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    Right. Nobody else saw it. That's what I thought, but I wanted to give it an overnight before I let the other shoe fall. The bug is that this module won't work in a progam that has a "use encoding" ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Apr 18, 2007 at 11:34 am
    Apr 30, 2007 at 3:37 pm
  • I notice that the use of pack "C" and utf-8 in my Compress::Zlib module was a spark that ignited a rather long thread on the list. I tried wading through all the opinions about what the best approach ...
    Paul MarquessPaul Marquess
    Apr 5, 2007 at 8:17 pm
    May 12, 2007 at 3:15 pm
  • kurila 0.1 released This is the first development release of kurila, a geneticly modified perl. Perl Kurila is a dialect of Perl. With Perl 5 as ancestor it has a solid base, but without the ...
    Gerard GoossenGerard Goossen
    Apr 26, 2007 at 2:29 pm
    May 7, 2007 at 2:04 pm
  • Recently one of my trainees was bitten by the Strict trap. You know, when you "use Strict" on a platform that has case-insensitive file names nothing seems to happen. No error messages, but strict is ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    Apr 16, 2007 at 2:07 pm
    Apr 26, 2007 at 10:52 am
  • A few days ago I reported the following findings[0] to the author of HTML::Template::Compiled and I must admit I felt a bit silly when I wrote this: Bleadperl has a new version.pm that appends ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Apr 9, 2007 at 6:38 pm
    Apr 15, 2007 at 2:24 pm
  • Brandon, maybe you didn't receive this mail, did you? http://groups.google.com/group/perl.perl5.porters/browse_thread/thread/47f5ec3f4be4e1ec/93e166ba411986c8#93e166ba411986c8 I'm resending because ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Apr 24, 2007 at 2:00 am
    May 1, 2007 at 2:24 am
  • I thought I'd start up a new thread here since the other one had gotten huge. Just wanted to post a status summary/update of what's going on the the mro.c stuff, and other related things that I'm ...
    Brandon BlackBrandon Black
    Apr 25, 2007 at 11:37 pm
    May 23, 2007 at 10:28 am
  • I'm still alive and kicking over here, I just stepped away for a month or two :) I'm back to working on this now, and I've just re-integrated it with perl-current in my local svk repo as of today. ...
    Brandon BlackBrandon Black
    Apr 3, 2007 at 10:54 pm
    Apr 25, 2007 at 10:34 pm
  • I broke the kill(0, $pid) behavior on Windows with change 29605 (the one implementing killpg()): http://public.activestate.com/cgi-bin/perlbrowse/p/29605 The problem is that OpenProcess() returns a ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Apr 17, 2007 at 12:36 am
    Apr 19, 2007 at 5:04 pm
  • Greetings, attached is the patch to add CPANPLUS 0.78 (latest release) to the core. This release has all outstanding bugs fixed and has passed all smoke tests for some time; hereby it is declared ...
    Jos I. BoumansJos I. Boumans
    Apr 7, 2007 at 12:59 pm
    Apr 21, 2007 at 6:42 pm
  • Following last months document about RE character classes, here's a document about the backslash. Abigail =pod =begin CVS $Id: perlrebackslash.pod,v 1.2 2007/04/12 13:21:44 abigail Exp $ =end CVS ...
    Apr 12, 2007 at 1:23 pm
    Apr 13, 2007 at 12:58 am
  • Hi all, As all the regular readers of this list know perl uses two string encodings internally. One is essentially latin1, and the other is utf8 encoded unicode. Unicode has an interesting feature ...
    Apr 24, 2007 at 9:38 am
    Apr 28, 2007 at 10:17 am
  • Who do I need to contact to get access permission on svn.perl.org so I can add the 'threads' and 'threads::shared' modules to it? Sucker-punch spam with award-winning protection. Try the free Yahoo! ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Apr 2, 2007 at 12:53 pm
    Apr 3, 2007 at 1:29 pm
  • I began looking at adapting Object::InsideOut to using Hash::Util::FieldHash. My first endeavor was to see how fast they were. Much to my surprise, their performance is disappointing. I compared ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Apr 18, 2007 at 2:31 pm
    Apr 21, 2007 at 8:43 pm
  • With the removal of use5005threads, ext/Thread should now be removed as well. Attached is my best effort to remove all references to the ext/Thread and Thread. (The patch does not specifically remove ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Apr 30, 2007 at 8:04 pm
    May 2, 2007 at 8:43 am
  • # New Ticket Created by garrett.w.cooper@intel.com # Please include the string: [perl #42622] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Garrett . w . cooper @ intel . comGarrett . w . cooper @ intel . com
    Apr 20, 2007 at 1:50 am
    Apr 22, 2007 at 9:15 am
  • Originally the unpack code 'u' was implemented with character arithmetic. Change 1697 replaced it with a table based algorithm, and some code to generate the table at run time, which avoided ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Apr 24, 2007 at 11:17 pm
    Apr 26, 2007 at 2:49 pm
  • Mention sorting MANIFEST in perlhack.pod
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Apr 16, 2007 at 2:05 pm
    Apr 16, 2007 at 6:08 pm
  • 'make test' on DSKOLL/MIME-tools-5.420.tar.gz goes into a fast endless loop today with blead@30900. Confirmed with 30902. 30898 had no problem with it. t/Entity............Use of uninitialized value ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Apr 11, 2007 at 6:45 am
    Apr 12, 2007 at 8:17 pm
  • One thing I keep getting frustrated by is the following: use base 'Some::Class', @import_list; That fails because everything in @import_list is interpreted as a package name. However, I find that a ...
