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  • For reasons previously discussed, this code is broken: eval { this_may_die }; die $@ if $@; (it clears the previous value of $@ if there is an error). This is not a solution: local $@; eval { ...
    Yuval KogmanYuval Kogman
    Jun 27, 2008 at 7:39 am
    Jul 8, 2008 at 6:04 pm
  • This Week on perl5-porters - 1-6 June 2008 *Traditional exception handling is more like equipping each Klingon with a dead-man's switch attached to a nuke. Dying by accident in someone else's nuke ...
    David LandgrenDavid Landgren
    Jun 14, 2008 at 7:56 pm
    Jun 30, 2008 at 10:41 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Nicholas Clark # Please include the string: [perl #56150] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jun 20, 2008 at 3:04 pm
    Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02 pm
  • The attached patch contains my proposal for addressing the following Perl TODO: =head2 common test code for timed bail out Write portable self destruct code for tests to stop them burning CPU in ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jun 26, 2008 at 3:31 pm
    Jul 4, 2008 at 12:11 am
  • G'day p5p, Some time ago, I started discussing the idea of autodie (previously codenamed 'lethal'), a lexical version of Fatal that could be implemented now that Perl 5.10's %^H hash does wonderful ...
    Paul FenwickPaul Fenwick
    Jun 1, 2008 at 5:55 am
    Jun 4, 2008 at 10:54 pm
  • G'day p5p, Are you using git to track Perl development? Do you find it bothersome how a 'git status' whines endlessly about all the files produced by the build process? Would you fresher breath and ...
    Paul FenwickPaul Fenwick
    Jun 14, 2008 at 3:20 am
    Jun 25, 2008 at 10:27 am
  • I don't really like the idea of adding a modifier to supress interpolation... Currently there is: $string =~ m/Pattern with a literal \$ sign/; and $string =~ m'Pattern with a literal \$ sign'; ...
    Bram via RTBram via RT
    Jun 2, 2008 at 7:37 pm
    Sep 3, 2012 at 3:58 pm
  • G'day p6l and p5p, I'm currently working on the 'autodie' pragma for Perl 5, which is essentially 'Fatal' but with lexical scope. It's similar to the 'fatal' pragma described in S04/Exceptions. ...
    Paul FenwickPaul Fenwick
    Jun 2, 2008 at 2:32 am
    Jun 9, 2008 at 11:03 pm
  • This is failing for me "here". oooh, And warnings. Use of uninitialized value $setsock in lc at lib/Sys/Syslog.pm line 204. Use of uninitialized value $setsock in lc at lib/Sys/Syslog.pm line 232. ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jun 7, 2008 at 4:27 pm
    Jun 12, 2008 at 9:36 am
  • Hi, From http://dev.perl.org/perl6/rfc/144.html -- 8< -- Any code that contains the innocent-looking if (/\Q$string\E/) { ... } is potentially booby-trapped. Such code is common. -- 8 -- Is there ...
    AlfieAlfie
    Jun 19, 2008 at 3:47 am
    Jun 25, 2008 at 1:33 pm
  • When building perl, the following used to work: echo 'use Test;' try.t ./perl -Ilib utils/prove try.t It now (bleadperl@34087) fails with try......Can't locate Test.pm in @INC where @INC contains the ...
    Andy DoughertyAndy Dougherty
    Jun 25, 2008 at 9:07 pm
    Jun 26, 2008 at 4:40 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by John Gardiner Myers # Please include the string: [perl #55250] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    John Gardiner MyersJohn Gardiner Myers
    Jun 3, 2008 at 9:52 pm
    Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Reini Urban # Please include the string: [perl #55162] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Reini UrbanReini Urban
    Jun 1, 2008 at 12:56 pm
    Jun 3, 2008 at 3:48 pm
  • From what I can tell, there are well over a dozen dual-lived modules that incorporate test.pl into their distributions. Rather than continuing this trend, I would like to propose turning it into a ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jun 30, 2008 at 4:33 pm
    Jul 16, 2008 at 10:48 pm
  • Hi, someone on perlmonks suggested that I report this here. Due to a bug in the CentOS package described here: http://lists.scsys.co.uk/pipermail/dbix-class/2007-October/005119.html and here: ...
    Jochen LuigJochen Luig
    Jun 2, 2008 at 10:24 am
    Jun 4, 2008 at 5:04 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "Ed Avis" # Please include the string: [perl #56348] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Ed AvisEd Avis
    Jun 25, 2008 at 4:04 pm
    Nov 6, 2011 at 7:32 pm
  • I wonder if this strange behaviour is known: $ perl -e'my $i = 1; my $foo = sub { $i = shift if @_ }; print $i,&$foo(3),$i;' 333 $ perl -e'my $i = 1; my $foo = sub { $i = shift if @_ }; print $i; ...
