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  • Consider: P0 = P1 P0 = S1 P0 = I1 P0 = N1 o/~ One of these things is not like the others One of these things just doesn't belong o/~ And if I have to read: P0 = new .Integer P0 = 1 one more time... ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Nov 29, 2005 at 8:08 pm
    Nov 30, 2005 at 9:02 pm
  • Hi, Writing a compiler for Parrot? I need your input! :-) I'm looking to work on enabling Parrot to store away HLL debug info - that is, the file name, line number, columns etc in the high level ...
    Jonathan WorthingtonJonathan Worthington
    Nov 13, 2005 at 10:57 pm
    Nov 15, 2005 at 5:49 pm
  • the parrot directory structure is large and a bit disorganized. let me give you some examples: * build_tools/, util/, and tools/*/ each contain utility perl scripts. these should be grouped together ...
    Jerry gayJerry gay
    Nov 29, 2005 at 12:45 am
    Nov 29, 2005 at 5:44 pm
  • dynclasses/dynlexpad.pmc provides (or should eventually provide) a more dynamic lexpad (similar to the deprecated scratchpad.pmc). It's not finished yet, it doesn't consult LexInfo for static ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    Nov 22, 2005 at 4:04 pm
    Nov 23, 2005 at 5:20 pm
  • Hi Folks, I don't think it's worth reviewing everything that's untidy about the current configure systems; it should be pretty obvious from looking at the code that it needs refactoring. This isn't a ...
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Nov 3, 2005 at 7:30 am
    Nov 14, 2005 at 4:53 pm
  • Parrot didn't throw exceptions on param or result count mismatch until now, and still doesn't. [1] But, I have invented 2 more error flag bits [2], which can enable stricter argument checking and the ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    Nov 30, 2005 at 11:14 am
    Dec 1, 2005 at 1:13 am
  • Hi, I seem to be touching a bug related to writing compiled code. pir_comp = compreg "PIR" pbc_out = pir_comp(gen_pir) fh = open output print fh, pbc_out close fh On the print line, I get this ...
    Jonathan WorthingtonJonathan Worthington
    Nov 30, 2005 at 1:43 am
    Dec 2, 2005 at 1:06 pm
  • The last (and never done correctly) relict of old calling conventions... Technically an excpetion is kind of an object with some info (TODO) and the exception handler is a (limited) continuation: ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    Nov 25, 2005 at 10:44 pm
    Nov 29, 2005 at 10:47 pm
  • Below are two cases of inner subs in Perl5 and Python. The first (do_add3) is a plain nested subroutine, which is in the call chain. The second (mk_add3) uses a closure. perl5 can't deal with case 1 ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    Nov 22, 2005 at 2:25 pm
    Nov 24, 2005 at 12:47 am
  • Hello, I enjoy Parrot and tried to write new two opcodes -- suspend and resume. suspend opcode is to halt interpreter and resume opcode is to restart interpreter from where it suspended. Please refer ...
    TomoTomo
    Nov 4, 2005 at 11:04 am
    Nov 5, 2005 at 6:17 pm
  • You keep confusing static and dynamic call information. Like I've said (repeatedly :-)), rule #1 of call info is: Subs don't have callers. Call frames have callers. Therefore, this code is not OK, ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Nov 23, 2005 at 6:08 pm
    Nov 28, 2005 at 3:59 am
  • i've been thinking about ways to reorganize parrot's test files, which are currently spread throughout the source tree. so, here's my proposal for refactoring them, for your consideration. all parrot ...
    Jerry gayJerry gay
    Nov 18, 2005 at 7:43 pm
    Nov 21, 2005 at 7:11 pm
  • The Perl 6 Summary for the week ending 2005-10-30 Hmm... Thursday afternoon and I've only just started writing the summary... What happened to professionalism? What happened to rigid, albeit ...
    The Perl 6 SummarizerThe Perl 6 Summarizer
    Nov 4, 2005 at 2:35 pm
    Nov 15, 2005 at 9:08 pm
  • Minor updates to the website. Added a downloads sidenav, moved all the "how to get the source" information to a single page, added pointers to the two binary versions I know about. Anyone care to ...
    Will ColedaWill Coleda
    Nov 8, 2005 at 6:56 pm
    Nov 9, 2005 at 7:10 am
  • I was trying to use bit shifting for division by multiples of two, but if the shift amount is a multiple of the int size, it seems to fail to shift the bits. Here's some example code demonstrating ...
