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  • Two weeks ago, I wrote a proposal for dealing with utf-8 with a proof-of-concept patch. There were few reactions to it. Understandable in the sense that it was a large patch. I knew it was never ...
    Gerard GoossenGerard Goossen
    Feb 2, 2007 at 10:23 pm
    Mar 3, 2007 at 9:30 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "John Berthels" # Please include the string: [perl #41527] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    John BerthelsJohn Berthels
    Feb 17, 2007 at 9:21 am
    Apr 18, 2007 at 6:48 pm
  • This is a bug report for perl from jdhedden@cpan.org, generated with the help of perlbug 1.35 running under perl v5.8.8. ----------------------------------------------------------------- [Please ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Feb 22, 2007 at 2:03 pm
    Apr 19, 2007 at 7:57 am
  • I previous posted a Unicode-handling patch and suggested some development changes. Since then I have made more changes. Because posting 1MB patches isn't very convenient I have made a public ...
    Gerard GoossenGerard Goossen
    Feb 21, 2007 at 8:57 pm
    Apr 12, 2007 at 1:35 am
  • I just tried building libwin32-0.26 using an installed copy of the current bleadperl, and got this error: Win32 version 0.270 (v0.270.0) required--this is only version 0.260 (v0.260.0) at ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Feb 26, 2007 at 2:23 pm
    Mar 8, 2007 at 2:17 pm
  • Hello! First a "Yay!" to all the new features that are going to be in 5.10! But I'm a bit puzzled about the 'use feature' thing. What was the reason for introducing this mechanism? (I've been ...
    Robin RedekerRobin Redeker
    Feb 28, 2007 at 5:04 pm
    Mar 7, 2007 at 6:59 pm
  • In bleadperl, there's a compiled in limit of 50 nested recursion calls. If you exceed the limit, your program dies. I think this limit is too low. I took the grammar for email addresses from RFC2822 ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Feb 14, 2007 at 5:17 pm
    Feb 26, 2007 at 4:51 pm
  • I tried to figure out why a program used much more memory that I would expect and was surprised to find that truncating long strings in the obvious way actually double the space perl allocates. Demo: ...
    Gisle AasGisle Aas
    Feb 12, 2007 at 8:52 pm
    Mar 29, 2007 at 4:33 pm
  • This prototype patch adds support for (?^......) which has the property that the buffers in any given branch that the construct contains will start at the same number. Any buffers after the construct ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Feb 6, 2007 at 2:10 pm
    Feb 13, 2007 at 12:44 pm
  • Moin, this is the perl code: Oh my. refaddr() calls blessed(), but doesn't use the return value except for checking it is true. It then blesses the original reference to a fake package, does some ...
    TelsTels
    Feb 9, 2007 at 11:22 am
    Feb 12, 2007 at 6:19 am
  • Just a heads up: I've had some time to work on this. I've got a patch I'm testing for parts 2 and 3 below (Jan already did part 1) plus moving Win32API::File. As soon as everything passes on cygwin ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Feb 20, 2007 at 5:46 am
    Feb 27, 2007 at 10:43 am
  • Hello, After I upraded from MAINT29163 to MAINT30364, I can no longer build Compress::Zlib 1.42 -- test suite like broked. t/02zlib........FAILED tests 35-37, 43-45, 51-53, 60, 62, 64 Failed 12/239 ...
    Alexey TourbinAlexey Tourbin
    Feb 26, 2007 at 10:51 pm
    Mar 3, 2007 at 4:14 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Tom Callaway # Please include the string: [perl #41586] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Tom CallawayTom Callaway
    Feb 22, 2007 at 10:21 pm
    Mar 7, 2007 at 7:25 am
  • Im seeing a lot of stuff like the following when i do a make test: ../lib/ExtUtils/t/00compile....................................ok 27/98Math::BigInt: couldn't load specified math lib(s), fallback ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Feb 26, 2007 at 3:42 pm
    Feb 28, 2007 at 9:13 am
  • Hi At Nicholas' suggestion I have been looking into why Module::Build is failing test on VMS. My observations are - if you run the MB basic.t in isolation it works. - as part of the full make test it ...