    Apr 29, 2007 at 11:36 pm
    May 2, 2007 at 4:48 pm
  • ext/Sys/Syslog/t/syslog.........................# Failed test 'syslog() should return true: '0'' # at ../ext/Sys/Syslog/t/syslog.t line 152. is this known, or does someone want me to run something ...
    Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
    Apr 29, 2007 at 2:24 pm
    Apr 30, 2007 at 1:31 am
  • This is what I now use to manage my patches with Cogito, the git mirror + rsync (because the mirror isn't up to date). There are probably better ways to do this, such as having a second git ...
    Ævar Arnfjörð BjarmasonÆvar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
    Apr 8, 2007 at 11:30 pm
    Jun 11, 2007 at 3:21 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Colin Robertson # Please include the string: [perl #42601] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Colin RobertsonColin Robertson
    Apr 18, 2007 at 4:18 pm
    May 31, 2007 at 12:54 pm
  • this is more of a follow-up on my own suggestion yesterday that C<use within a scope could imply C<no on scope exit than a comment directly on the matter at hand. I know that Perl maintains a list of ...
    David NicolDavid Nicol
    Apr 25, 2007 at 4:20 pm
    Apr 25, 2007 at 10:11 pm
  • Is there a provisional release date for 5.10, (RC's or whatever)? (This is bound to be embarassing, because my spam filter probably ate the announcement, and everyone else already knows, or it's been ...
    Richard FoleyRichard Foley
    Apr 25, 2007 at 12:23 pm
    May 3, 2007 at 3:38 pm
  • Attached is a further extension of the mro.c stuff, done after a discussion on #moose about making life easier for things like Class::MOP. This adds the ability for meta-level code like Class::MOP to ...
    Brandon BlackBrandon Black
    Apr 23, 2007 at 11:15 pm
    Apr 26, 2007 at 1:06 pm
  • I'm writing a module, 'Sub::Information', which attempts to gather up all of the information available about a code reference and make it available in one spot. One question I wound up with was ...
    Apr 29, 2007 at 11:07 am
    May 1, 2007 at 5:10 am
  • Automated smoke report for 5.9.5 patch 31105 Mugwump.uk.radan.com: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.40GHz(~3391 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on MSWin32 - WinXP/.Net SP2 using gcc version 3.4.2 smoketime 48 minutes 57 ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Apr 28, 2007 at 6:41 pm
    May 1, 2007 at 3:46 am
  • Internal Server Error The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request. Please contact the server administrator, webmaster@perl.org and inform them ...
    Perl5 Bug SummaryPerl5 Bug Summary
    Apr 2, 2007 at 1:17 pm
    Apr 30, 2007 at 1:17 pm
  • Since sometime last night (so it must be one of the most recent patches), I'm starting to get failures in t/base/num.t. This is seriously enough to abort the test suite - if I bypass this test, ...
    Apr 24, 2007 at 11:22 am
    Apr 25, 2007 at 8:18 am
  • In change #30919, Nicholas added some cleanups for 'try'. He however did not catch all, which isn't his fault, but unveils a somewhat unclean state of affairs. There are several approaches to the ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Apr 18, 2007 at 11:23 am
    Apr 23, 2007 at 8:56 pm
  • This incomplete patch changes the regcomp prototype so that it always gets passed SV*. The stringification of objects such as qr// is then done inside the engine rather than by perl. This allows for ...
    Ævar Arnfjörð BjarmasonÆvar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
    Apr 19, 2007 at 1:17 am
    Apr 23, 2007 at 9:39 am
  • If you have installed a perl somewhere and then build with the makefile pointing at the same place then embed.t can fail because it ends up using the old perls header files. We shouldnt use paths ...
