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  • Possibly the wrong order to do things, but I committed the appended item to perltodo, as I feel that it's inconsistent that we don't warn about lexicals used only once whilst we do warn about ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 23, 2007 at 12:34 pm
    Jan 17, 2008 at 5:07 pm
  • I posted up Alberto's smart match vs grep benchmarks on use.perl. http://use.perl.org/~schwern/journal/35186 A few people noted that I was running the checks in void context, maybe they've been ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 23, 2007 at 11:14 am
    Jan 18, 2008 at 1:23 am
  • Hi p5p, I'm sure this proposal will be shot down in a second and I'll be banned from posting to perl5-porters again*, but I'd never forgive myself for not trying: Personally, I've always wanted perl ...
    Steffen MuellerSteffen Mueller
    Dec 26, 2007 at 2:05 pm
    Jan 10, 2008 at 2:02 pm
  • So there was discussion about implementing each @array (and keys and values) in Perl 5, analogous to the Perl 6 .kv method, but it was all a bit too late to get into 5.10 And of course, we can't add ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 18, 2007 at 6:44 pm
    Dec 22, 2007 at 11:06 am
  • Can someone explain why this is so? $ cat test.pl my $buffer = qq{blah\nfoo\nblah}; my $regex = qr/^foo/; print "Running $], ", $buffer =~ /$regex/m ? 'found' : 'not found', "\n"; $ perl test.pl ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Dec 19, 2007 at 9:15 pm
    Jul 10, 2008 at 11:11 pm
  • Those wishing to pick holes in the Perforce conversion, clone ye! git-clone http://utsl.gen.nz/p4-metadata cd p4-metadata less README And ... patches/pull requests welcome! :D
    Sam VilainSam Vilain
    Dec 17, 2007 at 9:48 am
    Jan 2, 2008 at 1:45 pm
  • So, as of change 32571, 5.11 now has first class regexps http://public.activestate.com/cgi-bin/perlbrowse?patch=32751 (I don't think that mailing it here serves much purpose for this message) Right ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 28, 2007 at 11:31 am
    Jan 11, 2008 at 12:54 pm
  • kurila 1.6 released Perl Kurila 1.6 has no more AUTOLOAD. Highlights: + An error is raised if an undefined subroutine is called (Any AUTOLOAD subroutine is ignored). + v-syntax create 'version' ...
    Gerard GoossenGerard Goossen
    Dec 4, 2007 at 11:56 am
    Dec 7, 2007 at 5:31 pm
  • This patch implements the feature which I proposed in the recent "5.11 (or 12) and strict" thread. It basically means that you can do this: use feature "strict"; # have strictures here --- use ...
    Steffen MuellerSteffen Mueller
    Dec 27, 2007 at 4:50 pm
    Jan 3, 2008 at 10:45 am
  • He would often declare, in speaking his thoughts upon the subject, that he did not conceive how the greatest family in England could stand it out against an uninterrupted succession of six or seven ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Dec 18, 2007 at 6:12 pm
    Dec 19, 2007 at 7:31 pm
  • my $str = 8; if ($str = /\d/) { print "String '$str' has digit\n"; } else { print "String '$str' has no digit\n"; } The user wanted to run regex on $str but the above code does it on $_ and the ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Dec 23, 2007 at 1:39 pm
    Jan 8, 2008 at 1:10 pm
  • heres 2 versions of said patch. 1st is minimal, 2nd rearranges the vars themselves, its a matter of taste ( bikeshed color )
    JimcJimc
    Dec 23, 2007 at 8:41 pm
    Dec 31, 2007 at 6:32 pm
  • JanD correctly pointed out that the APC wasn't including the new perl-5.10-maint branch. Well, it now does, as can be seen here: http://public.activestate.com/pub/apc/perl-5.10.x-diffs/ ...
    Philippe M. ChiassonPhilippe M. Chiasson
    Dec 24, 2007 at 8:49 pm
    Jan 25, 2008 at 3:44 am
  • Further updates to the places where $_ is used based on the work of ambrus http://perlmonks.org/?node_id=606237 more open() calls changed to 3 parameter version and to the use of my $fh instead of FH ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Dec 26, 2007 at 8:13 pm
    Jan 9, 2008 at 7:06 am
  • Automated smoke report for 5.8.8 patch 32572 maldoror.bath.planit.group: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz(~2660 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on MSWin32 - WinXP/.Net SP2 using cl version 13.10.3077 smoketime ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Dec 6, 2007 at 11:42 pm
    Dec 31, 2007 at 11:54 pm
  • --- pod/perl5100delta.pod.orig 2007-12-17 05:23:03.000000000 -0800 +++ pod/perl5100delta.pod 2007-12-17 08:43:42.450665600 -0800 @@ -543,6 +543,14 @@ matching F<.pm file. Starting with 5.9.4, they'll ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Dec 17, 2007 at 4:48 pm
    Dec 18, 2007 at 10:20 pm
  • use strict; use warnings; use 5.010; my $x = "42x"; say $x ~~ 42 ? "T" : "F"; say $x == 42 ? "T" : "F"; say $x ~~ 42 ? "T" : "F"; say $x == 42 ? "T" : "F"; say $x; The output is: F Argument "42x" ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Dec 29, 2007 at 9:18 am
    Jan 7, 2008 at 6:29 pm
  • We were chatting about the current (Array ~~ Any) thread on #p5p. I said that I'd much prefer that it be fixed, as I really like the idea of C< $value ~~ @alternatives working like I'd firsted a ~~. ...
