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  • I read Dan's stackwalking blog entry (http://www.sidhe.org/~dan/blog/archives/000174.html) and it was just what I expected stackwalking to be, except it left me with a few questions, like how do you ...
    David RobinsDavid Robins
    May 5, 2003 at 8:31 pm
    May 19, 2003 at 10:52 am
  • Consider this program: my $fh = open 'foobar'; main_program_which_has_nothing_to_do_with_fh(); print $fh: "Done\n"; Under the current Lazy DOD, every single scope exit in the main program will ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    May 24, 2003 at 11:37 am
    Aug 24, 2003 at 3:57 pm
  • Okay, so the calling conventions are fixed. (Really) I don't think there's anything to do more to them, which is good. Let's now turn our attention to making those calls, and returning from them when ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    May 13, 2003 at 3:55 am
    May 16, 2003 at 10:17 pm
  • Well, I'm beginning to feel it's habitual for me to periodically pop my head in and waffle on Parrot's core sizes. But waffle I shall. - opcode_t This has already been discussed, so I'll sum up. To ...
    Bryan C. WarnockBryan C. Warnock
    May 31, 2003 at 1:54 pm
    Jun 10, 2003 at 5:11 am
  • Ok, here we go, smaller PMCs second edition. - PMC is 8 bytes smaller (- 3 pointers + 1 *pmc_ext) - PMC_EXT has metadata, synchronize, next_for_GC - the PMC_EXT structure gets allocated for all but ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    May 24, 2003 at 10:05 am
    May 30, 2003 at 8:11 pm
  • Nope, not objects, but at least it's partway there. This bit is about making method calls. We've two issues on the front end. First, we need to be able to get a method PMC from an object, in those ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    May 30, 2003 at 1:24 pm
    Jun 4, 2003 at 1:05 am
  • i'm not sure what the current state of building on win32 is, but i'm getting linker errors building parrot.exe: io.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol _pio_win32_layer io_buf.obj : error ...
    Cal HendersonCal Henderson
    May 5, 2003 at 12:09 am
    May 16, 2003 at 11:28 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Luke Palmer # Please include the string: [perl #22352] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    May 28, 2003 at 9:14 pm
    Jun 4, 2003 at 1:05 am
  • I'm having a really awful bootstrapping problem here. I've got the core of BASIC producing *documented* valid IMCC, but I can't test it because I'm stumped as to how to roll the portions that need to ...
    Clinton A. PierceClinton A. Pierce
    May 26, 2003 at 10:58 pm
    May 29, 2003 at 1:36 am
  • Are there legitimate reasons for building Parrot with an opcode_t other than uint_fast32_t (or pre-C99 equivalent types)? -- Bryan C. Warnock bwarnock@(gtemail.net|raba.com)
    Bryan C. WarnockBryan C. Warnock
    May 25, 2003 at 3:08 pm
    May 26, 2003 at 5:46 pm
  • When looking at classes/*.c struct _vtable temp_base_vtable {} by far the most vtable methods are unused or uncovered by opcodes: - *bignum* - {shift,unshift,push,pop}_keyed* - ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    May 15, 2003 at 1:12 pm
    Dec 3, 2003 at 1:28 pm
  • I promised a rundown on what's going on with this book so folks would know what, why, how, and all that sort of stuff. The short story is that back in the fall sometime, Allison Randal pitched a Perl ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    May 26, 2003 at 8:07 pm
    May 29, 2003 at 1:10 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Bryan C. Warnock" # Please include the string: [perl #22330] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Bryan C. WarnockBryan C. Warnock
    May 26, 2003 at 4:33 pm
    May 27, 2003 at 12:22 pm
  • hello, I've got a very strange idea, and probably it doesn't make sense for other people, but maybe someone sees something in it. The idea is the following. Assume there are some values on the ...
    K StolK Stol
    May 13, 2003 at 3:14 pm
    May 20, 2003 at 9:47 pm
  • The program below uses approximately 60MB on my system (linux 2.2.23 on i586), and allocates 1.5 million headers - is this not somewhat excessive? set I0, 10000000 loop: set S0, "Hello" dec I0 gt I0, ...
    Peter GibbsPeter Gibbs
    May 1, 2003 at 2:29 pm
    May 7, 2003 at 2:23 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "Clinton A. Pierce" # Please include the string: [perl #22214] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Clinton A. PierceClinton A. Pierce
    May 16, 2003 at 12:18 am
    Sep 7, 2003 at 2:44 pm
  • Is the following: open I3, "temp.file", "r" valid, and/or is it supposed to be valid? -- Bryan C. Warnock bwarnock@(gtemail.net|raba.com)
    Bryan C. WarnockBryan C. Warnock
    May 26, 2003 at 11:48 pm
    May 27, 2003 at 1:28 pm
  • I've just finished re-writing BASIC's expression evaluator (for speed, and for fun -- I need to get out more) and now am integrating the code back into the runtime PASM. My problem is, I moved a lot ...
