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  • Yesterday I re-factored (nearly a re-write) threads.xs. Today I have started re-working threads::shared (having enhanced "MAGIC" to assist). In the process I have (re-)discovered various things. The ...
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Jan 20, 2002 at 10:07 pm
    Jan 23, 2002 at 6:15 pm
  • I was playing around with Abigail's The::Net, which exploits perl's "coderef in @INC" feature to load modules via the network, and found a problem. use The::Net; require ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Jan 17, 2002 at 4:31 am
    Jan 21, 2002 at 3:12 pm
  • This came up earlier. Why shouldn't the following two programs use the same amount of memory: { my $x = 1 x 100_000 } and { my $x = 1 x 100_000 } { my $y = 1 x 100_000 } the latter uses up more ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jan 21, 2002 at 8:28 pm
    Jan 24, 2002 at 7:35 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from matt@matt_dev.star.net.uk, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.2. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Matt SergeantMatt Sergeant
    Jan 30, 2002 at 12:17 pm
    Feb 3, 2002 at 4:41 am
  • After a little investigation, I've determined that certain control characters are nearly impossible to create with the \cX sequence. It only uses a SINGLE character after the \c, so that means: print ...
    Jeff 'japhy' PinyanJeff 'japhy' Pinyan
    Jan 13, 2002 at 4:39 pm
    Jan 18, 2002 at 7:14 am
  • Is anyone on p5p looking into this? Since perl now ships with Storable it seems reasonable that Storable should be fixed to work with iThreads. Tim. ----- Forwarded message from Simon Oliver ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Jan 21, 2002 at 10:40 am
    May 22, 2002 at 3:13 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from root@cerebro.laendle, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.2. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Marc LehmannMarc Lehmann
    Jan 5, 2002 at 12:24 am
    Jan 5, 2002 at 9:43 pm
  • This patch adds 3 more test points to the set of dates to test, including a test that perl can convert a time on January 17, 2038. This is the the last full day (in any time zone) in the standard ...
    Paul_greenvosPaul_greenvos
    Jan 18, 2002 at 3:36 am
    Jan 19, 2002 at 7:23 am
  • I have been working away on the vstrings-as-objects code and have large portions of it working like a charm. However, during the testing suite, I have run into a problem with UTF8 encoded vstrings. I ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Jan 23, 2002 at 7:40 pm
    Feb 25, 2002 at 3:13 am
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, trying to compile bleadperl to find out whether it also segfaults (shouldn't perlbug forward to p5p?). Run make depend now? [y] make: *** Warning: File ...
    TelsTels
    Jan 9, 2002 at 8:06 pm
    Jan 13, 2002 at 1:59 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from mhz@alt-linux.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.6.1. ----------------------------------------------------------------- perl crashes ...
    Mikhail ZabaluevMikhail Zabaluev
    Jan 4, 2002 at 10:36 pm
    Jan 11, 2002 at 10:08 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, [please Cc: me I am not subscribed] Don't want to stop you, but please remember that you are happily patching the version before my BeOS patch, and thus Mr. ...
    TelsTels
    Jan 15, 2002 at 11:31 pm
    Jan 16, 2002 at 9:45 pm
  • After a short thread in comp.lang.perl.misc: bless() does not change 'main::Object' to 'Object', but UNIVERSAL::isa() does distinguish them. What to do ? Shall i override the bug with a selfmade ...
    Murat ÜnalanMurat Ünalan
    Jan 21, 2002 at 4:41 pm
    Jan 24, 2002 at 11:13 am
  • Hey, what has suddendly changed ? I get the NDBM-related tests that fail now on my machine (RedHat 7.0). And the make process gives me : Making NDBM_File (dynamic) Processing hints file ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Jan 16, 2002 at 10:01 pm
    Jan 19, 2002 at 9:19 pm
  • Free Borland compiler build is failing op/winsystem.t in a noisy but harmless manner: 1..1008 # [t e s t/showav] # want: [t e s t/showav] # got : [D:\p4work\perlio\t\t e s t\showav.exe] not ok 1 # ...
    Nick Ing-SimmonsNick Ing-Simmons
    Jan 29, 2002 at 1:45 pm
    Feb 1, 2002 at 11:37 am
  • Cut'n'paste from Linux's /usr/include/stddef.h Regards Mattia --- ext/Socket/Socket.xs.orig Tue Jan 15 16:46:12 2002 +++ ext/Socket/Socket.xs Tue Jan 15 22:06:54 2002 @@ -273,4 +273,8 @@ } +#ifndef ...
    Mattia BarbonMattia Barbon
    Jan 15, 2002 at 9:12 pm
    Jan 16, 2002 at 6:04 pm
  • Brokenness on OSX 10.1.2. First the Perl -V: Summary of my perl5 (revision 5.0 version 7 subversion 2 patch 14470) configuration: Platform: osname=darwin, osvers=5.2, archname=darwin uname='darwin ...
    Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
    Jan 30, 2002 at 12:32 am
    Jan 31, 2002 at 12:05 am
  • Is this just a bug or is it an unsolved problem? Is perl allowed to downgrade arbitrarily? If so, then how can a programmer make sure that a string doesn't lose character semantics? The following ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Jan 25, 2002 at 9:21 am
    Jan 28, 2002 at 4:03 pm
  • Current ways of turning textual data into perl code are 'eval STRING' and 'do FILENAME'. I see something missing, which might be desired ... if you want to eval() a file in your current lexical ...
    Benjamin GoldbergBenjamin Goldberg
    Jan 19, 2002 at 9:18 pm
    Jan 29, 2002 at 6:36 pm
  • It's defined in config_h.SH, but I can't find a reference to it in the other sources. And the macro is usually used for I18N in GNU things, which means that this can mess up Perl embedding. -- I see ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Jan 19, 2002 at 11:35 pm
    Jan 25, 2002 at 10:47 pm
  • Regularly I find myself confusing encode_utf8 and decode_utf8 and so it happened that I found this bug. I'm not sure what the result should be, but definitely not what it is now. So I keep the ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Jan 31, 2002 at 11:23 am
    Feb 6, 2002 at 1:03 pm
  • What should this code print? 5.004_03 prints "b", and 5.004_04 prints "a" [*]. I've heard arguments for both. sub X::TIEHASH{bless{}} { local %x; tie %x, "X" } print tied %x ? "a" : "b"; (Thanks to ...
    Abhijit Menon-SenAbhijit Menon-Sen
    Jan 4, 2002 at 9:17 pm
    Jan 22, 2002 at 4:26 pm
  • Since the patch below wasn't applied (nor reacted on), I guess it fell under the "it's christmas"-rule and escaped everybodies notion. I think the patch is generally useful (it's the corrected one, ...
    Marc) (A.) (LehmannMarc) (A.) (Lehmann
    Jan 5, 2002 at 10:40 pm
    Jan 7, 2002 at 9:57 am
  • In experimentation with some of the new lexical attribute magic I've found the refcount seems to be one higher than expected, leading to object destruction being adversely affected. This is the ...
    Richard ClampRichard Clamp
    Jan 11, 2002 at 5:32 am
    Jan 29, 2002 at 5:41 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, since nobody jumped ;) on my BeOS report, I tried it with Linux: te@null:~/perl/te st/perl ./Configure Beginning of configuration questions for perl5. ...
    TelsTels
    Jan 15, 2002 at 5:19 pm
    Jan 15, 2002 at 11:50 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, a: this is the only mention of BEOS in MM_Unix. Since BEOS is not rather *cough* stable, is it worth moving that bit to MM_BEOS (sp?) to make Unix more ...
    TelsTels
    Jan 13, 2002 at 4:02 pm
    Jan 15, 2002 at 10:25 pm
  • # /usr/local/perl-5.7.2@14354+anonok/bin/perl -le ' my $x = my $y = "foo\x{df}\x{100}"; $y =~ s/\x{df}/ss/g; print $x ne $y ? "ok\n" : "not ok\n"; ' not ok -- andreas
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Jan 25, 2002 at 12:35 pm
    Jan 31, 2002 at 3:27 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@14471.tgz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@14471.tbz Only the iki.fi copies today since funet is not cooperating with me. I'll retry later. I didn't get much done on the UTF-8 ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jan 28, 2002 at 4:46 pm
    Jan 30, 2002 at 6:28 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, I usually type: perl -MFoo::Bar -le 'print $Foo::Bar::VERSION' when I want to find out the version of something installed. So I thought it would be nice to ...
    TelsTels
    Jan 15, 2002 at 5:29 pm
    Jan 18, 2002 at 9:48 pm
  • In my Solaris box I have to Configure gcc to use the Solaris ld by -Dcc='gcc -B/usr/ccs/bin/' since the GNU ld that has been installed is badly geborken. This leads into silly noise with -P: ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jan 12, 2002 at 3:25 am
    Jan 14, 2002 at 2:42 pm
  • I found something more in common between HP/UX and UNICOS/mk than just the slash. ext/Socket/socketpair...............EOF on right took over 3 seconds at ../ext/Socket/socketpair.t line 74. # Failed ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jan 4, 2002 at 10:54 pm
    Jan 9, 2002 at 3:00 pm
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@14015.tgz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@14015.tbz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@14015.tgz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@14015.tbz ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jan 2, 2002 at 4:34 pm
    Jan 4, 2002 at 4:52 pm
  • Here is a quick sketch of the motivation for some modules I am working on. Consider an example object, providing a pack()ed substr() array of int's: # For $Config{intsize} == 4 sub TIEARRAY { my ...
    Mitchell N CharityMitchell N Charity
    Jan 26, 2002 at 12:02 am
    Jan 31, 2002 at 11:56 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Helo Mark and Jarrko, On 24-Jan-02 Mark-Jason Dominus tried to scribble about: AFAIK Mark A. Biggar, unless somebody worked on it before him, which I doubt somehow. ...
