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  • --- perl-5.5.670.dist/lib/FindBin.pm Wed Dec 8 00:23:12 1999 +++ perl-5.5.670/lib/FindBin.pm Wed Mar 1 11:56:43 2000 @@ -102,7 +102,7 @@ if ($^O eq 'VMS') { - ($Bin,$Script) = ...
    Greg BaconGreg Bacon
    Mar 1, 2000 at 5:49 pm
    Jan 11, 2012 at 9:17 pm
  • This mail is messy. I tried to get deep in the Perl sources and got quite lost. It triggered many differents questions. Any comment and answer welcome. =head1 Why perl does not support autovivifying ...
    Stephane PayrardStephane Payrard
    Feb 3, 2000 at 11:31 am
    Feb 28, 2000 at 8:06 pm
  • I know its not directly related to this RT ticket (which is why I changed the subject), but it's pretty close - I'd asked about adding named prototypes 2 months or so ago, and I've got it mostly ...
    Peter MartiniPeter Martini
    Sep 2, 2012 at 7:38 pm
    Oct 24, 2012 at 1:18 pm
  • Hi, Mark-Jason Dominus writes: : Could you explain why? Because I don't understand the cruciality, and : it seems like a very bad idea to me. ... and if it wants to be feature-complete, then an ...
    Matthias UrlichsMatthias Urlichs
    Jan 13, 2000 at 4:09 pm
    Jan 31, 2000 at 5:17 pm
  • The attached program demonstrates that either `sort' or Date::Manip is broken. ---------------------------------------------------------------- #!/usr/bin/perl use Date::Manip; @msgs = ( "Date: Sat, ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Apr 7, 2000 at 8:29 pm
    May 26, 2000 at 6:21 am
  • No, I'm *not* trying to restart this flame war. But it was a "security" issue, and security seems to be in fashion at the moment, and it *was* left in a somewhat unsatisfactory state. THe story so ...
    M.J.T. GuyM.J.T. Guy
    Mar 15, 2000 at 6:30 am
    Jul 31, 2008 at 11:23 am
  • You say it as if somebody evaluated it as a correct approach... :-( I thought about 'use utf8' for some time, and my conclusion was that it is a complete mess. I observe this discussion, and all I ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Aug 28, 1999 at 11:02 am
    Sep 17, 1999 at 6:58 pm
  • Two weeks ago, I wrote a proposal for dealing with utf-8 with a proof-of-concept patch. There were few reactions to it. Understandable in the sense that it was a large patch. I knew it was never ...
    Gerard GoossenGerard Goossen
    Feb 2, 2007 at 10:23 pm
    Mar 3, 2007 at 9:30 am
  • That would be an inconvenience for me, and since no-one else has complained I'm not inclined to do so. ------------------------------------------------ Radan Computational Ltd. The information ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jun 20, 2006 at 1:17 pm
    Jul 24, 2006 at 6:37 am
  • So, last year I said "we really ought to cut most of smart match away." http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2011/07/msg174272.html I've slept on it about 380 times, and I'm still for ...
    Ricardo SignesRicardo Signes
    Aug 16, 2012 at 9:58 pm
    Sep 26, 2012 at 3:10 pm
  • That won't cut the mustard. He wants something that operates (/roughly/) like this... please note it's 12:30 AM where I am, and I have a 9:00 AM class in the morning, so this might not be superb. And ...
    Jeff PinyanJeff Pinyan
    Feb 3, 2000 at 5:31 am
    Feb 22, 2000 at 12:38 am
  • Hello, The iThread module now works in creating and joining in threads, however the interesting issue is sharing variables between interpreters (otherwise we just have fork...); does :shared work in ...
    Artur BergmanArtur Bergman
    May 3, 2001 at 11:24 am
    May 8, 2001 at 7:51 pm
  • That doesn't appear to be the problem. For example, in verbose mode using 7573 I get: [.LIB]FTMP-POSIX........1..7 Use of uninitialized value in exists at ../lib/DynaLoader.pm line 83. Use of ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Nov 7, 2000 at 6:12 am
    Nov 7, 2000 at 9:23 pm
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    Hi

    Test =) uvbxhaqdmqxobgggstri -- Test, yep.
    TchristTchrist
    Jan 18, 2004 at 1:03 pm
    Jan 30, 2004 at 6:16 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by (Andreas J. Koenig) # Please include the string: [perl #121970] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL ...
    Andreas J. Koenig) (via RTAndreas J. Koenig) (via RT
    May 28, 2014 at 6:41 am
    Jul 30, 2014 at 5:06 pm
  • I've been banging my head against a bunch of different Linux (and BSD) operating systems config issues over the last day, and Perl has not been helping much. I have a need to know which Linux ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Oct 21, 1999 at 12:12 am
    Oct 23, 1999 at 10:25 pm
  • 143

    Smack!

