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  • Registering my disgruntleness and that this is going to be a 5.8 - 5.10 upgrade issue so be ready. I got a bunch of FAIL reports from CPAN testers using bleadperl/5.9.5 because the diagnostic on ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Oct 13, 2006 at 10:25 pm
    Nov 8, 2006 at 11:24 am
  • I'm considering a one line addition to the threads module to overload the string value of a thread to return its ID: '""' = sub { shift- tid() } Since thread IDs are unique, thread objects could be ...
    Jerry HeddenJerry Hedden
    Oct 4, 2006 at 7:36 pm
    Oct 7, 2006 at 10:09 pm
  • Attached patch is an initial implementation of named captures. Executive summary: %+ becomes the way to access named captures which are defined by /(?<NAME pattern)/ or /(?'NAME'pattern)/ where NAME ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Oct 5, 2006 at 6:58 pm
    Oct 13, 2006 at 9:54 am
  • grepping the source, I noted there are lots of uses of newSVpvn that could be replaced by newSVpvs(). Many of them are in ext/*, and are thus possible dual-lifers, and thus not worth touching ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Oct 13, 2006 at 3:01 pm
    Oct 17, 2006 at 10:05 am
  • Hi, We've identified a nasty non-linear performance behaviour with perl-5.8.8 whereby a regular expression is hundreds of times slower (and non-linear in the size of the input being scanned) if the ...
    Evans, Ben \(IT\)Evans, Ben \(IT\)
    Oct 19, 2006 at 12:45 pm
    Oct 23, 2006 at 1:32 am
  • Someone I believe not on this list e-mailed me a question about Bytecode (specifically to ask whether the Bytecode format is platform independent, as the docs claim) I mentioned that Bytecode will be ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 29, 2006 at 8:18 am
    Nov 1, 2006 at 10:36 am
  • Moin, resending this, with slight changes, since I accidentily put all the other people into BCC, which at least p5p doesn't like. (You can tell its not my week...) [schnipp] Ditto, why not use ...
    TelsTels
    Oct 8, 2006 at 10:02 pm
    Oct 11, 2006 at 12:28 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by rvtol@xs4all.nl # Please include the string: [perl #40583] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Rvtol @ xs4all . nlRvtol @ xs4all . nl
    Oct 23, 2006 at 12:54 pm
    Oct 26, 2006 at 3:31 pm
  • I've been trying to get perl to build with the new VC++ 2005 Express Edition, which is a complete IDE and all for free (not just free command-line tools like the 2003 Toolkit was), but I'm not having ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Oct 30, 2006 at 3:37 pm
    Nov 8, 2006 at 1:58 pm
  • Hi all, in the german newsgroup de.comp.lang.perl.misc only recently a question came up about "strange" behaviour of subs created inside lexical scopes which reference lexicals belonging to that ...
    Christian WinterChristian Winter
    Oct 24, 2006 at 3:23 pm
    Nov 1, 2006 at 3:33 pm
  • Moin, I get the following during "make": cc -L/usr/local/lib -o miniperl \ `echo gv.o toke.o perly.o op.o pad.o regcomp.o dump.o util.o mg.o reentr.o hv.o av.o perl.o run.o pp_hot.o sv.o pp.o scope.o ...
    TelsTels
    Oct 19, 2006 at 4:37 pm
    Oct 27, 2006 at 4:02 pm
  • With g++ -v "gcc version 4.0.3 (Ubuntu 4.0.3-1ubuntu5)" and as of blead patch level 28995 I get now a 100% make and make test.
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 11, 2006 at 1:20 pm
    Oct 13, 2006 at 12:34 pm
  • Agreed. Is there an easy way to change the internal unicode encoding? For test suites, I think it would be great to set it to, for example, bitwise negated utf-8. In fact, I wouldn't mind it if it ...
    JuerdJuerd
    Oct 20, 2006 at 10:16 am
    Oct 24, 2006 at 3:28 pm
  • PL_perlio_fd_refcnt is allocated with PerlMemShared_realloc(), so it should be freed with PerlMemShared_free() and not with Safefree() (PL_perlio_fd_refcnt is global and not allocated inside any ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Oct 19, 2006 at 10:59 pm
    Oct 25, 2006 at 12:27 am
  • This assumption is false if you have an application that embeds multiple Perl interpreters and these interpreters in turn use the threads module. I've noticed the problem with Perl 5.8.8 and threads ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Oct 26, 2006 at 12:26 am
    Oct 31, 2006 at 1:41 pm
  • Hi, A few years ago I took File::Spec and Cwd (and eventually combined them into the PathTools distribution), pulled them out of blead and put them into CPAN so people with non-blead perls could have ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Oct 23, 2006 at 3:59 pm
    Oct 26, 2006 at 1:36 pm
  • Hi Rafael, As far as I can see we have the following outstanding issues left on the perltodo list: 1. Implement L</_ prototype character 2. Review smart match semantics in light of Perl 6 ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Oct 13, 2006 at 3:01 pm
    Oct 25, 2006 at 10:00 am
  • Here's a patch to add UNITCHECK blocks: o Adds UNITCHECK block and appropriate parsing o Adds unitcheckav and unitcheckav_save to interpreter o When a UNITCHECK block is compiled, adds it to current ...
