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  • Hello all. I'm working with the Linux Foundation and addition of Perl to the LSB is part of our target for LSB 3.2. I'll apologize first, as we initiated this discussion back in January and seem to ...
    Stew BenedictStew Benedict
    May 16, 2007 at 6:14 pm
    Aug 9, 2011 at 5:25 pm
  • I tried making the C3 mro the default mro in kurila. And got some errors like: Inconsistent hierarchy during C3 merge of class 'Math::BigFloat': merging failed on parent 'Exporter' From ...
    Gerard GoossenGerard Goossen
    May 7, 2007 at 4:07 pm
    May 9, 2007 at 9:37 pm
  • Porters, The attached diff brings blead's version of File-Path up to that of CPAN 1.99_02 (plus a minor tweak to silence ExtUtil::MakeMaker warnings on EUMM versions < 6.30). Sorry about the size of ...
    David LandgrenDavid Landgren
    May 30, 2007 at 5:50 pm
    Jun 7, 2007 at 1:26 pm
  • Fresh from CPAN's RSS feed: perl-0.0017, released to an unsuspecting world at May 1, 2007 by one "Holger Seelig", marked as a DEVELOPER RELEASE to perl-5.8.8, no less! ...
    Offer KayeOffer Kaye
    May 1, 2007 at 12:01 pm
    May 3, 2007 at 1:19 pm
  • This patch implements C level callbacks in the regexp_engine struct for %+ and %-. To do this I rewrote the existing tied methods on Tie::Hash::NamedCapture in XS and had them call into the current ...
    Ævar Arnfjörð BjarmasonÆvar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
    May 22, 2007 at 12:21 am
    Jun 7, 2007 at 4:32 pm
  • Many CPAN modules have tests using Test::Pod and Test::Pod::Coverage as encouraged by CPANTS. I would like to propose adding them core. It would mean adding the following modules: Test-Pod ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    May 10, 2007 at 6:36 pm
    May 26, 2007 at 7:51 am
  • perl591delta lists this todo for 5.10: Allow lexical aliases (maybe via the syntax "my \$alias = \$foo". I seem to recall some discussion of this, but not any specifics, and lazy Googling wants me to ...
    Ricardo SIGNESRicardo SIGNES
    May 26, 2007 at 6:41 pm
    May 29, 2007 at 10:35 pm
  • Hi just thought id post these to p5p for the record and possible follow up. When smoking blead I see the following warnings: Compiler messages(MSWin32): setargv.obj : warning LNK4099: PDB 'libc.pdb' ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    May 13, 2007 at 6:14 pm
    May 21, 2007 at 1:55 pm
  • Perlop says: Binary "xor" returns the exclusive-OR of the two surround- ing expressions. It cannot short circuit, of course. That's insufficient to define what "5 xor 6" will return (other than some ...
    Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
    May 15, 2007 at 2:20 pm
    May 21, 2007 at 10:33 pm
  • Moin, a patch to update Math::BigInt::FastCalc in blead to v0.15. Noteworthy changes: * alias the _nok() method so that Bnok() can use it through Calc * add _new() to the XS code, making - new() ...
    TelsTels
    May 27, 2007 at 3:34 pm
    May 29, 2007 at 10:57 pm
  • Moin, after the problems with BigInt failing on 32bit Perls I want to make sure ths time it works everywhere before releasing it to CPAN. So please apply this patch as soon as possible so it gets ...
    TelsTels
    May 13, 2007 at 12:28 pm
    May 15, 2007 at 5:35 pm
  • I'm not very familar with this part of perl guts... How can I find the line number of the start of the current block/scope? Or, more likely, the line number of the first statement in the block/scope? ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    May 2, 2007 at 11:57 pm
    Jul 17, 2008 at 9:49 am
  • I like the named capture buffers, but I don't like the tied hashes %- and %+. I don't like tied hashes normally, but I consider %- and %+ a very bad use of them. They don't behave match like normal ...
    Gerard GoossenGerard Goossen
    May 3, 2007 at 5:50 pm
    May 4, 2007 at 5:33 pm
  • I'm about to turn threaded builds back on in my smoke configurations now that they (hopefully) don't hang any more on Win32, but the smokes really take too long then because there are too many ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    May 2, 2007 at 11:36 am
    Jun 28, 2007 at 9:43 am
  • It seems inconceivable to me that so simple an example could be a bug in perl, and yet I cannot square the behaviour with my expectations. What am I missing? The testcase that follows fails at least ...
    HvHv
    May 26, 2007 at 1:46 pm
    May 30, 2007 at 2:00 pm
  • OK, we're getting close. Here's my todo list for 5.10 : - Problem killing a pseudo-forked child on Win32 http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=42869 - fix the non-threaded build problems ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    May 10, 2007 at 3:58 pm
    May 15, 2007 at 8:33 am
  • Moin, I just released Math::BigInt 1.84 to CPAN. Changes: * speedup in Calc.pm for multiplication of huge numbers * implement bnok() (binomial coefficient n over k) The changes in v1.83 were detailed ...
