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  • I've made another 5.8.x snapshot. http://www.ccl4.org/~nick/P/perl-33218.tar.bz2 (or http://www.ccl4.org/~nick/P/perl-33218.tar.gz ) It's roughly what 5.8.9 is going to be, give or take breakage, ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 2, 2008 at 11:35 pm
    Apr 26, 2009 at 9:55 pm
  • $ cat bug.pl use encoding 'utf8'; my $x = "\x{ff}"; use Devel::Peek; Dump($x); $ perl -w bug.pl SV = PV(0x801038) at 0x80f5c0 REFCNT = 1 FLAGS = (PADMY,POK,pPOK,UTF8) PV = 0x201cb0 "\357\277\275"\0 ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Feb 21, 2008 at 2:23 am
    Feb 29, 2008 at 1:29 pm
  • Hi perl5 porters! Fedora is in the process of trying to migrate to perl 5.10.0 for the next release, but we're hitting some disconcerting failures with the test suites for IPC::ShareLite and ...
    Tom CallawayTom Callaway
    Feb 15, 2008 at 11:46 pm
    Feb 26, 2008 at 10:37 am
  • Take 1, "make regen" required. Steven Schubiger diff -ru perl-current/embed.fnc perl-hack/embed.fnc --- perl-current/embed.fnc 2008-02-03 16:11:19.000000000 +0100 +++ perl-hack/embed.fnc 2008-02-03 ...
    Steven SchubigerSteven Schubiger
    Feb 3, 2008 at 6:57 pm
    Mar 31, 2008 at 9:08 pm
  • Sorry I haven't had the time to follow the Y2038 thread in detail, I'm swamped with proposal deadlines, so I apologize if someone has already suggested this. I have been sniffing around to see how ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 4, 2008 at 11:53 pm
    Feb 10, 2008 at 1:28 am
  • Maybe this can be even smaller, but the script below runs fine when both reload functions are commented out. The original script is way longer and tries to match versions to a database and a ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Feb 4, 2008 at 6:58 pm
    Feb 7, 2008 at 12:01 pm
  • I'm not sure why perl wasn't a mentor organization last year, or if it wants to be this year, but the window has gotten very short and sneaky. http://code.google.com/soc/2008/ "The organization ...
    Eric WilhelmEric Wilhelm
    Feb 29, 2008 at 11:14 am
    Jun 9, 2008 at 10:57 pm
  • The strptime source code in Piece.xs looks **very much** like the strptime code found in FreeBSD, which is copyrighted. There are no copyrights on the code presently in Piece.xs. I was not reading ...
    Green, PaulGreen, Paul
    Feb 12, 2008 at 7:58 pm
    Mar 11, 2008 at 7:21 pm
  • Innocent as it may look, I think that this patch (from Daniel M. Quinlan whose address we don't have) creates a dangerous problem: $ ./perl -Ilib -V:archname -V:longsize -V:ivsize -V:config_args ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 25, 2008 at 10:40 am
    Mar 31, 2008 at 10:59 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by nagler@bivio.biz # Please include the string: [perl #51072] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Nagler @ bivio . bizNagler @ bivio . biz
    Feb 21, 2008 at 3:57 pm
    Mar 31, 2012 at 1:24 am
  • So I spotted this: OP * Perl_ck_lengthconst(pTHX_ OP *o) { /* XXX length optimization goes here */ return ck_fun(o); } I figure it relates to this: $ /usr/bin/perl -MO=Concise -e 'length "Pie"' 5 <@ ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 11, 2008 at 10:53 am
    Mar 25, 2008 at 7:38 am
  • I am trying to convert a series of bytes that I know to be UTF8 to obtain the numerical codepoints for each character (if this makes sense). In previous versions of Perl (back to 5.6.1), this was the ...
    Phil HarveyPhil Harvey
    Feb 21, 2008 at 1:48 pm
    Mar 1, 2008 at 2:29 pm
  • Were we to consider adding a test to 'verify' MAD XML output against some reference (hint), we would need to be able to set PERL_XMLDUMP in the environment. With this patch, a runperl() caller can ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Feb 6, 2008 at 3:43 am
    Feb 24, 2008 at 10:32 pm
  • If you look through the failure report below, you'll find the relevant issue: ERROR: This Perl not built to support threads This is purposefully generated in Makefile.PL: use Config; BEGIN { ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Feb 20, 2008 at 1:22 pm
    Feb 26, 2008 at 11:39 am
  • Change 33313 is causing test suite failures: t/op/pat......................................................FAILED--unexpected output at test 1308 ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Feb 14, 2008 at 7:18 pm
    Feb 15, 2008 at 10:50 pm
  • It is done. All that reminds now is to drop it into perl. http://svn.schwern.org/svn/y2038 $ cat try.c #include "localtime64.h" int main(int argc, char *argv[]) { struct tm ltime; long long time = ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 7, 2008 at 12:23 pm
    Feb 14, 2008 at 8:53 pm
  • The last time I tried to rebuild a bunch of modules in cpan, I noticed this problem, but didn't track it down. This is a problem that is "partly" specific to cygwin, or any other system where ...
