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  • I've been watching the emails regarding hosting perl to a new repository. It seems to be coming down to an 'svn vs git' situation, and from the looks of it snv is winning. Is there anyone out there ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jul 8, 2007 at 9:03 pm
    Jul 11, 2007 at 9:59 pm
  • Over the years the subject of migrating away from Perforce into some other (preferably distributed) version control system has come up many times. One of the principle arguments for staying with ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Jul 8, 2007 at 12:35 pm
    Jul 11, 2007 at 1:17 pm
  • There is only one wrong decision to be made with regard to changing version control systems and that is to keep Perforce. Let me make one thing abundantly clear, Perl is the most closed Open Source ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 8, 2007 at 7:08 pm
    Jul 12, 2007 at 8:55 pm
  • CPAN recompile -- is this supposed to update modules to the latest version or use the existing versions? I thought it was just supposed to recompile the local sources, yet when I start with the ...
    Linda WLinda W
    Jul 24, 2007 at 8:50 pm
    Jul 26, 2007 at 3:50 pm
  • For some reason, I'm getting a bunch of odd errors in trying to install or re-generate modules from CPAN. Example, I was trying to trace this error: Math::BigInt: couldn't load specified math lib(s), ...
    Linda WLinda W
    Jul 20, 2007 at 11:16 pm
    Jul 31, 2007 at 10:55 am
  • The current discussion on VCS goes nowhere, because it focuses on technicalities rather than on the practical side of the situation. What we want, technically, is: 1. something that does branching ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Jul 12, 2007 at 12:15 pm
    Jul 29, 2007 at 2:13 am
  • From Ricardo SIGNES Perl-Critic-Tics-0.002 Perl::Critic::Policy::Tics::ProhibitUseBase : "use base qw(Baseclass); You've seen that a hundred times, right? That doesn't mean that it's a good idea. It ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    Jul 31, 2007 at 10:01 am
    Aug 5, 2007 at 2:53 pm
  • http://www-ttp.physik.uni-karlsruhe.de/Angebote/ Digital Alpha 164LX Workstations for sale at 25 EUR each. I think one could smoke VMS, Tru64, NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD or Linux on them If we bought ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jul 5, 2007 at 1:55 pm
    Jul 23, 2007 at 1:43 pm
  • CPAN.pm says.... cpan r Package namespace installed latest in CPAN file Digest::SHA 5.44 5.45 MSHELOR/Digest-SHA-5.45.tar.gz Math::BigRat 0.19 0.20 TELS/math/Math-BigRat-0.20.tar.gz 86 installed ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 7, 2007 at 9:06 pm
    Jul 8, 2007 at 8:30 pm
  • Hi there porters, Perl 5.005 is a great version of Perl and still used by many people. There have been a few distribution updates and tool changes which mean that it no longer compiles cleanly ...
    Leon BrocardLeon Brocard
    Jul 1, 2007 at 2:50 pm
    Jul 9, 2007 at 12:47 pm
  • Here are some patches that Gentoo currently applies to their perl-5.8.8. I've CC'd those who might be interested. - perl-5.8.8-asm-page-h-compile-failure.patch This one fixes compilation with ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Jul 18, 2007 at 3:18 pm
    Aug 12, 2007 at 2:10 pm
  • I find that some of my build environments want to run Porting/regcharclass.pl on a freshly rsync'ed bleadperl source tree, and that doing so does actually change regcharclass.h (from 26kB to 30kB), ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jul 16, 2007 at 4:32 pm
    Jul 20, 2007 at 12:59 am
  • Perl 5 needs a place to collect its community knowledge which is currently scattered around in penny packets on perl mongers sights, scads of perl.org hosts, mailing list archives, man pages and ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 9, 2007 at 6:02 am
    Jul 10, 2007 at 8:44 am
  • Greets, I have an old box that I put a fresh install of Win2K on (upgraded with service pack 4 and IE6), along with MSVC 2005 Express Edition and Windows Server 2003 R2 Platform SDK. I'm not much of ...
    Marvin HumphreyMarvin Humphrey
    Jul 8, 2007 at 3:28 pm
    Jul 10, 2007 at 8:41 am
  • I've split the Small Gatherings section into two sections: Hackathons and Workshops and moved the paragraph about the Calendar to its own section since it didn't really fit anywhere else. I feel that ...
    Edgar BeringEdgar Bering
    Jul 2, 2007 at 9:34 am
    Jul 7, 2007 at 7:47 am
  • Hi list, I want to share with you an issue that has been discussed on the dbi-users mailing list, in this thread: http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.dbi.users/2007/07/msg31663.html. The most ...
    Erwan LemonnierErwan Lemonnier
    Jul 19, 2007 at 10:06 am
    Jul 21, 2007 at 1:27 pm
  • Moin, after the last discussion about prototypes, I am considering using them on the Math modules. Does this make sense? Or is it usually not worth the bother? All the best, Tels - -- Signed on Sun ...
