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  • Now that we have lexical $_, why not lexical subs if ($some_expression) { sub complex_calc { # Some very complex calculus for this lexical scope only } my $foo = complex_calc (.....) + complex_calc ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Mar 9, 2007 at 7:45 am
    Mar 13, 2007 at 3:57 pm
  • In the recent thread on use feature Mark Jason Dominus made a comment that I think is worth analysing in more detail, and frankly deserves a bit of a rant. Its not really aimed at him as the view he ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Mar 1, 2007 at 12:22 pm
    Mar 7, 2007 at 1:22 am
  • Hi & good day @ all, As announced in my mail from last month, I'll now send the second document of my Perl docs, so called 'perlscopetut.pod'. Some topics mentioned therein are: - Scopes (static and ...
    Bolhar-Nordenkampf FerdinandBolhar-Nordenkampf Ferdinand
    Mar 1, 2007 at 11:22 am
    Mar 3, 2007 at 4:57 pm
  • I've recently been working on writing re::engine::* modules, some of which are on CPAN already under AVAR. The following are things that I'd like to see fixed in core before 5.10 is out so that I can ...
    Ævar Arnfjörð BjarmasonÆvar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
    Mar 29, 2007 at 2:28 am
    Apr 10, 2007 at 9:57 pm
  • struct pmop { BASEOP ... U32 op_pmflags; U32 op_pmpermflags; U8 op_pmdynflags; ... }; and yet in pp_match I see things like PL_curpm = pm; if (dynpm- op_pmflags & PMf_ONCE) dynpm- op_pmdynflags |= ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Mar 31, 2007 at 10:40 pm
    Apr 8, 2007 at 3:27 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Jari Aalto # Please include the string: [perl #41683] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jari AaltoJari Aalto
    Mar 3, 2007 at 5:05 pm
    Mar 23, 2007 at 2:49 pm
  • It was discussed on #p5p that state variables in 5.10 will always evaluate the expression on the RHS and discard the value in later calls, example: $ perl5.9.5 -E 'sub res { print "eek"; int rand ...
    Ævar Arnfjörð BjarmasonÆvar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
    Mar 25, 2007 at 10:14 pm
    Apr 2, 2007 at 12:47 pm
  • I'd like to know if the MAD stuff is anything that would interest me and whether I can do anything with it. Browsing the source is not enough to get me started. So here is my list of Frequently Asked ...
    Rick DelaneyRick Delaney
    Mar 3, 2007 at 2:02 pm
    Mar 16, 2007 at 8:43 am
  • Moin, I consider doing away with the following packages, for the reasons outlined below. If anybody wants to preserve them, send me an email and I make you co-maintainer. Otherwise the will vanish. * ...
    TelsTels
    Mar 4, 2007 at 8:55 pm
    Mar 7, 2007 at 5:21 pm
  • Currently the utility of UNIVERSAL::DOES is somewhat restricted. It can't be safely used without also using Scalar::Util::blessed() as a guard clause to ensure that the object being checked is in ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Mar 11, 2007 at 12:46 pm
    Mar 15, 2007 at 8:10 pm
  • We're in the process of adding a version number to TAP (ya know, ok 1, not ok 2) and I'm trying to figure out what version number we're actually at. I've been tracing back through the features added ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Mar 11, 2007 at 1:10 am
    Mar 13, 2007 at 1:29 am
  • Moin, is there anyone out there translating the Perl (core) PODs to other languages? What's the status on these translations if they exist? Or does somebody plan to? All the best, Tels - -- Signed on ...
    TelsTels
    Mar 9, 2007 at 4:18 pm
    Apr 6, 2007 at 8:43 am
  • In the output from 'make test', I get the following: lib/Pod/t/InputObjects......................................ok lib/Pod/t/man...............................................Unknown PerlIO layer ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Mar 1, 2007 at 7:27 pm
    Mar 6, 2007 at 11:19 am
  • Moin, I now tracked the problem for this bugreport http://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=18025 (filed in bignum) down to some problem with int() and Look Ma!, I can replicate it without bignum at ...
    TelsTels
    Mar 30, 2007 at 5:55 pm
    Apr 1, 2007 at 12:01 pm
  • Attached patch will get the show on the road for building, but won't fix the minitest failures (ill followup with a patch for that). The change required to lib/ExtUtils/Liblist/Kid.pm fixes a bug in ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Mar 7, 2007 at 3:24 pm
    Mar 9, 2007 at 9:12 am
  • Somewhere after the patchlevel 30634 [1] but definitely by the patchlevel 30667 [2] the following threads tests (if one believes the test harness) ../ext/threads/shared/t/cond.t -1 11 82 160 3-82 ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Mar 25, 2007 at 12:57 am
    Mar 27, 2007 at 6:18 am
  • Greets, Here's a patch for some nits in perlreguts: copy-editing stuff like punctuation, missing words, etc. There was one malformed sentence I didn't grok and wasn't sure how to correct: This is ...
