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  • Hi, My names Lyle, I've been an open and commercial perl programmer for over 5 years. I've worked with literally hundreds of hosting companies, with all types of OS and web server. There is a ...
    AllAffiliatePro InfoAllAffiliatePro Info
    Nov 11, 2004 at 1:57 am
    Dec 9, 2004 at 2:20 am
  • I've been looking over perldelta for the new RC for perl, and I've been puzzling over one particular paragraph, regarding the former faulty optimization for sort. We (at Perlmonks) think we figured ...
    Bart LateurBart Lateur
    Nov 16, 2004 at 10:02 am
    Nov 18, 2004 at 9:42 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, I am not sure this can be seen as a bug - maybe it is a feature :) There are times when you want to use a hash just to record things you have previously seen, ...
    TelsTels
    Nov 8, 2004 at 8:29 pm
    Nov 26, 2004 at 11:16 am
  • I'm currently working on a patch to handle (?{...}) code snippets better. The main thing is does is that tokeniser recognises these within patterns and spits them out for the parser to compile, ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Nov 13, 2004 at 12:00 am
    Nov 20, 2004 at 1:39 pm
  • http://www.pobox.com/~schwern/src/ExtUtils-MakeMaker-6.22.tar.gz or http://mungus.schwern.org/svn/CPAN/ExtUtils-MakeMaker/tags/VERSION=6.22 or a CPAN near you! Basically, I said the hell with it. It ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 25, 2004 at 2:53 am
    Dec 9, 2004 at 12:09 pm
  • Which operating systems ship perl 5 as core? As far as I know it's Solaris (5.6.1 currently) AIX OS X ("5.8.1 RC3") Most Linux distributions Does HP UX? Irix? How many use perl to write core system ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Nov 17, 2004 at 8:41 pm
    Nov 18, 2004 at 3:52 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.9.2 patch 23450 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 6 hours ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Nov 1, 2004 at 4:46 am
    Nov 9, 2004 at 12:05 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Jarkko Hietaniemi # Please include the string: [perl #32383] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Nov 9, 2004 at 4:43 pm
    Nov 9, 2005 at 12:22 pm
  • Ok, I'm working on MakeMaker again and I'm trying to shove a 6.22 out the door. Something that works so the core can update from 6.17. I can't remember what the critical problems were preventing ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 23, 2004 at 5:00 am
    Jan 3, 2005 at 4:50 pm
  • Module-Build-0.2604 is failing t/runthrough.t test #19 when it tries to compare the VERSION number (Is this a problem with blead-perl v5.9.2 or Module::Build?) ok $contents, "/Module::Build version ...
    David DyckDavid Dyck
    Nov 19, 2004 at 12:29 am
    Nov 30, 2004 at 1:15 pm
  • 5.8.6-RC1 has CPAN version 1.76_01; an install Bundle::CPAN will downgrade it to 1.76 from CPAN. Can the CPAN CPAN version be updated to 1.77? I also noticed a few badly formed beta $VERSIONs that ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Nov 19, 2004 at 5:06 am
    Nov 24, 2004 at 5:03 pm
  • Hi Håkan, I'm not sure what's causing this error, but it looks like your compiler is having trouble with the 'register' modifier on the variable 'sv'. I'm forwarding your message to ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Nov 16, 2004 at 3:49 pm
    Nov 18, 2004 at 11:10 am
  • Hi, I had the time to investigates which peephole optimizations are in fact needed to pass the test suite. The only test failures I ignored altogether were those of the various B:: tests. Here's the ...
    Tassilo von ParsevalTassilo von Parseval
    Nov 4, 2004 at 9:26 am
    Nov 14, 2004 at 7:09 am
  • I have this patch (the sort that won't fit into the margin of this e-mail) that cuts Config.pm down from about 32K to 3K by putting all the little used stuff in another file. With my patch I have ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Nov 26, 2004 at 8:58 pm
    Dec 1, 2004 at 5:18 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes # Please include the string: [perl #32272] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Nov 1, 2004 at 7:50 pm
    Nov 10, 2004 at 9:59 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Jeff Lavallee # Please include the string: [perl #32401] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jeff LavalleeJeff Lavallee
    Nov 10, 2004 at 6:59 pm
    Jan 13, 2005 at 5:48 am
  • Hi Porters, here's a patch from SuSE's perl-5.8.5. It changes the putenv handling in a way so that PERL_USE_SAFE_PUTENV is defined for applications that embedded perl. It does this by adding a global ...
