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  • All appeared new and strange at first, inexpressibly rare and delightful and beautiful. I was a little stranger, which at my entrance into the world was saluted and surrounded with innumerable joys. ...
    HvHv
    Jul 30, 2002 at 12:15 pm
    Aug 19, 2002 at 1:56 pm
  • Comments welcome, online at http://www.iki.fi/jhi/VVIIIN -- $jhi++; # http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ # There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'. # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jul 14, 2002 at 6:30 pm
    Aug 1, 2002 at 5:25 pm
  • The reason I reported two bugs today? I ran into them developing the threads::farm module, now available from CPAN. Actually, I don't think that either bug warrants holding up RC3 or 5.8.0 proper for ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 12, 2002 at 6:46 pm
    Jul 14, 2002 at 4:20 pm
  • *** Please disregard if this is rekindling an old discussion *** Probably too late in the game to change, but just in case. Is there a rationale why: open( $fh, "<:encoding(...)", ... ); ^ is ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 8, 2002 at 8:48 am
    Jul 11, 2002 at 10:29 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from dcd@tc.fluke.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.34 running under perl v5.8.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    David DyckDavid Dyck
    Jul 9, 2002 at 5:31 pm
    Jul 10, 2002 at 4:20 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Elizabeth Mattijsen # Please include the string: [perl #15893] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 31, 2002 at 2:47 pm
    Aug 3, 2002 at 3:45 pm
  • The first two patches are two versions of the same: they both remove the example PerlIO::Via:: methods from MIME::QuotedPrint.pm. The first is against the original version of MIME::QuotedPrint.pm, ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 8, 2002 at 8:21 am
    Jul 10, 2002 at 10:14 am
  • http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@17623.tgz http://www.iki.fi/jhi/perl@17623.tbz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@17623.tgz ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/snap/perl@17623.tbz ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jul 18, 2002 at 2:42 pm
    Jul 19, 2002 at 7:16 am
  • I think it has become the time. I do know of various uncertainties (EBCDIC build needs to finish overnight, NickC reported of PerlIO::subfile failing, and Arthur of an ithreads problem on Win32), but ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jul 10, 2002 at 9:43 pm
    Jul 21, 2002 at 7:17 pm
  • Hi, I found a problem in BerkeleyDB 0.19 with Perl 5.6.1. Assumed, a DB file is opened via the tie interface. Then filters are assigned by tied( %h )- filter_fetch_value(...). Now I called: my ...
    Torsten FörtschTorsten Förtsch
    Jul 24, 2002 at 2:23 pm
    Aug 23, 2002 at 7:45 am
  • In the process of applying a patch from Hugo, I discovered an apparent memory waste in 5.005's hv.c. If neither STRANGE_MALLOC nor MYMALLOC is defined, this macro definition holds: # define ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Jul 19, 2002 at 9:57 pm
    Aug 2, 2002 at 7:47 am
  • Another one in the category "dirty, but maybe useful". Hope this will make lean (memory wise) threaded programming a little easier. Again, comments are welcome... ;-) Liz ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 29, 2002 at 8:55 pm
    Jul 31, 2002 at 5:36 pm
  • After reading the perlio messages this morning I finally realised how to fix the core dump in XS::Typemap that we have been hiding. I had never noticed the PerlIO_releaseFILE function! With this ...
    Tim JennessTim Jenness
    Jul 11, 2002 at 8:17 pm
    Jul 12, 2002 at 1:51 pm
  • The attached patch implements //, //= and 'err'. It's just like my patch a few months ago to do the same thing, but it's been updated to match the code changes between then and 5.8.0. All tests that ...
    Brent DaxBrent Dax
    Jul 21, 2002 at 1:17 am
    Aug 17, 2002 at 7:22 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from liz@dijkmat.nl, generated with the help of perlbug 1.34 running under perl v5.8.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 1, 2002 at 1:33 pm
    Jul 9, 2002 at 1:38 pm
  • Missing functionality in Thread::Queue: a way to see what the next value is from the queue without actually removing it from the queue. Patches include actual subroutine, documentation and ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 24, 2002 at 9:22 pm
    Jul 29, 2002 at 7:52 am
  • Awhile back, support was added for Unix and Windows perl to be able to execute scripts with LF or CRLF newlines. This support excluded Mac files with CR newlines, and doesn't work in MacPerl, which ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Jul 16, 2002 at 12:13 pm
    Jul 17, 2002 at 12:22 pm
  • (\K is its development name; K for "keep") I have recently coded a new regnode, KEEP, that basically fools the engine into thinking it just started matching. In effect, it allows you to save time and ...
