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  • Hi, all. I have a concern about the new named-capture regex syntax. I discussed it with Yves at LPW last weekend, and he encouraged me to post here and seek comments. In Perl 5.9.4 and earlier, ...
    Aaron CraneAaron Crane
    Dec 12, 2006 at 4:02 pm
    Dec 27, 2006 at 2:34 pm
  • I am not sure if I am making something stupid, but I've got $ perl -Mstrict -e 'my %h = ( a = 1, b = 2, c = 3 ); my @s = @{%h}{qw(a b)}; print "@s"' Can't use string ("3/8") as a HASH ref while ...
    Adriano FerreiraAdriano Ferreira
    Dec 4, 2006 at 11:10 am
    Dec 7, 2006 at 1:57 pm
  • All but one of the mountain of failures that I had on Win32 yesterday are now fixed thanks to #29545 and #29547. However, t/op/fork.t still fails test 17. It first started failing in #29543, and I ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Dec 14, 2006 at 9:57 am
    May 16, 2007 at 6:31 am
  • To compile the Win32 module under both "MSWin32" and "cygwin" the module needs to be moved to the ext/ subdirectory. To preserve the change history this should be done with `p4 integrate`: p4 ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Dec 7, 2006 at 12:33 am
    Dec 18, 2006 at 11:04 pm
  • I tried to CC p5p on the original RT posting but it seems to me as if it didn't come through to p5p. Apologies if this ends up as a duplicate. -- andreas -------------------- Start of forwarded ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Dec 24, 2006 at 9:08 pm
    Jan 4, 2007 at 6:31 am
  • Nicholas, didn't you have some goto failures? -------- Original Message -------- Subject: Smoke [5.9.5] 29585 FAIL(F) OSF1 V5.1 (EV6/4 cpu) Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 08:40:29 +0200 (EET) From: Jarkko ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 19, 2006 at 1:17 pm
    Dec 20, 2006 at 2:26 pm
  • The _gettemp() subroutine in File::Temp always modifies the umask before and after trying to create a temp file or directory. This is not necessary if the current umask and the creation mask of the ...
    Dintelmann, PeterDintelmann, Peter
    Dec 12, 2006 at 12:26 pm
    Jan 22, 2007 at 12:21 am
  • # New Ticket Created by imacat@mail.imacat.idv.tw # Please include the string: [perl #41124] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Imacat @ mail . imacat . idv . twImacat @ mail . imacat . idv . tw
    Dec 23, 2006 at 11:06 am
    Jan 12, 2007 at 10:49 am
  • Does anyone know why the latest Perl in Cygwin packages seems to be 5.8.7, and not 5.8.8? I know I can compile Perl by myself and I did it. But when it becomes a package in the standard Cygwin ...
    Adriano FerreiraAdriano Ferreira
    Dec 7, 2006 at 12:16 pm
    Jan 8, 2007 at 8:31 am
  • # New Ticket Created by aml@rulezz.ru # Please include the string: [perl #41115] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Aml @ rulezz . ruAml @ rulezz . ru
    Dec 20, 2006 at 1:13 pm
    Dec 22, 2006 at 7:06 pm
  • If I remember correctly, Jan explained that one should not deal with the PERL_TRACK_MEMPOOL outside the implementation (util.c) and setup (perl.c). Therefore op.c should not.
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 17, 2006 at 5:19 am
    Dec 18, 2006 at 4:08 pm
  • I just installed bleadperl, it went safely into the 5.9.5 dirs, and /usr/local/bin/perl5.9.5 (so go ahead, install it :) it appears that Compress/IO/{Base,Zlib} arent getting installed. [jimc@harpo ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Dec 2, 2006 at 6:09 am
    Dec 11, 2006 at 8:02 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.9.5 patch 29624 galileo.peters.homeunix.org: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 1.80GHz ("GenuineIntel" 686-class) (1830 MHz) (i386/1 cpu) on openbsd - 4.0 using cc version 3.3.5 ...
    SteveSteve
    Dec 27, 2006 at 11:07 pm
    Jan 10, 2007 at 2:47 pm
  • My original intent was to get rid of these two warnings C.c: In function 'boot_Convert__Binary__C': C.c:3126: warning: format '%-p' expects type 'void *', but argument 4 has type 'struct SV *' ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Dec 31, 2006 at 1:29 pm
    Jan 4, 2007 at 3:35 pm
  • I know... I can already say (?= ... ) to prevent backtracking once committed. But it occurred to me the other day that just like "?" following a quantifier (?, *, +, {n}, {m,n}) was formerly illegal, ...
    Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
    Dec 25, 2006 at 8:28 pm
    Dec 26, 2006 at 6:52 pm
  • I'm experiencing deadlocks in ext/threads/shared/t/cond.t. This only happens on a Core 2 Duo Windows XP machine. I can run the test without problems on a dual P3 800MHz Windows 2000 machine. ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Dec 9, 2006 at 2:39 am
    Dec 19, 2006 at 6:14 pm
  • Hi, Please feel free to 'cc' me as I'm not subscribed. I'm using Cygwin's perl 5.8.7 (built with -Duse64bitint) on Win32 (Windows 2000) and the following is puzzling me: Rob@desktop ~/pbld $ perl ...