    Michael SchroederMichael Schroeder
    Nov 11, 2004 at 2:54 pm
    Nov 27, 2004 at 3:41 pm
  • Hi Ed. I've just gone through putting together a fresh OS X installation and was reminded of the little nits in Apple's Perl installation that could use fixing when next they do an upgrade (with ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 11, 2004 at 9:19 am
    Nov 13, 2004 at 3:11 pm
  • Hi, Currently the Cwd module[1] has no copyright/license statement in it, and I'm not sure it ever has. Since it's always been a core module, with no independent CPAN life until I gave it one, I ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Nov 30, 2004 at 1:00 am
    Dec 1, 2004 at 4:22 am
  • Hi, this morning I had a look at the current state of affairs with respect to pod/perltodo.pod to check whether any low-hanging fruits could be found. I then decided to work a bit on optionalizing ...
    Tassilo von ParsevalTassilo von Parseval
    Nov 3, 2004 at 11:26 am
    Nov 8, 2004 at 9:30 pm
  • The following trivial program: use Tk; my $mw = Tk::MainWindow- new; $mw- update; segfaults in the $mw- update call when I use the current perl-5.8.x snapshot from ...
    Gisle AasGisle Aas
    Nov 3, 2004 at 10:39 am
    Nov 3, 2004 at 8:14 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Mark-Jason Dominus # Please include the string: [perl #32562] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Nov 22, 2004 at 3:27 pm
    Jan 3, 2005 at 9:37 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Ingo Weinhold # Please include the string: [perl #32717] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Ingo WeinholdIngo Weinhold
    Nov 30, 2004 at 3:38 pm
    Dec 29, 2004 at 12:22 pm
  • With Test::More 0.50 and threads I get an odd error using skip and threads. [~/tmp/Test-Simple-0.50] perl5.8.5 -Ilib -wle 'use threads; use Test::More "no_plan"; pass("foo"); SKIP: { skip "this", 1 ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 23, 2004 at 9:41 am
    Nov 29, 2004 at 4:38 am
  • % perl -le '$_ = "a"; /a/g; print pos' 1 % perl -le '$_ = "a"; /b/g; print pos' prints nothing (returns undef), I'd expect that it returns 0. Do I miss something? Didn't find any mentioning of undef ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Nov 27, 2004 at 1:04 am
    Nov 28, 2004 at 4:13 am
  • i don't have fork() on my system and have to port perl. only function exists is vfork(). Now trying to find where it should be changed. found Perl_my_fork() function from util.c Is it perl's most ...
    GumboldGumbold
    Nov 10, 2004 at 1:35 pm
    Nov 22, 2004 at 3:30 pm
  • Hi, We are using module C::Include in our Perl application that runs on Red Hat Linux 7.3 with kernel version 2.4.18. For some reason this application allocates more and more memory during its run. ...
    Viktor NosovViktor Nosov
    Nov 3, 2004 at 10:29 pm
    Nov 11, 2004 at 7:34 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Allen Smith # Please include the string: [perl #32380] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Allen SmithAllen Smith
    Nov 9, 2004 at 2:28 pm
    Jul 2, 2013 at 7:00 am
  • I'm singularly failing to remember how to construct a regexp that has the correct properties to tie up the regexp engine until the heat death of the universe, so I might be spouting rubbish here: ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Nov 25, 2004 at 11:23 pm
    Mar 9, 2010 at 4:25 pm
  • Hi, Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't XSLoader formerly available on CPAN as a stand-alone module? It looks like it's not available as such on CPAN right now. I'm trying to get Cwd/File::Spec (the ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Nov 19, 2004 at 9:21 pm
    Jan 3, 2005 at 8:00 pm
  • I looked into these failures a bit last night. The problem is that the function getservbyname_r() is defined within the OpenBSD library, but no prototype is defined in any .h file. The smoke test, by ...
    Steve PetersSteve Peters
    Nov 30, 2004 at 1:44 pm
    Nov 30, 2004 at 3:37 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by adalbert.perbandt@infineon.com # Please include the string: [perl #32639] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Adalbert . perbandt @ infineon . comAdalbert . perbandt @ infineon . com
    Nov 26, 2004 at 3:59 pm
    Nov 28, 2004 at 5:11 am
  • i choose to build threading perl on linux. Does it mean if i have no getgrent_r() and couple of other `_r' functions, so can't build it?
    GumboldGumbold
    Nov 17, 2004 at 10:05 am
    Nov 19, 2004 at 6:38 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Jim Harville # Please include the string: [perl #32463] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jim HarvilleJim Harville
    Nov 16, 2004 at 6:29 pm
    Nov 17, 2004 at 9:22 pm
  • You've ended up posting this on the wrong list. People that might be interested would not see it. I've Cc'd the correct list. -- H.Merijn Brand Amsterdam Perl Mongers (http://amsterdam.pm.org/) using ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Nov 5, 2004 at 3:05 pm
    Nov 7, 2004 at 8:01 pm
  • $FindBin::VERSION==1.44 $FindBin::Bin == /home/steve/sandbox $Cwd::abs_path($FindBin::Bin) == /home/steve/sandbox It seems to be working fine now in 5.8.5. I have updated File::Spec and Cwd to the ...