    Ricardo SIGNESRicardo SIGNES
    Dec 27, 2007 at 3:57 pm
    Jan 5, 2008 at 1:45 pm
  • Hi all, As Rafael already noted in his last e-mail in Turkish handling of i/I is tricky. The rules are simple, uppercase of i is İ which I-with-a-dot-above lowercase of I is ı which is i-dotless Now ...
    Ismail DönmezIsmail Dönmez
    Dec 11, 2007 at 11:10 am
    Dec 13, 2007 at 9:24 pm
  • Just a poke at the perl.org guys to remind them to update the links to the current release. perl.org front page and CPAN readme point at 5.8.8. I already got a "we'd like to upgrade but the ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 19, 2007 at 12:49 am
    Dec 22, 2007 at 3:58 am
  • I have been thinking about this for a long time, and it has often seemed to me that "strict refs" was not as helpful as it could be. SUMMARY 1. The real problem that "strict refs" solves is ...
    Mark Jason DominusMark Jason Dominus
    Dec 28, 2007 at 8:08 am
    Jan 3, 2008 at 8:46 pm
  • Hi, (I'm not subscribed - please cc me.) On Win32, I can control the file extension that's given to the loadable object when building a module (extension). In the Makefile.PL it's just a matter of: ...
    SisyphusSisyphus
    Dec 14, 2007 at 5:53 pm
    Jan 3, 2008 at 10:19 am
  • I really think there must be something subtle (or, even worse, something obvious) why this hasn't been done before. However, I just went into [achs]v.h and factored out most of the code that defines ...
    Marcus Holland-MoritzMarcus Holland-Moritz
    Dec 29, 2007 at 5:18 pm
    Dec 31, 2007 at 3:21 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by steev@hot.pl # Please include the string: [perl #48156] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Steev @ hot . plSteev @ hot . pl
    Dec 5, 2007 at 9:04 am
    Apr 7, 2008 at 6:48 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Tom Wyant # Please include the string: [perl #49230] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Tom WyantTom Wyant
    Dec 30, 2007 at 5:55 pm
    Jan 2, 2008 at 2:23 am
  • I see this on linux: cc -L/usr/local/lib -o miniperl \ `echo gv.o toke.o perly.o op.o pad.o regcomp.o dump.o util.o mg.o reentr.o mro.o hv.o av.o perl.o run.o pp_hot.o sv.o pp.o scope.o pp_ctl.o ...
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Dec 20, 2007 at 7:03 am
    Dec 20, 2007 at 4:35 pm
  • I'm likely to release 5.10.0, aka bleadperl@32642, in a few hours. A trial tarball is available at http://consttype.org/perl/ for your testing pleasure.
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Dec 18, 2007 at 10:55 am
    Dec 18, 2007 at 6:32 pm
  • Questions: - Do we want to try to predict when Perl 6 will (or will not) be released? Am I accurate, or at least not inaccurate? - How are (were) production releases measured? I count 28 production ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Dec 12, 2007 at 11:10 pm
    Apr 20, 2010 at 3:26 am
  • This feels like deja vu. The internal Perl value representing reference variables was removed with this change, meaning that these two modules have been broken. Included below are the patches that ...
    Steve PetersSteve Peters
    Dec 26, 2007 at 7:03 pm
    Jan 5, 2008 at 8:19 am
  • Perl 5.10 is soooo yesterday. All the cool kids are smoking 5.11 ----- Forwarded message from Abe Timmerman <abe@ztreet.demon.nl ----- Subject: Smoke [5.11.0] 32656 FAIL(F) MSWin32 Win2003 SP2 (x86/1 ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 19, 2007 at 9:56 pm
    Dec 22, 2007 at 11:02 pm
  • Since Nick dragged Test::Harness 3 into core you can now run the tests in parallel thusly: cd t && HARNESS_OPTIONS=j9 ./perl harness The good news is that on my dual core laptop the elapsed time for ...
    Andy ArmstrongAndy Armstrong
    Dec 21, 2007 at 12:07 am
    Dec 21, 2007 at 2:21 pm
  • Sorry I've been playing an ostrich for a while - sort of hoping the bug would break something else and I wouldn't have to subject my poor skull to the pain of poking back into Class::Prototyped. ...
