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  • # New Ticket Created by "Jerry D. Hedden" # Please include the string: [perl #37946] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Dec 14, 2005 at 8:09 pm
    Jan 12, 2006 at 8:37 pm
  • With all those nice new features, I think it's time to release a new development version of perl, so the outside world can play with them. (And this is in accordance with the roadmap in perltodo.) A ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Dec 20, 2005 at 6:36 pm
    Dec 22, 2005 at 9:35 am
  • Hello again. I've kicked out another snapshot of the switch patch, which is again here: http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~houstorx/swp The main changes are: - There's a new feature "~~" that enables the ~~ ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Dec 11, 2005 at 12:07 am
    Jan 15, 2007 at 7:49 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Gisle Aas # Please include the string: [perl #37897] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Gisle AasGisle Aas
    Dec 12, 2005 at 10:51 am
    Sep 15, 2012 at 8:37 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, like the previous patch, use the pvn() version when the string length is known (constant). Saves only 73 calls on the Perl test suite.. but heh, everybit ...
    TelsTels
    Dec 29, 2005 at 6:12 pm
    Jan 4, 2006 at 3:25 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Nicholas Clark # Please include the string: [perl #37886] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 11, 2005 at 7:17 pm
    Jan 20, 2007 at 11:41 pm
  • Following my attempt at using PERL_MEM_LOG to figure out why ext/threads/t/stress_re.t is failing on Win32, which possibly pointed at recent changes in sv.c being the culprit ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Dec 16, 2005 at 11:05 am
    Dec 16, 2005 at 9:08 pm
  • At the moment, err is a weak keyword in bleadperl. Any code that has a sub called 'err' (which I imagine to be a popular name for error-logging functions), and calls it before it is defined, will ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Dec 20, 2005 at 6:08 pm
    Dec 22, 2005 at 12:03 pm
  • The xav_fill and xav_max fields in xpvav are of type SSize_t, which will typically be 8 bytes in 64 bit mode, but all the av_*() functions use the I32 type for the 'key' parameter, and also I32 types ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Dec 2, 2005 at 12:26 am
    Dec 7, 2005 at 3:18 am
  • For day job we ship executables with embedded perls and bundled .pm files. To track down a problem when such things were run away from our network I had reason to run one under Linux's strace. I ...
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Dec 1, 2005 at 12:42 pm
    Dec 14, 2005 at 4:55 am
  • Dearest porters, I've finished my first pass at the smart matcher, based on the spec for Perl 6. The patch is at the end, but the behaviour is more important than the code, so I shall attempt an ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Dec 16, 2005 at 8:16 pm
    Dec 17, 2005 at 7:31 pm
  • In bleadperl, I get a coredump at test 9 instead of a test failure (thanks for the script, by the way). Here's what gdb had to say about the core file. #0 0x080e48f3 in Perl_mg_find ...
    Steve Peters via RTSteve Peters via RT
    Dec 16, 2005 at 4:18 pm
    Apr 21, 2012 at 3:14 pm
  • Hi, all I know this is not the correct mailing list, but I'm sure one of you know the answer, and saves me for subscribing a lot of other mailing lists until I think one where somebody knows the ...
    Alberto SimõesAlberto Simões
    Dec 2, 2005 at 9:46 pm
    Dec 3, 2005 at 4:50 pm
  • For a while I was getting test failures like: lib/charnames..............................................PROG: # alias with nonexisting file use charnames ":full", ":alias" = "xyzzy"; "Here: ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Dec 21, 2005 at 8:51 am
    Jan 6, 2006 at 2:56 pm
  • Should we s/Nullsv/(SV*)0/g s/Nullch/(char*)0/g s/Nullfp/(PerlIO*)0/g over the entire source? It removes 3 things that everyone has to remember, and everyone new has to learn. Nicholas Clark
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 15, 2005 at 10:58 pm
    Dec 16, 2005 at 10:10 pm
  • At the moment compile time constants are implemented as subroutines with a '' prototype and a single return value. The optimiser recognises them as such and inlines the result. However, these don't ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 17, 2005 at 7:11 pm
    Dec 23, 2005 at 12:28 pm
  • Gisle Aas asked about use cases for 'err'. One thing I've used it for recently is in a simple command-line script: my $filename = shift err die "Usage: $0 filename\n"; Previously I might have used ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Dec 21, 2005 at 2:07 pm
    Dec 21, 2005 at 6:40 pm
  • --- perl-before/lib/feature.pm 2005-12-19 18:19:57.000000000 +0000 +++ perl-after/lib/feature.pm 2005-12-20 20:32:29.000000000 +0000 @@ -8,6 +8,11 @@ switch = 'feature_switch', "~~" = "feature_~~", ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Dec 20, 2005 at 8:37 pm
    Dec 20, 2005 at 11:53 pm
  • perlport.pod says, regarding filenames, "try not to have non-word characters (except for C<. ) in the names." Yet the following directory names came into the core with Pod::Simple: ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Dec 10, 2005 at 4:51 am
    Dec 15, 2005 at 4:23 am
  • Apparently, podlators-2.0 "broke" Pod::Man by changing the interface so that the $parser object cannot be used more than once. Well, this interface was being used by: pod2man ExtUtils::Makemaker::MM ...
    Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
    Dec 14, 2005 at 4:11 am
    Dec 15, 2005 at 12:26 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Markus Krumpöck # Please include the string: [perl #38045] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Markus "Krumpöck"Markus "Krumpöck"
    Dec 27, 2005 at 12:32 pm
    Sep 26, 2010 at 11:38 pm
  • This Fortnight on perl5-porters - 12-25 December 2005 Perl 5 turns 18 and is given some lovely birthday presents, such as Perl 6's switch, smart match and say. Constants get smaller, faster and ...
    David LandgrenDavid Landgren
    Dec 24, 2005 at 6:01 pm
    Dec 31, 2005 at 11:24 pm
  • Hi, I am configuring and building p59x26223 on z/OS v1.7. I configure it as : sh Configure -Dmake=gmake and use all default options when asked (except a -g when asked for a optimization/ debugging ...
    Rajarshi dasRajarshi das
    Dec 20, 2005 at 7:41 am
    Dec 23, 2005 at 1:52 pm
  • [note: I sent this to perl-xs a couple days ago and got nothing back but blank stares. I'm hoping someone here can help me, because threading support in Fuse would be *really* useful.] Hi! I wrote an ...
    Mark GlinesMark Glines
    Dec 14, 2005 at 7:21 pm
    Dec 16, 2005 at 8:20 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, while trying to find out why PPI refused to create documents from certain variables, I did run over this: * PPI::Document- new() expects a scalar reference ...
    TelsTels
    Dec 29, 2005 at 5:08 pm
    Dec 30, 2005 at 11:24 am
  • Found this festering in an archive mailbox seems related to recent "alarm() ..." thread Mikko Noromaa <mikkon@nm-sol.com writes:
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Dec 10, 2005 at 9:41 pm
    Dec 16, 2005 at 9:14 pm
  • Dear all, I guess it's time for me to stick my head above the parapet and show you what I've been doing with this. Based on the exchanges with Damian, I have decided *not* to try and ape the ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Dec 9, 2005 at 1:16 pm
    Dec 11, 2005 at 8:55 pm
  • [Please CC me, since I'm not on the list.] Hello, Perl[1] consumes too much memory during the Takeuchi benchmark test[2], while Python and Ruby appears to be fine. Besides, Perl is also too slow in ...
    Recai OktasRecai Oktas
    Dec 4, 2005 at 5:44 pm
    Dec 5, 2005 at 1:14 pm
  • This provides support for GCC builtins __builtin_expect and __builtin_choose_expr, described at: http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc-4.0.2/gcc/Other-Builtins.html I haven't found definite wins on any ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Dec 28, 2005 at 9:34 pm
    Mar 3, 2006 at 4:45 pm
  • Hi, Attached is a diff output of changes made to t/uni/class.t on perl-5.8.7 which fix the test on ebcdic (z/OS 1.4). The test case changes work fine with Sadahiro's patch for utf8.c. Thanks, ...
    Rajarshi dasRajarshi das
    Dec 21, 2005 at 8:18 am
    Dec 30, 2005 at 2:37 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by email@ivanwong.info # Please include the string: [perl #38031] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Email @ ivanwong . infoEmail @ ivanwong . info
    Dec 25, 2005 at 9:13 am
    Dec 29, 2005 at 12:25 pm
  • This one will make -e work, new features and all, even if you've deleted everything apart from the actual perl binary. Robin --- perl-before/intrpvar.h 2005-12-21 16:20:18.000000000 +0000 +++ ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Dec 22, 2005 at 1:34 pm
    Dec 23, 2005 at 9:07 am
  • I've just applied the appended patch to blead to quench the other two obscure ways of wrapping positional parameters. These two are inside the vector formatting code, and I don't think can be used to ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 11, 2005 at 12:55 pm
    Dec 17, 2005 at 11:17 am
  • I noticed that the alarm() function isn't working on Windows 2003 (64 bit) and Windows Vista Beta 1 (32 bit). I haven't checked Windows 2003 (32 bit) yet, but will do so "soonish" (I don't have a ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Dec 9, 2005 at 6:01 am
    Dec 9, 2005 at 8:29 pm
  • perl's make test has gotten a lot noisier over time, with lots of extraneous output. Much of this is due to ExtUtils::CBuilder printing the commands it executes. When adding the module to the core, I ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Dec 27, 2005 at 9:20 pm
    Jan 5, 2006 at 7:56 pm
  • Longdoubles on Linux 2.6.12 and up with gcc-4.0.2 and up I get 'M' failures in my smokes with longdoubles, and manual makes are also not fun in that miniperl goes to huge CPU usage. I have searched ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Dec 23, 2005 at 7:27 am
    Jan 1, 2006 at 8:25 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Ralph Bolton" # Please include the string: [perl #37836] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Ralph BoltonRalph Bolton
    Dec 4, 2005 at 11:26 pm
    Dec 31, 2005 at 9:04 am
  • I've enclosed a patch against blead to make accept B::Lint plugins. It adds the class method B::Lint- register_plugin( SomeClass = [ list of checks ] ). This allows someone else to write stuff like ...