    TelsTels
    Jul 15, 2007 at 1:51 pm
    Jul 18, 2007 at 7:40 am
  • I know this is OT, but I loved my Perl beer stein. Maybe not enough of course, as I failed to remember to warm it up before I poured hot coffee into it. (Dont try this trick at home kids!) ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Jul 22, 2007 at 1:57 pm
    Jul 24, 2007 at 4:42 pm
  • Went rather well. Linux 2.6.18.8-0.5-default/#1 i386 Core(TM)2 CPU T5600 @ 1.83GHz/1833(2) i686 2020 Mb This is perl, v5.9.5 DEVEL31644 built for i686-linux-64int XML-Parser needed this one: ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Jul 20, 2007 at 3:13 pm
    Jul 24, 2007 at 3:26 pm
  • Hello! I've compiled perl 5.8.9 (from http://public.activestate.com/pub/apc/perl-5.8.x-snap/perl-5.8.x@31223.tar.bz2) and 5.9.5 ...
    Alexandr CiorniiAlexandr Ciornii
    Jul 6, 2007 at 3:59 pm
    Jul 9, 2007 at 3:00 pm
  • I was curious who had committed how many lines to the core. So I wrote a shell loop to make an annotated copy of blead (from early yesterday evening) and then a program to take every line, map its ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jul 5, 2007 at 2:54 pm
    Jul 6, 2007 at 3:15 am
  • Hello all, I recently had a strange idea: not wanting to go under Windows even though I need Perl/Win32 for two modules and even for a crazy program I must do at work, I began writing Win32::Mock so ...
    Sébastien Aperghis-TramoniSébastien Aperghis-Tramoni
    Jul 9, 2007 at 10:17 pm
    Sep 12, 2007 at 8:14 am
  • [ CC: Ken Williams <kwilliams@cpan.org , listed maintainer of ExtUtils::ParseXS ] I have a small issue with the following XSUB C:\WINDOWS\Desktop\test type MyTest.xs #include "EXTERN.h" #include ...
    Robert MayRobert May
    Jul 13, 2007 at 11:47 pm
    Aug 26, 2008 at 2:44 pm
  • Attached is a feature patch for cygwin, adding the missing cygpath conversions, to cygwin/cygwin.c, README.cygwin, README.cygwin Cygwin::win_to_posix_path(pathname, [absolute]) ...
    Reini UrbanReini Urban
    Jul 1, 2007 at 7:28 pm
    Jul 3, 2007 at 9:29 pm
  • I don't know how I made that mistake. It was broken before 5.9.4 (which prints -1), by patch #22306. Anyway, the attached patch should fix it. I don't currently have a new enough version of bison to ...
    Father ChrysostomosFather Chrysostomos
    Jul 12, 2007 at 5:57 am
    Aug 9, 2012 at 12:20 pm
  • Apparently gcc (4) has gained a new interesting flag, -fmudflap, which causes gcc to instrument memory operations, so that in runtime memory access errors can be caught (a la valgrind, a la Purify, a ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jul 31, 2007 at 12:00 pm
    Aug 1, 2007 at 4:23 pm
  • Just to be clear, I reinstalled perl from the cygwin "distro", removed what appeared to be some non-compatible files in /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl... Then I went about trying: make Bundle::CPAN (failed ...
    Linda WLinda W
    Jul 22, 2007 at 2:41 am
    Jul 23, 2007 at 8:53 pm
  • Would it be appropriate to include a mention of Nick Ing-Simmons's passing in the perldelta for the next non-development release, as was done in [http://perldoc.perl.org/perl583delta.html#Obituary]?
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Jul 17, 2007 at 10:07 pm
    Jul 23, 2007 at 12:30 pm
  • Hi all! This patch adds regression tests for: http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=41189 Namely it checks that integer-control pragmas like "use BigInt qw(:constant)", "use bignum" and ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jul 7, 2007 at 5:40 pm
    Aug 15, 2007 at 11:33 am
  • This is the first time I've run into this type of problem. Maybe it's a new policy or I just caught something in a weird in-between state, but was continuing with upgrading modules (only have two not ...
    Linda WLinda W
    Jul 27, 2007 at 12:08 am
    Jul 27, 2007 at 2:58 pm
  • As part of a "install Bundle::CPAN", it appears that PathTools fails to install correctly. Under windows, you can't delete an inuse executable image: only rename. I thought these issues were ...
