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  • Year Number of changes on blead 2005 2393 2004 1175 2003 2489 2002 3577 2001 4605 2000 2539 1999 1062 1998 1131 Gah. There were more than double the changes in 2005 than in 2004. No wonder I'm having ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 2, 2006 at 11:15 pm
    Jan 25, 2006 at 2:41 am
  • Greenback: And the world is mine, all mine. Muhahahahaha. See to it! Stiletto: Si, Barone. Subito, Barone. From "Dangermouse", by Cosgrove Hall Productions. Currently it's at ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 20, 2006 at 10:39 am
    Jan 25, 2006 at 5:26 pm
  • Porters, Long time no see. I just released Encode 2.14 as follows. 2.13 was released just before that but that did not include changes made in perl-current so go straight for 2.14. Who said 13 is ...
    Dan KogaiDan Kogai
    Jan 15, 2006 at 3:50 pm
    May 30, 2007 at 6:30 am
  • lib/ExtUtils/t/Manifest........................FAILED at test 26 Failed 4 test scripts out of 1083, 99.63% okay. Retest after bringing blead up to 26913: EXT/DEVEL/PPPORT/T/PPPHTEST....ok ...
    John E. MalmbergJohn E. Malmberg
    Jan 19, 2006 at 11:34 am
    Feb 7, 2006 at 3:32 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Adam Kennedy # Please include the string: [perl #38319] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Adam KennedyAdam Kennedy
    Jan 24, 2006 at 2:21 pm
    Feb 1, 2006 at 5:08 pm
  • Appended is a first draft of Perl 5.8.8's perldelta. Corrections, additions, removals, comments welcome. Where changes were attributed to people, did I get it correct? Who did I miss out from ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 13, 2006 at 10:33 pm
    Jan 17, 2006 at 5:07 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "John Pattison" # Please include the string: [perl #38338] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    John PattisonJohn Pattison
    Jan 26, 2006 at 4:18 pm
    Feb 1, 2006 at 9:21 pm
  • Dear p5pers, on fri (20 Jan) I'm disappearing off to Japan and India for a month's vacation; during which time I'm not planning to have my laptop or check my email (crikey, it'll be the longest I ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Jan 17, 2006 at 4:42 pm
    Feb 24, 2006 at 8:34 am
  • I originally sent this to the NL Perlmongers, but the only response I've had suggested sending to perl5-porters, so I guess that I'm not missing anything really obvious or well-known. I'm not ...
    Phil PennockPhil Pennock
    Jan 26, 2006 at 8:51 pm
    Feb 14, 2006 at 11:45 am
  • Any reason not to do this? Index: perl/ext/IO/lib/IO/Handle.pm --- perl/ext/IO/lib/IO/Handle.pm.~1~ Tue Jan 24 13:57:35 2006 +++ perl/ext/IO/lib/IO/Handle.pm Tue Jan 24 13:57:35 2006 @@ -409,16 ...
    Gisle AasGisle Aas
    Jan 24, 2006 at 1:01 pm
    Nov 2, 2006 at 11:17 am
  • --- perl/pod/perlvar.pod.orig 2006-01-17 08:18:45.000000000 -0800 +++ perl/pod/perlvar.pod 2006-01-30 01:05:06.754971200 -0800 @@ -1196,7 +1196,7 @@ =item $^X The name used to execute the current ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Jan 30, 2006 at 9:08 am
    Jan 30, 2006 at 10:33 pm
  • wrt: (However, C<defined @$foo and +C<defined %$foo are still allowed. Those constructs are discouraged +anyway.) s/ discouraged anyway / still discouraged / ? wrt: Assertions an optional module ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Jan 5, 2006 at 1:47 pm
    Jan 13, 2006 at 9:44 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Marc Lehmann # Please include the string: [perl #38293] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Marc LehmannMarc Lehmann
    Jan 20, 2006 at 10:42 pm
    Apr 20, 2006 at 2:53 am
  • Perl5 Bug Summary [ Happy New Year! ] http://rt.perl.org/rt3/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html Generated at Mon Jan 2 14:00:03 2006 GMT ...
    Robert SpierRobert Spier
    Jan 2, 2006 at 2:43 pm
    Jan 30, 2006 at 7:15 pm
  • theyre cool, and we now have a lot of them [1] attached patch teaches B::Concise about them, and provides an new, easy way to see what they look like now: ./perl -Ilib -Iext/B/t ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Jan 1, 2006 at 8:35 pm
    Jan 4, 2006 at 4:52 pm
  • I've been playing with building a Universal Binary version of Perl on OSX and I ran into this little bit of a problem. Perl's Configure script uses 'ar ts' to generate an archive symbol table for ...