    TelsTels
    May 5, 2007 at 11:44 am
    May 7, 2007 at 9:48 am
  • Forgive my ignorance, but how is it incompatible, or what exactly are you trying to do that it prevents you from doing? To me it sounds highly similar to the Artistic license. That's one option. I'm ...
    Craig BerryCraig Berry
    May 24, 2007 at 5:01 pm
    May 29, 2007 at 1:00 pm
  • After further testing, this patch should be abandoned, too. The problem is that the directory created by the test is not 'valid' under Cygwin: t ls -l ls: cannot access Foo ?? Bar ?? Baz: No such ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    May 19, 2007 at 3:56 pm
    May 23, 2007 at 8:14 am
  • Moin, this is just a quick summary of the current situation and my todo: * The module space is nearly complete, Perl has big integer, big float and big rational support (for quite some time I might ...
    TelsTels
    May 23, 2007 at 5:01 pm
    May 24, 2007 at 5:19 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by sthalik@tehran.lain.pl # Please include the string: [perl #43020] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Sthalik @ tehran . lain . plSthalik @ tehran . lain . pl
    May 21, 2007 at 10:20 pm
    May 23, 2007 at 9:23 pm
  • My question is, which parts of the world end if PL_sv_[yes|no|undef] are declared as extern SV and then getting declared somewhere very core-like instead of being members of aTHX? All the code that ...
    David NicolDavid Nicol
    May 21, 2007 at 5:41 am
    May 21, 2007 at 10:10 pm
  • I don't understand why, but this has broken the build on Win32. It's all OK at 31217, but at 31218 minimod.pl won't run: miniperl minimod.pl lib\ExtUtils\Miniperl.pm Incorrect use of pragma 'strict' ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    May 15, 2007 at 1:56 pm
    May 15, 2007 at 7:49 pm
  • Currently each CPAN modules is integrated in the core at several places, and can have files in ext/ lib/ utils/ t/ ... This makes upgrading a CPAN module difficult, and makes it difficult to find out ...
    Gerard GoossenGerard Goossen
    May 7, 2007 at 3:17 pm
    May 10, 2007 at 10:24 am
  • The patch I just sent to the list ([PATCH] Callbacks for named captures (%+ and %-)) completes what I needed to implement custom regex engines for perl. I'm going to start to focus a bit more on ...
    Ævar Arnfjörð BjarmasonÆvar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
    May 22, 2007 at 1:18 am
    Jun 17, 2007 at 3:29 am
  • # New Ticket Created by eirik@allverden.no # Please include the string: [perl #43073] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Eirik @ allverden . noEirik @ allverden . no
    May 30, 2007 at 4:55 am
    May 31, 2007 at 8:27 am
  • Over at The Net-SNMP Project, we're suffering from build problems when using embedded Perl on AIX 5.3 with the OS-supplied Perl 5.8.2 and the IBM C compiler: /usr/vac/bin/xlc -I../include ...
    Thomas AndersThomas Anders
    May 30, 2007 at 8:30 am
    May 30, 2007 at 10:57 am
  • Hi, I get smoke failures with 31225 on Linux (Fedora Core 6). Several Math::BigInt associated tests fail, or hang, eating cpu. I had to kill the tests, so no statistics. Log file is attached. I'm ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    May 16, 2007 at 12:47 pm
    May 22, 2007 at 2:44 am
  • Gah. Don't people read comments? Nicholas Clark
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    May 3, 2007 at 9:38 am
    May 20, 2007 at 11:12 pm
  • I've uploaded Win32-0.27_02.tar.gz to CPAN. The search.cpan.org diff is much bigger than it needs to be, so I have attached a better diff for review to this message. I would like to release this ASAP ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    May 16, 2007 at 1:21 am
    May 18, 2007 at 11:37 pm
  • After debugging a test failure reported in 5.6.2 in a module of mine I've reduced the issue to what seems to be a bug. This is the most small example I've been able to write to reproduce it (perhaps ...
    Xavier NoriaXavier Noria
    May 18, 2007 at 1:37 pm
    May 18, 2007 at 8:47 pm
  • Not that I ever shipped a threaded perl build, let alone on HP-UX 10.20, but I noticed that the last smoke that actually passed the threaded test on my 10.20 was 30871. The next report was for 30900, ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    May 16, 2007 at 12:33 pm
    May 16, 2007 at 9:30 pm
  • Hi Brandon and Gaal, the C3 MRO integration in patch 30980 had an effect on Best.pm that has not been neutralized by the followup patches that cleared up the Params::Util and Graph.pm problems. So ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    May 15, 2007 at 8:41 pm
    May 16, 2007 at 4:58 pm
  • The below patch (inlined and attached) fixes a crash and burn in gethostbyaddr() when Netdb_host_t is a 32-bit integer (which it is if it is in_addr_t, which is pretty much mandated to be an int if ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    May 21, 2007 at 4:03 am
    Jun 20, 2008 at 1:52 pm
  • I know Compress-ZLib 1.42 is out-of-date, but at least on maint it should continue to build and test as before. I get the following failure with both blead and maint, with and without using threads, ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    May 29, 2007 at 10:37 pm
    Jan 16, 2008 at 2:42 pm
  • Hello, all. The configpm is used to generate file lib/Config.pm, which is fine. Location of Config.pm could be changed for cross-compilation, which is also fine. Then 'heavy' part was added, and path ...
