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  • Based on some [evil] ideas that H.Merijn Brand put into my head, I have a proposal for a new initialization method of version objects: use version \$VERSION = _____; where that blank could take any ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Jan 19, 2007 at 1:13 am
    Jan 23, 2007 at 12:04 pm
  • I'm trying to make a list of what needs to be sorted out before a new development release: (5.9.5, which should be feature-equal to 5.10.0) - 64 bit Linux builds (/lib64) (is more than change #29603 ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Jan 5, 2007 at 5:20 pm
    Mar 7, 2007 at 12:01 am
  • I think we need to reconsider use feature 'dor'; use feature 'dor'; does not export a 'dor' routine, nor enable a 'dor' feature. I think that it should do one or the other or be removed. having use ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Jan 12, 2007 at 2:07 pm
    Jan 24, 2007 at 1:20 pm
  • Running the test suite on blead emits a warning for lib/ExtUtils/t/MM_Unix: 'Argument "1.51_01" isn't numeric in addition (+) at ../lib/Test/Builder.pm line 503.' This is due to the version string ...
    Dintelmann, PeterDintelmann, Peter
    Jan 9, 2007 at 2:52 pm
    Jan 19, 2007 at 5:41 pm
  • The attached patch will walk through all elements of PATH and replace them with the win32_ansipath() version to make sure all directories are accessible from Perl. This needs to happen during ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Jan 4, 2007 at 8:40 pm
    Jun 8, 2007 at 8:45 am
  • Additional discovery: it turns out that the sign is not irretrievably lost by the numeric comparison. It can be discovered by [s]printf with a "%f" format. It is only the default string conversion ...
    ZeframZefram
    Jan 9, 2007 at 11:43 am
    Feb 10, 2007 at 5:24 pm
  • Historically the utility of $`, $&, and $' has been restricted by the performance penalty that their usage imposes on every match that will be executed in the program. The main reason for this is ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Jan 12, 2007 at 1:31 am
    Jun 25, 2007 at 1:01 am
  • Since it got sort of buried in the release issues, I'd like to address this in a seperate thread. In short, the CPAN toolchain that comes with Perl cannot reliably bootstrap itself. While it ...
    Adam KennedyAdam Kennedy
    Jan 9, 2007 at 4:18 am
    Jan 11, 2007 at 1:17 pm
  • I thought i'd start a new thread on this subject. I have the following issues on my check-list: 1. Modularize the modifier and strignification logic so that re.pm can use the core logic and therefore ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Jan 24, 2007 at 12:37 pm
    Feb 4, 2007 at 2:29 am
  • A while back now I needed to port a usage of $ENV{HOME} to by platform neutral. That lead to my discovery of the somewhat rotten File::HomeDir module, which I took over and have gradually been ...
    Adam KennedyAdam Kennedy
    Jan 3, 2007 at 4:37 am
    Jan 5, 2007 at 12:32 am
  • Hi John, first off, thanks a lot for the fixes in 0.69 -- they make pure perl installs of version.pm work very nicely under 5.8.x. Unfortunately, they fail tests under 5.6.2 quite heavily [1]. The XS ...
    Jos BoumansJos Boumans
    Jan 25, 2007 at 7:36 pm
    Jan 27, 2007 at 1:47 am
  • The pattern \s+ is special cased in the split code, unfortunately the special case isnt unicode aware. The attached code fixes that. Thanks to Yitzchak for pointing out the bug. Yves -- perl ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Jan 19, 2007 at 1:14 am
    Jan 24, 2007 at 11:51 am
  • I'm getting lots of failures in the test suite after applying maint patch 29919 (under Cygwin). Does any know if this is fixed by any subsequent patches? Expecting? Get great news right away with ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jan 31, 2007 at 8:02 pm
    Feb 3, 2007 at 6:59 pm
  • Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jan 8, 2007 at 1:34 am
    Jan 25, 2007 at 2:50 pm
  • I wonder if the attached patch would be enough to do Unicode-encoded (and legacy encodings) %ENV values. I basically just hijacked Env.pm and sprinkled a little of Encode magic. The basic assumption ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jan 1, 2007 at 9:28 pm
    Jan 3, 2007 at 2:13 am
  • Another application/GUI framework on top of Symbian, port by Alexander Smishlajev, I just cleaned it up a bit and made it to work with -Duseithreads.