    Alex GoughAlex Gough
    Oct 19, 2006 at 12:07 pm
    Oct 25, 2006 at 12:19 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "Dr.Ruud" # Please include the string: [perl #40570] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Dr.RuudDr.Ruud
    Oct 20, 2006 at 7:55 am
    Oct 23, 2006 at 8:08 am
  • There is a recurring theme on the perl5-porters mailing list of frustration with code formatting issues. For example, ...
    David NicolDavid Nicol
    Oct 10, 2006 at 8:16 am
    Oct 13, 2006 at 2:38 am
  • This appears to have caused much smoke on threaded builds: ../ext/Compress/IO/Base/t/01misc.t 1 256 76 1 9 ../ext/Compress/IO/Zlib/t/105oneshot-defl 2 512 970 2 86 88 ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 26, 2006 at 9:10 pm
    Nov 13, 2006 at 2:23 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by doug@tierra.net # Please include the string: [perl #40622] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Doug @ tierra . netDoug @ tierra . net
    Oct 30, 2006 at 7:45 pm
    Nov 1, 2006 at 8:16 pm
  • Yves said that the XS version of Data::Dumper was inefficient because it keeps triggering realloc() due to sv_cat(). I had a look but I couldn't see an efficient way to calculate the amount the ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 7, 2006 at 11:47 pm
    Oct 9, 2006 at 2:41 pm
  • CPAN.pm reports these differences (I know that soundex is intentionally neglected): Package namespace installed latest in CPAN file CGI 3.22 3.25 LDS/CGI.pm-3.25.tar.gz ExtUtils::Command 1.09 1.11 ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Oct 3, 2006 at 6:37 am
    Oct 7, 2006 at 11:03 am
  • dprofpp is, er, rather slow and very clunky. Historically had anyone who has said that they might look at it actually got anywhere with improvements? Nicholas Clark
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 23, 2006 at 2:23 pm
    Oct 23, 2006 at 8:47 pm
  • There's a Debian bug http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=390442 which I suspect will come upstream to us soon. The test case can be reduced to #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 18, 2006 at 7:21 pm
    Oct 22, 2006 at 1:07 pm
  • Fixes crash on test 26 in t/thread.t under Win32. We have the perfect Group for you. Check out the handy changes to Yahoo! Groups (http://groups.yahoo.com)
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Oct 31, 2006 at 1:27 pm
    Nov 2, 2006 at 5:10 pm
  • Any idea what going on here? % cat open.pl use strict; BEGIN { $\ = "\n"; } use open IN = ":crlf"; BEGIN { print "BEGIN\t", ${^OPEN}; } CHECK { print "CHECK\t", ${^OPEN}; } INIT { print "INIT\t", ...
    Robin BarkerRobin Barker
    Oct 26, 2006 at 11:23 am
    Oct 27, 2006 at 12:17 pm
  • Hello, I have a directory in my PATH which has non-executable Makefile.PL. Now that breaks certain `perl Makefile.PL' invocations (there's a particular problem with Module::Install). Contrary to what ...
    Alexey TourbinAlexey Tourbin
    Oct 24, 2006 at 8:25 am
    Oct 26, 2006 at 3:45 pm
  • Why was this change made? I purposely added them in to make the prereqs as complete as possible. By your rationale, you could remove the entirety of PREREQ_PM since they are all available in core.
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Oct 20, 2006 at 7:56 pm
    Oct 25, 2006 at 1:32 am
  • Glancing at the source code for a current copy of Carp, I see that Jos I. Boumans <kane@dwim.org claimed that %Carp::CarpInternal and %Carp::Internal do not work as advertised and therefore removed ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Oct 22, 2006 at 6:19 am
    Nov 14, 2006 at 10:20 am
  • I just pulled out some old code for a client to make some new improvements, and I'm reinstalling all the CPAN deps on my dev box, but I've hit a problem. The code uses only.pm to make sure that the ...
    Adam KennedyAdam Kennedy
    Oct 10, 2006 at 9:26 am
    Oct 27, 2006 at 4:51 pm
  • Greetings, here is the next patch in the list of CPANPLUS prereqs; Term::UI, used as a base class for the command line shells. As per usual, all tests pass on my dev box against the latest bleadperl. ...
