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  • This patch: a) Corrects the description of -F flag; b) New options to remove many unnecessary bells and whistles from the generated extension; c) use XSLoader if no backward compatibility is needed; ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Feb 2, 2002 at 5:58 am
    Apr 3, 2002 at 4:34 am
  • I and Paul Marquess found this bleadperl oddity: $ cat Fred.pm package Fred; $VERSION = "3.0_0"; 1; ^D $ ./perl -we 'use Fred 3' Argument "3.0_0" isn't numeric in subroutine entry at -e line 1. $ The ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Feb 27, 2002 at 2:53 am
    Mar 2, 2002 at 12:15 am
  • a) autodoc.pl uses glob which requires File::Glob, thus correct @INC; b) Configure was too .exe-trigger-happy (on OS/2 $_exe is ''); c) Apparently, socketpair() does not work with DGRAM on OS/2. I ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Feb 11, 2002 at 11:56 am
    Feb 17, 2002 at 4:34 am
  • This is again self-documentary. It took some time to arrange for the things to be called in the opposite order... It would be nice to have $^LEAVE_WHY which contains a reason for leaving the scope. ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Feb 25, 2002 at 5:50 am
    Mar 4, 2002 at 4:52 pm
  • This will probably either be a very short (shot down in flames immediately) thread, or a very long (flame war) one, as this patch is particularly heretical, and involves a distinct change of long ...
    Richard FoleyRichard Foley
    Feb 16, 2002 at 2:39 pm
    Feb 25, 2002 at 4:46 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from vera@ia-ia.nonet, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.2. use Math::BigFloat; Math::BigFloat::precision(80); $x = .2345678901234567; ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Feb 23, 2002 at 10:36 am
    Mar 4, 2002 at 7:33 am
  • The new functionality is again self-documenting. I also fixed one misprint in the code, one in the docs, and one bug: the handling of / in scalar context in presence of whitespace. Enjoy, Ilya --- ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Feb 22, 2002 at 2:33 am
    Feb 25, 2002 at 1:25 am
  • Got some comments from Larry on the recent taint policy issues. (1) -t for friendlier face of taint: Okay. (2) system LIST and exec LIST not checking taint: Make it warn now (I assume optional ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Feb 20, 2002 at 10:00 pm
    Mar 4, 2002 at 5:45 pm
  • JP is still there (for -Uuseperlio) With 5.7.3 comming up, please be very specific in what test results are required, cause my tuits are limited by regular work. Automated smoke report for patch ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Feb 19, 2002 at 10:56 am
    Feb 25, 2002 at 10:56 pm
  • With 14578 the following list of failures with core dumps is daily buisiness lately: HP-UX 11.00 stdio -DDEBUGGING -Duseperlio -Duse64bitint t/comp/proto........................FAILED at test 0 ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Feb 7, 2002 at 8:41 am
    Feb 10, 2002 at 5:27 pm
  • I can't follow up to my original report because it never reached my mailbox. But it's worse than I thought since multi-arg system and exec always succeed under -T. Some more data points: Single arg ...
    Rick DelaneyRick Delaney
    Feb 12, 2002 at 5:13 am
    Feb 17, 2002 at 6:36 pm
  • To: perlbug@perl.com Subject: lowercase v in %h=(v1= 'x') -- key becomes \001 instead? Reply-To: wpiper@us.ibm.com This is a bug report for perl from wpiper@us.ibm.com, generated with the help of ...
    William PiperWilliam Piper
    Feb 7, 2002 at 6:44 pm
    Feb 8, 2002 at 3:09 pm
  • This is my manual report: Test marked with * failed under stdio, rest of them failed under perlio If someone wants extended reports, just yell. Patch: 14834 Options: -DDEBUGGING -DWIN32 -D_CONSOLE ...
    Nikola KnezevicNikola Knezevic
    Feb 26, 2002 at 4:45 pm
    Mar 12, 2002 at 11:09 am
  • This is with ActiveState perl 5.6.1: use constant Inf = 2**(2**1024); # 1.#INF, good use constant NaN = do { my $x = Inf; $x - $x }; # -1.#IND, good #use constant NaN = Inf - Inf; # -2147483648, bad. ...
    Benjamin GoldbergBenjamin Goldberg
    Feb 13, 2002 at 8:04 am
    Feb 15, 2002 at 7:31 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from sblee@pooh.tazmania.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503. ----------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Sue Bauer-LeeSue Bauer-Lee
    Feb 5, 2002 at 3:57 pm
    Feb 8, 2002 at 8:21 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from parv_@yahoo.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.6.1. AutoSplitting perl library ../miniperl -Ilib -e 'use AutoSplit; ...
    ParvParv
    Feb 12, 2002 at 9:40 am
    Jun 17, 2002 at 12:21 am
  • Here's the patch for perl5db.pl, with the discussed modifications for the new command set. The old one (if anyone is that desperate :), is available via: o CommandSet=pre580 and you can swap back ...