    Joshua IsomJoshua Isom
    Nov 3, 2005 at 7:49 pm
    Nov 4, 2005 at 11:20 pm
  • Quick question for Tcl folks. Currently, store_lex is *always* an aliasing operation. That is, after store_lex 'a', $P0 the old PMC that used to be accessible by $P1 = find_lex 'a' is now gone ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Nov 23, 2005 at 3:18 am
    Dec 3, 2005 at 1:59 pm
  • I've like to nominate Jerry for an entry in RESPONSIBLE_PARTIES as the test suite maintainer. Thanks for all your work Jerry. Any objections? -J -- Index: RESPONSIBLE_PARTIES ...
    Joshua HoblittJoshua Hoblitt
    Nov 20, 2005 at 9:08 pm
    Nov 21, 2005 at 7:44 pm
  • { First, let's have a little applause for Leo for implementing the new lexical scheme in, what, a week? He says it was only a half-day's work, too. Nice work, dude! } First some background for those ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Nov 13, 2005 at 3:45 am
    Nov 21, 2005 at 11:48 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Nick Glencross # Please include the string: [perl #37577] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Nick GlencrossNick Glencross
    Nov 1, 2005 at 12:52 pm
    Nov 7, 2005 at 6:26 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by jerry gay # Please include the string: [perl #37665] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jerry gayJerry gay
    Nov 12, 2005 at 5:58 pm
    Dec 13, 2005 at 9:47 pm
  • I have some clarification questions about the new pdd20 on lexical variables -- likely stemming from my having been out of it for so long. Also I am happy to send a patch to pdd20 capturing these ...
    Jonathan SillitoJonathan Sillito
    Nov 30, 2005 at 8:02 pm
    Dec 1, 2005 at 12:44 am
  • With patches from myself (to tcl) and leo (to parrot), partcl is once again passing 100% of the tests, using PDD20. The biggest hurdle was having some arbitrary (non :lex-ified) parrot sub issue our ...
    Will ColedaWill Coleda
    Nov 28, 2005 at 6:17 pm
    Nov 28, 2005 at 11:55 pm
  • I'm new to the list and have a couple of questions. Are perl5 scripts compatible with perl6?? Where can I download the perl6 source code??? -- Dale
    BuildSmartBuildSmart
    Nov 17, 2005 at 12:38 am
    Nov 17, 2005 at 2:47 pm
  • A visitor on #parrot just asked if we had a fink build (which we don't). Before I bother the fink folks directly, is there anyone listening here who can help us put a fink build together?
    Will ColedaWill Coleda
    Nov 12, 2005 at 2:37 pm
    Nov 12, 2005 at 9:58 pm
  • I'm trying to use libc to be able to do a directory listing, and and if I used the DATATYPE_CSTR I get a segfault, and if I use DATATYPE_STRING, I get a "returning unhandled string type in struct". I ...
    Joshua IsomJoshua Isom
    Nov 2, 2005 at 7:59 pm
    Nov 3, 2005 at 7:32 pm
  • I've reviewed pdd03 and brought it back from pdds/clip. Mostly it's the same as before, albeit with clarifications and a few flag bits renamed to match PIR. I have made a couple actual changes, ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Nov 30, 2005 at 3:01 am
    Dec 1, 2005 at 12:36 am
  • Perl 6 Summary for 2005-11-14 through 2005-11-21 All~ Welcome to another Perl 6 Summary. The attentive among you may notice that this one is on time. I am not sure how that happened, but we will try ...
    Matt FowlesMatt Fowles
    Nov 22, 2005 at 12:41 am
    Nov 23, 2005 at 9:57 am
  • "I don't know if you guys have been keeping up with current events, but MD5 just got its ass kicked!" - with apologies to Private Hudson It's been known for some time in the crypto world that MD5 is ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Nov 16, 2005 at 8:44 pm
    Nov 21, 2005 at 10:38 pm
  • Hello, As a class project, we're looking at transactional memory, and one of things we'd like to try and do is add some basic TM support to Parrot. To start out with, we'd add three new opcodes - one ...
    Erik PaulsonErik Paulson
    Nov 16, 2005 at 6:27 pm
    Nov 18, 2005 at 10:52 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Matt Diephouse # Please include the string: [perl #37622] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Matt DiephouseMatt Diephouse
    Nov 6, 2005 at 9:42 pm
    Nov 11, 2005 at 7:14 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Will Coleda # Please include the string: [perl #37618] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Will ColedaWill Coleda
    Nov 6, 2005 at 3:29 am
    Nov 8, 2005 at 3:46 pm
  • We're long overdue for a status update on the grammar engine (aka PGE), so here's a quick summary of recent changes and improvements. My thanks go out to many people on irc #parrot who have been ...
