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  • I've made a snapshot. Hopefully the final snapshot http://www.ccl4.org/~nick/P/perl-34559.tar.bz2 Six things that I know of stand between this and RC1 6: Will there be a PathTools release ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 22, 2008 at 9:54 pm
    Oct 30, 2008 at 2:10 pm
  • This is my first time submitting a patch. Hopefully I'm doing it the way I should be. The regcomp.c code failed to set a flag that it does in all other cases when a character value is above 255. --- ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Oct 24, 2008 at 5:04 pm
    Nov 17, 2008 at 9:04 am
  • Haven't been reading it, because I'm very busy. I'm happy to answer individual questions as long as they don't require much investigation. Argh. I have no energy to participate in this repetative ...
    Juerd WaalboerJuerd Waalboer
    Oct 29, 2008 at 12:52 am
    Nov 9, 2008 at 5:19 pm
  • I've made a snapshot: http://www.ccl4.org/~nick/P/perl-34467.tar.bz2 The QNX issues aren't yet resolved. I don't have any further information on http://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=39403 so I ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 6, 2008 at 10:00 pm
    Oct 16, 2008 at 9:00 pm
  • Let me make something perfectly clear: I am not changing the external interface of the CPAN release version.pm for *any* reason. I am not having the arguments all over again. Here's why: version.pm ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Oct 6, 2008 at 12:06 pm
    Dec 4, 2008 at 1:50 am
  • http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.vmsperl/2008/06/msg14821.html The main problem is that Archive::Tar needs a patch to properly be able to pack a VMS binary into a tarball. We were waiting for word ...
    John E. MalmbergJohn E. Malmberg
    Oct 1, 2008 at 12:52 am
    Oct 6, 2008 at 2:44 am
  • This Fortnight on perl5-porters - 28 September-12 October 2008 "... because a git repository is a collection of assembled changes, not a linear progression, using a commit ID as a way to find out ...
    David LandgrenDavid Landgren
    Oct 19, 2008 at 10:41 pm
    Nov 9, 2008 at 3:53 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Zefram # Please include the string: [perl #60034] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    ZeframZefram
    Oct 21, 2008 at 11:18 am
    Mar 23, 2009 at 11:08 pm
  • This came up on #perl recently, why are the filetest operators in perlfunc? They sure look like unary operators to me. I wouldn't think to look for them amongst the functions. There's only one ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Oct 31, 2008 at 2:48 am
    Nov 4, 2008 at 10:24 pm
  • The perldebguts pod says that @{"_<$filename"} holds the lines of source code of $filename. That's implemented by a call in pp_ctl.c to save_lines(). The call to save_lines() is only made if ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Oct 28, 2008 at 3:28 pm
    Jan 6, 2009 at 1:02 am
  • The "working on Windows" is conditional on two things... 1) HAS_QUAD is defined and Quad_t exists. 2) LOCALTIME_MIN and GMTIME_MIN are hard coded to 0 and not -43200 The patch tries to hack it into ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Oct 4, 2008 at 11:00 pm
    Oct 18, 2008 at 9:56 am
  • Howdy, I've been working on porting Perl 5.10.0 to Haiku (an open source BeOS clone, cf. http://haiku-os.org) and so far things look fine. All but five tests pass. Four of them can be explained by ...
    Ingo WeinholdIngo Weinhold
    Oct 27, 2008 at 3:35 pm
    Jan 5, 2009 at 9:55 am
  • As those who read through to the end of my previous message shall have inferred, I updated all the Tolkien quotes in the source files. I corrected them (some were misworded), attributed them as to ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Oct 29, 2008 at 10:23 pm
    Oct 31, 2008 at 10:41 pm
  • More than a couple of module authors have confused qv() with version- new() as the generic method of creating version objects [1]. I'm going to try and rewrite the version.pm POD to emphasize this ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Oct 31, 2008 at 1:11 pm
    Nov 2, 2008 at 10:17 pm
  • Craig, Ken, Can you review this patch? Part 1, vms.patch In vms.c: setup_cmddsc needed a fix to handle Unix executable images when ODS-5 parsing rules are active. Those rules translate './perl' to be ...