    Linda WLinda W
    Feb 27, 2008 at 12:41 am
    Feb 27, 2008 at 7:37 pm
  • Perl H. Merijn Brand's suggestion. Attached.
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Feb 15, 2008 at 4:03 pm
    Feb 22, 2008 at 8:50 pm
  • Hi everyone, Someone wants to report a security issue in Tk. Who's the maintainer now? Who wants to have a look at it? - ask -- http://log.perl.org/ - http://askask.com/ - http://develooper.com/
    Ask Bjørn HansenAsk Bjørn Hansen
    Feb 9, 2008 at 6:31 am
    Feb 21, 2008 at 11:11 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Jonas Kramer # Please include the string: [perl #50496] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jonas KramerJonas Kramer
    Feb 3, 2008 at 11:39 am
    Feb 17, 2008 at 4:56 pm
  • I was looking at this: -: 38:PP(pp_const) function Perl_pp_const called 183431402 returned 100% blocks executed 88% 183431402: 39:{ -: 40: dVAR; 183431402: 41: dSP; 183431402: 42: if ( PL_op- ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 2, 2008 at 10:44 pm
    Mar 1, 2008 at 7:02 pm
  • So, buoyed with my success at using the f flag on the op for length, I tried it on some other ops. In theory, it ought to work for sprintf: ==== //depot/perl/opcode.h#148 - ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 20, 2008 at 9:13 am
    Feb 25, 2008 at 12:49 pm
  • Moin, ohlol.net is some sort of "who-commits-what-to-which-project" monitor. I was a bit surprised I didn't see myself on ohloh.net so I looked at the most obvious place, Perl development. However, ...
    TelsTels
    Feb 21, 2008 at 8:18 pm
    Feb 22, 2008 at 5:23 pm
  • Hi, Please cc me - I'm not on the list. Using a MinGW compiler that uses (the latest) mingw-runtime-3.14, there are some failures with those 2 test files. On a perl 5.10.0 built using ...
    SisyphusSisyphus
    Feb 2, 2008 at 12:12 am
    Mar 3, 2008 at 6:19 pm
  • Don't include archlib into otherlibdirs automatically. This should be added explicitly and is most of the time not wanted. e.g. with cygwin 5.11 privlib='/usr/lib/perl5/5.11' ...
    Reini UrbanReini Urban
    Feb 21, 2008 at 1:42 pm
    Feb 29, 2008 at 6:33 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by ilmari@vesla.ilmari.org # Please include the string: [perl #51092] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Ilmari @ vesla . ilmari . orgIlmari @ vesla . ilmari . org
    Feb 22, 2008 at 4:30 am
    Feb 29, 2008 at 10:00 am
  • I've ported my additional DTrace probes to blead perl, and have attached a patch. This patch adds **new-sv and del-sv to track Perl allocations, **main-enter and main-exit to show what part of Perl's ...
    Sven DowideitSven Dowideit
    Feb 15, 2008 at 6:58 am
    Feb 20, 2008 at 3:16 am
  • Hi, take the following simple code: 1 #$SIG{ALRM} = sub { syswrite(STDOUT,"lala\n",5); }; # system() stops 2 $SIG{ALRM} = sub { print STDOUT "lala\n" }; # system() continues 3 alarm(1); 4 system( ...
    Steffen UllrichSteffen Ullrich
    Feb 26, 2008 at 8:04 am
    Mar 2, 2008 at 7:37 am
  • With change 33371 I packed perlbug so that if it is invoked as "perlthanks" it will send a thank-you message (which is laid out suspiciously like a bug report) to perl-thanks@perl.org. I'd love to ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 25, 2008 at 11:38 pm
    Feb 26, 2008 at 10:44 am
  • =head2 test B A full test suite for the B module would be nice. Ive worked up a pair of files which start doing something here. It started (and continues) as part of B::Generate hacking, but has ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Feb 15, 2008 at 7:55 pm
    Feb 22, 2008 at 7:53 am
  • I'd like to explictly see the constant in the warning Useless use of a constant in void context so "foo"; # Useless use of a constant (foo) in void context 1 + 1; # Useless use of a constant (2) in ...
    Rick DelaneyRick Delaney
    Feb 14, 2008 at 4:29 am
    Feb 14, 2008 at 3:38 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "深沢千尋" # Please include the string: [perl #50742] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    深沢千尋深沢千尋
    Feb 12, 2008 at 8:38 am
    Feb 12, 2008 at 12:04 pm
  • This Week on perl5-porters - 27 January-2 February 2008 "It's a very naive implementation [...]. Given the scary comments Nicholas added in that code, I'd be grateful to see whether one can come up ...
    David LandgrenDavid Landgren
    Feb 7, 2008 at 6:07 pm
    Feb 11, 2008 at 3:40 pm
  • Hi, I just tried to compile Perl 5.8.8 on my Linux Debian, with ./Configure -des -Dprefix=/opt/my && make And got this: First let's make sure your kit is complete. Checking... <copious amount of ...