    Clinton A. PierceClinton A. Pierce
    May 20, 2003 at 10:05 pm
    May 25, 2003 at 1:30 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Arcady Goldmints # Please include the string: [perl #22173] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Arcady GoldmintsArcady Goldmints
    May 11, 2003 at 6:43 pm
    May 14, 2003 at 9:02 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Luke Palmer # Please include the string: [perl #22353] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    May 28, 2003 at 10:36 pm
    Jun 3, 2003 at 7:13 am
  • First 2 cites from history: *) I'd like to get access to pmc elements done via macros as well--I think it's time to split PMCs into pieces, since we're definitely trashing the cache in the common ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    May 22, 2003 at 7:40 pm
    May 28, 2003 at 1:24 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Matt Fowles # Please include the string: [perl #22282] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Matt FowlesMatt Fowles
    May 22, 2003 at 6:57 pm
    May 24, 2003 at 3:19 pm
  • I just noticed this: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/perl6es/ June? Really? Leo being dragged away from the code to help write it? Yikes! /s
    Sean O'RourkeSean O'Rourke
    May 22, 2003 at 4:13 pm
    May 23, 2003 at 6:09 pm
  • Okay, we keep heading back to those things that do truly want lexical destruction, or something very much like it, mainly filehandles and other external resource holders. (Though there are the odd ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    May 20, 2003 at 9:47 pm
    May 21, 2003 at 2:02 pm
  • Hello, I was wondering if it is possible to call "setprop" from within the init function from a PMC. I want all PMC's of a particular type to have some property. so: void init { /* do init stuff */ ...
    K StolK Stol
    May 15, 2003 at 11:11 am
    May 17, 2003 at 1:09 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Bruce Gray # Please include the string: [perl #22175] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Bruce GrayBruce Gray
    May 12, 2003 at 2:09 am
    May 16, 2003 at 9:42 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Bruce Gray # Please include the string: [perl #22174] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Bruce GrayBruce Gray
    May 11, 2003 at 10:11 pm
    May 15, 2003 at 1:29 pm
  • ^^^^^^^^^^^^ While sitting in the bath tube and thinking freely around, in my mind emerged this: - your direct access of e.g. flags is of course strictly forbidden and illegal because: - the final ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    May 7, 2003 at 5:46 am
    May 15, 2003 at 12:40 pm
  • Hi all, I was wondering if someone could give a quick answer on how to think about imcc and native parrot assembler. Is the intention for most compilers to target imcc? Almost all the examples I see ...
    Zellyn HunterZellyn Hunter
    May 5, 2003 at 1:47 am
    May 6, 2003 at 4:40 pm
  • As we don't look at the count, why not just set: interpreter- impatient_things = 1; This would avoid the "very rare case" ... WRT naming: PObj_needs_early_DOD_FLAG interpreter- has_early_DOD_PMCs # ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    May 21, 2003 at 3:50 pm
    Jun 6, 2003 at 11:42 pm
  • All~ I am using nmake with Win2K and get the following error when I try to make imcc NMAKE : fatal error U1073: don't know how to make 'blib/lib/libparrot_s.lib' Stop. NMAKE : fatal error U1077: 'cd' ...
    Matt FowlesMatt Fowles
    May 22, 2003 at 7:00 pm
    May 22, 2003 at 11:09 pm
  • My changes to get UnManagedStruct working the way I need it to are *almost* complete. I'm stumped in jit_emit.h trying to pass an address to the NCI interface. In the i386 jit_emit, in the section ...
    Clinton A. PierceClinton A. Pierce
    May 7, 2003 at 4:07 am
    May 7, 2003 at 9:18 pm
  • I've got an UnManagedStruct PMC doing some very basic stuff now. If I set it: new P0, .UnManagedStruct set P0, 512 I get memory allocated for SELF- data just peachy. My question is, I need to set a ...
    Clinton A. PierceClinton A. Pierce
    May 5, 2003 at 7:47 pm
    May 5, 2003 at 8:52 pm
  • I've been playing with NCI -- what a blast. I've got Parrot BASIC calling Win32 functions natively. Mua-hahahaha. I don't want to put an interface library between Parrot and a kernel32.dll library -- ...