    John E. MalmbergJohn E. Malmberg
    Oct 23, 2008 at 5:38 am
    Oct 31, 2008 at 2:10 am
  • So, while I was doing other things, I decided to try to get the computer to check git vs perforce. I hope I'm doing this right. For revision 84, I did this: $ git log --all --grep='p4raw-id: ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 6, 2008 at 10:12 am
    Oct 8, 2008 at 10:47 pm
  • After doing some Windows testing I've pushed a new y2038 branch. This improves the performance with far distant dates, fixes a lot of type warnings and pushes the acceptable range of dates beyond ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Oct 2, 2008 at 8:45 pm
    Oct 4, 2008 at 9:22 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by RajiniS # Please include the string: [perl #59922] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    RajiniSRajiniS
    Oct 16, 2008 at 4:04 am
    Nov 13, 2008 at 10:56 am
  • Currently in blead after make distclean the following remain: ext/Test/Harness/t/ext ext/Test/Harness/t/ext/Test ext/Test/Harness/t/ext/Test/Harness ext/Test/Harness/t/ext/Test/Harness/t ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 7, 2008 at 4:07 pm
    Oct 8, 2008 at 10:55 am
  • # New Ticket Created by fbriere@fbriere.net # Please include the string: [perl #59882] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    fbriere@fbriere.net (via RT)fbriere@fbriere.net (via RT)
    Oct 13, 2008 at 8:36 pm
    Sep 25, 2012 at 5:16 am
  • # New Ticket Created by rvtol@xs4all.nl # Please include the string: [perl #59802] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    rvtol@xs4all.nl (via RT)rvtol@xs4all.nl (via RT)
    Oct 11, 2008 at 12:56 pm
    Oct 24, 2008 at 9:43 pm
  • Here, have some Perl: use strict; use warnings; use Data::Dumper; my @values = ''; { package LogStr; sub TIESCALAR { bless {} } sub FETCH { $values[-1] } sub STORE { push @values, $_[1]; } } tie my ...
    Ricardo SIGNESRicardo SIGNES
    Oct 17, 2008 at 2:49 am
    Oct 19, 2008 at 5:25 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by robin.hill@biowisdom.com # Please include the string: [perl #59516] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    robin.hill@biowisdom.com (via RT)robin.hill@biowisdom.com (via RT)
    Oct 1, 2008 at 12:52 pm
    Oct 18, 2008 at 6:26 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by James Schneider # Please include the string: [perl #59884] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    James SchneiderJames Schneider
    Oct 13, 2008 at 9:12 pm
    Oct 14, 2008 at 8:17 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by jpl@research.att.com # Please include the string: [perl #59522] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    jpl@research.att.com (via RT)jpl@research.att.com (via RT)
    Oct 1, 2008 at 2:36 pm
    Oct 2, 2008 at 8:07 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by karl williamson # Please include the string: [perl #59908] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Oct 15, 2008 at 8:13 am
    Dec 9, 2008 at 5:06 am
  • Change #34600 fixed an erroneously consted SV*. I think it's not the first time this happened. The reason why such errors remain unnoticed for a long time is that a lot of macros (like ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Oct 26, 2008 at 10:40 pm
    Nov 7, 2008 at 9:53 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Marcela Maslanova # Please include the string: [perl #59718] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Marcela MaslanovaMarcela Maslanova
    Oct 8, 2008 at 2:20 pm
    Oct 10, 2008 at 7:23 am
  • # New Ticket Created by nigelsandever@btconnect.com # Please include the string: [perl #60204] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    nigelsandever@btconnect.com (via RT)nigelsandever@btconnect.com (via RT)
    Oct 29, 2008 at 3:34 pm
    May 24, 2012 at 1:00 am
  • Hi, attached patch adds a few words of warning perlop and perlrun, telling people that < doesn't open files from @ARGV, but passes them to open() instead. Currently this is only documented very ...
    Moritz LenzMoritz Lenz
    Oct 30, 2008 at 4:38 pm
    Oct 30, 2008 at 9:34 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.11.0 patch 34541 maldoror.bath.planit.group: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz(~2660 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on MSWin32 - WinXP/.Net SP3 using cl version 12.00.8804 ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Oct 21, 2008 at 3:21 am
    Oct 21, 2008 at 7:33 am
  • http://schwern.org/src/ExtUtils-MakeMaker-6.47_02.tar.gz Cutting a new release to fix some VMS issues on the new MIN_PERL_VERSION tests. 6.47_02 Thu Oct 16 16:14:20 PDT 2008 Test Fixes * ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Oct 16, 2008 at 11:19 pm
    Oct 18, 2008 at 8:11 am
  • On its way to CPAN now. http://schwern.org/src/ExtUtils-MakeMaker-6.47_01.tar.gz Mostly syncing with bleadperl, plus one oft requested feature MIN_PERL_VERSION to specify the minimum perl version ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Oct 14, 2008 at 4:44 pm
    Oct 16, 2008 at 11:17 pm
  • http://schwern.org/src/Test-Simple-0.82.tar.gz or coming soon on CPAN. Please report bugs via http://code.google.com/p/test-more/issues/list There are some user visible changes which might cause ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Oct 15, 2008 at 3:20 am
    Oct 16, 2008 at 8:22 am
  • <URL: http://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=39403 Next release of forks will include the same workaround for patch 30039 as already implemented for perl 5.9.x and later (5.10.x). I wish there ...