    Konovalov, Vadim Vladimirovich \(Vadim\)** CTR **Konovalov, Vadim Vladimirovich \(Vadim\)** CTR **
    May 28, 2007 at 9:13 am
    Jun 12, 2007 at 8:32 am
  • I've done a little more work on the tests, adding more tests from lib/{a..z}*.t, as well as hacking in some basic TET support. http://www.linux-foundation.org/~stewb/lsb-perl/MANIFEST (I'd still be ...
    Stew BenedictStew Benedict
    May 30, 2007 at 9:08 pm
    May 31, 2007 at 11:20 am
  • Xiao Liang LiuXiao Liang Liu
    May 18, 2007 at 10:14 am
    May 29, 2007 at 3:30 am
  • At least on HP-UX 11.23 pa-risc: : : Doing variable substitutions on .SH files... Extracting config.h (with variable substitutions) Extracting cflags (with variable substitutions) Not re-extracting ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    May 28, 2007 at 6:22 pm
    May 28, 2007 at 9:45 pm
  • Hello, all, attached is the first part of cross-compiling on linux. This makes cross-compilation to be about 65% finished. Miniperl is built on HOST and then full perl built for target, as it should ...
    VadimVadim
    May 27, 2007 at 11:40 pm
    May 28, 2007 at 12:05 pm
  • Cray XT4 is a strange beast http://www.cray.com/products/xt4/specifications.html which runs a (Unix-like) microkernel called Catamount/Qk, purposefully stripped down to do just the bare minimum ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    May 22, 2007 at 2:01 am
    May 25, 2007 at 2:56 am
  • Hi Dan, I was wondering if there is some way to get Encode to emit the little endian version of UTF-16 (with BOM) as a typical Win32 on Intel app would do. It seems to me that currently my $octets= ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    May 23, 2007 at 3:53 pm
    May 23, 2007 at 6:30 pm
  • With change 31235 under Cygwin, 'make test' produces: ext/Win32/t/Unicode........................................... # Test 8 got: <UNDEF (../ext/Win32/t/Unicode.t at line 67) Can't locate utf8.pm in ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    May 18, 2007 at 12:34 pm
    May 19, 2007 at 2:02 am
  • Under Cygwin, win32core.t is failing with the following error: ext/Win32CORE/t/win32core.....................................# Failed test 'GetLastError() works on the first call' # at ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    May 16, 2007 at 1:04 pm
    May 17, 2007 at 8:04 am
  • Hi, The current discussion about testing POD led me to investigate and I was quite pleasantly surprised that out of some 778 .pm and .pod files there were only a handful of problems (of which a few ...
    Jonathan StoweJonathan Stowe
    May 11, 2007 at 12:55 pm
    May 14, 2007 at 2:00 pm
  • hi folks, heres a perhaps recent regression. It does not happen w the perl5.9.4 I have installed. ]$ perl5.9.5 -MO=Xref -de 1 Loading DB routines from perl5db.pl version 1.3 Editor support available. ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    May 12, 2007 at 8:11 pm
    May 13, 2007 at 5:59 pm
  • Today, at the office, this conversaion happened: <rjbs Perl 5.10 is going to be so awesome. <hdp Yeah, I can't wait. There are so many new features! <rjbs Any single one would be great! MRO, the new ...
    Ricardo SIGNESRicardo SIGNES
    May 7, 2007 at 10:57 pm
    May 9, 2007 at 3:27 pm
  • Yuck. Am I the only one seeing this under 'make test'? Seems that a dir named 'dummy-localmirror' is needed somewhere? lib/CPANPLUS/Dist/Build/t/01_CPANPLUS-Dist-Build-Constants....ok ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    May 8, 2007 at 2:28 pm
    May 9, 2007 at 8:05 am
  • --- Porting/Maintainers.pl.orig 2007-05-03 16:36:39.000000000 +0200 +++ Porting/Maintainers.pl 2007-05-03 18:23:47.000000000 +0200 @@ -11,6 +11,7 @@ %Maintainers = ( 'abergman' = 'Arthur Bergman ...
    AbigailAbigail
    May 3, 2007 at 4:27 pm
    May 4, 2007 at 3:34 pm
  • This change breaks threaded builds (on Win32, at least, probably elsewhere too?) because Perl_my_dirfd() calls Perl_die(aTHX_ ...) but doesn't have the thread context. I tried adding it with the ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    May 2, 2007 at 9:48 am
    May 2, 2007 at 11:29 am
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