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  • According to the docs, 'when' performs a smart match on '$_'. However: $ perl -wlE '$_ = "bar"; print "foo" when ( "bar" )' foo Can't use when() outside a topicalizer at -e line 1. $ The warning is ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    May 3, 2011 at 1:30 pm
    May 9, 2011 at 3:40 am
  • From perldoc -f gmtime: gmtime Works just like localtime but the returned values are localized for the standard Greenwich time zone. I know it is nitpicking and probably noone will care, but... Is it ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    May 27, 2011 at 11:55 am
    Jun 2, 2011 at 3:37 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by tchrist1 # Please include the string: [perl #90886] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Tchrist1Tchrist1
    May 17, 2011 at 4:29 pm
    May 30, 2011 at 8:38 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Johan Vromans # Please include the string: [perl #91648] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    May 25, 2011 at 9:49 pm
    Jun 21, 2013 at 7:41 pm
  • Personally, I always want warnings on except when I explicitly choose to disable a specific warning in a specific context. Perl 5.12 introduced implicit strictures when you 'use v5.12;' in your ...
    Jesse VincentJesse Vincent
    May 7, 2011 at 4:24 pm
    May 15, 2011 at 6:54 pm
  • http://d.hatena.ne.jp/tokuhirom/20110519/1305779739 Have your own Perl 5 in a browser, indirectly. -- George Greer
    George GreerGeorge Greer
    May 19, 2011 at 2:54 pm
    May 26, 2011 at 1:39 pm
  • Lacking time travel and reality editing, how exactly are we to move forward? It's obvious to anyone with any sense of orthogonality that the Perl 5 smart match operator is anything but smart. It is ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    May 17, 2011 at 7:41 pm
    May 20, 2011 at 7:33 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Michael Witten # Please include the string: [perl #90632] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Michael WittenMichael Witten
    May 15, 2011 at 7:09 pm
    Jan 6, 2012 at 9:20 pm
  • As with 5.12.1, 5.14.1 should be as minimal as we can sanely get away with. In an effort to ensure that we focus on making 5.14.1 awesome and rock solid, don't intend to branch maint and to fully ...
    Jesse VincentJesse Vincent
    May 14, 2011 at 8:55 pm
    May 19, 2011 at 1:09 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Johan Vromans # Please include the string: [perl #90240] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    May 10, 2011 at 11:47 am
    May 24, 2011 at 4:13 am
  • # New Ticket Created by tchrist1 # Please include the string: [perl #90134] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Tchrist1Tchrist1
    May 8, 2011 at 10:25 pm
    May 10, 2011 at 4:39 pm
  • None of the cases here trigger: use 5.010; my @words = qw(a great green dragon); say @words ~~ /dragon/ ? "MATCH" : "FAIL"; say /dragon/ ~~ @words ? "MATCH" : "FAIL"; given (@words) { say "fell ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    May 9, 2011 at 1:12 pm
    May 9, 2011 at 8:21 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Jim Cromie # Please include the string: [perl #91804] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    May 29, 2011 at 1:40 am
    Jun 13, 2011 at 3:22 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by tchrist1 # Please include the string: [perl #90030] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Tchrist1Tchrist1
    May 6, 2011 at 11:39 pm
    Jan 5, 2012 at 5:16 pm
  • linux perf tool compilation blows up with 5.14, on the default-less switch in regexp.h, get_regex_charset_name(), due to its strict warnings-are-errors settings (-Werror iirc) this fixes it by moving ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    May 27, 2011 at 4:28 pm
    Jun 5, 2011 at 8:24 pm
  • What makes the first of these more deserving of a warning that the second? % perl -we '$main::x = 1' Name "main::x" used only once: possible typo at -e line 1. % perl -we 'my $x = 1' --tom
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    May 6, 2011 at 4:42 pm
    May 7, 2011 at 12:51 am
  • Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    May 6, 2011 at 12:13 pm
    May 8, 2011 at 12:52 am
  • For example, =head1 NAME README.aix - Perl version 5 on IBM AIX (UNIX) systems The problem is that the files get renamed to be perlaix.pod, and most links to them are of the form L<perlaix , and ...
