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  • What say we make named parameters part of Perl 5.12? (Finally?!) A quick check of CPAN suggests that Schwern's code in Method::Signature defines the state of this particular art. I think we could ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Dec 5, 2008 at 9:23 pm
    Feb 22, 2009 at 6:43 am
  • Below is the commit message for the commit I just applied, I thought I should forward it on so people know what to expect, and to get a thread started to discuss the changes if necessary. Cheers, ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Dec 31, 2008 at 1:11 am
    Jan 5, 2009 at 3:50 pm
  • Jarkko alerted me to this http://www.daemonology.net/blog/2008-06-05-faster-utf8-strlen.html which references our very own Aristotle Pagaltzis. Is anyone interested in experimenting with his ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 23, 2008 at 11:51 am
    Jan 30, 2009 at 9:33 pm
  • While ploughing through the backlog on my p5p mailbox (I've currently worked my way up to 2nd Oct), I've been making a list of bug reports etc that seem to indicate a regression between 5.8.8 and ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Dec 29, 2008 at 10:12 pm
    Jun 26, 2009 at 2:17 pm
  • Now that perl VCS has moved from perforce to git, the rsync address should also change. Note that the old address will still work, but it will have a considerable delay, as that will rsync itself ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Dec 19, 2008 at 4:25 pm
    Dec 27, 2008 at 5:34 pm
  • I give up. Now you have to say one of: use feature 'class'; use 5.011; ... to enable this feature. While it's *possible* to make this code work by default in the face of all of that DarkPAN code ...
    ChromaticChromatic
    Dec 15, 2008 at 2:10 am
    Dec 19, 2008 at 3:36 pm
  • Hello. I'm currently consulting for the Swedish ccTLD registry, helping them write a DNS zone-checking tool. In Perl, obviously. You can find it at http://opensource.iis.se/dnscheck/ if you're ...
    Calle DybedahlCalle Dybedahl
    Dec 18, 2008 at 10:10 am
    Mar 27, 2009 at 6:32 pm
  • I've done some more research and thought about this, and have come up with the enclosed straw proposa1. I hope I haven't shortchanged anyone's previous ideas. I now know enough about perl internals ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Dec 6, 2008 at 12:08 am
    May 25, 2010 at 9:50 am
  • Hello, right now it looks like Perl 5.8.9 RC1 (and 5.10.x / bleed) does not compiler with gcc on AIX. I already have submitted a patch for bleed (34983). With this patch applied to 5.8.9 RC1 you can ...
    Rainer TammerRainer Tammer
    Dec 3, 2008 at 8:01 am
    Dec 6, 2008 at 7:13 pm
  • G'day p5p, and particularly Rafael and Dave, Back in July, Rafael said that putting autodie[1] in the core was a good idea[2]. Since then I've sent through a big (3,500 line) patch, and then promptly ...
    Paul FenwickPaul Fenwick
    Dec 2, 2008 at 2:27 am
    Feb 26, 2009 at 5:26 am
  • The attached patch adds the class keyword, both as a synonym for the package keyword and with the class NAME BLOCK form. It includes tests, especially those which demonstrate that the resulting ...
    ChromaticChromatic
    Dec 12, 2008 at 2:58 am
    Dec 14, 2008 at 6:25 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Tim Bunce # Please include the string: [perl #60954] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Dec 1, 2008 at 11:07 am
    Apr 22, 2012 at 5:27 pm
  • The current build produces: Making Digest::MD5 (dynamic) Perl's config says that U32 access must be aligned. Argument "6.48_01" isn't numeric in numeric ge ( =) at Makefile.PL line 23. Writing ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Dec 23, 2008 at 4:58 pm
    Jan 5, 2009 at 8:11 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Anatoly Grishaev # Please include the string: [perl #61754] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Anatoly GrishaevAnatoly Grishaev
    Dec 27, 2008 at 10:41 am
    Jun 26, 2013 at 1:47 am
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    Frank and I, unlike the civil servants, were still puzzled that such a proposal as the Europass could even be seriously under consideration by the FCO. We can both see clearly that it is wonderful ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 14, 2008 at 11:13 pm
    Dec 17, 2008 at 5:00 am
  • The attached patch suppresses the following diag message from IPC::Cmd during 'build test': lib/IO/Zlib/t/uncomp2.........................................ok ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Dec 17, 2008 at 3:09 pm
    Dec 19, 2008 at 3:53 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Chip Salzenberg # Please include the string: [perl #60978] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Dec 2, 2008 at 7:54 am
    Dec 19, 2008 at 10:01 am
  • As I tried to prove Aristotle wrong, I inadvertently proved him right. Thus this patch proves him wrong again. (Sorry, Aristotle). Now the new class keyword does not interfere with predeclared ...
