve Peters via RTSteve Peters via RT
    Aug 28, 2004 at 1:30 pm
    Sep 2, 2004 at 7:10 pm
  • Richard Levitte recently reported on vmsperl a number of pathological cases that break the current implementations of File::Spec::VMS- canonpath and File::Spec::VMS- splitdir. He also provided ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Aug 27, 2004 at 11:51 pm
    Sep 2, 2004 at 2:22 am
  • the following problem can be reproduced with any perl, including blead perl. perldoc -f exec: [...] Since it's a common mistake to use "exec" instead of "system", Perl warns you if there is a ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Aug 26, 2004 at 1:14 am
    Aug 29, 2004 at 2:33 am
  • You're completely right. This dependency crept in a few weeks ago, and I didn't care too much about it. I didn't help, but it also didn't cause any problems, so I forgot about it... :-/ Indeed, ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Aug 9, 2004 at 9:04 pm
    Aug 13, 2004 at 7:09 am
  • folks, I had a long car-ride today, and had time to open another can of worms (of my own making). goto cache feasibility pp_newSTATEOP (or whatever) knows at construction whether theres a label on ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Aug 5, 2004 at 4:27 am
    Aug 13, 2004 at 6:58 am
  • These Weeks on perl5-porters (9-29 August 2004) This is an olympic summary: it jumps over three full weeks! Tainting PATH on Windows Discussing about a new test failing in the smoke tests for ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Aug 31, 2004 at 8:01 pm
    Sep 5, 2004 at 6:57 am
  • Automated smoke report for 5.9.2 patch 23217 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 8 hours ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Aug 16, 2004 at 6:10 am
    Aug 19, 2004 at 8:20 am
  • The pseudo-hash extraction took a little too much. The attached patch restores the compile-time checking of fields and fixes the tests that should have caught the regression. It also makes it work ...
    Rick DelaneyRick Delaney
    Aug 13, 2004 at 11:54 pm
    Apr 20, 2006 at 9:51 pm
  • perlsec says For efficiency reasons, Perl takes a conservative view of whether data is tainted. If an expression contains tainted data, any subexpression may be considered tainted, even if the value ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Aug 23, 2004 at 2:20 am
    Sep 1, 2004 at 11:06 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, while BigInt and friends have catched up with their speed to Perl over the time, they are still way slower than native math. This post deals with some ways on ...
    TelsTels
    Aug 13, 2004 at 12:25 pm
    Aug 28, 2004 at 6:52 am
  • I'd be interested in knowing if || and && operators could be modified to return lvalues. The reason I'm interested in this ability is so that you can assign to the first of a set that has a value, or ...
    Jeff 'japhy' PinyanJeff 'japhy' Pinyan
    Aug 31, 2004 at 4:07 pm
    Sep 1, 2004 at 10:07 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Dan Jacobson # Please include the string: [perl #31228] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Dan JacobsonDan Jacobson
    Aug 18, 2004 at 10:59 pm
    Sep 1, 2004 at 9:08 pm
  • pc03:/P/perl-current 502 $ ../ChkMANI.pl still has ext/Devel/PPPort/mktests.PL pc03:/P/perl-current 503 $ Still in MANIFEST? Should it be removed? -- H.Merijn Brand Amsterdam Perl Mongers ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Aug 19, 2004 at 7:50 pm
    Aug 20, 2004 at 8:48 am
  • In looking through perlnewmod, perlmodlib, perlmodstyle, and other related POD today, I found that most of them are out of date and not in keeping with recent trends in module writing, testing/QA, ...
    Kirrily Skud RobertKirrily Skud Robert
    Aug 16, 2004 at 8:00 pm
    Aug 17, 2004 at 5:51 pm
  • Stas originally pointed out to me a problem with mod_perl and stack corruption. It turns out that there is a point after eval_sv() has pushed a new JUMPENV, but before pp_enterval() has pushed an ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Aug 9, 2004 at 8:22 pm
    Aug 13, 2004 at 6:32 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Fergal Daly # Please include the string: [perl #30926] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Fergal DalyFergal Daly
    Aug 2, 2004 at 11:11 pm
    Oct 21, 2012 at 11:20 pm
  • For every pp_*() routine in pp_sys.c change: if (cando(S_IXUSR, 1, &PL_statcache)) RETPUSHYES; RETPUSHNO; to: #ifdef _AIX RETPUSHYES; #else if (cando(S_IWUSR, 1, &PL_statcache)) RETPUSHYES; #endif ...
    David FavorDavid Favor
    Aug 3, 2004 at 5:44 pm
    Mar 7, 2011 at 4:11 pm
  • when i was adding more tests to Sort::Maker i found an interesting behavior in 5.6.1 on sparc. it doesn't show up on 5.8 on intel or sparc. (i don't have access to 5.6.1 on intel). have you heard ...
    Uri GuttmanUri Guttman
    Aug 25, 2004 at 6:04 am
    Aug 28, 2004 at 3:10 am
  • The Configure script contains the following: case "$gccversion" in ?*) echo " " echo "Checking if your compiler accepts -pipe" 2 &1 echo 'int main(void) { return 0; }' gcctest.c if $cc -O2 -pipe -o ...
    John P. LindermanJohn P. Linderman
    Aug 26, 2004 at 3:07 pm
    Aug 27, 2004 at 2:36 pm
  • If I'm correct, the value used then is the "sh" value in Config.pm which is set at compile time. For example, on my ActiveState Perl, I see 'cmd /x /c' as the value for sh in my Config.pm. The issue ...
    Steve Peters via RTSteve Peters via RT
    Aug 26, 2004 at 12:27 pm
    Aug 27, 2004 at 8:15 am
  • Hi, can anybody confirm that reading from a handle open()ed in the "+ " mode does not work on Win32 as described in perlopentut? First we create a test file with a single line of text C:\TEMP echo ...
