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  • Hi, I promised Audrey to write up about changes in Perl core that would make Data::Bind less hacky. In short, Data::Bind attempts to provide perl6-semantics about function argument binding, which ...
    Chia-liang KaoChia-liang Kao
    Sep 11, 2006 at 10:59 pm
    Sep 22, 2006 at 10:53 pm
  • Going on with the adventure of endowing core modules with dual life, I tried now with Schwern's pick: Exporter. This distribution is just the code at blead @ 28789 (lib/Exporter.pm, ...
    Adriano FerreiraAdriano Ferreira
    Sep 6, 2006 at 7:40 pm
    Sep 15, 2006 at 6:06 pm
  • hi all, i've built perl 588 from src on OSX 10.4.7 works great most everywhere. but, when i attempt to launch spamassassin as a deamon: spamd --daemonize i get a perl crash. the folks @ #spamassassin ...
    OpenMacNewsOpenMacNews
    Sep 14, 2006 at 10:59 pm
    Sep 24, 2006 at 11:54 pm
  • I wonder what do you think about the following patch? Gabor --- lib/Exporter.pm.orig 2006-09-20 14:01:34.000000000 +0300 +++ lib/Exporter.pm 2006-09-20 14:02:41.000000000 +0300 @@ -105,9 +105,10 @@ ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Sep 20, 2006 at 11:06 am
    Oct 5, 2006 at 9:37 pm
  • EEEK! Something exploded badly in the combination threaded and regexps! (Patch level 28812 did not have these problems.) -------- Original Message -------- Subject: Smoke [5.9.4] 28821 FAIL(XF) OSF1 ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 12, 2006 at 11:27 am
    Sep 13, 2006 at 9:36 am
  • Greetings, Perl Wizards, I'm working on a mini query language that can be embedded into Perl 5, because it *is* Perl 5. Here's an example: where { $_- first_name eq 'Larry', $_- last_name ne 'Wall'; ...
    David WheelerDavid Wheeler
    Sep 4, 2006 at 5:51 pm
    Sep 5, 2006 at 10:35 pm
  • The attached patch for blead moves the functionality of sv.c's re_dup() into regcomp.c and adds hooks to make the routine pluggable. Assuming a similar patch is made to 5.8.9 this should make the new ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Sep 17, 2006 at 12:58 pm
    Sep 29, 2006 at 3:09 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Joshua b. Jore # Please include the string: [perl #40333] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Joshua b . JoreJoshua b . Jore
    Sep 13, 2006 at 4:33 pm
    Jan 10, 2012 at 6:41 am
  • With this patch we can support recursive patterns without using compiled code in the same way that PCRE does. The addition is of a new symbol (?PARNO) so that we can write things like /^(<(?:[^< ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Sep 30, 2006 at 11:43 pm
    Oct 5, 2006 at 10:23 am
  • This patch fixes: * #38723 (Backticks don't work in Win32 multithreaded perl) * #39531 (Perl hangs when when using backticks or popen from a thread on Win32) I've attached two patches to this mail: * ...
    Andrew SavigeAndrew Savige
    Sep 16, 2006 at 12:55 am
    Sep 20, 2006 at 1:09 pm
  • Im toying (once again) with the notion of combining op_next and op_sibling into a union, which could save non-trivial memory for optrees. A naive estimate is 20% Its not clear what the value of this ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Sep 5, 2006 at 7:50 pm
    Sep 19, 2006 at 5:27 pm
  • Since there seems to be apparently no good way to make g++ to shut up about unused parameters (which we do have with XS functions), the patch adds -Wno-unused-parameter (for g++), and since I can't ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 19, 2006 at 6:19 am
    Sep 19, 2006 at 5:13 pm
  • Hi Dave, I've been doing some testing with the latest regex engine on things like Regexp::Common and encountered a bug in the handling of EVAL opcodes. With the help of mauk on #p5p I believe I've ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Sep 9, 2006 at 1:36 pm
    Sep 25, 2006 at 10:01 pm
  • Currently a pattern like /(?=foo)/ is massively less efficient than a pattern like /foo/. This patch fixes this. The result is a massive speedup and closes the last remaining place where python ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Sep 9, 2006 at 8:00 pm
    Sep 22, 2006 at 10:29 pm
  • If we're goin' down the dual-life road, anyone mind if I take on Devel::DProf? My other core module, Test::Harness, is getting overhauled anyway. I could prob'ly also incorporate some of Steve ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Sep 15, 2006 at 3:44 pm
    Sep 16, 2006 at 10:50 pm
  • I am sad to inform you all that yesterday evening, Nick Ing-Simmons died following a massive heart attack. His partner, Medi is concerned to ensure that this news reaches all his friends online. ...