    Reini UrbanReini Urban
    Jun 23, 2008 at 10:00 pm
    Jun 25, 2008 at 7:58 am
  • I lost track of where we are with the git migration / submitting patches / commit. I've pulled blead using the instructions here: http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl5/index.cgi?perl_git_repositories ...
    Andy ArmstrongAndy Armstrong
    Jun 15, 2008 at 11:31 pm
    Jun 16, 2008 at 9:11 am
  • Hi porters, Here's a patch that makes stat() and the -X file test ops work on tied handles. It was made against blead but applies cleanly to maint-5.10. It adds three methods to the tied object ...
    Robert NorrisRobert Norris
    Jun 4, 2008 at 10:26 am
    Jun 12, 2008 at 10:01 pm
  • I can't find the thread where this was discussed. I think the but the new mandatory overloading for smartmatching of objects is too restrictive. Here are a few cases that I think could be changed: ...
    Yuval KogmanYuval Kogman
    Jun 27, 2008 at 7:01 am
    Nov 1, 2009 at 12:04 am
  • This Week on perl5-porters - 14-20 June 2008 David Nicol: Does pushing all exceptions to @@ whenever $@ gets assigned to break anything? Abigail: In theory, it could, as @@ is a "normal" array that ...
    David LandgrenDavid Landgren
    Jun 27, 2008 at 8:37 pm
    Jul 1, 2008 at 9:05 am
  • I'm trying to figure out the "right" way to dig through a program's symbol table without disrupting it. According to the docs, "defined" only works for scalars and subs. I would think that "defined ...
    SorourkeSorourke
    Jun 19, 2008 at 5:59 pm
    Jun 28, 2008 at 10:08 am
  • Just to see how much would be involved to build Perl using the GNV subsystem, I tried it. Since VMS currently is bundled with LDAP, SSL, SSH, and Kereberos libraries, I was curious to see if Perl was ...
    John E. MalmbergJohn E. Malmberg
    Jun 17, 2008 at 4:48 am
    Jun 25, 2008 at 7:22 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by shanthi.m.srinivasan@convergys.com # Please include the string: [perl #55980] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    shanthi.m.srinivasan@convergys.com (via RT)shanthi.m.srinivasan@convergys.com (via RT)
    Jun 18, 2008 at 7:19 am
    Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00 am
  • I sent this via perlbug, but our Solaris box can be flaky, so I'm resending manually. Apologies if this is sent more than once. The following segfaults on Solaris, Ubuntu 7.10 and Windows (all of ...
    OvidOvid
    Jun 12, 2008 at 3:13 pm
    Jun 15, 2008 at 3:21 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Arthur Kantor # Please include the string: [perl #55668] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Arthur KantorArthur Kantor
    Jun 12, 2008 at 10:58 am
    May 20, 2014 at 3:38 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Ilya Zakharevich # Please include the string: [perl #55708] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49 pm
    Apr 21, 2012 at 5:37 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Alex Kapranoff # Please include the string: [perl #56336] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Alex KapranoffAlex Kapranoff
    Jun 25, 2008 at 11:21 am
    Mar 22, 2010 at 6:54 pm
  • Hi, We have been promoting the idea of a community project to get Perl supported on Google App Engine. * http://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=34#c436 We need some help from some ...
    Stephen AdkinsStephen Adkins
    Jun 22, 2008 at 12:36 am
    Jul 23, 2008 at 6:48 pm
  • Hi, Folks I have some code that somewhere do: if (utf8::is_utf8($chave)) { print IDX pack('a*x',$chave); } This IDX was opened without any special binmode. For the same input, I get it working on ...
    Alberto SimõesAlberto Simões
    Jun 18, 2008 at 2:13 pm
    Jun 29, 2008 at 4:24 pm
  • Attached is a patch for lib_pm.PL -- Renée Bäcker renee.baecker@smart-websolutions.de XING: http://www.xing.com/profile/Renee_Baecker Foo-Magazin: http://foo-magazin.de
    Renée BäckerRenée Bäcker
    Jun 25, 2008 at 2:41 pm
    Jun 29, 2008 at 8:41 am
  • Excellent! I get the failure by simply doing a "perl Makefile.PL" and a "make". My perl was a bit more vocal regarding where the problem is... #0 0x4001c410 in __kernel_vsyscall () (gdb) bt #0 ...