    Jos BoumansJos Boumans
    Oct 23, 2006 at 10:08 am
    Oct 26, 2006 at 12:15 pm
  • At Artur Bergman's suggestion, I am contacting you. Here is my original message to Artur: Artur, I am using your Attribute::Handlers module, but I needed to make a modification to it to enable better ...
    David FeldmanDavid Feldman
    Oct 25, 2006 at 8:34 pm
    Nov 9, 2006 at 4:04 pm
  • TchristTchrist
    Oct 5, 2006 at 8:54 am
    Oct 13, 2006 at 6:19 am
  • The attached patch is a reworking of the previous patch that introduced the detailed scan for gcc warning/conformance flags (including the -std=c89), but now with the removal of the -pedantic in case ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 2, 2006 at 9:57 am
    Oct 3, 2006 at 3:43 am
  • As of change #29170, the backtick operator and its fancy counterpart qx// are overridable. This is done pretty much the same way than you override <FH : by overriding the corresponding built-in (in ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Oct 31, 2006 at 2:03 pm
    Nov 1, 2006 at 10:33 pm
  • Below is the pod from the patch. I kinda think a short form for this pattern would be nice, I think MRE suggests \v or \V. Also, I found it hard to explain the behaviour succinctly, suggestions for ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Oct 31, 2006 at 9:50 pm
    Nov 1, 2006 at 5:23 pm
  • --- ext/re/re.xs.dist 2006-10-11 09:47:28.000000000 +0300 +++ ext/re/re.xs 2006-10-11 09:52:06.319589000 +0300 @@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ extern regexp* my_regdupe (pTHX_ const regexp *r, CLONE_PARAMS ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 11, 2006 at 6:55 am
    Oct 11, 2006 at 9:39 am
  • --- ext/Text/Soundex/Soundex.xs.dist 2006-10-08 10:38:10.000000000 +0300 +++ ext/Text/Soundex/Soundex.xs 2006-10-09 16:44:58.517609000 +0300 @@ -25,8 +25,7 @@ /*ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ*/ ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 10, 2006 at 8:13 pm
    Oct 11, 2006 at 6:26 am
  • The uploaded file version-0.67_03.tar.gz has entered CPAN as file: $CPAN/authors/id/J/JP/JPEACOCK/version-0.67_03.tar.gz size: 49952 bytes md5: 875551d926b61d3613cdbe06d90be460 No action is required ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Oct 8, 2006 at 9:09 pm
    Oct 9, 2006 at 3:50 pm
  • g++ is more unforgiving about gotos crossing variable initializations: CCCMD = g++ -DPERL_CORE -c -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/i\nclude -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -O2 -Wall ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 9, 2006 at 8:23 am
    Oct 9, 2006 at 10:41 am
  • I've been working on improving the version object handling when a locale uses something other than a period for the decimal point (e.g. comma in much of Europe). The code to handle it was easy ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Oct 7, 2006 at 5:13 pm
    Oct 8, 2006 at 2:29 pm
  • HTTP::Daemon has the following code: sub send_file_response { my($self, $file) = @_; if (-d $file) { $self- send_dir($file); } elsif (-f _) { # plain file local(*F); sysopen(F, $file, 0) or return ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Oct 7, 2006 at 6:32 am
    Oct 7, 2006 at 6:14 pm
  • threads::shared does not need to have ppport.h in core. Low, Low, Low Rates! Check out Yahoo! Messenger's cheap PC-to-Phone call rates (http://voice.yahoo.com)
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Oct 27, 2006 at 8:26 pm
    Oct 31, 2006 at 2:33 pm
  • I have run the test suite under valgrind (make test.valgrind.) The reports can be found here : (779 ko) http://www.hazelnco.com/tmp/valgrind-29108.tar.bz2 A cursory look gives several sources of ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Oct 26, 2006 at 10:17 am
    Oct 31, 2006 at 8:31 am
  • Perl5 Bug Summary http://rt.perl.org/rt3/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html Generated at Mon Oct 2 13:00:04 2006 GMT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * Numbers ...
    Perl5 Bug SummaryPerl5 Bug Summary
    Oct 2, 2006 at 1:00 pm
    Oct 30, 2006 at 2:00 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Marc Lehmann # Please include the string: [perl #40603] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Marc LehmannMarc Lehmann
    Oct 26, 2006 at 4:15 pm
    Oct 28, 2006 at 8:18 pm
  • It turned out that there was a bug in my earlier jump-trie work, things work fine for stuff like /(foo[ab]|bar[cd])/ But not for /(foo[ab]|bar[cd])+/ The attached patch fixes this. It also adds a new ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Oct 26, 2006 at 1:00 pm
    Oct 26, 2006 at 4:12 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Tina # Please include the string: [perl #40516] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    TinaTina
    Oct 12, 2006 at 10:07 am
    Oct 13, 2006 at 3:38 pm
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