    Joshua ben JoreJoshua ben Jore
    Dec 19, 2005 at 6:27 am
    Dec 21, 2005 at 3:19 pm
  • This applies over the top of my megapatch. Note that it will potentially break code that relies on the old run-time "scoping" of this pragma; I had to rewrite parts of lib/sort.t, for example, ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Dec 19, 2005 at 4:55 pm
    Dec 20, 2005 at 11:55 am
  • With Perl-5.8.7, I see... steve@kirk:~/perl-current$ perl rt_8262.pl The string we're using is 'en_US.UTF-8' I'm stuck in a loop and I see letter 'e' I'm stuck in a loop and I see letter 'n' I'm ...
    Steve Peters via RTSteve Peters via RT
    Dec 17, 2005 at 9:23 pm
    Dec 19, 2005 at 10:14 pm
  • Tests were failing with ext/Time/HiRes/t/HiRes.....................................FAILED-- expected test 33, saw test 32 followed somewhat later by ../ext/Time/HiRes/t/HiRes.t: overall time allowed ...
    Dominic DunlopDominic Dunlop
    Dec 17, 2005 at 2:56 pm
    Dec 17, 2005 at 7:36 pm
  • The current implementation of Pod::Simple::Search assumes that case-preserved package and pod names can be constructed from filenames, which is not always true, at least not on VMS, where the patch ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Dec 27, 2005 at 11:59 pm
    Jan 18, 2006 at 5:07 am
  • # New Ticket Created by perlbug@plan9.de # Please include the string: [perl #37907] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Perlbug @ plan9 . dePerlbug @ plan9 . de
    Dec 13, 2005 at 8:59 am
    Dec 24, 2005 at 2:24 pm
  • Hi, The following two line script gives an error on z/OS : "Unknown encoding 'iso-2022-jp' at line ..". ----------------- use Encode; use encoding 'iso-2022-jp'; ------------ How do we confirm if ...
    Rajarshi dasRajarshi das
    Dec 14, 2005 at 1:19 pm
    Dec 21, 2005 at 1:57 pm
  • Running perlivp produce lots of complaints about various *.ph files not to be properly installed. I suggest the following patch to make it skip this test by default. --Gisle ==== ...
    Gisle AasGisle Aas
    Dec 20, 2005 at 11:03 am
    Dec 21, 2005 at 10:32 am
  • Here is the latest patch. It now builds under threads (thanks demerphq), and the smart match semantics are subtly revised. The current "match table" is in a comment above the definition of ...
    Robin HoustonRobin Houston
    Dec 17, 2005 at 8:45 pm
    Dec 20, 2005 at 3:15 pm
  • Perl was 18 today. In many jurisdictions, it can now drink intoxicating liquors, vote, and join the armed forces. Many happy returns! -- The Enterprise successfully ferries an alien VIP from one ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Dec 18, 2005 at 4:20 pm
    Dec 19, 2005 at 1:54 pm
  • If its any help to you guys I built and tested just now on Win32 (VC7+Win2k) and it passes all tests + 2 todo tests. This is at patchlevel 26386 I get warnings on sv.c (i mention this because i saw ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Dec 17, 2005 at 6:02 pm
    Dec 19, 2005 at 10:25 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "Davies, Alex" # Please include the string: [perl #37868] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Davies, AlexDavies, Alex
    Dec 9, 2005 at 9:55 am
    Dec 11, 2005 at 7:51 pm
  • I'm trying to debug a user issue reading Japanese filenames on Win32 (ActiveState). The user is running in code page 1252, but has Japanese filenames on disk. These filenames show up fine in Windows ...
    Dan SullyDan Sully
    Dec 9, 2005 at 5:31 pm
    Dec 9, 2005 at 7:21 pm
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