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  • Now 5.10 is imminent, let's think about 5.12. Some suggestions for 5.12: Application and module installer. No, not something like CPAN or Module::Build, but a real installer. A convenient way to ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    Jun 30, 2007 at 3:43 pm
    Jul 9, 2007 at 3:10 pm
  • Raphael, B::Generate is a fabulously useful module but it breaks whenever the core changes. I'd like this to be included in ext/B. There's a few patches to B::Generate on CPAN right now and I'd be ok ...
    Joshua ben JoreJoshua ben Jore
    Jun 29, 2007 at 6:45 pm
    Jul 11, 2007 at 5:39 am
  • All, This email is going to be shorter, now, than I originally intended, as I see from a Google search that Perl 5 is already going to be getting moved to just the Artistic 2.0 license as soon as ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    Jun 30, 2007 at 12:21 am
    Jul 8, 2007 at 1:54 pm
  • Moin Stew, I checked out blead perl, so presumable this file has been added only to the latest Perl release to increase the coverage, but hasn't made it back to maint yet. (And I can certainly see ...
    TelsTels
    Jun 4, 2007 at 3:48 pm
    Jun 12, 2007 at 10:39 am
  • I've found that Net::SMTP in bleadperl won't send a message for which the head+body totals 8192 bytes or more. The version in bleadperl is not the latest on CPAN, but updating to libnet-1.21 didn't ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jun 14, 2007 at 12:08 pm
    Jun 20, 2007 at 4:04 pm
  • [Moved here from par@perl.org] Jan Dubois wrote: OK, my last hack is attached. This handles Win32CORE similarly to DynaLoader and fixes the PAR-Packer problems for me on Win32. I haven't done ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jun 25, 2007 at 10:26 am
    Jul 9, 2007 at 1:17 pm
  • I wonder if anyone can reproduce this. Building a brand new version of blead (@31441), I noticed that one of my module's test suite got stuck on some tests for minutes where it used to take only ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Jun 22, 2007 at 6:47 pm
    Jun 25, 2007 at 5:20 pm
  • Math::BigInt 1.84 and 1.85 had bugs that were detected by the DBI tests. Seems like 1.87 has as well. I'm CC'ing this to perl5-porters and Tels in the hope of enlightenment. Tim.
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Jun 12, 2007 at 10:14 pm
    Jun 18, 2007 at 4:05 pm
  • Moin, a few small cleanups and wrapups: * a while back M. Schwern reminded me that not every object is Math::BigInt compatible, so defensivify the code the scalarizes A and P in BigInt, least he has ...
    TelsTels
    Jun 2, 2007 at 11:48 am
    Jun 10, 2007 at 11:47 am
  • I've been thinking about assertions a lot since my first look through them. I think they're very dangerous, right now, because their current (and default) interface is confusing. There is so much ...
    Ricardo SIGNESRicardo SIGNES
    Jun 1, 2007 at 12:38 am
    Jun 5, 2007 at 12:16 pm
  • Forgot patch. Attached
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jun 20, 2007 at 1:56 pm
    Aug 1, 2007 at 8:45 pm
  • Execute.pm line 624 is returning a closure, but it doesn't seem particularly magical. Not sure when I'll be able to dig deeper. CC'd to perl5-porters in the hope they can help narrow it down. Tim.
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Jun 20, 2007 at 8:47 am
    Jun 26, 2007 at 11:22 am
  • I've run a test.valgrind against the core tests. Standard build, with debugging, without tests. The results don't look too good. If you are interested in investigating, you can get them at ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Jun 27, 2007 at 5:07 pm
    Jul 1, 2007 at 3:26 pm
  • Porters, I intend to release 5.9.5 very soon, as of change #31404. I know that the situation is not perfect everywhere, but that will at least keep things going and give some publicity to that ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Jun 17, 2007 at 2:52 pm
    Jun 20, 2007 at 7:28 pm
  • Hi there porters, Perl 5.005 is a great version of Perl and still used by many people. There have been a few distribution updates and tool changes which mean that it no longer compiles cleanly ...
    Leon BrocardLeon Brocard
    Jun 2, 2007 at 3:59 pm
    Jun 6, 2007 at 3:29 pm
  • Test::Harness gives wrong numbers when the test script dies unexpectedly. This happens for both bleadperl and perl-5.8.8. Consider the following simple test file bug.t: use Test; BEGIN { plan tests = ...