    Andrew BlackAndrew Black
    Feb 13, 2007 at 9:59 am
    Apr 12, 2007 at 1:50 pm
  • Presented without comment: http://lambda-the-ultimate.org/node/2064
    Robert SpierRobert Spier
    Feb 20, 2007 at 4:37 pm
    Feb 25, 2007 at 9:26 pm
  • It turns out that it *is* documented that anything starting (? doesn't capture: Non-backreference-producing parens of various sorts may now be indicated by placing a ? directly after the opening ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 12, 2007 at 11:41 pm
    Feb 14, 2007 at 12:33 pm
  • I've just updated the Perl repository browser script at http://public.activestate.com/cgi-bin/perlbrowse Originally I just intended to fix a problem reported by Nicholas where paths starting with ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Feb 6, 2007 at 2:41 am
    Feb 10, 2007 at 3:04 am
  • If I try to build blead with g++ on FreeBSD I don't get very far: `sh cflags "optimize='-g'" miniperlmain.o` miniperlmain.c CCCMD = ccache g++ -DPERL_CORE -c -DHAS_FPSETMASK -DHAS_FLOATINGPOINT_H ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 19, 2007 at 11:06 pm
    Apr 12, 2007 at 2:32 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Jesse Vincent # Please include the string: [perl #41645] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jesse VincentJesse Vincent
    Feb 28, 2007 at 5:29 pm
    Mar 2, 2007 at 10:28 pm
  • Yeah, I'm with Yuval here. There seem to be a cold war going on here wrt identifying an object. In the beginning we used UNIVERSAL::isa() and UNIVERSAL::can(). And it could identify the nature of any ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 26, 2007 at 9:51 pm
    Mar 2, 2007 at 11:09 am
  • If Perl is configured with -Dnoextensions='Text/Soundex' then autouse.t fails. Attached patch changes autouse.t to use Errno.pm instead. (I have no use for Text::Soundex, so I build Perl without it.)
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Feb 18, 2007 at 5:09 pm
    Feb 21, 2007 at 5:34 pm
  • Patch 30180 in maint causes lots of "implicit declaration of function 'XXX'" warnings during 'make'. As a result, 'make test' produces a lot of failures and eventually hangs (under Cygwin). Zip of ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Feb 9, 2007 at 5:01 pm
    Feb 12, 2007 at 12:45 pm
  • $Data::Dumper::Sortkeys does causes the each() iterator to not be properly reset. I can't find any bug reports about this. #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use Data::Dumper; use Test::More ...
    OvidOvid
    Feb 15, 2007 at 11:19 am
    Feb 15, 2007 at 6:35 pm
  • There's a new online German speaking Perl magazine: http://www.foo-magazin.de/ It talks about everything Perl: New features in Perl 10 !!! Perl on Windows Interviews with Perl People Perl Job Links ...
    Richard FoleyRichard Foley
    Feb 8, 2007 at 8:16 am
    Feb 8, 2007 at 7:31 pm
  • Add quotes around the value for $Text::Balanced::VERSION so that CPAN will not report that a module update is needed: cpan r Package namespace installed latest in CPAN file Text::Balanced 2 2.000000 ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Feb 8, 2007 at 2:37 pm
    Jan 16, 2008 at 3:27 pm
  • Arguably, the best thing to happen to Perl 5 development in the past 10 years was the Perl 6 effort drawing away all the attention and excitement so that p5p could get real work done without ...
    JesseJesse
    Feb 5, 2007 at 10:34 pm
    Feb 28, 2007 at 6:19 pm
  • I'd like to implement a module that permits this: use IO::Mark; sub examine { # Get the file handle. Might not be seekable my $fh = shift; my $mark = IO::Mark- new($fh); my $buf; $mark- read($buf, ...
    Andy ArmstrongAndy Armstrong
    Feb 26, 2007 at 6:20 pm
    Feb 28, 2007 at 3:15 am
  • Moin, while trying to integrate Math::BigInt v1.78, I noticed that I missed some spellfixes and typo corrections in blead. I blame the long development break and me switching machines :) So, I ...
    TelsTels
    Feb 2, 2007 at 2:51 pm
    Feb 19, 2007 at 7:18 pm
  • $ p4 sync ...@29192 $ make perl ... $ ~/p4perl/perl/perl -T -e '$a = "" . substr($^X, 0, 0); eval $a' Insecure dependency in eval while running with -T switch at -e line 1. $ p4 sync ...@29193 $ make ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 7, 2007 at 1:05 pm
    Feb 8, 2007 at 1:47 pm
  • Trying to build blead@30120 on VMS, the build dies during extension building with the following error: MCR [----]miniperl.exe "-I[----.lib]" "-I[----.lib]" [----.lib.ExtUtils]xsubpp -nolinenumbers ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Feb 5, 2007 at 1:32 pm
    Feb 8, 2007 at 4:58 am
  • The important thing in this release is fixing the build_man.t test which would fail if your Perl was configured not to install man pages. I hope folks like the new change log format. 6.32 Wed Feb 21 ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 22, 2007 at 7:05 am
    Feb 24, 2007 at 7:23 am
  • Hi mum A Perl friend of mine just had her first kid, and took her to go get her first photo with Santa. I thought you might like it. Adam
    Adam KennedyAdam Kennedy
    Feb 7, 2007 at 3:19 am
    Feb 8, 2007 at 7:39 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by John Gnew # Please include the string: [perl #41520] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    John GnewJohn Gnew
    Feb 16, 2007 at 6:19 pm
    Feb 20, 2007 at 8:52 pm
  • The attached text isn't the full patch. For the convenience of those who are interested in the major changes and additions only, I have deleted editorial and trivial changes. Notice that the section ...