    Eric Rybski via RTEric Rybski via RT
    Oct 1, 2008 at 3:38 pm
    Oct 2, 2008 at 1:42 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by laurent dami # Please include the string: [perl #60220] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Laurent damiLaurent dami
    Oct 30, 2008 at 4:38 am
    Jul 18, 2009 at 10:22 pm
  • There's something very wrong with the current CPAN.pm (1.9301). If I remove my ~/.cpan, and start from a clean install, then after answering "yes" to whether I'd like to configure everything ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 31, 2008 at 6:08 pm
    Nov 3, 2008 at 10:45 am
  • Can I haz Perl_pv_pretty () and Perl_pv_escape () in Devel::PPPort? $ grep -P '\bpv_' ppport.h pv_display||5.006000| pv_escape||5.009004| pv_pretty||5.009004| pv_uni_display||5.007003| $ grep PERL_PV ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Oct 23, 2008 at 2:19 pm
    Oct 31, 2008 at 7:35 am
  • All, I was wondering - exactly how does the perl5 debugger interact with perl (the executable?) Basically, what I'm trying to do is write my own trace function, where I can instrument my code with a ...
    Edward PeschkoEdward Peschko
    Oct 29, 2008 at 5:58 am
    Oct 30, 2008 at 7:44 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Rainer Tammer # Please include the string: [perl #59960] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Rainer TammerRainer Tammer
    Oct 17, 2008 at 4:02 pm
    Oct 27, 2008 at 12:21 pm
  • Using git, I'm lamenting an equivalent to "svn info" to tell me things like where I mirrored this repository from and stuff. I found a shell script that tries to do something similar for git, rewrote ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Oct 20, 2008 at 9:15 pm
    Oct 21, 2008 at 8:50 pm
  • For the last couple of days, I've been getting the following errors when trying to fetch changes from the Perforce server: Perforce client error: Connect to server failed; check $P4PORT. TCP connect ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Oct 17, 2008 at 12:40 pm
    Oct 20, 2008 at 9:36 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Nick Kostirya # Please include the string: [perl #59948] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Nick KostiryaNick Kostirya
    Oct 17, 2008 at 8:28 am
    Oct 17, 2008 at 6:13 pm
  • While trying to add a test for a regexp that causes a segfault, I added a line to t/op/re_tests, with a 'B' in the third column, expecting the test to be skipped. Running ./perl -MTestInit ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Oct 8, 2008 at 10:16 pm
    Oct 12, 2008 at 1:34 am
  • [jimc@harpo bleadperl]$ ./perl -de 1 Loading DB routines from perl5db.pl version 1.3 Editor support available. Enter h or `h h' for help, or `man perldebug' for more help. main::(-e:1): 1 DB<1 ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Oct 1, 2008 at 3:06 am
    Oct 1, 2008 at 10:22 pm
  • Hi, attached is a small patch that allows v[0-9]+ to be used as a label. Cheers, Renee
    Renée BäckerRenée Bäcker
    Oct 29, 2008 at 7:13 am
    Sep 26, 2010 at 8:44 pm
  • I am glad to hear it happens somewhere besides my desk. I have filed a PMR (bug report) with Rational on this. They have been working with it for quite some time now. I am not sure what level of ...
    Warren L DodgeWarren L Dodge
    Oct 29, 2008 at 5:15 pm
    Oct 27, 2009 at 8:08 pm
  • Heya, perltodo says: F<pod/checkpods.PL (and C<make check in the F<pod/ subdirectory) implements a very basic check for pod files, but the errors it discovers aren't found by podchecker. Add this ...
    Alex VandiverAlex Vandiver
    Oct 29, 2008 at 4:36 am
    Dec 25, 2008 at 7:04 pm
  • 5.10 has a regression. It must be obscure, because I've seen no comment about it before. Specifically, it no longer saves the source lines of an eval statement under the debugger. $ cat breaker.pl ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Oct 8, 2008 at 9:16 pm
    Nov 17, 2008 at 10:19 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by karl williamson # Please include the string: [perl #60156] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Oct 26, 2008 at 10:33 pm
    Nov 7, 2008 at 3:58 pm
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