    Steve Peters via RTSteve Peters via RT
    Jun 2, 2008 at 2:50 pm
    Apr 30, 2012 at 1:14 am
  • The attached patch addresses the following Perl TODO: =head2 common test code for timed bail out Write portable self destruct code for tests to stop them burning CPU in infinite loops. This needs to ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jun 27, 2008 at 6:17 pm
    Jun 28, 2008 at 8:37 pm
  • Attached is a patch that adds a warning when a lone =cut is used -- Renée Bäcker renee.baecker@smart-websolutions.de XING: http://www.xing.com/profile/Renee_Baecker Foo-Magazin: http://foo-magazin.de
    Renée BäckerRenée Bäcker
    Jun 25, 2008 at 2:43 pm
    Jun 26, 2008 at 7:27 am
  • Is it really a bug? I would expect these elements to be autovivified...
    reneeb via RTreneeb via RT
    Jun 15, 2008 at 11:02 am
    Jun 22, 2008 at 10:42 pm
  • I've released version.pm 0.75, which is a packaging and POD only release. No code changes whatsoever[1]. So nothing that would apply to v5.10.x - except for the $VERSION bump and (I hope) improved ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Jun 14, 2008 at 11:50 am
    Jun 15, 2008 at 8:38 pm
  • With git eminent after the release of perl-5.8.9, we need to discuss the best way to continue smoking blead (and the other tracks) from git. When perforce is closed, and the move to git is final, we ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Jun 6, 2008 at 11:18 am
    Jun 6, 2008 at 2:51 pm
  • Hola, A while ago Claes compiled Perl 5.6 with llvm-gcc and got some performance improvements. This is a continuation of that effort using the 5.10 source tree. Executive summary: this gives even ...
    Yuval KogmanYuval Kogman
    Jun 4, 2008 at 2:18 am
    Jun 4, 2008 at 7:17 pm
  • Hi, I have recently got a bug report about Linux::Smaps. The poster said it'd report 2 [vdso] areas and that it can be cured if /proc/self/smaps is opened with '<:stdio'. Later on he also found the ...
    Torsten FoertschTorsten Foertsch
    Jun 3, 2008 at 9:03 am
    Jun 3, 2008 at 2:30 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Chris Pirazzi" # Please include the string: [perl #56444] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Chris PirazziChris Pirazzi
    Jun 29, 2008 at 7:38 am
    Jul 10, 2008 at 10:44 pm
  • If anyone knows of core test files that would benefit from using the forthcoming watchdog() function that will be added to test.pl, please let me know so I can start generating patches. Thanks.
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jun 27, 2008 at 6:22 pm
    Jul 7, 2008 at 12:57 pm
  • Perl5 Bug Summary http://rt.perl.org/rt3/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html Generated at Mon Jun 2 13:15:02 2008 GMT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * Numbers ...
    Perl5 Bug SummaryPerl5 Bug Summary
    Jun 2, 2008 at 1:15 pm
    Jun 30, 2008 at 1:15 pm
  • Under use warnings we get warnings for useless use in void context. A somewhat related thing is expressions which involve two conflicting types of control flow: my $value = return "Foo"; redo && ...
    Yuval KogmanYuval Kogman
    Jun 28, 2008 at 4:30 pm
    Jun 29, 2008 at 5:11 am
  • Vague ... Failures only in threaded -DDEBUGGING builds Result: FAIL ../t/op/split.t.............................................FAILED 11 TSTENV = locale:univ.utf8 make TEST_ARGS='' TESTFILE=TEST ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Jun 25, 2008 at 9:50 am
    Jun 25, 2008 at 6:23 pm
  • Hi, I just had a look at some tickets in RT. Tickets that can be closed: http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=23716 http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=23754 ...
    Renée BäckerRenée Bäcker
    Jun 5, 2008 at 7:08 pm
    Jun 25, 2008 at 5:23 pm
  • Before the 5.10 release, we were working on implementing an interface to realpath() on VMS. We discovered that the VMS behavior for non-existant paths was different than on other platforms. To get a ...
    John E. MalmbergJohn E. Malmberg
    Jun 13, 2008 at 2:19 am
    Jun 14, 2008 at 4:45 am
  • I find it rather odd to parse random temp. assertion vars. shplep, yaah, zzzz So I started with gv.h With this patch the type of failed variable is obvious without grepping the code. ...
    Reini UrbanReini Urban
    Jun 8, 2008 at 12:42 pm
    Jun 8, 2008 at 10:56 pm
  • The attached patch unifies perlbug's prompting into a single sub, replacing 15 different similar but not quite identical handcoded prompts. It also cleans up Alexandr Ciornii's Module::CoreList ...
    Jesse VincentJesse Vincent
    Jun 8, 2008 at 1:29 am
    Jun 8, 2008 at 5:14 pm
  • This morning, clkao pinged me and mentioned that he couldn't get perlbug to set the From: header when sending a bug report. I promised him I'd take a look. I opened up perlbug determined to add one ...
    Jesse VincentJesse Vincent
    Jun 7, 2008 at 9:10 pm
    Jun 8, 2008 at 3:44 am
  • I've attached a patch that I think address this, as well as a test file that passes with the patch. (All the other test files in threads::shared pass, too.) However, I profess great ignorance in the ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jun 27, 2008 at 4:26 pm
    Jul 2, 2008 at 1:57 pm
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