    Philippe M. ChiassonPhilippe M. Chiasson
    Jan 25, 2006 at 9:36 pm
    Jan 29, 2006 at 10:14 am
  • I'm in the process of upgrading the Sys::Syslog we ship with Solaris in conjunction with applying the sprintf patch, and Sys::Syslog 0.12 from CPAN goes bang bigtime during 'make test' . If I apply ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Jan 9, 2006 at 11:52 pm
    Jan 10, 2006 at 5:00 pm
  • Hi porters, Congratulations! I'm impressed by the fact that after all these changes blead still builds on VMS! Here's the output of mmk test_harness: Failed Test Stat Wstat Total Fail Failed List of ...
    Abe TimmermanAbe Timmerman
    Jan 4, 2006 at 7:19 pm
    Jan 9, 2006 at 10:16 am
  • I was searching for some documentation on the "stack of stacks" concept (Sarathy claimed it is documented in perlguts.pod, but I couldn't find anything beyond the macro definitions in cop.h). ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Jan 9, 2006 at 11:23 pm
    Jul 24, 2006 at 6:49 pm
  • The attached patch cleans up the POD to remove the indirect notation used in the synopsis. Is there interest in pursuing this line of thought, or does it fall under the category of fiddling with the ...
    David LandgrenDavid Landgren
    Jan 12, 2006 at 3:48 pm
    Jan 13, 2006 at 1:42 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Fergal Daly # Please include the string: [perl #38307] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Fergal DalyFergal Daly
    Jan 22, 2006 at 1:56 pm
    Aug 1, 2013 at 12:38 am
  • nm -P perl (in Linux, -P being the "POSIX" option) tells me that (in x86) the PerlIO_fd_refcnt is 0x2000 or 8 kilobytes. perlio.c:2227:int PerlIO_fd_refcnt[PERLIO_MAX_REFCOUNTABLE_FD]; ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jan 25, 2006 at 8:51 pm
    Feb 4, 2006 at 2:46 pm
  • This patch documents the locale bug in Tiger, and adds instructions for using Apple's "cross development" SDKs, and for using the "10.4u" SDK to build a universal binary perl. sherm--
    Sherm PendleySherm Pendley
    Jan 15, 2006 at 12:51 pm
    Jan 19, 2006 at 1:22 am
  • The Sun C compiler outputs this warning each time Newx(..., char) is used: "gv.c", line 104: warning: dead part of constant expression is nonconstant "gv.c", line 666: warning: dead part of constant ...
    Gisle AasGisle Aas
    Jan 16, 2006 at 6:55 pm
    Jan 17, 2006 at 9:56 am
  • cc: Warning: sv.c, line 2943: This statement uses the type "struct sv" to reference the same storage location as the statement at line number 3174 in file sv.c, which uses the type "struct gv". This ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jan 7, 2006 at 8:10 pm
    Jan 8, 2006 at 11:48 pm
  • Pod::Text is expecting to be able to pass input and output handles to parse_file, but that's only expecting an input handle. Kludged around with this, but maybe fixing Pod::Simple would be better. ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Jan 8, 2006 at 8:41 am
    Jan 23, 2006 at 4:29 pm
  • Hi, (Please 'cc' me as I'm not subscribed.) Running multi-threaded perl 5.8.7 on Windows 2000, built using dmake and MinGW (gcc-3.4.4). I have the following simple C script: /* ---- test .c ---- */ ...
    SisyphusSisyphus
    Jan 4, 2006 at 10:31 am
    Jan 12, 2006 at 1:00 pm
  • Apple has released Mac OS X 10.4.4, but it still has broken Catalan locales. My previous patch, #25406, optimistically assumed that the problem would have been fixed within a couple of releases. As ...