    ChromaticChromatic
    Dec 13, 2008 at 7:53 pm
    Dec 17, 2008 at 12:35 am
  • Perl5 Bug Summary http://rt.perl.org/rt3/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html Generated at Mon Dec 1 14:15:02 2008 GMT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * Numbers ...
    Perl5 Bug SummaryPerl5 Bug Summary
    Dec 1, 2008 at 2:15 pm
    Dec 29, 2008 at 2:15 pm
  • Attached is a patch for this. The problem is that in this subroutine p may or may not be in utf8, and the flag do_utf8 indicates which. The code calls various functions passing both p and do_utf8, ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Dec 26, 2008 at 7:00 pm
    Dec 28, 2008 at 2:42 pm
  • G'day everyone, I've been working with the Debian Perl list, who have found an oddity with how Perl works with $? With thanks to Niko Tyni: # perl -le 'system($^X, "-e", q/kill 6,$$; sleep 1/); print ...
    Paul FenwickPaul Fenwick
    Dec 16, 2008 at 8:55 am
    Dec 21, 2008 at 9:05 am
  • An additional note, this patch may cause some tests in vmsfspec.t to fail. That is because the old behavior of pathfiy_dirspec() was inconsistent with vmsify(). I am working on a new version of ...
    John E. MalmbergJohn E. Malmberg
    Dec 7, 2008 at 2:47 pm
    Dec 7, 2008 at 9:23 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by fc@fc.freebsd.org # Please include the string: [perl #61592] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    fc@fc.freebsd.org (via RT)fc@fc.freebsd.org (via RT)
    Dec 22, 2008 at 5:30 am
    May 11, 2013 at 2:39 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Erland Sommarskog # Please include the string: [perl #61492] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Erland SommarskogErland Sommarskog
    Dec 18, 2008 at 9:19 pm
    Feb 3, 2009 at 5:58 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.10.0 patch 51020081221124304473484018027930609028260051105103473484 maldoror.bath.planit.group: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz(~2660 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on MSWin32 - ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Dec 22, 2008 at 12:32 am
    Dec 29, 2008 at 12:36 am
  • Hi I have a perl script that I want to share it with other people. I want them to allow them to execute the script but not to view the source. Is it possible to make a compiled(human unreadable) ...
    Mr . DimoskiMr . Dimoski
    Dec 22, 2008 at 8:36 am
    Dec 26, 2008 at 12:38 pm
  • Greetings, attached is the patch to update IPC::Cmd to 0.42. This release has many fixes and a few features since the last release. Most notably portability to Win32 and VMS should be improved. ...
    Jos I. BoumansJos I. Boumans
    Dec 13, 2008 at 5:37 pm
    Dec 16, 2008 at 12:06 pm
  • suidperl goes in 5.12 Objections will only be accepted in the form of a working smoke testing setup (with public source code). It's clear that no-one who has the time to maintain it exists, else they ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 22, 2008 at 3:38 pm
    Jan 23, 2009 at 11:00 pm
  • This patch makes a version of rmsexpand available for calling with out an implicit context, which is needed for threaded perl as several routines do not have or need an implicit context. This is the ...
    John E. MalmbergJohn E. Malmberg
    Dec 8, 2008 at 12:44 am
    Jan 2, 2009 at 10:56 pm
  • This patch should be enough to enable us using __attribute__((deprecated)) portably (for eaxmple for functions in mathoms.c).
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Dec 3, 2008 at 11:51 am
    Dec 3, 2008 at 4:30 pm
  • The 'userelocatableinc' option works incorrectly on Solaris 10 (and earlier, presumably). The problem is that the path to the executable cannot be obtained like on Linux ('/proc/self/exe') or on BSD ...
    Luc St-LouisLuc St-Louis
    Dec 3, 2008 at 1:07 am
    Oct 7, 2011 at 1:05 pm
  • Remember when I got all excited about being able to screw around with how $obj- method would dispatch? I'm still *really really* excited about that idea. I promised Rafael that I'd go over some ...
    Ricardo SIGNESRicardo SIGNES
    Dec 30, 2008 at 11:40 pm
    Jan 2, 2009 at 11:27 am
  • The new "Source Revision" line in the perl -V output needs to be accessible via Config::myconfig. Currently it isn't. In the past the output of myconfig reflected the patch number and so usually ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Dec 28, 2008 at 10:27 am
    Dec 29, 2008 at 6:55 pm
  • I'm still not convinced that I like this (new) section of the Makefile as-is yet: .PHONY: all translators utilities make_patchnum make_patchnum: sh $(shellflags) make_patchnum.sh .patchnum: ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 27, 2008 at 4:31 pm
    Dec 27, 2008 at 9:04 pm
  • Greetings, attached patch updates archive::extract to 0.28. As per usual, all tests pass on my dev box against perl-current. Below are the relevant changes entries: Changes for 0.28 Fri Oct 10 ...