    Jeff 'japhy' PinyanJeff 'japhy' Pinyan
    Jul 22, 2002 at 8:39 pm
    Jul 31, 2002 at 8:08 pm
  • perl5.8.0 -Mstrict -MPerlIO::via::QuotedPrint \ -wle'open my $fh, " :via(QuotedPrint)", \my $x;print $fh "foo"; print $x' gives: Use of uninitialized value in ref-to-glob cast at ...
    Marcel GruenauerMarcel Gruenauer
    Jul 16, 2002 at 9:57 am
    Jul 17, 2002 at 3:39 pm
  • From perlfunc 5.8 has a sort pragma for limited control of the sort. Its rather blunt control of the underlying algorithm may not persist into future perls, but the ability to characterize the input ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 19, 2002 at 7:57 am
    Aug 7, 2002 at 4:21 am
  • Somewhere between 5.00503 and 5.6.0 the behaviour of defined() seems to have changed with regards to non-strict refs. $ perl5.00503 -Mstrict -e 'my $foo="a"; print defined $$foo' Can't use string ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 9, 2002 at 10:15 pm
    Jul 10, 2002 at 4:35 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from liz@dijkmat.nl, generated with the help of perlbug 1.34 running under perl v5.8.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 12, 2002 at 3:15 pm
    Sep 5, 2002 at 3:21 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Richard Clamp # Please include the string: [perl #15375] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Richard ClampRichard Clamp
    Jul 23, 2002 at 10:14 pm
    Jul 25, 2002 at 12:22 pm
  • In my experience, it's still bad to assign to a null pointer even if you've checked to make sure it's null :-). Passing a mode argument of zero was causing an access violation in VMS::Stdio::sync ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Jul 10, 2002 at 5:05 am
    Jul 12, 2002 at 9:46 am
  • Sometime between 16751 and 17396, Solaris has stopped building with -Duseithreads. It reports a bunch or problems with d_asctime_r_proto etc, then dies trying to build Errno. (These two things may or ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Jul 4, 2002 at 12:14 pm
    Jul 9, 2002 at 12:18 pm
  • I'm working on a tool that will report information about active locks, which can be presented when a deadlock occurs. Hijacking the core lock() is easy: *CORE::GLOBAL::lock = \&_lock; Making sure the ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 27, 2002 at 10:03 pm
    Jul 31, 2002 at 2:44 pm
  • Okay, I'm building on an AIX 520 chrp system, using the 64-bit kernel, only I took out libnsl from the cc options during ./Configure (so it would build). Everything built okay, but 48% of all the ...
    T L MclaneT L Mclane
    Jul 17, 2002 at 7:27 pm
    Jul 18, 2002 at 1:47 pm
  • Ok, it's done, mostly. Perlbug has been switched from the old custom system, to a new shiny (at the moment) system running Request Tracker. $PERLBUGURL = "http://rt.perl.org/perlbug/"; $PERLBUGADMIN ...
    Robert SpierRobert Spier
    Jul 17, 2002 at 7:58 pm
    Jul 18, 2002 at 10:06 am
  • While refining the regression test for Thread::Pool, I am finding that sometimes I get a huge integer value back for C<threads- list in a scalar() context. The check code is: cmp_ok( scalar(threads- ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 15, 2002 at 1:38 pm
    Jul 15, 2002 at 4:54 pm
  • The following patch is less restrictive when it comes to decide which files need to be manified. Abigail --- lib/ExtUtils.orig/MM_Unix.pm Thu Jul 11 19:54:04 2002 +++ lib/ExtUtils/MM_Unix.pm Thu Jul ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Jul 25, 2002 at 3:53 pm
    Aug 19, 2002 at 8:35 am
  • A recent change to CPAN.pm is causing older CPAN.pms to think they need Perl 5.8.0 to upgrade CPAN.pm. It used to be that you could avoid this bug by doing an "install CPAN" before installing any ...
    Sam TregarSam Tregar
    Jul 26, 2002 at 7:17 pm
    Aug 2, 2002 at 8:19 am
  • This is a build failure report for perl from abigail@lsuxa003.ao.nl.abnamro.com, generated with the help of perlbug 1.34 running under perl v5.8.0. ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Jul 29, 2002 at 2:53 pm
    Aug 8, 2002 at 3:35 pm
  • Slightly adapted program, different linux box (Linux domain.nl 2.4.18 #8 SMP Mon Mar 25 22:28:36 CET 2002 i686 unknown) =========================================================================== use ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 24, 2002 at 8:03 pm
    Jul 25, 2002 at 9:10 am
  • The functionality of Thread::Pool is now more or less as I envisioned it. So this is probably the last time I'll be bothering you guys with this. There is still an issue with the test-suite for the ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 13, 2002 at 11:09 pm
    Jul 21, 2002 at 8:11 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by z0d@thg.hu # Please include the string: [perl #15479] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    z0d@thg.\"hu \" (via RT)z0d@thg.\"hu \" (via RT)
    Jul 31, 2002 at 12:41 am
    Aug 8, 2002 at 3:44 pm
  • There was the faint sound of footsteps. "Chap with a whip got as far as the big sharp spikes last week," said the low priest. There was a sound like the flushing of a very old dry lavatory. The ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jul 19, 2002 at 12:20 am
    Jul 20, 2002 at 4:47 am
  • I did one tiny diddle to hints/svr4 to get my architecture seen, and also had to manually stick a #!line into HiRes.t, and here's the upshot from my efforts: Failed Test Stat Wstat Total Fail Failed ...
