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  • Thanks to Steve Peters to pointing me to this article, blaming "Perl flaws." http://news.com.com/2100-1002_3-5975954.html Apparently, webmin is vulnerable to nasty format strings passed to ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Nov 30, 2005 at 5:05 am
    Dec 14, 2005 at 5:15 pm
  • Hi Porters, I received the following RT report from a Win2K user (Ron Savage) who was building PathTools when it choked on Cwd. I don't have a suitable system to test on, so I'd appreciate any help ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Nov 22, 2005 at 4:14 pm
    Feb 12, 2006 at 7:13 pm
  • Hello. Perl internally uses swashes for retrieval of Unicode properties and transliteration mappings, for example: \p{Letter}, tr/// for utf8, etc. But one of its core operations, Perl_swash_fetch ...
    SADAHIRO TomoyukiSADAHIRO Tomoyuki
    Nov 23, 2005 at 8:55 am
    Dec 5, 2005 at 3:52 pm
  • blead@26045: Configure: IIUC, Configure is buggy in issuing these whoa there's. It's bypassing the actual probe in both cases because the cygwin hint says define, so doesn't find out that define is ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Nov 9, 2005 at 5:41 am
    Jan 11, 2006 at 9:04 pm
  • Here are the current results of running the tests for perl 5.6.1: base/cond.............ok base/if...............ok base/lex..............ok base/pat..............ok base/rs...............ok ...
    Joshua JuranJoshua Juran
    Nov 21, 2005 at 9:54 pm
    Dec 4, 2005 at 8:24 pm
  • Hi, I was going to report this as a bug in Switch, after spending over an hour debugging why a script was failing compilation. Then I saw it was already reported... over a year ago :( ...
    Offer KayeOffer Kaye
    Nov 23, 2005 at 2:48 pm
    Nov 25, 2005 at 11:25 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.8.7 patch 26127 Mugwump.uk.radan.com: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.40GHz(~3391 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on MSWin32 - WinXP/.Net SP2 using cl version 12.00.8804 smoketime 4 hours ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Nov 15, 2005 at 11:15 pm
    Feb 17, 2006 at 3:03 pm
  • Major new release, switching from Pod::Parser to Pod::Simple as the underlying POD parser. Thank you very much to Allison Randal for taking over maintenance of Pod::Simple and doing another release! ...
    Russ AllberyRuss Allbery
    Nov 29, 2005 at 12:17 am
    Dec 8, 2005 at 7:31 pm
  • Hello all, While going through perlport.pod in order to add index entries, I saw that there's a lack of consistency WRT the formating of functions, modules and variables (not exhaustive, but these ...
    Sébastien Aperghis-TramoniSébastien Aperghis-Tramoni
    Nov 20, 2005 at 3:22 pm
    Nov 23, 2005 at 1:47 am
  • This patch fixes the bug described at http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=510411 whereby code such as: sub TIESCALAR { bless {} } sub FETCH { shift()- {i} ++ } tie $h, "main"; print $h.$h; would print ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Nov 21, 2005 at 5:04 pm
    Nov 22, 2005 at 4:22 pm
  • Not that the detection of the stdio char signedness is all that important these days, but I grew bored by these warnings in Tru64: cc: Warning: sv.c, line 6548: In this statement, the referenced type ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Nov 26, 2005 at 9:25 am
    Jan 5, 2006 at 9:07 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Anno Siegel # Please include the string: [perl #37616] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Anno SiegelAnno Siegel
    Nov 6, 2005 at 1:20 am
    Nov 15, 2005 at 5:00 pm
  • If I understand h2xs correctly, the so-called backwards compatibility mode, which is enforced by default, is set to $], which equals the module author's perl version, most often the standard one ...
    Steven SchubigerSteven Schubiger
    Nov 15, 2005 at 2:16 pm
    Nov 17, 2005 at 5:17 pm
  • This patch alters arena operation by using a separate linked list node to chain arenas together, rather than stealing the 1st element. This recovers 1 lost element per arena, or 1 of every ~53 CVs, ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Nov 20, 2005 at 8:50 am
    Dec 1, 2005 at 9:38 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Karsten Sperling # Please include the string: [perl #37593] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Karsten SperlingKarsten Sperling
    Nov 2, 2005 at 11:24 pm
    Nov 28, 2005 at 11:37 am
  • Do you guys know about this one? $ ./perl -e 'map print(reverse), ("")x68' Segmentation fault Someone just mentioned it over on perlmonks. I haven't looked into it at all, but this is the backtrace: ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Nov 4, 2005 at 11:19 pm
    Nov 8, 2005 at 4:15 pm
  • OVERVIEW For those unfamiliar with the new C<say function in Perl 6, it essentially the same as C<print with a "\n" automatically tacked onto the end. So say "fix", "in", "six!"; behaves identically ...