    Shona McNeillShona McNeill
    Sep 26, 2006 at 6:03 pm
    Sep 28, 2006 at 2:11 pm
  • Porters, I am seeing pod errors when I try to view perlref.pod, possibly due to the recent X<foo campaigns. The following patch clears up the errors. Pod compliancy tests for the core, anyone? ...
    David LandgrenDavid Landgren
    Sep 25, 2006 at 12:43 pm
    Sep 27, 2006 at 4:07 am
  • Attached patch should resolve this issue. It turns out its more complex than described above. There are some interesting issuesto consider. 1. charnames handler returns empty string 2. charnames ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Sep 14, 2006 at 4:26 pm
    Sep 21, 2006 at 12:03 pm
  • It would seem that at least according to one C++ implementation (Tru64's "cxx") blead is already currently compileable with C++ but not with g++. Currently g++ is unable to compile the following ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 4, 2006 at 5:05 am
    Sep 12, 2006 at 7:27 am
  • Regarding "[perl #40256] embedding perl makes programs calling random() crash" http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2006-08/msg00586.html and this crash "Re: Change 28877: [PATCH] ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 28, 2006 at 9:40 am
    Sep 29, 2006 at 12:18 pm
  • I just tried my 1st perl.gcov build, and am having problems I tried both of these bleadperl]$ sh Configure -Dusethreads -Doptimize=-pg -Dusedevel -Accflags="-fprofile-arcs -ftest-coverage" ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Sep 25, 2006 at 9:10 pm
    Oct 8, 2006 at 10:38 am
  • Major breakage again/still, I'm now running tests also in Debian x86 Linux and the results look pretty much the same... At least one cause of the problems might be something do with either version ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 17, 2006 at 7:04 am
    Sep 18, 2006 at 7:54 pm
  • The attached patch for cflags.SH would do the following (only when using gcc): - scan separately for -ansi, -pedantic (yes, they can be used separately), and -std=c89 - and the various gcc -Woptions ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 30, 2006 at 9:58 am
    Oct 2, 2006 at 9:32 am
  • I think I asked this before, but I can't recall. Sorry if this is a dup. There's a known bug in caller: #!/usr/bin/perl -l my @results = (qw<caller sucks ); while ( my $answer = get_result() ) { ...
    OvidOvid
    Sep 28, 2006 at 1:43 pm
    Sep 30, 2006 at 11:32 am
  • I use lndir to clone perl trees, thereby saving disk space. This has some subtle problems, in that some of the files are written back thru the symlink to the old file, thus interfering with the ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Sep 28, 2006 at 4:47 pm
    Sep 28, 2006 at 6:21 pm
  • The following script fails with overload complaining it can't find any "eq" method. #!perl use strict; use warnings; use File::Temp (); my $fh = new File::Temp(); print "file is $fh\n"; print 1, ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Sep 25, 2006 at 10:04 am
    Sep 25, 2006 at 6:02 pm
  • Hi, % perl -e 'warn \(my $x); warn \$x' SCALAR(0x180b454) at -e line 1. SCALAR(0x180b454) at -e line 1. % perl -e 'warn (${ \(my $x) } = 1); warn $x' 1 at -e line 1. Warning: something's wrong at -e ...
    Yuval KogmanYuval Kogman
    Sep 17, 2006 at 11:12 pm
    Sep 25, 2006 at 1:11 pm
  • I wonder whether we shouldn't change the delivery policy of SIGSEGV to unsafe by default. Why ? Because when a SIGSEGV is emitted, your interpreter is likely to be in a bad state anyway. So you might ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Sep 8, 2006 at 3:43 pm
    Sep 20, 2006 at 4:13 pm
  • With the attached patch (make regen needed) the Solaris "SUNWspro" C++ compiler CC compiles "perl", kicking and screaming, but it compiles. The my_setenv() is horribly messy code, I might have made a ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 9, 2006 at 12:28 pm
    Sep 14, 2006 at 12:39 pm
  • Grab your styluses and clay tablets, since Unicode 5.0.0 (released in July) includes (among other things) support for the cuneiform. Patch attached.
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 5, 2006 at 6:29 pm
    Sep 14, 2006 at 5:10 am
  • The attached patch removes the scan of -Wdeclaration-after-statement from Configure, because: - I do not think such strongly (gcc) version dependent scans should go be in Configure (the policy could ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 12, 2006 at 4:19 am
    Sep 13, 2006 at 6:53 am
  • Greetings, as part of the CPANPLUS dependencies here's a patch for Params::Check. This patch depends on the Locale::Maketext::Simple patch sent a few weeks ago. It was then not applied awaiting ...
