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  • Hi! I recently found out that it is almost impossible to write XS modules that deal with unicode correctly, and here is why: First, the long-known-issue: In XS parameters, the type "char *" is ...
    Marc LehmannMarc Lehmann
    Apr 26, 2008 at 12:13 am
    Jun 4, 2008 at 3:09 pm
  • Currently Perl's whole-array deref syntax can be rather awkward, especially when writing something like for my $item ( @{ $obj- {contents}{items} } ) { with a deeply nested array. It becomes hard to ...
    Ben MorrowBen Morrow
    Apr 14, 2008 at 3:56 pm
    Apr 30, 2008 at 10:31 pm
  • A top story on the register today: http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk/2008/04/21/bray_ruby_rails/ Abigail
    AbigailAbigail
    Apr 22, 2008 at 9:24 am
    Apr 28, 2008 at 4:35 am
  • Some weeks ago I was at a london.pm dim sum. The conversation lead round to Léon saying to me something close to: And there are enough are working on Perl 5? and my answer was plain No Specifically, ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Apr 15, 2008 at 8:14 pm
    May 5, 2008 at 6:40 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by (Justin Mason) # Please include the string: [perl #53446] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Justin Mason) (via RTJustin Mason) (via RT
    Apr 28, 2008 at 11:14 am
    Apr 28, 2008 at 11:29 pm
  • $ perl -lwe 'sub pie {print 0 + "pie"}; pie; pie;' Argument "pie" isn't numeric in addition (+) at -e line 1. This surprised me. I assumed that I should get a warning for each call to the subroutine. ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Apr 24, 2008 at 4:36 pm
    May 7, 2008 at 7:47 am
  • G'day p5p, The current perlfunc documentation states correctly that atan2(0,0) is not well defined, which implies to the reader that Perl returns undef for this point. It doesn't, it returns 0, and ...
    Paul FenwickPaul Fenwick
    Apr 6, 2008 at 1:28 am
    Apr 20, 2008 at 8:27 am
  • OK, I'm still a newbee in leakcheck land, so I picked up some pieces out of blead, and added these lines to the Makefile in my XS module: --8<--- leakcheck: PERL_DESTRUCT_LEVEL=2 PERL_DL_NONLAZY=1 ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Apr 18, 2008 at 6:36 am
    Apr 21, 2008 at 9:03 am
  • (I did post this via perlbug and to perlbug@perl.org but both appear to have gone into a black hole) The following code: if (open(my $fh, "/etc/passwd")) { ... } Leaves the file open at the exit of ...
    Matt SergeantMatt Sergeant
    Apr 27, 2008 at 11:46 pm
    May 8, 2008 at 8:55 pm
  • I would swear someone else has asked this, but just in case ... Using forks or threads, what would it take to convince perl that another process was the *real* process? That could let us do this: ...
    OvidOvid
    Apr 2, 2008 at 9:03 am
    Apr 10, 2008 at 2:03 am
  • Hi, Folks. Let me make something clear from the beginning. I am not complaining with this email. I just want to make people reflect on this subject, and show my point of view about it. But as my ...
    Alberto SimõesAlberto Simões
    Apr 22, 2008 at 5:04 pm
    Apr 26, 2008 at 3:47 pm
  • Dominoes. Mahjong. Uppercase ß. And useful stuff too: http://unicode.org/versions/Unicode5.1.0/ Nicholas Clark ----- Forwarded message from Nicholas Clark <nwc10+p5p4@colon.colondot.net ----- ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Apr 6, 2008 at 7:31 am
    Apr 9, 2008 at 3:51 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by manchicken@manchicken.com # Please include the string: [perl #53482] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Manchicken @ manchicken . comManchicken @ manchicken . com
    Apr 29, 2008 at 1:08 am
    Nov 1, 2009 at 12:19 am
  • # New Ticket Created by david@davidfavor.com # Please include the string: [perl #53244] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    David @ davidfavor . comDavid @ davidfavor . com
    Apr 23, 2008 at 1:33 pm
    May 10, 2008 at 2:22 am
  • This code produces this output: $ cat wrong.pl use warnings; my $undef; if ($undef == 3) { } elsif ($undef == 0) { } $ ./perl -Ilib wrong.pl Use of uninitialized value $undef in numeric eq (==) at ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Apr 17, 2008 at 8:30 pm
    Apr 28, 2008 at 12:17 pm
  • Shalom, the attached patch does three things: 1. Mentions Path::Class and File::Fu in lib/File/Spec.pm. 2. Mentions the alternatives and abstractions of File::Find. (Caveat: I am one of the ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Apr 17, 2008 at 6:51 pm
    Apr 20, 2008 at 11:38 pm
  • My Irix build problems seem to have gone away. I'm using a different machine now, so I'm going to blame having an old compiler on the other box. All that follows is after Configureing with -de ...