    Linda WLinda W
    Jul 21, 2007 at 11:57 pm
    Jul 25, 2007 at 9:31 am
  • # New Ticket Created by sthalik@tehran.lain.pl # Please include the string: [perl #43667] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Sthalik @ tehran . lain . plSthalik @ tehran . lain . pl
    Jul 9, 2007 at 6:30 am
    Jul 10, 2007 at 12:10 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.8.8 patch 31223 Mugwump.uk.radan.com: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.40GHz(~3391 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on MSWin32 - WinXP/.Net SP2 using gcc version 3.4.2 smoketime 4 hours 1 ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jul 7, 2007 at 9:32 pm
    Jul 28, 2007 at 8:13 pm
  • I submitted the following patches about 3 weeks ago. Status? [PATCH] Remove unused Test::Harness tests http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2007/06/msg125615.html Re: [PATCH] Remove ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jul 13, 2007 at 4:49 pm
    Jul 18, 2007 at 8:58 pm
  • Hello. Currently some of List::Util and Scalar::Util tests are skipped if XS part was not built. Some OS ship perl without XS part, like Fedora. This prevents installing of many CPAN modules as they ...
    Alexandr CiorniiAlexandr Ciornii
    Jul 13, 2007 at 9:11 pm
    Jul 14, 2007 at 5:59 pm
  • 'make veryclean' under Cygwin leaves the following: lib/Archive/Extract/t/src/double_dir.zip lib/Archive/Extract/t/src/x.Z lib/Archive/Extract/t/src/x.bz2 lib/Archive/Extract/t/src/x.gz ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jul 12, 2007 at 12:06 am
    Jul 12, 2007 at 6:28 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by jc@oxado.com # Please include the string: [perl #43501] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Jc @ oxado . comJc @ oxado . com
    Jul 3, 2007 at 4:32 pm
    Jul 4, 2007 at 3:02 pm
  • Original problem: 'print ~v0' deparses as 'print v0', not 'print "\377"'. Where would you clear the V magic? The problem code in pp_complement does a sv_setsv into the TARG then a SvPV_force, instead ...
    Yitzchak Scott-ThoennesYitzchak Scott-Thoennes
    Jul 25, 2007 at 8:11 pm
    Dec 23, 2011 at 10:47 pm
  • I cannot find the definition of *deprecated* in the perl dist. There are *746* uses of the term, so grep -r is not that useful in looking. ISTM that perlglossary (at least) should contain an entry, ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Jul 2, 2007 at 8:20 pm
    Aug 18, 2007 at 12:22 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by David Schweikert # Please include the string: [perl #44259] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    David SchweikertDavid Schweikert
    Jul 30, 2007 at 1:10 pm
    Jul 31, 2007 at 1:58 pm
  • Hi, I am facing Segmentation fault using DProf in Set::Array module. #!/perl_5.8.8/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use Set::Array; my $intersect = Set::Array- new(); my $value; my ...
    Raghu AnnaluruRaghu Annaluru
    Jul 27, 2007 at 1:58 pm
    Jul 28, 2007 at 10:24 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.8.8 patch 31223 Mugwump.uk.radan.com: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.40GHz(~3391 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on MSWin32 - WinXP/.Net SP2 using cl version 13.10.3077 smoketime 5 hours ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Jul 1, 2007 at 10:45 pm
    Jul 27, 2007 at 9:08 pm
  • It appears that either Apple or Sun have been busy with adding DTrace support to Perl for OS X. It would have been nice if someone had let us know. ...
    Steve PetersSteve Peters
    Jul 25, 2007 at 12:11 am
    Jul 25, 2007 at 11:28 am
  • I would guess that the only fault of the current wording is not repeating "severe" so that someone skimming the docs after "severe warnings" is able to find it. Any other of the warning/error ...
    Adriano FerreiraAdriano Ferreira
    Jul 11, 2007 at 8:14 pm
    Jul 12, 2007 at 5:53 am
  • Small patch, adds the /o regex modifier & increments the overall number of features by one.
    Spiros DenaxasSpiros Denaxas
    Jul 9, 2007 at 2:13 pm
    Jul 10, 2007 at 3:46 pm
  • attached patch inserts src lines into B-C output works like so: [jimc@harpo bc-src]$ ./perl -I lib -MO=Concise,-src usephalanx.pl # src:require XML::SAX; a5 <; nextstate(main 1 usephalanx.pl:150) v:{ ...
    Jim CromieJim Cromie
    Jul 12, 2007 at 7:06 pm
    Sep 1, 2007 at 7:49 am
  • Hi, I got in some trouble with threads and memory leaks. Originally I wrote a multithreaded tcp server, but after a few hundred connections, spawning and joining new threads for each, I got an "out ...
    Michael ScondoMichael Scondo
    Jul 12, 2007 at 11:14 am
    Aug 11, 2007 at 3:18 pm
  • In VMS 8.3, support for symbolic links has been added to the CRTL. Unfortunately the support is broken for the unlink(), remove(), delete(), and probably rmdir() and rename() unless one of the Posix ...
    John E. MalmbergJohn E. Malmberg
    Jul 29, 2007 at 1:25 pm
    Jul 30, 2007 at 3:38 am
  • I ran into some oddities on ExtUtils::Install (5.8.8 for cygwin-thread-multi-64int). One that bothered me the most was how long it took to do some steps. I ran a script to read each output line and ...
    Linda WLinda W
    Jul 26, 2007 at 9:38 pm
    Jul 28, 2007 at 11:17 am
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