    Right. Nobody else saw it. That's what I thought, but I wanted to give it an overnight before I let the other shoe fall. The bug is that this module won't work in a progam that has a "use encoding" ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Apr 18, 2007 at 11:34 am
    Apr 30, 2007 at 3:37 pm
  • I had thought in our discussion last year that we had determined that these should match only in the ASCII range. And so, I thought that when Yves flipped the switch on the \p{Posix} matches, that ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Sep 30, 2009 at 5:24 pm
    Oct 31, 2009 at 6:09 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Joaquin Ferrero # Please include the string: [perl #113818] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL ...
    Joaquin FerreroJoaquin Ferrero
    Jun 24, 2012 at 6:25 pm
    Jul 26, 2012 at 3:02 pm
  • I'd like to understand the implications of the integration of Storable to the core in terms of LICENCE and MAINTENANCE. I apologize in advance if those questions sound naive. 1-LICENCE Storable is ...
    Raphael ManfrediRaphael Manfredi
    Aug 21, 2000 at 8:30 am
    Sep 21, 2000 at 4:50 pm
  • Hello everyone! I'm new to this maillist. Actually i'm new to perl core development flow too. I've used perl for 10 years and last 3 months i was learning all the perl source codes because wasn't ...
    Олег ПронинОлег Пронин
    Jul 31, 2014 at 5:52 pm
    Dec 12, 2014 at 9:05 pm
  • This patch does not fix new bugs introduced by IV-preservation madness. Also, the second chunk may cause problems for other platforms needing makedef.pl. But with it applied, perl compiles on EMX. ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Dec 31, 2000 at 5:19 am
    Apr 3, 2001 at 8:34 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "John Berthels" # Please include the string: [perl #41527] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    John BerthelsJohn Berthels
    Feb 17, 2007 at 9:21 am
    Apr 18, 2007 at 6:48 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Father Chrysostomos # Please include the string: [perl #108286] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Father ChrysostomosFather Chrysostomos
    Jan 15, 2012 at 8:51 pm
    Jul 5, 2012 at 3:42 am
  • I've been puttering with the signatures branch, our minimum requirements, and the question of whether we want to merge this for 5.20.0. We are not going to merge simple signatures as they stand for ...
    Ricardo SignesRicardo Signes
    Jan 29, 2014 at 2:58 am
    Feb 8, 2014 at 2:51 pm
  • This is a call to remind me and all of perl5-porters of any open issues you want to see settled/fixed/closed before 5.8.0. As soon as Arthur comes back online after his vacation the threads problems ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Nov 14, 2001 at 4:45 am
    Nov 24, 2001 at 5:10 pm
  • I have heard some mutterings about the alarming rate of bloat growth in the core and I can easily understand the concern, so I guess it's again time for my intermittent policy reminder. First, a ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Apr 16, 2001 at 6:59 pm
    Apr 19, 2001 at 8:47 pm
  • Howdy, As an exercise, I checked out the perl-5.10 git tag and then cherry-picked Rick Delaney's "Big slowdown in 5.10 @_ parameter passing " commit [1]. I ran all the tests and they pass on my ...
    Jonathan LetoJonathan Leto
    Jun 20, 2009 at 8:05 pm
    Jul 2, 2009 at 9:51 am
  • In a recent blog post[1] I outlined an idea to get feedback and "feature requests" from companies. The idea is to create a forum where we can get input from people (both developers and managers) in ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Jun 29, 2010 at 11:20 pm
    Jul 29, 2010 at 7:34 am
  • I now bit the bullet and read the "use bytes" discussion that went by in p5p while I was gone. The net result is that I am, if possible, even more confused than before of what are we to do with ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Oct 8, 2000 at 7:15 pm
    Nov 8, 2000 at 3:36 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from nads@bleh.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    BlehBleh
    Dec 30, 1999 at 5:44 am
    Jan 28, 2000 at 3:27 pm
  • ----- Forwarded message from Michael King <mike808@my-Deja.com ----- Delivered-To: perlmail-modules@perl.org To: modules@perl.org Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 13:21:54 -0700 From: Michael King ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Oct 11, 1999 at 11:59 pm
    Oct 21, 1999 at 5:52 am
  • I've written up my arguments for including an XML-RPC module in the core. I also plan to ply Jarkko with booze at TPC :-) Note that I'm not a pro-XML-RPC radical--I don't think it's the solution to ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Jul 17, 2001 at 6:01 pm
    Aug 9, 2001 at 6:08 pm
  • It does this very charitably, steering newbies away from diving right into bare-bones core OO but often mentioning the availability of low-level details (with cross-references) if interest or need ...