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jan 1, 2007 at 1:49 pm
    Jan 4, 2007 at 3:24 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Mark-Jason Dominus # Please include the string: [perl #41216] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Jan 9, 2007 at 12:53 pm
    Jan 10, 2007 at 7:48 am
  • From this code in Configure (introduced with change 7605 over six years ago)... int main() { $uvtype u = 0; $nvtype d; int n = 8 * $uvsize; int i; #ifdef SIGFPE signal(SIGFPE, blech); #endif for (i = ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Jan 1, 2007 at 11:08 pm
    Jan 5, 2007 at 9:55 am
  • Internal Server Error The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request. Please contact the server administrator, webmaster@perl.org and inform them ...
    Perl5 Bug SummaryPerl5 Bug Summary
    Jan 1, 2007 at 2:01 pm
    Jan 29, 2007 at 2:16 pm
  • I'm helping Ovid with TAPx::Parser at the moment. On Mac OS when we use open3 to launch a test script we're seeing a premature eof if we happen to attempt to read the script's output before it's ...
    Andy ArmstrongAndy Armstrong
    Jan 18, 2007 at 1:56 pm
    Jan 20, 2007 at 1:21 pm
  • With the astonishing work by Yves Orton and Dave Mitchell, regexps will be powered with new features. And old code that assumed too much will stop working. For example, take a regex and extract its ...
    Adriano FerreiraAdriano Ferreira
    Jan 15, 2007 at 6:07 pm
    Jan 17, 2007 at 7:03 pm
  • I'm curious why smart-match has to be enabled with a "use feature". I admit I wasn't paying attention when it was implemented, but does ~~ actually clash with any existing syntax?
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jan 15, 2007 at 7:05 am
    Jan 16, 2007 at 12:15 am
  • There are several other tests that limit PATH and fail without this (at least for me) and newish cygwin's seem to like having the dlls in t/.., not t. This will leave them behind instead of cleaning ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Jan 8, 2007 at 12:56 am
    Jan 9, 2007 at 8:59 am
  • Hi, If you look at http://lists.perl.org/ or http://lists.cpan.org/ (the former just redirects to the latter) you'll see a list that apparently has lost its maintainer. For instance, I've tried ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Jan 25, 2007 at 4:47 am
    Jan 26, 2007 at 1:20 pm
  • Time for a snapshot, I think: http://www.ccl4.org/~nick/P/perl-29832.tar.bz2 (Or from your favourite rsync server, rsync -avz rsync://ftp.linux.activestate.com/perl-5.8.x/ ~/Perl/maintperl-src ) ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 16, 2007 at 9:08 am
    Jan 17, 2007 at 11:05 am
  • It does happen indirectly relative to join/detach activities, but only after the thread refs are destroyed via ithread_mg_free. No thread ever gets to S_ithread_free_locked with count == 0. If you'll ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jan 11, 2007 at 3:43 am
    Jan 12, 2007 at 7:59 pm
  • After my call for any additional test failures for the CPAN release of version.pm, I got two quick hits (Cygwin and HP-UX) which share one common thread: they both have enabled ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Jan 8, 2007 at 5:55 pm
    Jan 9, 2007 at 12:20 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Tels # Please include the string: [perl #41170] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    TelsTels
    Jan 3, 2007 at 8:04 pm
    Jan 7, 2007 at 5:31 am
  • The warnings tests seem to have failed also elsewhere: http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.daily-build.reports/44190 http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.daily-build.reports/44188 -------- Original ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jan 20, 2007 at 4:11 pm
    Feb 5, 2007 at 11:45 am
  • There's a regression test in t/base/lex.t: sub foo::::::bar { print "ok $test\n"; $test++ } foo::::::bar; It parses. It passes. It was added here: ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 31, 2007 at 2:14 pm
    Feb 2, 2007 at 6:17 pm
  • Hi, I'm using Perl for websites (mod_perl, DBD::mysql, LWP::UserAgent, IO::Socket::INET, etc). All our data is in UTF-8. We had (have) some problems using Unicode/UTF-8 (string being wronly ...
    Gerard GoossenGerard Goossen
    Jan 17, 2007 at 6:03 pm
    Jan 18, 2007 at 8:12 pm
  • Previous patch on this subject: http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/cgi-bin/w3glimpse2html/perl5-porters/2006-03/msg00551.html I have been investigating a reported bug with Win32::GUI relating to fork and ...
    Robert MayRobert May
    Jan 13, 2007 at 12:59 am
    Jan 18, 2007 at 11:37 am
  • Dear MSWion32-x86-multi-thread perl porters, I have no capability to understand how these tests are failing... Can anybody with windows/threads knowledge help me track this down? This bug is ...