    Clinton A. PierceClinton A. Pierce
    May 2, 2003 at 8:35 pm
    May 5, 2003 at 4:12 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Bryan C. Warnock" # Please include the string: [perl #22386] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Bryan C. WarnockBryan C. Warnock
    May 31, 2003 at 2:15 am
    Jun 1, 2003 at 1:26 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Matt Fowles # Please include the string: [perl #22387] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Matt FowlesMatt Fowles
    May 31, 2003 at 5:56 am
    May 31, 2003 at 8:31 pm
  • Am I correct in assuming that Parrot's JIT will eventually be able to produce directly-executable files, like .exe's? Bill
    Bill AtkinsBill Atkins
    May 28, 2003 at 12:25 am
    May 28, 2003 at 7:41 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Clinton A. Pierce" # Please include the string: [perl #22135] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Clinton A. PierceClinton A. Pierce
    May 7, 2003 at 7:29 pm
    May 14, 2003 at 11:12 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Bruce Gray # Please include the string: [perl #22116] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Bruce GrayBruce Gray
    May 5, 2003 at 11:41 pm
    May 6, 2003 at 6:14 am
  • Okay, I think this is the final set of calling convention changes. Yeah, I know, I've said that before, but I think this round fixes up all the pending problems. The big things that have been ...
    Dan SugalskiDan Sugalski
    May 2, 2003 at 9:03 pm
    May 5, 2003 at 7:13 am
  • I am having trouble building parrot under cygwin. I'm using Windows 2000. I do have ActiveState perl installed, but it is not in the cygwin PATH environment variable. Also, perl -v says that it is ...
    Michael S. JoyceMichael S. Joyce
    May 3, 2003 at 11:40 pm
    May 4, 2003 at 11:53 pm
  • Can someone comment on that book? Is this a good buy? Compiling with Continuations by Andrew W. Appel (Author) Hardcover: 262 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.79 x 10.04 x 7.10 Publisher: Cambridge ...
    Stéphane PayrardStéphane Payrard
    May 1, 2003 at 9:04 pm
    May 2, 2003 at 5:46 am
  • Looking over the code for these ops, ISTM that the stack_push and stack_pop functions which implements them is too bloated. How often, in practice, is the Stack_cleanup_method cleanup thing needed? ...
    Benjamin GoldbergBenjamin Goldberg
    May 29, 2003 at 11:30 pm
    Jun 13, 2003 at 7:18 pm
  • I've long wondered whether having a wiki, a place to put things, might aid parrot development. A place to easily collaborate on documentation. To record thoughts which might help others. To point at ...
    Mitchell N CharityMitchell N Charity
    May 27, 2003 at 10:28 pm
    May 28, 2003 at 12:41 am
  • Hi, I've been toying with an idea of making a specialized micro-language (for analyzing netflow data) with parrot. A single netflow packet can reasonably be represented with a PMC, with a number of ...
    Anton BerezinAnton Berezin
    May 5, 2003 at 8:17 am
    May 26, 2003 at 5:41 pm
  • Given this snippet: new P0, .PerlString set P0, "23" new P1, .PerlString set P1, "2" new P2, .PerlUndef sub P2, P0, P1 print P2 print "\n" add P2, P0, P1 print P2 print "\n" end $ imcc s.pasm ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    May 21, 2003 at 10:40 am
    May 21, 2003 at 1:12 pm
  • This patch completes the changes WRT VTABLE_ macros. Short note: *.ops are not changed, the substitution happens during rewriting in lib/Parrot/Op.pm. So using vtable methods in ops files should ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    May 20, 2003 at 8:37 am
    May 21, 2003 at 8:13 am
  • The Perl 6 Summary for the week ending 20030504 Welcome my friends, to the show that never ends. Yes, another week, another Perl 6 Summary, chock full of condensed goodness, Leo Tötsch admiration and ...
    Piers CawleyPiers Cawley
    May 5, 2003 at 3:44 pm
    May 19, 2003 at 1:40 pm
  • This patch adds a switched prederefed run core. It is slightly faster then plain prederefed (no function call overhead) and ought to be the default core, when CGoto and JIT are unavailable. ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    May 18, 2003 at 10:03 am
    May 18, 2003 at 4:03 pm
  • The compiled version of BASIC under languages/BASIC/compiler now supports the COLOR, LOCATE and CLS statements as found in QuickBASIC. In samples/screen.bas you'll find a small program to exercise ...
    Clinton A. PierceClinton A. Pierce
    May 13, 2003 at 3:26 am
    May 13, 2003 at 3:58 am
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