    Richard FoleyRichard Foley
    Feb 25, 2002 at 11:53 am
    Mar 10, 2002 at 10:15 pm
  • Configure followed immediately by make minitest has some problems. First of all, many tests need Config.pm (which make minitest warns of). Is there a reason we don't make that a prereq to minitest? ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Feb 7, 2002 at 6:14 am
    Feb 12, 2002 at 11:20 pm
  • This looks like the right thing to me (but makes t/op/flip fail test 10). --- opcode.pl.orig Mon Feb 11 16:25:16 2002 +++ opcode.pl Thu Feb 21 17:53:54 2002 @@ -480,7 +480,7 @@ backtick quoted ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Feb 22, 2002 at 9:02 pm
    Mar 14, 2002 at 11:11 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from vera@ia-ia.nonet, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.2. Looking through the code, pack 'w' goes through enourmous (unexplained) ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Feb 20, 2002 at 8:34 am
    Feb 24, 2002 at 1:57 am
  • I have remembered the name correctly, haven't I? Would it gain us much implementing De Morgan's theorem in the peephole optimiser? nick@Bagpuss [nick]$ perl -le 'for $l (0,1) {for $r (0, 1) {print ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 19, 2002 at 9:39 pm
    Feb 22, 2002 at 10:19 pm
  • Hi, In attempting to make my code more portable I have found File::Spec very useful. I have find a need though to be able to identify the file path separator and thought that it would make sense to ...
    Stathy G. TouloumisStathy G. Touloumis
    Feb 17, 2002 at 2:23 pm
    Feb 18, 2002 at 12:25 pm
  • On Windows the system() function creates a new console window for each new process spawned when Perl itself is not running as a console process. This is of course useful if the newly spawned ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Feb 11, 2002 at 7:53 am
    Feb 12, 2002 at 2:47 pm
  • I've thought of a fairly simple way to implement named captures, /(?<Word \w+)/ but have run into my ignorance of how regnodes are constructed, combined, and walked, so, I thought I'd run it by the ...
    Jeffrey FriedlJeffrey Friedl
    Feb 9, 2002 at 10:12 pm
    Feb 12, 2002 at 4:19 am
  • Hi, The following code demonstrates some inconsistency in the behaviour of the modulus operator. ############################# use warnings; use constant BASE = 167772160; $base = 167772160; $n = ...
    SisyphusSisyphus
    Feb 9, 2002 at 12:33 am
    Feb 11, 2002 at 10:19 pm
  • FYI - plus a question $ ./perl -e 'print ref($^V);' UNIVERSAL::version $ ./perl -e 'printf("%vd",$^V);' 5.7.2 $ ./perl -e 'print $];' 5.007002 $ ./perl -e 'use 5.7.3;' Perl v5.7.3 required--this is ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Feb 27, 2002 at 10:42 pm
    Mar 5, 2002 at 3:52 pm
  • So I've moved access::readonly out of universal.c and into ext/List/Util.xs. You get at it via the new Data::Util module. That takes care of the low level stuff. I'm writing up Hash::Util and I'm ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 24, 2002 at 11:27 pm
    Feb 26, 2002 at 4:21 pm
  • $ perl -wle '$x = 42; local $x = $_ for 1..2; print $x' 42 ok, that makes sense. $ perl -wle '$x = 42; my $x = $_ for 1..2; print $x' Name "main::x" used only once: possible typo at -e line 1. Use of ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 18, 2002 at 1:05 am
    Feb 21, 2002 at 3:57 pm
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, Configure went okay, apart from this little oddity: Checking for an efficient way to convert floats to strings. Trying gconvert... gconvert NOT found. Trying ...
    TelsTels
    Feb 11, 2002 at 11:22 pm
    Feb 13, 2002 at 4:36 pm
  • Trying out some of my production scripts under bleadperl, I find that the usage sub somename (); ... local *somename = sub { ... } now gives prototype mismatch warnings. It used not to under 5.7.1. ...
    Mike GuyMike Guy
    Feb 20, 2002 at 3:51 pm
    Feb 26, 2002 at 8:30 pm
  • With the below patch the following package Foo; sub new { my $class = shift; bless { foo = $_[0] }, $class} sub SPRINTF { reverse($_[0]- {foo}) . $_[1] } package main; printf "%20f %f\n", Foo- ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Feb 15, 2002 at 2:25 am
    Feb 16, 2002 at 12:37 am
  • For those platforms that do not follow the _r functions and do not have natively threadsafe functions (such as MacOS X, bad apple bad) we need to write wrappers that mutex protect and use TLS. If so ...
    Arthur BergmanArthur Bergman
    Feb 8, 2002 at 3:50 pm
    Feb 8, 2002 at 9:54 pm
  • Too much hubris to decide which 't' 'F' or 'c' to start digging :((( Doesn't look very much like a 5.8.0 to be. Automated smoke report for patch 14550 cc gcc O = OK | 3.0.1-64 64-bit +GNUld F = ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Feb 5, 2002 at 9:17 am
    Feb 6, 2002 at 11:51 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from steve@fink.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.6.1. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    SfinkSfink
    Feb 13, 2002 at 9:25 pm
    Jan 10, 2012 at 8:28 pm
  • Hi, Several of the ExtUtils::Manifest routines are dreadfully slow when there are lots of files in the working directory that aren't part of the MANIFEST list. I can fix it - should I send the patch ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Feb 19, 2002 at 6:07 pm
    Mar 18, 2002 at 12:14 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from "Anton Tagunov" <tagunov@motor.ru , generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.6.1. ...