    Steve PetersSteve Peters
    Nov 5, 2005 at 6:31 pm
    Nov 8, 2005 at 6:25 am
  • # New Ticket Created by dakkar # Please include the string: [perl #37714] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    DakkarDakkar
    Nov 19, 2005 at 6:31 pm
    Sep 18, 2006 at 8:35 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Erland Sommarskog # Please include the string: [perl #37776] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Erland SommarskogErland Sommarskog
    Nov 28, 2005 at 9:50 pm
    Nov 30, 2005 at 10:23 am
  • Dear Damian, [ CCed to P5P, in case anyone else has comments to make. ] Since Switch is so very useful, it's a real shame that it can't reliably be used, because of the limitations of source-filter ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Nov 27, 2005 at 11:41 am
    Nov 29, 2005 at 8:31 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by David Hillman # Please include the string: [perl #37711] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    David HillmanDavid Hillman
    Nov 19, 2005 at 1:08 am
    Nov 20, 2005 at 11:02 pm
  • The following patch makes Storable able to read back files written by Storable-0.1. Storable was not able to parse headers missing the network_order flag. Patch relative to blead. ['p4 add ...
    Gisle AasGisle Aas
    Nov 11, 2005 at 1:42 pm
    Nov 14, 2005 at 10:40 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Jack # Please include the string: [perl #37662] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    JackJack
    Nov 12, 2005 at 12:20 am
    Nov 13, 2005 at 6:03 pm
  • I am currently trying to reinstall the DynaLoader from the CPAN command line... but it won't do it as I get this message: Running install for module DynaLoader The module DynaLoader isn't available ...
    Joseph SartreJoseph Sartre
    Nov 11, 2005 at 11:42 am
    Nov 12, 2005 at 9:16 pm
  • I'm currently getting a warning when building bleadperl on Win32: ..\pp_sys.c(4314) : warning C4013: 'Perl_do_exec' undefined; assuming extern returning int I think this may be related to change ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Nov 1, 2005 at 11:49 am
    Nov 2, 2005 at 5:39 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Andreas J Koenig # Please include the string: [perl #37713] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Andreas J KoenigAndreas J Koenig
    Nov 19, 2005 at 8:29 am
    Mar 31, 2012 at 5:19 pm
  • Hi, A user (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni) reported that the latest PathTools release, 3.14, generates segmentation faults when running under 5.005_03 on Linux. The segfaults occur in t/cwd.t and ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Nov 25, 2005 at 4:58 pm
    Nov 29, 2005 at 9:16 am
  • Hi, Recently ive been trying to get libnet installed on an HP-UX box that unfortunately has an ancient (to me :-) Perl on it. The install seems odd to me as it doesnt seem to a functional perlbug ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Nov 21, 2005 at 4:34 pm
    Nov 21, 2005 at 9:23 pm
  • The following patch brings CPAN.pm up to 1.76_60 which is a release candidate that I'm very much looking forward to. I've removed the SIGNATURE from the MANIFEST because I do not have a newer one at ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Nov 4, 2005 at 8:04 am
    Nov 8, 2005 at 5:19 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by lallip@cs.rpi.edu # Please include the string: [perl #37731] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Lallip @ cs . rpi . eduLallip @ cs . rpi . edu
    Nov 23, 2005 at 1:10 am
    Aug 9, 2006 at 3:49 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Andreas J Koenig # Please include the string: [perl #37716] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Andreas J KoenigAndreas J Koenig
    Nov 20, 2005 at 4:15 am
    Dec 2, 2005 at 11:28 pm
  • Tk programs segfault when I try them with blead. Any idea why this is or when blead stopped working with Tk? BTW, for the perl-5.8.x branch you need to apply change 25613 to be able to compile Tk and ...
    Gisle AasGisle Aas
    Nov 23, 2005 at 8:13 am
    Dec 1, 2005 at 12:24 pm
  • The latest blead @ 26185 breaks mod_perl2: cc1: warnings being treated as errors modperl_io.c: In function 'modperl_io_perlio_override_stdin': modperl_io.c:124: warning: implicit declaration of ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Nov 22, 2005 at 12:18 am
    Nov 23, 2005 at 5:37 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by fbriere@fbriere.net # Please include the string: [perl #37710] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Fbriere @ fbriere . netFbriere @ fbriere . net
    Nov 18, 2005 at 10:07 pm
    Nov 23, 2005 at 1:29 am
  • heres a *fully tested* rework of my earlier patches to "eliminate discreet arenaroots" It passes all tests threade / unthreaded. Ive also run smoke tests on the patch, with mostly solid results Ive ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Nov 14, 2005 at 7:29 am
    Nov 19, 2005 at 10:46 pm
  • maint build with -Uuseperlio is currently going SEGV on t/io/open.t blead had been doing so until change 25416 was applied. (or certainly was spewing warnings under valgrind) ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Nov 12, 2005 at 6:12 pm
    Nov 16, 2005 at 7:14 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Zefram # Please include the string: [perl #37652] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    ZeframZefram
    Nov 10, 2005 at 4:49 pm
    Nov 14, 2005 at 11:26 pm
  • Hi, The following worked in perl-5.005_03 on ebcdic. $value = "http%3A%2F%2Fw3.pok.ibm.com%2Fpokcomm%2Fthanks.html"; $value =~ s/%([a-fA-F0-9]{2})/pack('E',chr(hex($1)))/ge; print "value : $value\n"; ...