    Andy DoughertyAndy Dougherty
    Jun 1, 2007 at 8:21 pm
    Mar 4, 2008 at 2:14 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Father Chrysostomos # Please include the string: [perl #43357] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Father ChrysostomosFather Chrysostomos
    Jun 24, 2007 at 1:31 am
    Jun 28, 2007 at 6:33 am
  • Just built blead 31480 under Cygwin. 'make test' produced: lib/bignum/t/bii_e_pi.........................................Too many arguments for bigint::e at ../lib/bignum/t/bii_e_pi.t line 22, near ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jun 27, 2007 at 2:24 pm
    Jun 28, 2007 at 6:05 am
  • Here's a bit of an explanation of why I const like I do: http://xoa.petdance.com/Use_const_proactively One of my jobs in Perl 5 and Parrot has been to apply const as much as humanly possible. == ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Jun 1, 2007 at 7:32 pm
    Jun 2, 2007 at 9:38 pm
  • I may be the only person who still uses formats and 'write' in Perl but it is really handy for fixed-width output (which I need for $JOB). But Perl stupidly truncates any trailing spaces, so my ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Jun 21, 2007 at 9:08 pm
    Jun 22, 2007 at 4:43 pm
  • Hi all, I ran into a little oddity, than some googling says other people have run into before. It was extremely painful to debug this and figure it out. Basically, if a DESTROY sub contains an eval ...
    Brandon BlackBrandon Black
    Jun 12, 2007 at 1:32 pm
    Jun 18, 2007 at 5:01 pm
  • I am working on a new revision of Hash::Util::FieldHash (HUF). I'll append a summary of the planned changes for those interested. One of the changes I'm considering concerns Hash::Util more than HUF ...
    Anno SiegelAnno Siegel
    Jun 2, 2007 at 12:38 pm
    Jul 19, 2007 at 8:14 am
  • Hi Brandon, I just got red smoke from distros broken by patch 31489: http://groups.google.com/group/perl.cpan.testers/browse_thread/thread/8991f09301df28ee/7cc5de293352e624#7cc5de293352e624 ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Jun 28, 2007 at 10:18 pm
    Jun 29, 2007 at 6:36 pm
  • As reported here: http://rt.cpan.org//Ticket/Display.html?id=27187 ext/Win32/t/Unicode.t failures on FAT32 drives under Cygwin. The attached patch skips the test, accordingly.
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jun 26, 2007 at 5:20 pm
    Jun 28, 2007 at 7:34 am
  • hi all, FYI - I hacked opcode.pl to reorder the opcode <- opnumber map ( normally it just uses the order given in <DATA ) then make regen ; make test. Almost all tests passed: Failed 3 tests out of ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Jun 20, 2007 at 12:10 am
    Jun 24, 2007 at 5:58 pm
  • l1:/pro/lib/perl5 110 reading /u/usr/merijn/bin/tape_mon perl -Mbignum -wle'$x = hex "0x7212345678"' Integer overflow in hexadecimal number at -e line 1. Hexadecimal number 0xffffffff non-portable at ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Jun 12, 2007 at 2:34 pm
    Jun 13, 2007 at 4:26 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Shlomi Fish # Please include the string: [perl #43207] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jun 13, 2007 at 1:46 pm
    Jan 4, 2014 at 1:38 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Vincent Lefevre # Please include the string: [perl #43214] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Vincent LefevreVincent Lefevre
    Jun 14, 2007 at 10:58 am
    Dec 16, 2013 at 9:14 am
  • This journal entry describes differences between pcre and perl, some of which may be perl bugs: http://use.perl.org/~avar/journal/33585 [a-[:digit:]] is silly but harmless. But what's the use case ...
    Ævar Arnfjörð BjarmasonÆvar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
    Jun 23, 2007 at 5:01 am
    Jun 25, 2007 at 9:12 am
  • HI, I found lots of test cases failed were relative to the underline('_') on z/OS UNIX. For example: lib/Env/t/array.t failed, when I change lib/Env.pm line 79 from : my @vars = grep ...
    Chun Bing GeChun Bing Ge
    Jun 19, 2007 at 3:53 am
    Jun 19, 2007 at 11:43 am
  • The above fails under Cygwin Perl: lib/File/Path.................................................# Failed test 'create a Z directory' # at ../lib/File/Path.t line 222. # got: '0' # expected: '1' ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jun 7, 2007 at 1:17 pm
    Jun 8, 2007 at 6:53 pm
  • I recently was given commit rights on Perl, and have discovered that the job of applying peoples patches is more time consuming and irritating than I thought it would be. Therefore I want to give a ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Jun 30, 2007 at 4:24 pm
    Jul 1, 2007 at 12:01 pm
  • Hi, When testing lib/Pod/Simple/t/htmlbat.t I got these message: "Can't find the test corpus at lib/Pod/Simple/t/htmlbat.t line 33". Studying this problem you can find these codes in lib/Pod/Simple/ ...