    Philippe Bruhat (BooK)Philippe Bruhat (BooK)
    Feb 2, 2008 at 1:59 pm
    Feb 2, 2008 at 9:32 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Stephan Springl # Please include the string: [perl #50528] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Stephan SpringlStephan Springl
    Feb 4, 2008 at 3:23 pm
    Jun 28, 2012 at 11:45 pm
  • gcc doesnt seem to like # else if (stuff) In file included from numeric.c:28: perl.h:4076:7: warning: extra tokens at end of #else directive `sh cflags "optimize='-O2 -g'" mathoms.o` mathoms.c CCCMD ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Feb 27, 2008 at 7:31 am
    Mar 7, 2008 at 3:15 pm
  • attached patch to opcode.pl generates faster/smaller versions of 2 macros written to opcode.h IE: /* the OP_IS_(SOCKET|FILETEST) macros are optimized to a simple range check because all the member ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Feb 9, 2008 at 2:57 pm
    Feb 25, 2008 at 8:03 am
  • This Week on perl5-porters - 10-16 February 2008 "So should we punt in this case and revert to the old warning for "SvGAMAGICAL"? My personal opinion is to leave it. People doing strange things ...
    David LandgrenDavid Landgren
    Feb 20, 2008 at 11:14 pm
    Feb 21, 2008 at 8:49 pm
  • My smoke from last night has a bunch of warnings introduced by #33292: ..\op.c(551) : warning C4244: '=' : conversion from 'unsigned long ' to 'unsigned short ', possible loss of data ..\op.c(5036) : ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Feb 13, 2008 at 9:29 am
    Feb 15, 2008 at 9:20 am
  • I updated my copy of perl-current to contain the results of change #33259 (the recent patches for VOS) and I am hitting two problems. 1. Our VOS operating system restricts file, directory, or link ...
    Green, PaulGreen, Paul
    Feb 12, 2008 at 7:58 pm
    Feb 14, 2008 at 7:50 pm
  • Hi, Yes, it is already possible (even less tricky with 5.10) to build a balanced matching pattern. You know, a pattern that matches a substring balanced with respect to quotes, or parens, or braces. ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    Feb 11, 2008 at 6:53 pm
    Feb 13, 2008 at 7:51 pm
  • Are there any objections to my making Thread::Queue a dual-lived module, and assuming maintenance of it?
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Feb 5, 2008 at 5:57 pm
    Feb 10, 2008 at 10:05 pm
  • Queue perl is live *again* on rt.cpan.org http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Dist/Display.html?Status=Active&Name=perl 1: Please could it die. Permanently. This, I think, is the third re-opening and it is ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 29, 2008 at 1:59 pm
    Mar 3, 2008 at 1:40 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.11.0 patch 33390 maldoror.bath.planit.group: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz(~2659 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on MSWin32 - WinXP/.Net SP2 using cl version 13.10.3077 ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Feb 28, 2008 at 3:57 am
    Feb 29, 2008 at 4:08 am
  • Perl5 Bug Summary http://rt.perl.org/rt3/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html Generated at Mon Feb 4 14:15:01 2008 GMT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * Numbers ...
    Perl5 Bug SummaryPerl5 Bug Summary
    Feb 4, 2008 at 2:22 pm
    Feb 25, 2008 at 2:15 pm
  • As discussed on london.pm, C<perl -M:DProf -we 1 does not complain. In fact; C<perl -M:die\ GOTO -we 'goto "use";' shows that it creates a label "use". The attached patch forbids single ':' following ...
    Robin BarkerRobin Barker
    Feb 19, 2008 at 5:26 pm
    Feb 21, 2008 at 7:07 pm
  • B docs class(OBJ) as a miscellaneous utility function. Is there a (good) reason why it fails as a method ? DB<1 main::(t/inspect.t:71): my $start = B::main_start(); DB<1 $start- class Can't locate ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Feb 15, 2008 at 6:25 pm
    Feb 17, 2008 at 6:43 am
  • I believe that this fix also needs applying to Perl 1, as I found the same error in 1.0's Configure script. I doubt anyone can find a Perl bug older than this one :-) Nicholas Clark ----- Forwarded ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 15, 2008 at 2:33 pm
    Feb 15, 2008 at 4:47 pm
  • The attached patch updates blead to Thread::Queue 2.01. - Added 'count' option to dequeue and dequeue_nb - Added peek, insert and extract methods - Support queuing of complex data structures Note ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Feb 14, 2008 at 6:09 pm
    Feb 15, 2008 at 3:51 pm
  • Hope this is the right place to ask... If not, feel free to tell me to 'go away' as long as you indicate a better place(http:// www.cpanforum.com/ ?) . So I am experimenting with getpos/setpos on ...
    Hein, Nashua NHHein, Nashua NH
    Feb 6, 2008 at 7:13 pm
    Feb 7, 2008 at 6:33 pm
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