    Apr 4, 2007 at 1:17 am
    Apr 5, 2007 at 5:24 pm
  • I've recently noticed that I'm getting the following warning during the build process when the POSIX extension is reached: Can't locate auto/POSIX/autosplit.ix in @INC (@INC contains: ..\..\lib ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Apr 20, 2007 at 5:07 pm
    May 29, 2007 at 7:26 am
  • Do other people see this sort of noise from the CPANPLUS tests (when run as part of the core test suite, at least)? I'm not sure if it's just me or just Win32 or everyone. Non Win32 users certainly ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Apr 24, 2007 at 11:13 am
    May 3, 2007 at 8:37 am
  • Moin, I got this fail report for Math::BigInt: t/biglog............ok 1/66Invalid value for shared scalar at /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.6/Test/Builder.pm line 319. WHOA! Somehow you got a different number of ...
    Apr 18, 2007 at 10:03 am
    Apr 27, 2007 at 5:19 pm
  • Removes defunct magic sig from Thread.xs
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Apr 23, 2007 at 5:25 pm
    Apr 27, 2007 at 6:59 am
  • Hi coders, greetings from the stone age: This is perl, v5.9.4 built for sun4-sunos-stdio SunOS Release 4.1.3 (GENERIC) #3: Mon Jul 27 16:44:16 PDT 1992 $ uname -a SunOS xxx 4.1.3 3 sun4m If anyone is ...
    Apr 11, 2007 at 6:36 pm
    Apr 13, 2007 at 11:07 pm
  • The Windows Platform SDK contains 64-bit compilers for x64 (and IA64) that claim to be VC8, but really aren't. They are earlier versions of the compiler before VS2005 was released, and they are ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Apr 10, 2007 at 12:30 am
    Apr 13, 2007 at 12:34 pm
  • length() on capture vars is implemented by Perl_magic_len, when I was changing how this worked I noticed that there was no test for length() in this case. The attached patch fixes that
    Ævar Arnfjörð BjarmasonÆvar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
    Apr 9, 2007 at 8:56 pm
    Apr 10, 2007 at 6:47 am
  • Get Johan Vromans' 'album' from CPAN, and then look at it's man page. Both 'man album' and 'perldoc album' show the same. --8<--- source =head1 COPYRIGHT AND DISCLAIMER This program is Copyright 2004 ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Apr 2, 2007 at 6:46 am
    Apr 2, 2007 at 12:37 pm
  • So we have this to determine the return value of vsprintf: : see if vprintf exists echo " " if set vprintf val -f d_vprintf; eval $csym; $val; then echo 'vprintf() found.' &4 val="$define" $cat try.c ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Apr 12, 2007 at 11:46 am
    Jun 15, 2007 at 9:52 am
  • A cleanup patch for the public regexp API & docs. * Changes regexp to REGEXP in the public API as with sv/SV, av/AV etc. (maybe this should be RX?:) * Changes the prototype of the REGEXP arguments to ...
    Ævar Arnfjörð BjarmasonÆvar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
    Apr 23, 2007 at 10:32 pm
    Apr 30, 2007 at 8:43 am
  • Btw, I notice that (with or without the attached patch), "perl -V:nonxs_ext" now outputs: Compress/Zlib Errno IO_Compress_Base IO_Compress_Zlib rather than: Compress/Zlib Errno IO/Compress/Base ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Apr 27, 2007 at 8:33 am
    Apr 27, 2007 at 11:49 pm
  • Is there a nice clear explanation somewhere of how perl internals use the mark stack for passing and returning values to and from subs? I'm rusty on it and want to be sure I'm doing the right thing ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Apr 26, 2007 at 4:04 pm
    Apr 26, 2007 at 4:39 pm
  • Hello! Corrected several spell/format errors. -- Alexandr Ciornii, http://chorny.net
    Alexandr CiorniiAlexandr Ciornii
    Apr 23, 2007 at 9:45 pm
    Apr 26, 2007 at 2:00 pm
  • This changes is BAD. It reduces the speed of the interpreter by somewhere around 20%! I was doing some testing on field hashes when I observed it. I built 31033 and 31034 and got the following ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Apr 23, 2007 at 8:35 pm
    Apr 24, 2007 at 8:27 pm
  • Moin, the recent work on BigInt resparked my interest, and there already plans on what to add and improve beyond v1.82. Now, I also had the idea that I would write an article about this, and select a ...
    Apr 11, 2007 at 4:27 pm
    Apr 19, 2007 at 8:46 am
  • =for your consideration, The surrounding module, Smack.pm, runs perfectly well, as demonstrated by % perl -MSmack -e 'smack && snarf && print "hurray!\n" ' after clipping this message body and ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Apr 18, 2007 at 2:20 am
    Apr 18, 2007 at 10:12 am
  • Having found the last few bugs (hopefully) it now seems that every SIGBUS from building -DPL_OP_SLAB_ALLOC -DPERL_DEBUG_READONLY_OPS shares a common pattern. I see these test failures on FreeBSD ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Apr 12, 2007 at 7:07 pm
    Apr 14, 2007 at 9:05 am
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