    Chun Bing GeChun Bing Ge
    Jun 27, 2007 at 8:56 am
    Jun 30, 2007 at 4:26 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.8.8 patch 31223 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 29 ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jun 1, 2007 at 11:01 pm
    Jun 29, 2007 at 10:43 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by cygwin@cygwin.com # Please include the string: [perl #43285] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Cygwin @ cygwin . comCygwin @ cygwin . com
    Jun 21, 2007 at 9:44 pm
    Jun 25, 2007 at 9:09 am
  • The attached patch adds the beginnings of support for this weird, weird platform. miniperl and libperl.a get built, and miniperl can be used (with the execution wrapper, run.sh, which gets built ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jun 16, 2007 at 3:35 pm
    Jun 18, 2007 at 3:16 pm
  • Dear Porters, I maintain a massivly multithreaded app, written in C++ and using embedded Perl to allow for easy extension of data (utf8 encoded text) filters. Every filter script gets compiled by a ...
    Heiko JansenHeiko Jansen
    Jun 8, 2007 at 7:49 am
    Jun 9, 2007 at 8:11 pm
  • Tomoyuki, the triager has sifted through CPAN once again and this time he put his finger onto String::Multibyte which seemingly did not endure the extensive overhauls of regcomp.c in patch 29318. ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Jun 2, 2007 at 8:38 am
    Jun 4, 2007 at 12:21 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Jonathan Sailor # Please include the string: [perl #43400] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jonathan SailorJonathan Sailor
    Jun 27, 2007 at 8:01 pm
    Jun 30, 2007 at 7:15 pm
  • This was an idea that came from the town hall meeting at YAPC::NA earlier today. I've been informed that Larry approved a similar idea previously but nothing came from it. This is a first draft to ...
    Edgar BeringEdgar Bering
    Jun 28, 2007 at 4:50 am
    Jun 29, 2007 at 9:37 pm
  • I've been looking at why lib/locale.t always fails in smokes when built with Borland. It only seems to fail when built without PERL_IMPLICIT_SYS, which is odd because that ought to be the simpler ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jun 27, 2007 at 10:56 am
    Jun 27, 2007 at 5:08 pm
  • At the behest of Nicholas, I am writing to this list some thoughts I posted earlier on irc, #p5p. It seems there has been recent consideration to include the CPAN module "YAML::Tiny" as core in the ...
    Ingy dot NetIngy dot Net
    Jun 25, 2007 at 9:46 pm
    Jun 26, 2007 at 12:58 am
  • The chainsaw wielding maniac who surgically removed perlcc and the byteloader missed a trick, so now he gets to decide just how slushy the code is at the moment. op_static was used by the byteloader ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Jun 22, 2007 at 12:14 am
    Jun 25, 2007 at 11:42 am
  • What's the recommended generic way to link libperl to a *shared library* instead of directly to an application? Problems: - "perldoc ExtUtils::Embed" only talks about linking libperl to an ...
    Thomas AndersThomas Anders
    Jun 18, 2007 at 8:13 pm
    Jun 20, 2007 at 10:10 am
  • Change 31386 neglected to update t/op/caller.t, too.
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jun 15, 2007 at 1:49 pm
    Jun 15, 2007 at 7:27 pm
  • I DO'T NO U AND OTHERS DON'T SEND ME AGAIN....... -----Original Message----- From: Steve Hay Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2007 8:11 AM To: smokers-reports@perl.org Cc: perl5-porters@perl.org Subject: ...
    Mohammed M. RizwanMohammed M. Rizwan
    Jun 12, 2007 at 5:27 am
    Jun 13, 2007 at 6:50 am
  • I am running into an issue where I have Perl compiled with threads support, and only the first interpreter ever created can setup signals, even if that interpreter is no longer around. And it occurs ...
    Devin HeitmuellerDevin Heitmueller
    Jun 6, 2007 at 9:38 pm
    Jun 11, 2007 at 6:32 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from cygwin@cygwin.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.35 running under perl 5.9.4. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Attached ...
    Reini UrbanReini Urban
    Jun 20, 2007 at 8:30 pm
    Dec 19, 2007 at 9:00 pm
  • Attached patch fixes #40103 for blead. -- Reini Urban
    Reini Urban via RTReini Urban via RT
    Jun 20, 2007 at 5:27 pm
    Jul 8, 2007 at 2:03 pm
  • Works just find with 5.8.8, but... 0 windhund /private/var/local/cpan_shell/build/Mac-Carbon-0.77-HODS9S$ bleadperl -Mblib Files/t/Alias.t 1..17 ok 1 - file exists ok 2 - NewAlias ok 3 - ResolveAlias ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jun 30, 2007 at 3:28 am
    Jul 7, 2007 at 9:05 pm
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