    Philip MonsenPhilip Monsen
    Mar 3, 2011 at 5:20 pm
    Mar 12, 2011 at 11:27 am
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@16539.tgz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@16539.tbz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@16539.tgz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@16539.tbz ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    May 10, 2002 at 4:27 pm
    May 24, 2002 at 2:27 am
  • Possibly the wrong order to do things, but I committed the appended item to perltodo, as I feel that it's inconsistent that we don't warn about lexicals used only once whilst we do warn about ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 23, 2007 at 12:34 pm
    Jan 17, 2008 at 5:07 pm
  • $ pureperl -e exit **** Purify instrumented /home1/homedir/alanbur/perlforce/pureperl/pureperl (pid 281778) **** Purify: Searching for all memory leaks... Memory leaked: 0 bytes (0%); potentially ...
    Alan BurlisonAlan Burlison
    Feb 21, 2001 at 6:55 pm
    Feb 26, 2001 at 4:05 am
  • Hmmm, the perlbug- perl5-porters gw does not seem to be gwing, so my latest followup wasn't shown in p5p. This is a potential candidate patch for 5.8.1, however, so I'm resending it. This patch is ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jun 19, 2003 at 6:11 am
    Jun 29, 2003 at 9:10 pm
  • make regen is required. Also, this patches a .t in Test::Simple; I'm cc'ing the cpan maintainer. The attached series of commits fix the inconsistent handling of Latin1 characters in matching \s, \w, ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    May 11, 2010 at 6:52 pm
    Aug 13, 2010 at 3:28 pm
  • Throwing random 8 bytes over raw double representation does not work as you expect. I have tested your code and resulting double values are from range: 0.06-0.24 (not even uniformly distributed) If ...
    KmxKmx
    Nov 30, 2012 at 11:22 am
    Sep 25, 2013 at 5:36 pm
  • Perl 5's references are fine, but sometimes dereferencing them is not. We end up switching between postfix and circumfix syntax to dereference structures. push @{ $x- {foo}- [0]- m }, $y; Blech. In ...
    Ricardo SignesRicardo Signes
    Jun 27, 2013 at 1:59 am
    Sep 16, 2013 at 10:34 pm
  • Aaron Crane came up to me at YAPC::EU and asked about some code he'd written (Array::Each::Override) that lets you use each, keys and values to iterate over arrays. Two things stuck in my head 1: ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Sep 1, 2007 at 12:53 pm
    Sep 26, 2007 at 1:20 am
  • According to the docs, 'when' performs a smart match on '$_'. 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
  • Failing to contact PAUSE people in private, posting it here as the last resort. I remember seeing emails stating that META.yaml was supported by PAUSE in particular the private: key The released ...
    Stas BekmanStas Bekman
    Dec 13, 2004 at 8:18 pm
    Dec 26, 2004 at 9:54 pm
  • I have make_install_arg [UNINST=1] in my CPAN.pm. After having installed the CPAN 1.83, Module::Build 0.2611, and ExtUtils::MakeMaker 6.30, I'm only *instructed* about deleting files that are ...
    Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
    Feb 12, 2006 at 4:05 pm
    Feb 25, 2006 at 9:34 pm
  • I first introduced the idea of clamping down a hash (making a hash so that keys couldn't be added or deleted) back during the Perl Conference. Perhaps because people were at the conference, it didn't ...
    Jeffrey FriedlJeffrey Friedl
    Oct 30, 2001 at 7:43 am
    Nov 5, 2001 at 9:57 pm
  • I know this is considered a naughty word in some places, but I am wondering if there is a roadmap or a plan for the continued development of the Perl 5 language. I'm not trying to step on toes or to ...
    Sawyer xSawyer x
    Sep 2, 2014 at 3:43 pm
    Sep 23, 2014 at 10:25 am
  • Perl is in effective violation of a basic Unicode requirement, RL1.6, in http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr18/#Line_Boundaries ============ Line Boundaries To meet this requirement, if an ...
    Karl WilliamsonKarl Williamson
    Jul 15, 2013 at 3:36 pm
    Jan 21, 2014 at 2:44 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from chris@netmonger.net, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Christopher MastoChristopher Masto
    Nov 3, 1999 at 9:20 pm
    Nov 11, 1999 at 7:14 pm
  • I think these questions need to be asked: 1. Do we really want to prevent custom call checkers from extending prototype syntax? 2. Do we really want named parameters and parsing prototypes to occupy ...
    Father ChrysostomosFather Chrysostomos
    Sep 16, 2012 at 7:17 pm
    Sep 22, 2012 at 7:17 pm
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