    David CantrellDavid Cantrell
    Apr 30, 2008 at 9:31 pm
    May 15, 2008 at 11:08 pm
  • Inspired by: http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=44833 (fixed somewhere between 5.8.7 and 5.8.8) But I don't think test were added for it. Attached is a patch for t/base/rs.t. (I hope ...
    BramBram
    Apr 27, 2008 at 9:49 pm
    Jun 15, 2008 at 7:58 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Matt Sergeant # Please include the string: [perl #53504] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Matt SergeantMatt Sergeant
    Apr 29, 2008 at 6:57 am
    May 7, 2008 at 8:48 am
  • Hello, I took a look at this bug-report and the magic assoicated with $@ does not get cleared. I did some testing on how to turn it off but I'm not sure what 'the correct way' is. (Therefor there is ...
    Animator via RTAnimator via RT
    Apr 26, 2008 at 1:46 pm
    May 5, 2008 at 7:25 pm
  • I'm surprised how long it took us to make such an easy fix. Sorry Abigail, you're going to have to update your talk. Nicholas Clark ----- Forwarded message from Nicholas Clark ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Apr 24, 2008 at 5:18 pm
    May 1, 2008 at 7:46 pm
  • this patch - adds new memory allocation macro : New_TSN ( Type, SubTypeArray, NumItemsInArray ) This parameterizes the size of the embedded array that is malloc'd. - uses it to refactor struct ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Apr 20, 2008 at 5:50 pm
    Apr 29, 2008 at 2:18 pm
  • OK. Now smoking 5.10.x for Mac OS X/PPC on Tuesday and Friday mornings, at the expense of a couple of blead smokes. Schedule is now 5.8.x: Tuesday, Friday 5.10.x: Sunday, Wednesday Blead: Monday, ...
    Dominic DunlopDominic Dunlop
    Apr 1, 2008 at 6:42 am
    Apr 15, 2008 at 11:20 pm
  • Patch attached that: a) shows the error from Carp::Heavy, b) the supplied string, c) a solution/work-around #!/usr/bin/perl -l use Carp; my @t; for (1 .. 1024) { open my $fh, "<", $0; push @t, $fh; } ...
    Bram via RTBram via RT
    Apr 30, 2008 at 10:53 am
    Jul 14, 2009 at 9:37 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Bram # Please include the string: [perl #53554] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    BramBram
    Apr 30, 2008 at 9:35 am
    May 8, 2008 at 3:32 pm
  • Hello, I just took a look at some of the open tickets on rt.perl.org. The following tickets can be marked as resolved: #52672: regexp failure: (?=) turns into OPFAIL: Patch applied (#33667) #52452: ...
    BramBram
    Apr 26, 2008 at 3:58 pm
    Jun 23, 2008 at 2:46 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Lightner, Mark CTR DISA GS4B" # Please include the string: [perl #52992] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Lightner, Mark CTR DISA GS4BLightner, Mark CTR DISA GS4B
    Apr 16, 2008 at 11:49 pm
    Oct 14, 2012 at 12:37 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Niko Tyni # Please include the string: [perl #52740] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Niko TyniNiko Tyni
    Apr 11, 2008 at 6:14 am
    Aug 11, 2008 at 12:30 pm
  • I was running a build to figure out how and when Pod::Html gets tested, in order to work on the dual-life version, and the following happened: ...
    David LandgrenDavid Landgren
    Apr 29, 2008 at 6:08 pm
    May 2, 2008 at 10:38 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by david.freedman@uk.clara.net # Please include the string: [perl #53414] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    David . freedman @ uk . clara . netDavid . freedman @ uk . clara . net
    Apr 27, 2008 at 12:11 pm
    Apr 28, 2008 at 8:43 pm
  • Perl5 Bug Summary http://rt.perl.org/rt3/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html Generated at Mon Apr 7 12:46:48 2008 GMT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * Numbers ...
    Perl5 Bug SummaryPerl5 Bug Summary
    Apr 7, 2008 at 1:15 pm
    Apr 28, 2008 at 4:42 pm
  • Hi (), Currently, bless() has the following syntax: bless REF, CLASSNAME I've been doing a lot of object mocking lately, and it can get a bit blinding with nested objects. e.g.: my $self = bless( { ...
    AlfieAlfie
    Apr 21, 2008 at 4:55 am
    Apr 21, 2008 at 5:40 pm
  • It's going be interesting to see what this discovers: https://www.osscensus.org/ Of course there's selection bias which will probably skew the figures in favour of more recent versions but I'm still ...