    Dintelmann, PeterDintelmann, Peter
    Aug 20, 2004 at 1:01 pm
    Aug 20, 2004 at 5:53 pm
  • Is there a problem with perl5-changes@perl.org at the moment? I don't seem to have received anything since #23221 on 17 Aug. ------------------------------------------------ Radan Computational Ltd. ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Aug 19, 2004 at 9:23 am
    Aug 20, 2004 at 1:44 pm
  • Hello Crab and perl5-porters Porters: I've talked with crab on irc about creating a process pipelining module - one of the last parts where perl seems to be missing something compared with shells. ...
    Christian JaegerChristian Jaeger
    Aug 2, 2004 at 12:48 am
    Aug 9, 2004 at 12:24 pm
  • This curious code appears in perl_construct(): #ifdef MULTIPLICITY init_interp(); PL_perl_destruct_level = 1; #else if (PL_perl_destruct_level 0) init_interp(); #endif The MULTIPLICITY case seems ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Aug 6, 2004 at 2:54 pm
    Aug 9, 2004 at 9:00 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Mark-Jason Dominus # Please include the string: [perl #31400] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Aug 31, 2004 at 2:42 am
    Sep 9, 2004 at 3:36 am
  • # New Ticket Created by jerabek@math.cas.cz # Please include the string: [perl #31403] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jerabek @ math . cas . czJerabek @ math . cas . cz
    Aug 31, 2004 at 1:02 pm
    Sep 2, 2004 at 8:08 am
  • From what I can see, the regular expression is not valid. When running with warnings and strict, I get the error message: Illegal hexadecimal digit ']' ignored at ./regex.pl line 8. It appears that ...
    Steve Peters via RTSteve Peters via RT
    Aug 26, 2004 at 2:33 pm
    Aug 30, 2004 at 10:28 am
  • # New Ticket Created by alexmv@bestpractical.com # Please include the string: [perl #31238] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Alexmv @ bestpractical . comAlexmv @ bestpractical . com
    Aug 19, 2004 at 8:45 am
    Aug 29, 2004 at 5:31 am
  • # New Ticket Created by jnolan@super.org # Please include the string: [perl #31185] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jnolan @ super . orgJnolan @ super . org
    Aug 16, 2004 at 2:05 pm
    Aug 16, 2004 at 8:08 pm
  • folks, heres a patch that converts this: $ perl ../sexec.pl -psizer -se ' $a = $b + $c ' B::Concise::compile(CODE(0x8ac5abc)) 7 28 UNOP <1 leavesub[1 ref] K/REFC,1 - (end) - 32 LISTOP <@ lineseq KP - ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Aug 14, 2004 at 12:19 pm
    Aug 16, 2004 at 7:36 pm
  • While updating the in-tree perl on OpenBSD we have found that for 3.3.2 at least we need to build perl with -fno-delete-null-pointer-checks in addition to -fno-strict-aliasing to avoid core dumps on ...
    Todd C. MillerTodd C. Miller
    Aug 16, 2004 at 12:54 am
    Aug 16, 2004 at 4:46 pm
  • This Week on perl5-porters (2-8 August 2004) Another week, another summary, while we're getting unnoticeably older. (Yes, I just remarked that I started those summaries two years ago.) File tests on ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Aug 10, 2004 at 7:35 am
    Aug 13, 2004 at 7:47 am
  • Hi, Is there an open source perl compiler that I can use to compile my perl scripts such that they run faster than with the regular interpreter? I also need it to be robust & well-tested. Please ...
    Bala VenuBala Venu
    Aug 9, 2004 at 5:40 pm
    Aug 13, 2004 at 6:58 am
  • Are Unicode code points signed or unsigned? Currently (blead) we have: zen% ./perl -e 'qr/[\x0-\x{ffffffff}]/' Invalid [] range "\x0-\x{ffffffff}" in regex; marked by <-- HERE in m/[\x0-\x{ffffffff} ...
    HvHv
    Aug 10, 2004 at 1:56 pm
    Aug 13, 2004 at 6:57 am
  • Hello, p5-porters! I hope you're in the mood for some hand-waving about potential optimizations, because I don't have anything hard to offer quite yet on this, and am looking for known blockers -- ...
    James MastrosJames Mastros
    Aug 9, 2004 at 11:00 am
    Aug 13, 2004 at 6:55 am
  • This should fix the problem with the test harness on Cygwin Paul
    Paul MarquessPaul Marquess
    Aug 7, 2004 at 2:22 pm
    Aug 8, 2004 at 9:26 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Dan Dascalescu # Please include the string: [perl #30965] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Dan DascalescuDan Dascalescu
    Aug 6, 2004 at 8:52 am
    Aug 8, 2004 at 6:29 pm
  • Hello, I'm currently building perl-5.8.5 for the next Cygwin release. I'm getting some test failures here (where the perl process hangs with the db-hash test and I terminated it via killing perl with ...
    Gerrit P . HaaseGerrit P . Haase
    Aug 5, 2004 at 4:27 pm
    Aug 6, 2004 at 11:54 am
  • How tough would it be to graft in the Perl6-style BEGIN block into the 5.8.x codebase, as in: my $foo = BEGIN { 3 + 4 + -s "/etc/passwd" }; I don't believe there'll be any backward compatibility ...
    Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
    Aug 1, 2004 at 3:23 pm
    Aug 1, 2004 at 7:11 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Warren Dodge # Please include the string: [perl #30966] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Warren DodgeWarren Dodge
    Aug 6, 2004 at 4:35 pm
    Sep 8, 2004 at 4:59 pm
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