    SisyphusSisyphus
    Dec 2, 2006 at 10:40 am
    Dec 8, 2006 at 11:29 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by perlbug@plan9.de # Please include the string: [perl #41058] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Perlbug @ plan9 . dePerlbug @ plan9 . de
    Dec 9, 2006 at 1:26 pm
    Jan 18, 2007 at 2:04 pm
  • Hi, This patch changes the implementation of %+. This means that all the special case stuff in the innards of hv.c can be removed to be replaced by a Perl tie class that wraps some utility subs ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Dec 29, 2006 at 1:39 am
    Jan 16, 2007 at 3:33 pm
  • From my favorite CPAN collection 29544 breaks DBI, Params::Validate, and Clone. DBI compiles but fails tests: t/10examp................ok 1/263Can't DBI::st=HASH(0x8501854)- bind_col(1, ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Dec 14, 2006 at 4:04 am
    Jan 2, 2007 at 9:55 pm
  • MJD and Porters, Since Tie-File is now in perl core, I am mailing both mjd and p5p. Many Tie modules that tie perl variables to files also support in- memory storage like DB_File. Unfortunately ...
    Dan KogaiDan Kogai
    Dec 22, 2006 at 3:00 pm
    Dec 24, 2006 at 11:33 pm
  • This collects OS/2-specific patches for problems (and OS/2-specific enhancements) which do not affect build of Perl itself, and do not affect the test suite. This description starts with patches to ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Dec 18, 2006 at 8:46 am
    Dec 21, 2006 at 5:49 am
  • Can someone explain this to me? $ perl -we 'sub a { blah- x == 5 }' Unquoted string "blah" may clash with future reserved word at -e line 1. $ $ perl -we 'sub a { BLAH- x == 5 }' $ $ perl -Mstrict ...
    Anton BerezinAnton Berezin
    Dec 14, 2006 at 9:21 am
    Dec 16, 2006 at 2:31 am
  • Added $thr- err() method for capturing thread termination errors. Added test file t/err.t. Documented that returning objects from threads does not work. Reworked t/libc.t to output more info on ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Dec 14, 2006 at 2:38 pm
    Dec 15, 2006 at 3:11 pm
  • The incantation - hints_hash- HASH now returns a B::COP's hints_hash as a hash reference. It adds the new class B::RHE for the refcounted_he struct that Nick is using right now. There's also a new ...
    Joshua ben JoreJoshua ben Jore
    Dec 5, 2006 at 9:18 pm
    Dec 7, 2006 at 8:51 am
  • I have a question about creating a new Config setting in perl. Way back in April, Andy Dougherty suggested that Windows builds with the fork() emulation should ideally define something like ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Dec 5, 2006 at 10:30 am
    Dec 6, 2006 at 5:00 am
  • Greetings, Attached is the patch to add File::Fetch to the core. For those curious, the manpage can be found here: http://search.cpan.org/~kane/File-Fetch-0.08/lib/File/Fetch.pm As per usual, all ...
    Jos BoumansJos Boumans
    Dec 1, 2006 at 11:25 am
    Dec 5, 2006 at 1:03 pm
  • The iperlsys.h reverts an earlier tweak of mine since it doesn't seem to help, others pretty standard smoke-induced moves.
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 31, 2006 at 1:52 pm
    Dec 31, 2006 at 7:59 pm
  • Jarkko Hietaniemi pointed out to me: http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.daily-build.reports/43265 Which suffers from the same problem I previously reported on: Which goes back to Rafael ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Dec 18, 2006 at 2:07 pm
    Dec 19, 2006 at 7:49 pm
  • S_to_utf8_substr has this: if (SvTAIL(prog- float_substr)) SvTAIL_on(sv); The test suite covers it 9 times: http://www.maddingue.net/perlcover/cover2/cover_db/--regexec-c.html (I think) that the ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 10, 2006 at 5:55 pm
    Dec 11, 2006 at 7:14 pm
  • With the current, default, unreliable signal-delivery, on OS/2 when SIGCHLD is delivered to a Perl process, the whole system becomes unusable. I discussed the fact that the current signal ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Dec 18, 2006 at 8:55 am
    Jan 30, 2007 at 3:54 am
  • Here's the test script: use threads; for (1..1) { leak($_); # Produces "Scalars leaked: 1" #leak(); # No leaks } sub leak { for (1..1) { threads- create(sub {})- join(); } } Should I look for this ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Dec 19, 2006 at 9:36 pm
    Jan 7, 2007 at 10:16 pm
  • I've gotten far enough along in my "try to wedge C3 method resolution into the perl core" efforts that I've got a working (if ugly) patch that could use some general reviewing and criticism, and a ...