    Yuval KogmanYuval Kogman
    Jan 16, 2007 at 3:27 pm
    Jan 17, 2007 at 11:26 am
  • Rafael long ago posted a patch to implement /w, http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2004-12/msg00479.html which would make it easier to match a single word. More specifically the ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Jan 12, 2007 at 3:52 pm
    Jan 13, 2007 at 5:10 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.8.8 patch 29722 Mugwump.uk.radan.com: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.40GHz(~3391 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on MSWin32 - WinXP/.Net SP2 using cl version 12.00.8804 smoketime 4 hours ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jan 8, 2007 at 11:31 pm
    Jan 10, 2007 at 9:11 am
  • With change #29698 I've fixed how -t and -w interact together. Basically -t enables tainting, but not fatal errors due to tainting, only warnings: so it sets the taint-warning bit in the warnings ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Jan 5, 2007 at 4:49 pm
    Jan 8, 2007 at 10:36 am
  • I'm slowly trying to get back into the swing of things after a couple of weeks away, and I see that blead currently doesn't build on Win32 (in debug mode at least): ..\toke.c(3209) : error C2039: ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jan 2, 2007 at 10:57 am
    Jan 2, 2007 at 2:52 pm
  • Hello, After I upgraded from perl-5.8.x MAINT28854 to MAINT29163 I noticed the following syntax problem or something. MAINT28854 $ perl -Mstrict -le 'my$comment;$$comment{TEXT}=[\qw(a b ...
    Alexey TourbinAlexey Tourbin
    Jan 12, 2007 at 4:35 am
    Feb 26, 2007 at 1:12 pm
  • I've been noticing the following test failure for some time now, but didn't have a chance to look into it. I was assuming it was due to some broken compiler on my box, but I just built a fresh perl ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Jan 4, 2007 at 1:35 pm
    Feb 4, 2007 at 10:09 pm
  • Oops. Yves spots that these: break the build, because sp is declared with #define dSP register SV **sp = PL_stack_sp Simplest thing to my mind is to remove the register keyword? These days are there ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 21, 2007 at 6:52 pm
    Jan 25, 2007 at 11:22 pm
  • I'm currently still suffering from one of the threads tests hanging on Win32, so none of my (bleadperl) smokes have been completing lately. A couple of months ago there was some discussion about this ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jan 17, 2007 at 6:11 pm
    Jan 24, 2007 at 6:42 pm
  • Attached patch makes the regex offsets code be only included in debugging builds. For those that dont know the offsets code provides a level of support for mapping parts of the pattern to the regops ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Jan 14, 2007 at 2:24 pm
    Jan 16, 2007 at 10:58 am
  • I'm writing up the "use feature qw(:foo)" patch and I came across "use feature qw(:5.10)". I have some concerns and thoughts about this. 1) What happens if we want to add another feature to 5.10.1? ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jan 15, 2007 at 12:40 am
    Jan 15, 2007 at 9:51 am
  • Curious. We thought that we'd nailed (most?) every leak in current blead. As of about a week ago, Dave got the last known eval leaks. (Although the fix is fragile, and if it causes more problems than ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jan 8, 2007 at 8:42 pm
    Jan 14, 2007 at 9:56 pm
  • Hi *, I've played around with perl 5.9.4 and some questions came to my mind... *) In the docs of 5.9.4 the keyword "dor" is mentioned, but it doesn't work. The code I've tested: perl -e 'use feature ...
    Renée BäckerRenée Bäcker
    Jan 12, 2007 at 4:30 pm
    Jan 12, 2007 at 6:03 pm
  • D'oh. You're correct. That gets back to my original issue about never being able to free the mutex because you can't guarantee that the exiting thread and some other thread won't try to make the ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jan 9, 2007 at 5:55 pm
    Jan 10, 2007 at 4:09 pm
  • Dear p5p, A bug in AutoLoader.pm causes it to loop forever if an %INC entry points to a file with a different base name than the module it represents. Observe: (Put it in some file *not* named ...
    Steffen MuellerSteffen Mueller
    Jan 9, 2007 at 6:15 pm
    Jan 10, 2007 at 10:55 am
  • It would be really cool if there was a way to make Configure emit the code it's just trying to compile. I've more than once replaced variables by hand to figure out what is wrong if a Configure test ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Jan 2, 2007 at 11:05 am
    Jan 2, 2007 at 10:43 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by jdhedden@1979.usna.com # Please include the string: [perl #41222] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jdhedden @ 1979 . usna . comJdhedden @ 1979 . usna . com
    Jan 10, 2007 at 4:01 pm
    Feb 5, 2007 at 11:06 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Guido Flohr # Please include the string: [perl #41384] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Guido FlohrGuido Flohr
    Jan 31, 2007 at 8:32 pm
    Feb 5, 2007 at 7:26 am
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