    Karl WilliamsonKarl Williamson
    May 19, 2011 at 6:09 pm
    Jul 3, 2011 at 4:28 am
  • # New Ticket Created by karl williamson # Please include the string: [perl #91032] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    May 18, 2011 at 8:49 pm
    Jun 13, 2011 at 10:01 am
  • Just a humble suggestion to my fellow p5pers: Rather than working on exiting new features etc for a while, it would be nice if (in addition to any 5.14.1-centric fixes), we could work on reducing the ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    May 19, 2011 at 9:45 pm
    Jun 7, 2011 at 10:22 pm
  • After widespread public outcry, I have seen the error of my ways. I'll branch maint-5.14 from the v5.14.0 tag as soon as I've had my second cup of coffee and then push the version bump to 5.14.1 to ...
    Jesse VincentJesse Vincent
    May 17, 2011 at 3:22 pm
    May 18, 2011 at 10:34 pm
  • I've tried to explain the new regexp modifiers /a, /d, /l, and /u to someone today, and noticed for the first time that they are documented as "character set modifiers". That term was confusing our ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    May 18, 2011 at 1:23 am
    May 18, 2011 at 4:05 am
  • This is the last call for flight 1697 with service to Chicago and continuing service to San Francisco. All passengers should already be aboard. If you aren't aboard at this time, you will be denied ...
    Jesse VincentJesse Vincent
    May 11, 2011 at 3:53 pm
    May 14, 2011 at 9:03 pm
  • Why does this happen: % perl -le 'print "fee" =~ /^fee$/ || 0' 1 % perl -le 'print "fee" =~ /^fee$\K/ || 0' --tom
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    May 2, 2011 at 4:08 pm
    May 5, 2011 at 6:55 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Randy Stauner # Please include the string: [perl #89718] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Randy StaunerRandy Stauner
    May 3, 2011 at 12:08 am
    Apr 17, 2012 at 2:45 pm
  • I've been seeing a lot of messages like this lately when trying to CPAN-install various modules: CPAN.pm: Going to build P/PM/PMAKHOLM/Sub-Private-0.01.tar.gz Checking prerequisites... requires: ! ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    May 5, 2011 at 3:17 pm
    May 7, 2011 at 6:32 pm
  • I noticed this morning that Debian has just begun the process of switching from 5.10 to 5.12. Most of the discussion seems to be at http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=619117 . They're ...
    Walt MankowskiWalt Mankowski
    May 3, 2011 at 3:46 pm
    Nov 26, 2011 at 12:49 am
  • A package statement is not supposed to be required to have a package. This is so you are forced to fully qualify things, which makes it stricter than strict: % perl5.8.8 -e 'package; $main::x = 1' % ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    May 1, 2011 at 1:45 am
    May 18, 2011 at 6:08 pm
  • I noticed that there is no discussion in perlfunc for when 'require' doesn't do anything. I imagine it is when things are compil-time only and not runtime. I discovered 'feature unicode_strings' is ...
    Karl WilliamsonKarl Williamson
    May 7, 2011 at 6:41 pm
    May 9, 2011 at 4:40 am
  • # New Ticket Created by tchrist1 # Please include the string: [perl #90906] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Tchrist1Tchrist1
    May 17, 2011 at 8:14 pm
    Jan 6, 2012 at 7:07 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "Bo Johansson" # Please include the string: [perl #91526] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Bo JohanssonBo Johansson
    May 24, 2011 at 2:06 pm
    Jun 7, 2011 at 3:45 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by tchrist1 # Please include the string: [perl #90182] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Tchrist1Tchrist1
    May 9, 2011 at 1:50 pm
    May 15, 2011 at 7:51 pm
  • 5.14 docs for my (and our, and state) specify the syntax: my EXPR my TYPE EXPR my EXPR : ATTRS my TYPE EXPR : ATTRS EXPR is too liberal, since it is restricted to expressions that designate a ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    May 4, 2011 at 11:59 am
    May 4, 2011 at 6:17 pm
  • 5.14 perldoc feature says: At present, the only feature bundle is "use feature ":5.10"" which is equivalent to "use feature qw(switch say state)". However, feature bundles for 5.12 and 5.14 (not ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    May 4, 2011 at 11:45 am
    May 27, 2011 at 6:27 pm
  • Father Chrysostomos proposed cherry-picking: http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commit/539689e74a3bcb04d29e4cd9396de91a81045b99 What do you think? Cheers, Leon
    Léon BrocardLéon Brocard
    May 18, 2011 at 1:39 pm
    May 24, 2011 at 8:56 am
  • # New Ticket Created by tchrist1 # Please include the string: [perl #90018] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Tchrist1Tchrist1
    May 6, 2011 at 5:56 pm
    May 24, 2011 at 4:02 am
  • This was not posted for public comment. They are considering changing \w to be the same as \p{xid_continue}. There are several other options under consideration, but they do want to at least get the ...