    Brandon BlackBrandon Black
    Dec 14, 2006 at 6:59 am
    Jan 5, 2007 at 3:16 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.8.8 patch 29163 Mugwump.uk.radan.com: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.40GHz(~3391 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on MSWin32 - WinXP/.Net SP2 using bcc32 version 5.5.1 smoketime 5 hours 19 ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Dec 1, 2006 at 11:51 pm
    Dec 29, 2006 at 11:55 pm
  • I use a major bundle (about 200 distributions now) as a test suite for Perl 5.8.8. PathTools-3.18 trigger the following bug in Perl: perl -wle "print 10 if exists $E{TMPDIR}; print 11 for $E{TMPDIR}; ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Dec 26, 2006 at 12:28 am
    Dec 27, 2006 at 8:46 am
  • Some blighter has just stolen most of my PCs, so I've lost my last month's worth of saved p5p emails, plus any recent in-development patches. So if I don't follow up on any recent threads, this time ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Dec 22, 2006 at 12:09 pm
    Dec 23, 2006 at 12:03 am
  • A couple more patches of lesser significance... lib/ExtUtils/MakeMaker.pm: WriteEmptyMakefile() was ignoring setting for FIRST_MAKEFILE lib/perl5db.pl Remove code now moved to OS2::Process Enjoy, ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Dec 18, 2006 at 9:20 am
    Dec 21, 2006 at 5:43 am
  • Greetings, several times we've stumbled over the fact that we can't add binary files to the perl core, as the APC doesn't support that, and diff(1) can't create any sensible input for patch(1). For ...
    Jos BoumansJos Boumans
    Dec 15, 2006 at 7:51 pm
    Dec 20, 2006 at 4:14 pm
  • For the effort to implement a Pugs backend to run Perl 6 on Perl 5, one part that was looking tricky was how to make read only aliases of read-write values. Data::Bind fakes the functionality with ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 13, 2006 at 10:42 pm
    Dec 15, 2006 at 5:11 pm
  • Hi all! The following script: <<<<<<<<< use Math::BigInt qw(:constant); print eval "5+6"; if ($@) { die $@ }; print "\n"; Throws the following exception in perl-5.8.8 (and perl-5.8.7 and perl-5.8.1 - ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Dec 11, 2006 at 4:40 pm
    Dec 12, 2006 at 2:21 pm
  • cl -c -nologo -GF -W3 -I..\lib\CORE -I.\include -I. -I.. -DWIN32 -D_CONSOLE -DNO_STRICT -DHAVE_DES_FCRYPT -DPERLDLL -DPERL_CORE -MD -Zi -DNDEBUG -O1 -DPERL_EXTERNAL_GLOB -Fo.\mini\perly.obj ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Dec 11, 2006 at 9:58 am
    Dec 11, 2006 at 11:55 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Aaron D. Ball # Please include the string: [perl #41057] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Aaron D . BallAaron D . Ball
    Dec 8, 2006 at 4:34 pm
    Dec 8, 2006 at 8:58 pm
  • A well-intentioned patch to recomp.pl by Dave Mitchell on 2006-09-25 caused the build to break on Stratus VOS. I guess my linker is fussier than everyone else's. I have a job that builds perl-current ...
    Green, PaulGreen, Paul
    Dec 5, 2006 at 2:36 pm
    Dec 5, 2006 at 11:03 pm
  • I am unable to manually reproduce the UTF-8 locale related failure that has been polluting the smoke results since August, the one with the kind of failure pattern shown below. I would like to take a ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Dec 1, 2006 at 4:47 pm
    Dec 1, 2006 at 7:36 pm
  • I've run test.valgrind tonight, and that looks good. I've found two cases of "Invalid read" or "Invalid write". The first one has been already reported by Nicholas, it's in MM_VMS.t, and Dave ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Dec 22, 2006 at 9:47 am
    Mar 1, 2007 at 5:53 pm
  • --- pod/perltodo.pod.orig Mon Dec 18 14:17:25 2006 +++ pod/perltodo.pod Thu Dec 28 19:03:57 2006 @@ -455,6 +455,11 @@ Currently the %ENV entries are always byte strings. +=head2 Unicode and glob() + ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Dec 29, 2006 at 3:08 am
    Jan 4, 2007 at 10:32 am
  • I see many tests fail from 29629 upwards and I distilled the first in io/open.t into a small test script. 'make regen_headers' does not help. ----Program---- eval {open my $f, '<', '/etc/hosts';}; ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Dec 29, 2006 at 2:44 pm
    Dec 30, 2006 at 4:15 am
  • With this patch, Module-Build-0.2801 passes all its tests on OS/2. Enjoy, Ilya Base.pm: support deletion/overwrite of read-only files; t/ppm.t: was supposing that the name of the generated DLL is the ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Dec 26, 2006 at 7:37 am
    Dec 28, 2006 at 3:11 am
  • Perl5 Bug Summary http://rt.perl.org/rt3/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html Generated at Mon Dec 4 14:00:02 2006 GMT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * Numbers ...
    Perl5 Bug SummaryPerl5 Bug Summary
    Dec 4, 2006 at 2:00 pm
    Dec 25, 2006 at 2:00 pm
  • During a few last years, a lot of my patches sent to p5p slipped through the cracks. I'm pretty sure that I'm sitting on tens of important (and wanted?) patches which are not applied to the current ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Dec 21, 2006 at 2:08 am
    Dec 24, 2006 at 1:24 am
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