    Patrick R. MichaudPatrick R. Michaud
    Nov 4, 2005 at 2:49 pm
    Nov 6, 2005 at 4:37 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by jerry gay # Please include the string: [perl #37790] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jerry gayJerry gay
    Nov 29, 2005 at 8:29 pm
    Dec 6, 2005 at 7:41 pm
  • Hi all, Here's a first shot at Test::More in pure PIR. It only supports plan(), ok(), and is() (for integers, floats, strings, and PMCs) right now. If everyone's reasonably happy, I'll check it in. ...
    ChromaticChromatic
    Nov 26, 2005 at 9:16 pm
    Dec 4, 2005 at 6:35 am
  • The whole scratchpad is doomed and will be scratched RSN (see pdd20 instead). A patch with immanent changes is at http://perlcabal.org/~lt/pad.diff but the patch doesn't properly reflect deleted ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    Nov 28, 2005 at 11:39 pm
    Nov 29, 2005 at 7:47 pm
  • Likely due to the stricter label checking we have these test failures now: Failed Test Stat Wstat Total Fail Failed List of Failed ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    Nov 25, 2005 at 12:05 am
    Nov 25, 2005 at 9:32 am
  • # New Ticket Created by jerry gay # Please include the string: [perl #37745] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jerry gayJerry gay
    Nov 23, 2005 at 11:08 pm
    Nov 25, 2005 at 12:59 am
  • In trying to bring Tcl up to date with PDD20 and avoid the deprecation of newsub, that led me to having to implement TclLexPad (which would correspond to the new LexPad base type. The PDD says this ...
    Will ColedaWill Coleda
    Nov 18, 2005 at 3:23 pm
    Nov 19, 2005 at 8:55 pm
  • coroutine_3.pasm seems to have some problems with scratchpads, but I don't know whether the problem is with parrot or the test. In line 105 of lexical.c (r10019) there is a buffer being overflowed ...
    Nick GlencrossNick Glencross
    Nov 16, 2005 at 1:14 pm
    Nov 16, 2005 at 11:11 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Nick Glencross # Please include the string: [perl #37651] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Nick GlencrossNick Glencross
    Nov 10, 2005 at 4:08 pm
    Nov 15, 2005 at 1:43 pm
  • ... which has bison 1.28 installed (not quite state of the art) *) tried apt-cache search bison - most recent package reported is 1.35 - that's ancient too - canceled *) installed bison 2.1 into ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    Nov 13, 2005 at 9:44 pm
    Nov 13, 2005 at 10:08 pm
  • Is it documented anywhere what are the legal names for a PMC? I tried to use the name "AMBER::BOOLEAN" but pmc2c objects with: bad block open: ::BOOLEAN ... at ...
    Roger BrowneRoger Browne
    Nov 11, 2005 at 11:04 am
    Nov 11, 2005 at 3:07 pm
  • The opcode <neg_n_n is currently implemented as $1 = 0.0 - $2; But this is not the same as $1 = -$2 in the case of $2 being 0.0. The former gives 0.0, the version with negate gives -0.0. $ gcc -o neg ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    Nov 4, 2005 at 11:05 am
    Nov 4, 2005 at 11:03 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Nick Glencross # Please include the string: [perl #37609] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Nick GlencrossNick Glencross
    Nov 4, 2005 at 12:15 pm
    Nov 4, 2005 at 7:29 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Will Coleda # Please include the string: [perl #37600] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Will ColedaWill Coleda
    Nov 3, 2005 at 3:11 pm
    Nov 3, 2005 at 3:40 pm
  • Out of curiosity, might there be any convenient way to support heredoc parameters in PIR function calls? (I suspect the answer is "no", but thought I'd ask just in case.) Currently PGE builds code to ...
    Patrick R. MichaudPatrick R. Michaud
    Nov 1, 2005 at 7:45 am
    Nov 1, 2005 at 1:18 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by jerry gay # Please include the string: [perl #37792] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jerry gayJerry gay
    Nov 29, 2005 at 8:30 pm
    Dec 7, 2005 at 9:09 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by jerry gay # Please include the string: [perl #37791] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jerry gayJerry gay
    Nov 29, 2005 at 8:29 pm
    Dec 7, 2005 at 1:11 am
  • # New Ticket Created by jerry gay # Please include the string: [perl #37789] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jerry gayJerry gay
    Nov 29, 2005 at 8:29 pm
    Dec 5, 2005 at 8:31 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Leopold Toetsch # Please include the string: [perl #37760] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Leopold ToetschLeopold Toetsch
    Nov 25, 2005 at 12:25 pm
    Nov 28, 2005 at 4:03 am
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