    Jos I. BoumansJos I. Boumans
    Dec 13, 2008 at 4:36 pm
    Dec 19, 2008 at 3:16 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by VIKAS BABAJIYAVAR # Please include the string: [perl #61372] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    VIKAS BABAJIYAVARVIKAS BABAJIYAVAR
    Dec 15, 2008 at 2:10 pm
    Dec 16, 2008 at 3:09 pm
  • Hello, I recently found Storable (2.18) and immediately had uses for it. My development station is running ActivePerl 5.10.0, and everything seemed to be working fine-- until I attempted to read the ...
    Jonathan BlaineJonathan Blaine
    Dec 12, 2008 at 8:38 pm
    Dec 16, 2008 at 2:21 am
  • Change 35018 produces the following compiler warning: perlio.c: In function `PerlIOStdio_close': perlio.c:3135: warning: 'saved_errno' might be used uninitialized in this function The attached patch ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Dec 9, 2008 at 5:09 pm
    Dec 10, 2008 at 5:57 pm
  • There was silence in the office. I didn't know what we were going to do about the four hundred new people supervising our economy drive or the four hundred new people for the Bureaucratic Watchdog ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 6, 2008 at 11:24 pm
    Dec 10, 2008 at 7:23 am
  • I recall being bitten by this before but I am not sure to whom I reported it. I keep getting a bad result building DBD::Oracle because the Makefile.PL cannot find the sqlplus executable to get the ...
    Matthew PersicoMatthew Persico
    Dec 28, 2008 at 8:01 pm
    Dec 30, 2008 at 2:20 am
  • G'day p5p, Having now created a few .patch files, it appears the current .gitignore in blead is reporting them as untracked, rather than simply ignoring them. The attached patch adjusts the ...
    Paul FenwickPaul Fenwick
    Dec 20, 2008 at 1:46 pm
    Dec 20, 2008 at 2:34 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.11.0 patch 35082 maldoror.bath.planit.group: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz(~2660 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on MSWin32 - WinXP/.Net SP3 using ? unknown cc version smoketime ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Dec 13, 2008 at 10:50 pm
    Dec 14, 2008 at 9:58 am
  • I was wondering. Given that in Perl_keyword() we have some explicit return 0s such as { /* given */ return (all_keywords || FEATURE_IS_ENABLED("switch") ? KEY_given : 0); } goto unknown; I was ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 12, 2008 at 10:20 pm
    Dec 13, 2008 at 3:18 pm
  • Dear coleagues, some users of the Fedora GNU/Linux distribution wish to enhance perl -i so that ACLs and EAs (Access Control Lists and Extended Attributes) are preserved, see ...
    Stepan KasalStepan Kasal
    Dec 5, 2008 at 5:18 pm
    Dec 9, 2008 at 3:16 am
  • Reproduces on Perl 5.8.8 on a 2-processor vmware i686 box.
    John Gardiner MyersJohn Gardiner Myers
    Dec 3, 2008 at 6:58 pm
    Dec 8, 2008 at 8:54 pm
  • This damn smoker again. t/11-prepend.......ok t/12-preprocess....ok t/13-taint......... Failed 6/21 subtests t/14-broken........ok HTH, good night, -- andreas
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Dec 2, 2008 at 10:24 pm
    Dec 3, 2008 at 10:23 am
  • Hello, I have encountered a little problem with suidperl. As soon as I specify -Dd_dosuid to build suidperl on AIX I get this error: LIBPATH=/daten/source/perl-5.8.9-RC1_32:/usr/local/081119/lib cc_r ...
    Rainer TammerRainer Tammer
    Dec 2, 2008 at 12:41 pm
    Dec 2, 2008 at 5:20 pm
  • Attached is a patch for this problem. The root cause was that S_scan_const() was not recoding to utf8 under some circumstances when it should be. I also changed it so that in all places, the flag ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Dec 9, 2008 at 4:59 am
    Jan 15, 2009 at 8:37 pm
  • This patch does more than it says. It also moves '.' to the start of @INC: $ ./miniperl -le 'print foreach @INC' . /home/nick/Perl/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.11.0 ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 26, 2008 at 10:38 am
    Dec 26, 2008 at 1:13 pm
  • With perl-5.8.9 out the door, I can redirect my CPU cycle attention from perl5-8 smoking to perl5.10 smokes To do this most efficiently, I would like to see parallel testing enabled. Any chance of ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Dec 15, 2008 at 7:40 am
    Dec 26, 2008 at 10:16 am
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