    Anton TagunovAnton Tagunov
    Feb 28, 2002 at 1:04 am
    Mar 4, 2002 at 6:03 am
  • Jeff, Nick. Just a ping about finishing up the restricted hash interface. -- Michael G. Schwern <schwern@pobox.com http://www.pobox.com/~schwern/ Perl Quality Assurance <perl-qa@perl.org Kwalitee Is ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 20, 2002 at 4:22 pm
    Feb 23, 2002 at 10:51 pm
  • bleadperl + FreeBSD 4.5 = problem. :-( [colon has been upgraded.] In theory: this problem can be solved, as I not only have root access to my box, but I can rebuild the kernel as needed and run gdb ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 6, 2002 at 6:16 pm
    Feb 9, 2002 at 7:31 pm
  • See http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2002-01/msg00395.html or perl -wle "{package a; sub AUTOLOAD {print 17,$AUTOLOAD;};} bless [], 'a'" Enjoy, Ilya P.S. Apparently B::Deparse ...
    Ilya ZakharevichIlya Zakharevich
    Feb 27, 2002 at 12:54 am
    Mar 1, 2002 at 10:09 am
  • --- perl/lib/Symbol.pm.orig Thu Jan 3 08:49:16 2002 +++ perl/lib/Symbol.pm Mon Feb 25 13:11:06 2002 @@ -15,6 +15,12 @@ ungensym $sym; # no effect + # localize *FOO IO handle but not $FOO, %FOO, etc. ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Feb 25, 2002 at 11:15 pm
    Feb 28, 2002 at 4:29 am
  • Something tells me the time spent on compiling Encodings might not be worth the effort. make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/local/src/perl-current/ext/Encode/CN' cp CN.pm ../../../lib/Encode/CN.pm ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 21, 2002 at 5:16 am
    Feb 22, 2002 at 7:01 pm
  • I have noticed that sorting consecutive stings takes at least two orders of magnitude longer than sorting very dissimilar stings. In the script below, two lists of strings are constructed, one has ...
    Ryan ThomasRyan Thomas
    Feb 21, 2002 at 12:33 pm
    Feb 21, 2002 at 6:12 pm
  • I experienced a problem compiling perl 5.005_02 on Solaris 2.6 Box. I'm trying to compile the source code using gcc. This is the problem I get when I do compile it. Any suggestions? Greg Dimmie press ...
    Dimmie, Gregory \(Gregory\)Dimmie, Gregory \(Gregory\)
    Feb 11, 2002 at 8:18 pm
    Feb 12, 2002 at 6:01 pm
  • In article <200202051945.g15Jj5e21919@smtp3.ActiveState.com , arthur@contiller.se (Arthur Bergman) wrote: It seems to me that it's a bit silly to use $Config{path_sep} if you're using a nonportable ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Feb 6, 2002 at 12:57 pm
    Feb 12, 2002 at 5:35 am
  • This demonstrate the MakeMaker's prompt function generate too much noise when running under -w. $ perl -MExtUtils::MakeMaker -lwe 'print prompt "How do you do?", "good"' </dev/null The following ...
    Gisle AasGisle Aas
    Feb 2, 2002 at 5:58 am
    Feb 11, 2002 at 6:34 am
  • I'm getting bit in the ass here by SelfLoader. Basically, all of the module is running under 'strict' except for the SelfLoaded methods. So lots of unstrict things have crept into them. While its ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 6, 2002 at 9:43 am
    Feb 8, 2002 at 3:50 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from dcd@tc.fluke.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.2. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    David DyckDavid Dyck
    Feb 28, 2002 at 6:18 am
    Mar 5, 2002 at 6:13 pm
  • 1. HP-UX 11.00 with gcc-64 just separately posted 2. There's two smoke reports here, because the latest has all 'c's in HP-UX 10.20 where there should have been 'O's (see smoke 14886). This is due to ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Feb 27, 2002 at 3:10 pm
    Mar 3, 2002 at 9:17 am
  • --- ./pod/perlop.pod.orig Sat Feb 23 15:05:20 2002 +++ ./pod/perlop.pod Tue Feb 26 18:28:10 2002 @@ -394,8 +394,8 @@ =head2 Range Operators Binary ".." is the range operator, which is really two ...
    Mike GuyMike Guy
    Feb 26, 2002 at 6:30 pm
    Feb 28, 2002 at 2:22 am
  • Hi, On my Win95 system socketpair.t tends to stuck with this error message: ...\ext/Socket/socketpair..............Failed to kill child process -110103: Invalid argument at ..\ext/Socket/socketpair.t ...
    Nikola KnezevicNikola Knezevic
    Feb 16, 2002 at 8:15 pm
    Feb 26, 2002 at 4:45 pm
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