    Karl WilliamsonKarl Williamson
    May 14, 2011 at 11:32 pm
    May 17, 2011 at 6:29 pm
  • Are English.pm names missing for %+ and %- ? -- Johan
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    May 5, 2011 at 11:53 am
    May 5, 2011 at 4:56 pm
  • This reminds users to put version guards on their neologisms. We're changing Perl's basic sytnax a great deal, and users need to understand that to use those syntactic changes will cause weird errors ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    May 3, 2011 at 5:33 pm
    Jan 5, 2012 at 7:56 am
  • # New Ticket Created by me-02@ton.iguana.be # Please include the string: [perl #91910] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Me-02 @ ton . iguana . beMe-02 @ ton . iguana . be
    May 30, 2011 at 3:55 pm
    Aug 25, 2011 at 10:20 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Andrzej Gąsienica-Samek # Please include the string: [perl #91834] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Andrzej Gąsienica-SamekAndrzej Gąsienica-Samek
    May 29, 2011 at 3:19 pm
    May 29, 2011 at 9:48 pm
  • Perl 5 commit summary, activity since Saturday Current branch blead 13 commits. 4 unique authors. 2 unique committers. 18 files changed, 181 insertions(+), 62 deletions(-) Thanks, applied: Jesse ...
    Perl 5 commit summaryPerl 5 commit summary
    May 4, 2011 at 1:14 am
    May 28, 2011 at 1:08 am
  • Hi, Attached is a patch to win32/makefile.mk - which I put forward for consideration. (If accepted, the README.win32 will also need some slight modification, and I'll then provide a patch for that, ...
    SisyphusSisyphus
    May 15, 2011 at 8:57 am
    May 17, 2011 at 1:16 am
  • This works perfectly well: use v5.12; my @primary = qw(red blue green); my @secondary = qw(cyan magenta yellow); my @achroma = qw(white grey black); push @primary, [[["violet"]]]; my @colors = ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    May 15, 2011 at 5:49 pm
    May 16, 2011 at 4:43 am
  • To ensure that we get some RC-blocking bugs reported in the next day, I've (locally) tagged what I believe will be Perl 5.14.0 and rolled a tarball of it. ...
    Jesse VincentJesse Vincent
    May 9, 2011 at 3:44 pm
    May 10, 2011 at 12:57 pm
  • According to perlbot.pod, the following piece of code implements a "containing" and "using" relationships between objects. #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; package Bar; sub new { my $type = ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    May 6, 2011 at 2:59 pm
    May 7, 2011 at 7:30 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by tchrist1 # Please include the string: [perl #90926] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Tchrist1Tchrist1
    May 18, 2011 at 12:09 am
    Jan 6, 2012 at 7:28 am
  • Does the three-vote rule still apply? I sent a list of proposed patches a week ago (and a similar, shorter list a fortnight ago), but no one has commented. I also see that no commits have been ...
    Father ChrysostomosFather Chrysostomos
    May 29, 2011 at 8:23 pm
    May 30, 2011 at 9:44 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Ed Avis" # Please include the string: [perl #91012] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Ed AvisEd Avis
    May 18, 2011 at 3:59 pm
    May 23, 2011 at 3:24 pm
  • All the discussion about Unicode support over the past few weeks has reminded me of an outstanding TODO I have for the IO::Compress::Zip and for IO::Uncompress::Unzip modules - namely adding support ...
    Paul MarquessPaul Marquess
    May 18, 2011 at 8:26 pm
    May 19, 2011 at 9:53 pm
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