    Steve Peters via RTSteve Peters via RT
    Nov 14, 2004 at 3:42 pm
    Nov 26, 2004 at 12:15 pm
  • http://www.pobox.com/~schwern/src/Test-Simple-0.50.tar.gz or a CPAN near you. Not much in this release, just fixing the little Windows testing bug. Also dumped Aegis. Stiched the Aegis era revisions ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 20, 2004 at 6:00 am
    Nov 23, 2004 at 9:01 am
  • is perl interpreter multithreaded, mean can be build without fork?
    GumboldGumbold
    Nov 11, 2004 at 1:50 pm
    Nov 22, 2004 at 3:31 pm
  • The use of undef with %SIG is itself undefined. To ignore a certain signal, use 'IGNORE' as follows. %SIG{'INT'} = 'IGNORE'; To use the default signal handling for the operating system, use ...
    Steve Peters via RTSteve Peters via RT
    Nov 5, 2004 at 8:36 pm
    Nov 9, 2004 at 3:43 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Tran Huu Tri # Please include the string: [perl #32251] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Tran Huu TriTran Huu Tri
    Nov 1, 2004 at 2:56 am
    Nov 1, 2004 at 5:39 pm
  • Below is a patch to explain the behavior and to suggest better alternatives. --- /usr/libdata/perl5/i386-openbsd/5.8.5/IO/File.pm Fri Sep 17 13:09:59 2004 +++ ./IO/File.pm Sat Nov 27 09:32:46 2004 @@ ...
    Steve Peters via RTSteve Peters via RT
    Nov 27, 2004 at 3:36 pm
    Nov 28, 2004 at 3:23 am
  • Hi all, Here is an implementation for the 'minitest' buildtarget on VMS. It needs another pair of eyes I guess (it worked on the Alpha). diff -ru perl-current/vms/descrip_mms.template ...
    Abe TimmermanAbe Timmerman
    Nov 13, 2004 at 11:48 pm
    Nov 28, 2004 at 12:53 am
  • It is cross-build on Linux for my mmu less system. Using stuff from Cross/ miniperl built,link to perl-5.8.5 binary instead of created miniperl - done, DynaLoader also. Now ByteLoader telling this: ...
    GumboldGumbold
    Nov 24, 2004 at 11:00 am
    Nov 24, 2004 at 3:15 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by chris@ex-parrot.com # Please include the string: [perl #32486] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Chris @ ex-parrot . comChris @ ex-parrot . com
    Nov 18, 2004 at 6:10 pm
    Nov 23, 2004 at 10:46 am
  • This appears to have been fixed at some point in the past. Not enough arguments for grep at -e line 1, near ""fooba")" -e had compilation errors. BEGIN { $^W = 1; } unexpected OP_GREPSTART at ...
    Steve Peters via RTSteve Peters via RT
    Nov 21, 2004 at 4:48 am
    Nov 23, 2004 at 9:52 am
  • "Hallo!" said Piglet, "whare are /you/ doing?" "Hunting," said Pooh. "Hunting what?" "Tracking something," said Winnie-the-Pooh very mysteriously. "Tracking what?" said Piglet, coming closer. "That's ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Nov 11, 2004 at 10:11 pm
    Nov 23, 2004 at 7:51 am
  • I have a piece of code in XS land that reads data from an external source and populates a scalar that's passed in to it (ala sysread). It doesn't seem to work if I pass a shared variable in to it ...
    Eric GarlandEric Garland
    Nov 19, 2004 at 6:39 am
    Nov 21, 2004 at 9:17 pm
  • Credits should go to Jean-Louis Leroy for the original implementation. I just debug the thing. This is how Set::Object works. The major structure is a bucket hash, which expands by doubling the ...
    Sam VilainSam Vilain
    Nov 10, 2004 at 12:04 am
    Nov 15, 2004 at 7:22 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by ae5t-ksn@asahi-net.or.jp # Please include the string: [perl #32407] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Ae5t-ksn @ asahi-net . or . jpAe5t-ksn @ asahi-net . or . jp
    Nov 11, 2004 at 10:23 am
    Nov 12, 2004 at 6:49 pm
  • Hi, I have developed Perl Extension Program with Perl v5.8.0 on linux 9.1 platform, and now I want to reinstall with Perl v5.6.0 on Linux 9.1 to test my program. How can I uninstall Perl v5.8.0 on ...
    Tran Huu TriTran Huu Tri
    Nov 1, 2004 at 9:58 am
    Nov 8, 2004 at 2:05 am
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