    Wolfgang LaunWolfgang Laun
    Feb 12, 2007 at 7:52 am
    Feb 14, 2007 at 3:04 pm
  • While playing with perl-current, the program below crashes with a segmentation fault. The program call is not in the usual way, but since some other way of not declaring a variable does not segfault, ...
    Wolfgang LaunWolfgang Laun
    Feb 13, 2007 at 9:25 am
    Feb 14, 2007 at 7:32 am
  • I did the chicken-hearted thing and simply stopped using Carp in XSSymSet: http://public.activestate.com/cgi-bin/perlbrowse/p/30002 But someone who is a Carp guru may want to ponder whether this is a ...
    Craig BerryCraig Berry
    Feb 8, 2007 at 11:03 pm
    Feb 10, 2007 at 10:53 am
  • # New Ticket Created by yves orton # Please include the string: [perl #41531] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Yves ortonYves orton
    Feb 17, 2007 at 11:28 pm
    Mar 20, 2007 at 12:24 am
  • I think I finally got to the bottom of this, or at least I'm scraping the crud that's stuck to the bottom. My pathological test case basically boils down to: Time::HiRes::ualarm(10_000, 10_000); ...
    Craig BerryCraig Berry
    Feb 3, 2007 at 6:11 pm
    Feb 25, 2007 at 1:00 am
  • The attached patch tests for bless [] = "some\0string"; since stashes end up in C strings any package with a null byte given to bless will be cut off at that byte. I also threw in tests for every ...
    Ævar Arnfjörð BjarmasonÆvar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
    Feb 3, 2007 at 10:55 pm
    Feb 7, 2007 at 12:39 am
  • I have a module with the following construct: require Carp; Carp::croak 'message...'; It works fine under 5.8.8. However, under blead it generates: String found where operator expected at ..., near ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Feb 28, 2007 at 3:50 pm
    Mar 1, 2007 at 10:31 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
    Feb 5, 2007 at 2:16 pm
    Feb 26, 2007 at 2:35 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Steve Peters # Please include the string: [perl #41550] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Steve PetersSteve Peters
    Feb 20, 2007 at 4:58 am
    Feb 26, 2007 at 11:10 am
  • Good evening, First, apologies if I mixed up some terms in the subject line again. My knowledge of the inner workings of perl is not quite developed enough. In the namespace::clean[1] module I use ...
    Robert 'phaylon' SedlacekRobert 'phaylon' Sedlacek
    Feb 23, 2007 at 6:02 pm
    Feb 25, 2007 at 7:25 am
  • Moin, just a quick test: ü ö ä € Ü Ö Ä ß best wishes, Tels - -- Signed on Sat Feb 17 14:34:09 2007 with key 0x93B84C15. Get one of my photo posters: http://bloodgate.com/posters PGP key on ...
    TelsTels
    Feb 17, 2007 at 1:44 pm
    Feb 17, 2007 at 5:38 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by abigail@abigail.nl # Please include the string: [perl #41491] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Abigail @ abigail . nlAbigail @ abigail . nl
    Feb 12, 2007 at 4:19 pm
    Feb 15, 2007 at 12:43 pm
  • perlop.pod doesn't list "k" as one of the modifiers for m//, fix in the patch.
    Ævar Arnfjörð BjarmasonÆvar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
    Feb 12, 2007 at 12:15 am
    Feb 14, 2007 at 8:04 am
  • $ ./perl -Ilib -e'use strict; for $s ("") {}' Segmentation fault Sweet. 0x0806e401 in Perl_newFOROP (my_perl=0x82a7008, flags=0, label=0x0, forline=1, sv=0x82cb1e0, expr=0x82cb288, block=0x82cb5d8, ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 1, 2007 at 3:17 pm
    Feb 13, 2007 at 11:08 pm
  • Good day, My name is Ferry Bolhar and I'm working at the municipality of Vienna. We're using Perl since 1998, I personally like it very much. Because I was one of the first writing scripts in Perl, I ...
    Bolhar-Nordenkampf FerdinandBolhar-Nordenkampf Ferdinand
    Feb 2, 2007 at 11:55 am
    Feb 12, 2007 at 5:21 pm
  • It seems that the cmd.exe shell on win2k has the dirty, evil, habit of treating del *.foo as the same thing as del *.foo* Which is as evil and dirty, low-down underhanded thing to do as I can ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Feb 10, 2007 at 7:00 pm
    Feb 12, 2007 at 9:18 am
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