    Dominic DunlopDominic Dunlop
    Jan 11, 2006 at 6:36 pm
    Jan 12, 2006 at 11:03 am
  • # New Ticket Created by SignWriting # Please include the string: [perl #38282] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    SignWritingSignWriting
    Jan 19, 2006 at 7:30 pm
    Oct 21, 2012 at 11:10 pm
  • I got a brand new box, on which I was to install Linux. I hit the power button, inserted the SuSE 10.0 DVD, and hit Alt-Control-DEL And I got the message "Cool machine, but You are about to install ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Jan 24, 2006 at 9:06 pm
    Jan 29, 2006 at 8:45 pm
  • Another update for cygwin. I'm at 1.5.19-4 now This time I started the build not from xfce4, which is not even running now, but from a plain window. I think this matters. FWIW smokes still finished ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Jan 22, 2006 at 10:57 am
    Jan 23, 2006 at 1:56 pm
  • I noticed that Devel-PPPort-3.07 doesn't include SvPV_nolen_const or SvPV_nomg_const, which were both added to blead by change #24739. Was this an intentional omission? I'm never sure whether some of ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jan 18, 2006 at 1:31 pm
    Jan 19, 2006 at 7:07 pm
  • The policy I was trying to follow was not to ship non-CPAN versions of dual life modules. So I'm looking at which dual-life modules differ between maint and 5.8.7, but have the same version, using $ ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 12, 2006 at 5:48 pm
    Jan 12, 2006 at 10:31 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Eric Niebler # Please include the string: [perl #38133] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Eric NieblerEric Niebler
    Jan 2, 2006 at 10:46 pm
    Jan 9, 2006 at 7:57 am
  • on a fresh bleadperl @ 26643 running 'make regen; make' results in rather spectacular failures [jimc@harpo pvs-prob]$ make `sh cflags "optimize='-g'" perl.o` perl.c CCCMD = cc -DPERL_CORE -c ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Jan 4, 2006 at 2:36 pm
    Jan 4, 2006 at 4:22 pm
  • In Perl_save_re_context there is the following code to save $1 et al: { /* Save $1..$n (#18107: UTF-8 s/(\w+)/uc($1)/e); AMS 20021106. */ REGEXP *rx; if (PL_curpm && (rx = PM_GETRE(PL_curpm))) { U32 ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 12, 2006 at 4:06 pm
    Feb 11, 2006 at 3:21 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Nikolaus Rath # Please include the string: [perl #38181] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Nikolaus RathNikolaus Rath
    Jan 7, 2006 at 5:48 pm
    Feb 3, 2006 at 1:36 pm
  • The following program creates an error i have never seen before on Win32: D:\ perl -"use Fnorble" This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way. Please contact the ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Jan 26, 2006 at 2:40 pm
    Jan 26, 2006 at 4:28 pm
  • Fixes the problem with reusing the same formatting object. Everyone can now go back to reusing objects and provided that one is using the parse_from_file interface, everything should work correctly. ...
    Russ AllberyRuss Allbery
    Jan 21, 2006 at 2:45 am
    Jan 26, 2006 at 12:31 am
  • EAGLE search blead.log failed ext/Devel/PPPort/t/ppphtest............FAILED at test 2 ext/Digest/SHA/t/2-nist-sha-oo.........FAILED--expected 3 tests, saw 2 ...
    John E. MalmbergJohn E. Malmberg
    Jan 18, 2006 at 12:47 pm
    Jan 19, 2006 at 2:59 am
  • I just got a report from Andreas that Class::Autouse is failing with bleadperl. The culprit appears to be the following. --------------------------------------------------- When Class::Autouse hooks ...
    Adam KennedyAdam Kennedy
    Jan 16, 2006 at 1:44 pm
    Jan 17, 2006 at 7:06 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.8.7 patch 26794 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 1 hour 40 ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jan 12, 2006 at 8:11 pm
    Jan 13, 2006 at 2:24 pm
  • The uploaded file version-0.53.tar.gz has entered CPAN as file: $CPAN/authors/id/J/JP/JPEACOCK/version-0.53.tar.gz size: 33002 bytes md5: 34ed42d9ce88edcf1478394d57b28ec2 ========================= ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Jan 11, 2006 at 2:58 am
    Jan 11, 2006 at 2:34 pm
  • I think the following code removal patch is safe. Perl's test suite certainly still passes: ==== //depot/perl/toke.c#626 - /home/gisle/perl/blead/toke.c ==== Index: perl/toke.c --- perl/toke.c.~1~ ...
    Gisle AasGisle Aas
    Jan 6, 2006 at 12:04 pm
    Jan 6, 2006 at 5:20 pm
  • But what if the scenario you show above is exactly what I want? It may not be the wisest choice in writing a Perl module, but I do not see where it is a bug. Anyone else have any comments?
    Steve Peters via RTSteve Peters via RT
    Jan 2, 2006 at 3:43 pm
    Jan 5, 2006 at 6:28 pm
  • Perl 5.8.8-RC1 breaks SWIG's MG handling, in particular with SVN/Perl bindings. SWIG was doing this: mg- mg_virtual = (MGVTBL *) malloc(sizeof(MGVTBL)); mg- mg_virtual- svt_get = (SwigMagicFuncHack) ...
    Audrey TangAudrey Tang
    Jan 22, 2006 at 3:46 am
    Jan 23, 2006 at 3:31 pm
  • Sorry for very late notice, but IMO worth noticing a fact that statically linking of Perl extensions on Win32 made functional. This was introduced with a following record in Changes5.8.6 of ...
    Konovalov, VadimKonovalov, Vadim
    Jan 18, 2006 at 6:47 pm
    Jan 19, 2006 at 3:37 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "John Nurick" # Please include the string: [perl #38254] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    John NurickJohn Nurick
    Jan 16, 2006 at 7:09 pm
    Jan 18, 2006 at 8:52 pm
  • Historically when allocating memory for strings in scalars, perl used to call malloc() or realloc() with the exact size needed, and record that size in SvLEN(). The allocated size is recorded so that ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 17, 2006 at 2:00 pm
    Jan 17, 2006 at 3:07 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by yves orton # Please include the string: [perl #38218] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Yves ortonYves orton
    Jan 12, 2006 at 7:40 pm
    Jan 14, 2006 at 3:31 am
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