    Jos BoumansJos Boumans
    Sep 8, 2006 at 11:57 am
    Sep 8, 2006 at 4:07 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by gozer@activestate.com # Please include the string: [perl #40389] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Gozer @ activestate . comGozer @ activestate . com
    Sep 21, 2006 at 8:49 pm
    Oct 6, 2006 at 1:44 pm
  • In http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2006-01/msg00625.html RGS wrote rgs So, morality : test scary modules before a release ! So morality II: there is always one even scarier ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Sep 10, 2006 at 9:46 am
    Oct 1, 2006 at 5:42 pm
  • Is the change illustrated below intentional? D:\dev\perl\ver\28892_\win32 perl -le"print $]; print %{[]};" 5.008006 Can't coerce array into hash at -e line 1. D:\dev\perl\ver\28892_\win32 ..\perl ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Sep 28, 2006 at 9:50 pm
    Sep 28, 2006 at 10:07 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Michael P. Soulier" # Please include the string: [perl #40298] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Michael P. SoulierMichael P. Soulier
    Sep 7, 2006 at 4:29 pm
    Sep 28, 2006 at 4:45 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Santeri Paavolainen # Please include the string: [perl #40416] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Santeri PaavolainenSanteri Paavolainen
    Sep 26, 2006 at 6:29 pm
    Sep 27, 2006 at 9:44 am
  • Fixes test problem reported in: http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/116382 saw test 9 Also moves $threads::threads out of BEGIN block for cases where BEGIN block is not executed.
    Jerry HeddenJerry Hedden
    Sep 22, 2006 at 1:13 pm
    Sep 27, 2006 at 1:53 am
  • Hello Short story: I suggest that - http://bugs.perl.org should (instead of redirecting to http://rt.perl.org/perlbug/) show a page which lists/links all three bug areas (perl5 core, perl6, cpan). - ...
    Christian JaegerChristian Jaeger
    Sep 26, 2006 at 3:24 pm
    Sep 26, 2006 at 3:56 pm
  • Perl5 Bug Summary http://rt.perl.org/rt3/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html Generated at Mon Sep 4 13:00:06 2006 GMT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * Numbers ...
    Perl5 Bug SummaryPerl5 Bug Summary
    Sep 4, 2006 at 1:00 pm
    Sep 25, 2006 at 1:00 pm
  • This change: causes these failures with -Duse64bitint on x86 FreeBSD: Failed Test Stat Wstat Total Fail List of Failed ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Sep 24, 2006 at 9:30 pm
    Sep 25, 2006 at 12:26 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Davies, Alex" # Please include the string: [perl #40384] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Davies, AlexDavies, Alex
    Sep 21, 2006 at 11:07 am
    Sep 21, 2006 at 10:47 pm
  • svGrow should really be SvGROW. In fact there's no svGrow in perl [...later...] or in DBD::ODBC. I'll assume you meant SvGROW and your shift key got out of step. SvLEN is the size of the buffer ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Sep 19, 2006 at 3:30 pm
    Sep 19, 2006 at 4:28 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Joel Bernstein # Please include the string: [perl #40352] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Joel BernsteinJoel Bernstein
    Sep 18, 2006 at 2:51 pm
    Sep 19, 2006 at 9:44 am
  • For some reason I've been of the opinion (possibly wrong) that struct context had some fat that could be trimmed. It used to look like this: struct context { U32 cx_type; /* what kind of context this ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Sep 17, 2006 at 9:52 pm
    Sep 18, 2006 at 5:41 pm
  • The Klocwork system is pretty cool. I have a login to the setup on their site that ran on perl-5.8.8. The interface is pretty nice, and a bit shinier than Coverity's. I've run two reports and dumped ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Sep 18, 2006 at 3:48 pm
    Sep 18, 2006 at 4:29 pm
  • The attached patch against 2805_01 gets the failure rate to 9/21 on VMS, down from something in the high teens. Obviously there's still a lot of work to do, but this gets a lot of basic things ...
    Craig BerryCraig Berry
    Sep 9, 2006 at 9:58 pm
    Sep 16, 2006 at 2:11 am
  • This Week on perl5-porters - 1-10 September 2006 "Most version control systems have flexible commit hooks to automatically perform actions" -- Michael G Schwern "Obi Wan Perforce: This isn't the ...
    David LandgrenDavid Landgren
    Sep 15, 2006 at 12:03 pm
    Sep 15, 2006 at 8:55 pm
  • Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Sep 10, 2006 at 4:12 pm
    Sep 14, 2006 at 9:37 am
  • # New Ticket Created by David Nicol # Please include the string: [perl #40328] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    David NicolDavid Nicol
    Sep 12, 2006 at 8:21 pm
    Sep 13, 2006 at 9:17 pm
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