    Andy ArmstrongAndy Armstrong
    Apr 16, 2008 at 6:28 pm
    Apr 16, 2008 at 9:02 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Reini Urban" # Please include the string: [perl #52920] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Reini UrbanReini Urban
    Apr 15, 2008 at 12:13 pm
    Apr 16, 2008 at 8:46 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "Ed Avis" # Please include the string: [perl #52702] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Ed AvisEd Avis
    Apr 10, 2008 at 1:42 pm
    Apr 15, 2008 at 9:54 am
  • 2008-04/09 メルマ!ニュース http://melma.com/ こんにちは、メルマ!編集部のハイジです。 花粉症でもないのに、なんだか“くしゃみ”がでる今日この頃。 くしゃみといえば、最近気がついたことが…続きは編集後記で♪ ┌ 〜 pick up! 〜 ────────────────────────┐ キツイ口臭で、嫌われていませんか? ...
    ◆メルマ!ニュース◆メルマ!ニュース
    Apr 8, 2008 at 7:39 pm
    Apr 11, 2008 at 2:12 pm
  • Change 33650 by rgs@scipion on 2008/04/06 14:53:02 Subject: [PATCH] perlfunc.pod: atan2(0,0) returns 0, not undef From: Paul Fenwick <pjf@perltraining.com.au Date: Sun, 06 Apr 2008 11:28:27 +1000 ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Apr 9, 2008 at 12:38 am
    Apr 9, 2008 at 2:58 pm
  • I noticed that 5.8.9-tobe was adding another exported symbol that probably shouldn't be exported: PL_AMG_namelens. And at least in 5.11 and 5.10 we can also make PL_AMG_names static, as it is no ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Apr 4, 2008 at 1:50 am
    Apr 8, 2008 at 5:17 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Stefan Wehinger # Please include the string: [perl #52452] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Stefan WehingerStefan Wehinger
    Apr 3, 2008 at 4:52 pm
    Apr 6, 2008 at 6:14 pm
  • Patch attached. File::Find turned c: into c:/ (which is a completly different path). No tests for it added. (No idea how this can be tested automatically) Kind regards, Bram
    Bram via RTBram via RT
    Apr 30, 2008 at 3:28 pm
    May 23, 2008 at 6:19 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Robin Redeker # Please include the string: [perl #53038] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Robin RedekerRobin Redeker
    Apr 18, 2008 at 12:19 pm
    Apr 26, 2008 at 8:10 pm
  • How can I tell Perl that its standard/file input is, say, UTF-16, without also having it also try to interpret its code as UTF-16? Things I thought of: 1. Is there any way via -m/-M to specify the ...
    Mark J. ReedMark J. Reed
    Apr 23, 2008 at 5:10 pm
    Apr 25, 2008 at 11:53 pm
  • Hi Ken, Various tests currently fail on Win32 when built with MinGW due to recent changes in ExtUtils-CBuilder: http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.daily-build.reports/2008/04/msg54811 .html These ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Apr 18, 2008 at 2:19 pm
    Apr 22, 2008 at 9:47 am
  • I have worked through the issues that were raised and placed on the git nitpicking page; http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl5/index.cgi?git_nitpicking So, there is a new repository up; get the URLs ...
    Sam VilainSam Vilain
    Apr 15, 2008 at 11:53 pm
    Apr 17, 2008 at 2:13 am
  • While testing B::C I got to the problem that already nullified cop's are being freed, causing "Bad free() ignored (RMAGIC, PERL_CORE)" This problem exists in 5.10 and blead. The straightforward patch ...
    Reini UrbanReini Urban
    Apr 15, 2008 at 12:09 pm
    Apr 15, 2008 at 3:56 pm
  • Hello, Did you also try with overriding the built-in exit function? #!/usr/bin/perl -l BEGIN { *CORE::GLOBAL::exit = sub { my $i=0; while (my @z = caller($i++)) { print "$i: @z"; } CORE::exit(@_); } ...
    Animator via RTAnimator via RT
    Apr 26, 2008 at 11:46 am
    Mar 31, 2012 at 12:09 am
  • The last "succeeding" perlsmoke run here has been reportedly on 11 Jan 2008 (http://www.mail-archive.com/daily-build-reports@perl.org/msg50021.html) and since then (long not noticed, though) it ...
    Steven SchubigerSteven Schubiger
    Apr 30, 2008 at 9:59 am
    May 7, 2008 at 10:11 am
  • # New Ticket Created by James Mcclure # Please include the string: [perl #53562] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    James McclureJames Mcclure
    Apr 30, 2008 at 12:42 pm
    May 1, 2008 at 8:00 pm
  • I'm confused. I thought that these two should be the same: $ perl -MO=Concise -e 'sub foo (\@); foo @ARGV' a <@ leave[1 ref] vKP/REFC - (end) 1 <0 enter - 2 2 <; nextstate(main 1 -e:1) v - 3 9 <1 ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Apr 29, 2008 at 5:38 pm
    Apr 30, 2008 at 7:29 am
  • Hello all, I just tried to use the forked debugger under LINUX, and all it would do is bring up the xterm, but kept the debugger I/O in the main session. I had to put the attached patches on to get ...
    John E. MalmbergJohn E. Malmberg
    Apr 25, 2008 at 2:37 am
    Apr 27, 2008 at 2:14 pm
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