    Jadams01Jadams01
    Jul 15, 2002 at 7:38 pm
    Jul 17, 2002 at 6:16 pm
  • OK, I just built and installed perl-5.8.0, and the install "bin" directory does NOT contain an executable file named "perl". Why is that? I've got a file named perl5.8.0, but not one named just perl. ...
    Tom HorsleyTom Horsley
    Jul 22, 2002 at 4:30 pm
    Aug 2, 2002 at 5:20 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from abigail@foad.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.34 running under perl v5.8.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Jul 11, 2002 at 4:56 pm
    Jul 20, 2002 at 5:49 am
  • I noticed that we were parsing an explicit parameter index for precision, but not using it (and therefore using the wrong argument for the actual conversion). Since it is too late to add an ...
    Hugo van der SandenHugo van der Sanden
    Jul 16, 2002 at 2:56 pm
    Jul 17, 2002 at 10:55 pm
  • Dear all! I've read following article on perlmonks: http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=184331 and this seems like serious changing in behaviour between 5.6.1 and 5.8.0 releases in respect to ...
    Konovalov, VadimKonovalov, Vadim
    Jul 24, 2002 at 6:34 am
    Nov 7, 2002 at 9:37 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by abigail@foad.org # Please include the string: [perl #15326] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    abigail@foad.org (via RT)abigail@foad.org (via RT)
    Jul 22, 2002 at 4:16 pm
    Aug 20, 2002 at 3:03 pm
  • rand(0) does not simply return 0, instead, it returns the equivilent of rand(1). However, the documentation says: rand EXPR rand Returns a random fractional number greater than or equal to "0" and ...
    Luke PalmerLuke Palmer
    Jul 13, 2002 at 11:38 am
    Jul 19, 2002 at 1:58 am
  • To check the Thread:: module installation with -Duse5005threads, I decided to first build 17514 with that. Seems there is a lot more wrong. ;-( Don't know how important this is for 5.8.0... By the ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 13, 2002 at 9:01 am
    Jul 13, 2002 at 11:01 pm
  • This was reported by someone else yesterday. 1 - 8 spaces - 1 tab 2 - dmake does not like to choose between .xs.c + .c.o and .xs.o, hence just skip .xs.o so dmake does not get confused After that ...
    Mattia BarbonMattia Barbon
    Jul 10, 2002 at 4:49 pm
    Aug 27, 2002 at 1:00 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Elizabeth Mattijsen # Please include the string: [perl #15898] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 31, 2002 at 3:30 pm
    Aug 8, 2002 at 4:00 pm
  • Where in op.c (I assume) is the code that makes a lexical an alias to the element being iterated upon in a for loop? for my $x (@y) { # \$x == \$y[$i] } I'm wondering why Perl doesn't have a method ...
    Jeff 'japhy' PinyanJeff 'japhy' Pinyan
    Jul 30, 2002 at 5:16 pm
    Aug 1, 2002 at 2:04 pm
  • I installed 5.8.0 RC3 on my iBook running Mac OS X.1.5 and it's really gone well. It passed ninety-eight percent of tests, so I went ahead and put it into /usr/local/lib/ The only thing I've come ...
    Phil DobbinPhil Dobbin
    Jul 15, 2002 at 4:05 pm
    Jul 19, 2002 at 3:39 pm
  • Nick's patch works just fine here. Case closed. Thanks PG -----Original Message----- From: Jarkko Hietaniemi Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 11:12 AM To: Green, Paul Subject: Re: Private Update re VOS ...
    Green, PaulGreen, Paul
    Jul 17, 2002 at 7:50 pm
    Jul 18, 2002 at 7:29 am
  • This is a bug report for perl from liz@dijkmat.nl, generated with the help of perlbug 1.34 running under perl v5.8.0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please enter ...
    Elizabeth MattijsenElizabeth Mattijsen
    Jul 13, 2002 at 7:46 pm
    Jul 15, 2002 at 8:27 am
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