    Marvin HumphreyMarvin Humphrey
    Mar 16, 2007 at 5:43 am
    Mar 20, 2007 at 11:12 pm
  • Hi all! I believe it's high time to release a new maintenance release of the perl-5.8.x branch. There are several bugs that I'm aware of in perl-5.8.x. The one that most bothers me is: ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Mar 11, 2007 at 10:26 pm
    Mar 15, 2007 at 7:33 pm
  • Actually it's in the core, and lexical now. The meanings of pack C and U and their combinations have been changed years ago, by Ton Hospel, after lots of discussion. I'm not tempted to change them ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Mar 31, 2007 at 7:10 am
    Apr 2, 2007 at 3:51 pm
  • This patch adds a test for p55, the "Perl 5 to Perl 5" translator. The patch is a bit large, because I made 'nomad' into a package 'Nomad.pm', but I don't think I changed anything to its internals. ...
    Gerard GoossenGerard Goossen
    Mar 20, 2007 at 6:12 pm
    Mar 26, 2007 at 9:50 pm
  • 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
    Mar 5, 2007 at 2:17 pm
    Mar 26, 2007 at 2:16 pm
  • Ok, heres the issue that 30678 solves in a nutshell in code: #!perl -l my $qr=qr/fo+oba+r/; 'foobar'=~/$qr/; print "A:",$1,$2; { 'fooooobaaaaar'=~/$qr/; print "B:",$1,$2; } print "C:",$1,$2; We ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Mar 23, 2007 at 1:23 pm
    Mar 26, 2007 at 9:00 am
  • Today on perlmonks: http://perlmonks.org/?node_id=603402 Executive summary: "brainsick" expects the translation of PERL5LIB to @INC at runtime whereas perl seems to compute it once at startup. Or ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Mar 8, 2007 at 7:43 pm
    Mar 22, 2007 at 7:56 am
  • Hi! I'm trying to compile Website Meta Language against maintperl but I'm getting this: <<<<<<<<<<<<< shlomi:~/progs/wml/wml-itself/core/svn/2.0.x/src/wml_backend/p3_eperl$ make cc -Wl,-E ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Mar 12, 2007 at 10:30 pm
    Mar 17, 2007 at 2:28 pm
  • Surprising problem of the day: We set up our test bot to run with - Mdiagnostics, and performance went in the toilet, and some of our tests that make sure indexing happens within a reasonable amount ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Mar 15, 2007 at 4:21 pm
    Mar 15, 2007 at 5:44 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Jari Aalto # Please include the string: [perl #41687] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jari AaltoJari Aalto
    Mar 4, 2007 at 1:00 am
    Mar 14, 2007 at 6:43 pm
  • use Cwd; opendir D, "t" or die $!; open D, "ext" or die $!; chdir D or die $!; print getcwd, "\n"; __END__ Where do you think we end up? /home/nick/p4perl/perl/ext I'm not sure that this is logical. ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Mar 9, 2007 at 4:36 pm
    Mar 11, 2007 at 2:23 am
  • Moin, Michael Schwern found a memory leak in FastCalc, provided insight into why it leaks, and send in a patch and testfile. Splendid! So I applied his patch and released FastCalc 0.12 to CPAN. ...
    TelsTels
    Mar 3, 2007 at 4:11 pm
    Mar 6, 2007 at 9:24 am
  • Patch add a new madprop 'B' saying that something was forced to be a word. (Very useful when converting barewords). Gerard Goossen
    Gerard GoossenGerard Goossen
    Mar 29, 2007 at 4:07 pm
    Apr 25, 2007 at 4:13 pm
  • This makes no sense to me: $ cat E.pl #!perl -w use Exporter; BEGIN { package Testing::Unused::Vars; @ISA = qw(Exporter); @EXPORT = qw(this $TODO that); package Foo; Testing::Unused::Vars- import; } ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Mar 9, 2007 at 5:55 pm
    Apr 16, 2007 at 11:01 pm
  • It all started so innocently... I wanted to get "./microperl -Ilib -V" working in Tru64. Which it wouldn't, since the ivsize et alia were all wrong since Alphas are not Intels (though these days ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Mar 31, 2007 at 9:50 pm
    Apr 5, 2007 at 3:19 am
  • Hi Allison! I've been thinking that after the death of PONIE, I'll try to bring perl 5 to Parrot from a different approach. Why not write a Perl 5 front end that will compile Perl 5 code to Parrot ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Mar 30, 2007 at 6:32 pm
    Mar 31, 2007 at 3:05 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Michael G Schwern # Please include the string: [perl #42163] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Mar 29, 2007 at 3:50 am
    Mar 30, 2007 at 7:46 pm
  • Data::Alias won't work on some platforms (notably Win32, but also AIX, OS/2, classic MacOS) because I need to invoke functions which aren't exported. Most platforms don't care, but some - the ...