    Rajarshi dasRajarshi das
    Nov 10, 2005 at 1:33 pm
    Nov 11, 2005 at 12:49 pm
  • I just added the following to README.macosx with change #26025. Are there any additions, corrections, etc. needed? Starting with Tiger (Mac OS X 10.4), Apple shipped broken locale files for the eu_ES ...
    Steve Peters via RTSteve Peters via RT
    Nov 7, 2005 at 4:10 am
    Nov 7, 2005 at 7:21 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Chris Duryee # Please include the string: [perl #37725] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Chris DuryeeChris Duryee
    Nov 22, 2005 at 4:28 am
    Dec 6, 2005 at 3:19 pm
  • I've been trying to get perl 5.8.7 to compile and pass the test suite with Microsoft's recently released Visual Studio 2005. I fixed up a changed compiler option and changed the makefiles to embed ...
    Joel reedJoel reed
    Nov 2, 2005 at 2:56 pm
    Nov 29, 2005 at 4:44 pm
  • [ The rental car company gave me a convertible! Fools! ] Perl5 Bug Summary http://rt.perl.org/rt3/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html Generated at Mon Oct 31 14:00:03 2005 GMT ...
    Robert SpierRobert Spier
    Nov 2, 2005 at 7:54 pm
    Nov 28, 2005 at 3:42 pm
  • Hi all, don't worry, I'm not using this list for announcing modules! :-) Since french guys just released on CPAN a huge POD2::FR packages based on POD2::IT skeleton, and portuguese guys announced ...
    Enrico SorcinelliEnrico Sorcinelli
    Nov 20, 2005 at 9:27 am
    Nov 24, 2005 at 4:05 pm
  • The above change has broken the windows build using VC++ 6. Trying to build blead currently produces this error: ..\sv.c(1276) : error C2099: initializer is not a constant Judging by the smokes over ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Nov 21, 2005 at 12:22 pm
    Nov 21, 2005 at 3:14 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.8.7 patch 26127 Mugwump.uk.radan.com: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.40GHz(~3391 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on MSWin32 - WinXP/.Net SP2 using cl version 12.00.8804 smoketime 4 hours ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Nov 14, 2005 at 11:15 pm
    Nov 20, 2005 at 12:06 am
  • gcc 4 on Debian no longer emits "Reading specs from ..." but rather "Using built-in specs.". Here is an alternate mechanism to locate the gcc include directory for -a. --bod diff --exclude=debian ...
    Brendan O'DeaBrendan O'Dea
    Nov 13, 2005 at 12:20 am
    Nov 13, 2005 at 5:41 pm
  • Dear all, attached is a patch to make wince build go; more work needed, and I hopefully provide further similar patches soon. Meanwhile, is there anything special about some Perl_gv_SVadd symbol? It ...
    Konovalov, VadimKonovalov, Vadim
    Nov 9, 2005 at 5:23 pm
    Nov 13, 2005 at 3:31 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "tonix (Antonio Nati)" # Please include the string: [perl #37629] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    tonix \(Antonio Nati\)tonix \(Antonio Nati\)
    Nov 7, 2005 at 12:18 pm
    Nov 8, 2005 at 4:19 pm
  • For some time now, the cygwin perl binary release has included a staticly built module Win32CORE that has the "CORE" Win32:: routines from win32/win32.c, suitably modified to run under cygwin. The ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Nov 7, 2005 at 12:03 am
    Nov 8, 2005 at 1:12 am
  • This patch seems a logical follow up for 25969 on VMS (cando stuff) diff -ruN perl-blead/vms/vms.c perl-current/vms/vms.c --- perl-blead/vms/vms.c Wed Oct 26 15:54:10 2005 +++ perl-current/vms/vms.c ...
    Abe TimmermanAbe Timmerman
    Nov 5, 2005 at 11:54 am
    Nov 7, 2005 at 12:33 pm
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