    Toby Ovod-EverettToby Ovod-Everett
    Dec 15, 2007 at 8:59 pm
    Dec 20, 2007 at 12:47 am
  • There's a Perlmonks thread wondering about the behavior of the smart match operator in a few places, and I think they have some points. http://perlmonks.org/?node_id=658640 In particular, the array ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 26, 2007 at 5:18 am
    Apr 18, 2008 at 10:09 pm
  • In pursuit of my previously stated dream of core perl exceptions, and toward the L<perltodo/Organize_error_messages : L<perldiag categorfies error messages into the following classegories: (W) A ...
    Ricardo SIGNESRicardo SIGNES
    Dec 31, 2007 at 5:14 am
    Jan 2, 2008 at 11:52 pm
  • I was thinking about something Jim Cromie mailed me privately, and wondered: "How many null ops do we have, and how many cache misses do they cause?" For example: $ perl -MO=Concise -e 'print foreach ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 24, 2007 at 7:25 pm
    Jan 2, 2008 at 2:20 am
  • I'm sure that being on a plane back from "Vienna" had something to do with this - eg lack of oxygen, or somesuch, but I wondered: Storable can serialise stuff. How much work would it need before it ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Dec 24, 2007 at 7:46 pm
    Dec 26, 2007 at 2:56 am
  • Here's a patch against DEVEL32670 that syncs Test::Harness with the version (3.06) currently in subversion.
    Andy ArmstrongAndy Armstrong
    Dec 20, 2007 at 5:49 pm
    Dec 20, 2007 at 7:35 pm
  • Hi all, Linux 2.6 system, glibc 2.7, gcc 4.3.0 trunk, I get 1 Embed Failure: ../lib/ExtUtils/t/Embed........................................../tmp/ccbl8h9W.o: In function `main': ...
    Ismail DönmezIsmail Dönmez
    Dec 10, 2007 at 1:08 pm
    Dec 11, 2007 at 11:20 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Salvador Fandiño # Please include the string: [perl #48004] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Salvador FandiñoSalvador Fandiño
    Dec 1, 2007 at 12:26 pm
    Oct 4, 2010 at 2:33 pm
  • the things that happen differently in Perl with tail-return optimization are that the call stack no longer has the parent frame in it, and things declared in there will get destroyed, which might, ...
    David NicolDavid Nicol
    Dec 31, 2007 at 6:01 pm
    Jan 3, 2008 at 12:01 pm
  • I think this change missed something related to thread cloning operations (or some such activity). It is causing failures: DBI-1.601 perl -Mblib t/zvg_05thrclone.t 1..44 ok 1 - use DBI; ok 2 - ... ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Dec 27, 2007 at 7:19 pm
    Dec 27, 2007 at 8:14 pm
  • Im forwarding this issue from a DBIx-Class discussion. There is an odd performance issue in 5.10 that this highlights. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Christopher Laco ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Dec 23, 2007 at 12:24 pm
    Dec 23, 2007 at 7:00 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Mark Swayne # Please include the string: [perl #48769] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Mark SwayneMark Swayne
    Dec 17, 2007 at 9:19 pm
    Dec 22, 2007 at 12:53 pm
  • It fails to build on FreeBSD 6.2: $ sh Configure -de ... Now you must run 'make'. ... $ make cc -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe av.c -o av /usr/lib/crt1.o(.text+0x72): In function `_start': : ...
    David CantrellDavid Cantrell
    Dec 18, 2007 at 1:58 pm
    Dec 19, 2007 at 11:05 pm
  • Do we need that crutch any more? Most of the make targets already have that space, VMS isn't the only picky one about it, and I've just fixed the rest. I guess it might help if anyone overrides some ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 1, 2007 at 12:40 am
    Dec 7, 2007 at 1:43 am
  • The patch to ParseXS does consting goodness to .xs- .c code The patch to Cwd does consting to Cwd - involving different declarations for different blocks. Robin Barker <<ParseXS-const.patch ...
    Robin BarkerRobin Barker
    Dec 22, 2007 at 12:53 am
    Dec 23, 2007 at 2:37 am
  • # New Ticket Created by david_v_wright@yahoo.com # Please include the string: [perl #48967] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    David_v_wright @ yahoo . comDavid_v_wright @ yahoo . com
    Dec 21, 2007 at 3:56 am
    Dec 22, 2007 at 2:40 pm
  • Hi, in ftp://ftp.cpan.org/pub/CPAN/src/, stable.tar.* and similar links are still pointing to perl-5.8.8. Cheers, - Salva
    Salvador FandinoSalvador Fandino
    Dec 20, 2007 at 9:45 am
    Dec 21, 2007 at 8:27 pm
  • First let's make sure your kit is complete. Checking... ls: t/lib/sample-tests/empty: Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden THIS PACKAGE SEEMS TO BE INCOMPLETE. :) -- andreas
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Dec 20, 2007 at 6:57 am
    Dec 21, 2007 at 2:51 am
  • # New Ticket Created by l.mai@web.de # Please include the string: [perl #48885] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    L . mai @ web . deL . mai @ web . de
    Dec 19, 2007 at 6:04 pm
    Sep 13, 2013 at 10:56 am
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