    Matthijs van DuinMatthijs van Duin
    Mar 20, 2007 at 3:50 pm
    Mar 25, 2007 at 10:14 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by root@mail.meicho.com.tw # Please include the string: [perl #41993] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Root @ mail . meicho . com . twRoot @ mail . meicho . com . tw
    Mar 22, 2007 at 3:41 pm
    Mar 23, 2007 at 9:10 am
  • Small regressions conquered. (1) PL_reg_names[] was new globally modifiable data. Cannot be. regcomp.pl tweaked to constify it, run to regen regnodes.h. (2) AutoSplit.pm had joined 5.9.5-only club. ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Mar 31, 2007 at 7:30 pm
    Apr 1, 2007 at 1:13 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Jari Aalto # Please include the string: [perl #41691] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jari AaltoJari Aalto
    Mar 4, 2007 at 12:03 pm
    Mar 19, 2007 at 9:35 am
  • I'm trying to build 5.8.5 on Windows to track down a test failure that's been reported for TAP::Parser. I'm not having much success :) I'm using MS VC++ 2005 Express. With the default win32/Makefile ...
    Andy ArmstrongAndy Armstrong
    Mar 14, 2007 at 7:25 pm
    Mar 15, 2007 at 9:13 am
  • The current documentation of regular expressions consists of a single, large file (and a tutorial and an introduction). perlre is incomplete, wrong, badly organized and things are documented all over ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Mar 4, 2007 at 3:21 pm
    Mar 7, 2007 at 8:11 am
  • Current blead has the "V" command broken. % /home/src/perl/repoperls/installed-perls /perl/p*/perl-5*@30481/bin/perl -de0 Loading DB routines from perl5db.pl version 1.29 Editor support available. ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Mar 6, 2007 at 2:02 am
    Mar 6, 2007 at 11:10 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Jari Aalto # Please include the string: [perl #41685] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jari AaltoJari Aalto
    Mar 3, 2007 at 6:31 pm
    Mar 5, 2007 at 6:08 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Don Le # Please include the string: [perl #41740] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Don LeDon Le
    Mar 8, 2007 at 4:06 am
    Sep 20, 2013 at 1:50 am
  • The attached patch conditionalizes the inclusion of ppport.h in Cwd.xs so that it doesn't need ppport.h in core. It's here! Your new message! Get new email alerts with the free Yahoo! Toolbar. ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Mar 20, 2007 at 8:16 pm
    Mar 23, 2007 at 12:21 pm
  • I'm pleased to announce the inaugural Perl 6 Microgrants program. Best Practical Solutions (my company) has donated USD5,000 to The Perl Foundation to help support Perl 6 Development. Leon Brocard, ...
    Jesse VincentJesse Vincent
    Mar 22, 2007 at 3:04 am
    Mar 23, 2007 at 11:01 am
  • Dear p5p, I have just received a pretty sizable patch to AutoLoader from Marek Rouchal. I haven't reviewed it in detail yet, but will do so on the week-end. Since it's not a trivial patch, I'd like ...
    Steffen MuellerSteffen Mueller
    Mar 17, 2007 at 2:53 pm
    Mar 20, 2007 at 12:33 pm
  • I don't reproduce this. (with an utf-8 locale and various PERL_UNICODE settings) Can I see the verbose output of the test ?
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Mar 15, 2007 at 11:15 am
    Mar 17, 2007 at 8:11 am
  • Hello, perl5-porters. I have a problem with memory reallocation when using a Perl interpreter embeded in my application. (I use few interpreters in few threads. For each interpreter exists its own ...
    Irene LadykoIrene Ladyko
    Mar 11, 2007 at 5:52 am
    Mar 15, 2007 at 11:54 am
  • 0.68 Tue Mar 13 17:27:26 PDT 2007 Bug fixes * If your code has a $SIG{__DIE__} handler in some cases functions like use_ok(), require_ok(), can_ok() and isa_ok() could trigger that handler. ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Mar 14, 2007 at 12:35 am
    Mar 15, 2007 at 4:46 am
  • Here's my work in progress. Attached is the clean diff. In the message body is an annotated version. The encoding for output depends on the effective layers. Outputting "wide characters" without ...
    Juerd WaalboerJuerd Waalboer
    Mar 4, 2007 at 12:27 am
    Mar 7, 2007 at 1:35 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by jhh # Please include the string: [perl #42260] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Ticket/Display.html?id=42260 ...
    JhhJhh
    Mar 31, 2007 at 8:26 pm
    Apr 10, 2007 at 8:50 pm
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