    TelsTels
    Jan 24, 2002 at 10:10 pm
    Jan 28, 2002 at 7:54 pm
  • What is the reason to switch many internal structures from SV* to PV* with ITHREADs? I looked at this code for 5min only, but found an obvious buffer overrun already.... (See perlio.c.) Ilya
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Jan 11, 2002 at 8:37 am
    Jan 21, 2002 at 11:54 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, while writing some more test for MM_Unix.pm I came across that parse_version will not recognise the following: my $VERSION = 0.02; but it happily takes the ...
    TelsTels
    Jan 13, 2002 at 3:41 pm
    Jan 14, 2002 at 7:16 pm
  • ============ make test failed thusly: lib/ExtUtils/t/Installed............# Failed test (../lib/ExtUtils/t/Installed.t at line 43) # got: '0' # expected: '1' FAILED at test 9 =========== It got worse ...
    John P. LindermanJohn P. Linderman
    Jan 4, 2002 at 5:42 pm
    Jan 7, 2002 at 5:38 pm
  • Sam TregarSam Tregar
    Jan 2, 2002 at 7:12 pm
    Jan 3, 2002 at 6:56 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, BeOs is quite happy configuring/making after applying the attached patch. I don't know if the PF_INET solution is right, but it seems to work. Otherwise it ...
    TelsTels
    Jan 18, 2002 at 10:05 pm
    Jan 19, 2002 at 4:53 pm
  • One of the recent "add $EXE_EXT to commands" updates broke Win32 build ( because $^X.exe = miniperl.exe.exe - big pain ). Band aid attached. Regards Mattia
    Mattia BarbonMattia Barbon
    Jan 13, 2002 at 8:48 pm
    Jan 15, 2002 at 3:02 am
  • HP-UX 11.00 14177 manual 64bitall/DEBUGGING All tests successful. u=3.11 s=1.34 cu=226.62 cs=20.41 scripts=538 tests=40748 make[2]: Leaving directory `/pro/3gl/CPAN/perl-current' make[1]: Leaving ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Jan 11, 2002 at 2:16 pm
    Jan 12, 2002 at 9:41 pm
  • This program prints "not ok" since 13843. use utf8; my $l = my $r = "H\303\266he"; $l =~ s/[^\w]//g; $r =~ s/[^\w\.]//g; if ($l eq $r){ print "ok\n"; } else { print "not ok\n"; } -- andreas
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Jan 8, 2002 at 1:15 pm
    Jan 9, 2002 at 7:05 pm
  • OK. Nobody responded to my previous message (which I assume escaped my mail system, in which I would appear to have deleted it so I can't reply to it.) and I've had more hang failures since then. So ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 4, 2002 at 6:31 pm
    Jan 5, 2002 at 11:48 pm
  • In the earlier thread, I believe the consensus seemed to settle on warning if dump is used instead of CORE::dump. There seemed to be good counter arguments to deprecation. However, I have _no_ clue ...
    Giroux, Mike (Exchange)Giroux, Mike (Exchange)
    Jan 2, 2002 at 4:42 pm
    Jan 3, 2002 at 3:55 pm
  • CGI.pm does not cleanup fileupload temp files with bleedperl. CGITempFile::DESTROY is supposed to be AUTOLOADed, but it seems: sv.c:4892 = destructor = StashHANDLER(stash,DESTROY); does not call ...
    Doug MacEachernDoug MacEachern
    Jan 9, 2002 at 2:44 am
    Mar 24, 2002 at 8:12 pm
  • Following issues exist on MacOS X 1) POSIX.t / _POSIX_OPEN_MAX is 16 -- bug is reported to Apple , perhaps we should define our own _POSIX_OPEN_MAX to the correct value? 2) libs/warning error with ...
    Arthur BergmanArthur Bergman
    Jan 30, 2002 at 2:53 pm
    Jan 31, 2002 at 1:11 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from vallon@bear.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.6.1. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Justin VallonJustin Vallon
    Jan 28, 2002 at 6:32 pm
    Jan 29, 2002 at 3:18 pm
  • perl 5.7.1@9863 gave an answer close to what I expected, any later perl I tried gives an unpredictable answer, varying from endless loops, garbage, panic: % /usr/local/perl-5.7.1@9683/bin/perl -de 0 ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Jan 24, 2002 at 11:48 am
    Jan 25, 2002 at 7:35 am
  • Next smoke for Cygwin will be for 1.3.9-1 HP-UX 10.20 manual Conf for -Duseperlio will hang at alignment test: In the following, larger digits indicate more significance. A big-endian machine like a ...
    H . Merijn BrandH . Merijn Brand
    Jan 22, 2002 at 5:46 pm
    Jan 24, 2002 at 5:18 pm
  • Tk wins by a knockout. Trying three different perls: Stock 5.6.1 with 64 bit ints. Debian's 5.6.1 (32 bit ints) with MakeMaker 5.48_01 installed bleadperl@14190 with 64 bit ints and perl's malloc. ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jan 17, 2002 at 3:39 am
    Jan 18, 2002 at 2:44 pm
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