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  • Hi all! Please read (in order) the following cross-thread posts: * http://xrl.us/begkuz (link to the Modern Perl blog) * http://community.livejournal.com/shlomif_tech/22145.html * ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Feb 17, 2009 at 8:51 pm
    Feb 28, 2009 at 8:32 pm
  • I’m wondering what’s the cleanest way for Perl to gracefully acknowledge augmented time stuff in the s̲t̲a̲t̲ structure. This would seem to mean t̳h̳r̳e̳e̳ things: • adding another −̲X̲ unop • ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Feb 27, 2009 at 10:05 am
    Mar 13, 2009 at 7:46 pm
  • (This question is esoteric enough that I hope perl5-porters is an appropriate forum - if not, let me know.) perlsub(1) gives examples of using a '&' prototype to define a 'mygrep' function which ...
    Ed AvisEd Avis
    Feb 17, 2009 at 2:00 pm
    Feb 25, 2009 at 6:12 pm
  • Here's the current timetable for 5.10.1 (such as it is): 1) Finish off the backlog of merging from bleed (~ 2 weeks) 2) dampen any smoking fires 3) push out a snapshot, principally to check that the ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Feb 23, 2009 at 5:59 pm
    May 26, 2009 at 9:16 pm
  • I did this: commit e76b2c0c0a5a6bcf7f940f55f050b6f3cecac437 Author: Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org Date: Mon Feb 23 11:27:08 2009 +0100 Add deprecate.pm. Deprecate shipping Switch.pm in the core ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 23, 2009 at 10:46 am
    Apr 16, 2009 at 12:15 pm
  • Hello, I've been investigating the problem of clasing between methods and imported names, and was trying to come up with a non-invasive solution. I've succeed, but up to a point. First, I created a ...
    Dmitry KarasikDmitry Karasik
    Feb 18, 2009 at 8:01 pm
    Feb 26, 2009 at 7:36 pm
  • I fixed it (appended) Nicholas Clark commit 12865a2da083d2bfe48d969828043a3ca2652643 Author: Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org Date: Wed Feb 18 15:28:12 2009 +0000 Remove the stub nw_get_sitelib(), and ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 18, 2009 at 3:36 pm
    Feb 21, 2009 at 7:10 am
  • I've got MakeMaker mostly working sitting in ext/ExtUtils-MakeMaker in the core. You can see it here. http://github.com/schwern/perl/tree/ExtUtils-MakeMaker The logic for copying ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 26, 2009 at 1:00 am
    Feb 28, 2009 at 4:55 am
  • If anyone wants a job to help get 5.10.1 out the door, one thing that would help would be to get CPAN and bleed better synced. There are lots of dual-core modules in bleed that have been locally ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Feb 23, 2009 at 6:48 pm
    Mar 9, 2009 at 8:27 am
  • I think this shouldn't be too controversial, but I thought I'd better put it out there to see. There are several inconsistencies between the Unicode data base and perl. Some of these stem from the ...
    Karl williamsonKarl williamson
    Feb 1, 2009 at 5:29 pm
    Feb 9, 2009 at 10:43 pm
  • I've been looking at a class of bugs in the regexp engine, wherein the "*" and "+" operators act like "{0,32767}" and "{1,32767}" respectively. I've found three different cases of it, that occur in ...
    ZeframZefram
    Feb 10, 2009 at 12:17 am
    May 3, 2009 at 8:11 pm
  • Allowed: $a and $b and $c and dosomething; Not allowed: dosomething if $c if $b if $a; seems biased. Of course, the second could be written dosomething if ($a and $b and $c); but that is not as easy ...
    David NicolDavid Nicol
    Feb 24, 2009 at 2:52 pm
    Mar 9, 2009 at 10:55 am
  • I *think* this is a bug, but I'm unsure of what's going on here: #!/usr/bin/perl -l print $::{'Foo::'} || 'Not found'; eval "use Foo"; print $::{'Foo::'} || 'Not found'; eval "require Foo"; print ...
    OvidOvid
    Feb 15, 2009 at 11:11 pm
    Feb 24, 2009 at 6:03 am
  • I have not yet figured out how to fix this, but the localtime64_r wrapper seems to only sometimes call the vms.c localtime, and gmtime64_r is configured to never call it. This is done by logic in ...
    John MalmbergJohn Malmberg
    Feb 18, 2009 at 4:50 am
    Feb 24, 2009 at 9:54 pm
  • Hello, I've just been bitten by an inhertitance case, as described here: http://perlmonks.org/?node_id=743606 But in short, the problem is such that if you import names into a class that derives from ...
    Dmitry KarasikDmitry Karasik
    Feb 13, 2009 at 6:26 pm
    Feb 15, 2009 at 6:08 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.10.0 patch e375ebea75f0a5ab377d133028c97fc794b82072 2009-01-28.01:35:04 maldoror.bath.planit.group: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz(~2660 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Feb 2, 2009 at 12:35 am
    Feb 13, 2009 at 12:41 am
  • # New Ticket Created by Cary Millsap # Please include the string: [perl #63110] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Cary MillsapCary Millsap
    Feb 9, 2009 at 4:51 am
    Jul 20, 2009 at 6:42 pm
  • As discussed in [rt.cpan.org #43078] and Debian bug #304143, markup in the NAME section of manual pages is not portable. In particular, the whatis parser on Debian cannot handle C< in whatis entries, ...
    Niko TyniNiko Tyni
    Feb 15, 2009 at 8:17 pm
    Mar 6, 2009 at 6:19 pm
  • This release is mostly to fix the test failures due to changes in ExtUtils::Install 1.51's output format. http://schwern.org/src/ExtUtils-MakeMaker-6.49_01.tar.gz 6.49_01 Thu Feb 19 17:06:36 PST 2009 ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 20, 2009 at 1:15 am
    Feb 25, 2009 at 11:18 am
  • 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 ...
    Léon BrocardLéon Brocard
    Feb 16, 2009 at 4:35 pm
    Feb 20, 2009 at 3:28 am
  • We use the default git favicon for the perl git site. Id like to change it to something more perlish and less gitish. Does anybody know how we could go about getting permission to use a camel icon ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Feb 15, 2009 at 10:38 am
    Feb 16, 2009 at 1:18 pm
  • Here is a sketch of a plan for implementing read-only aliases. Many thanks to Steve Lembark who helped me hash (ahem) this out during the Frozen Perl hackathon. The key analogies are SQL views and ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Feb 8, 2009 at 9:25 pm
    Feb 10, 2009 at 5:19 am
  • Getting close to the end of the list of patches to vms.c/vmsish.h for thread context and Unix / Extended file specification support. This removes the dependencies on the thread context from the ...
    John MalmbergJohn Malmberg
    Feb 4, 2009 at 2:43 pm
    Feb 10, 2009 at 3:41 am
  • There's a fair amount of conditional compilation in the perl core for MACOS_TRADITIONAL. Does anyone still use that? Does perl even still build on it? Can we remove it? It would make things simpler. ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Feb 15, 2009 at 6:23 pm
    Apr 26, 2009 at 9:02 pm
  • A few months ago I asked the list for some thoughts on the creation of a composite distribution for the IO-Compress-* modules. This was to fix a really nasty issue where you could download an update ...
    Paul MarquessPaul Marquess
    Feb 23, 2009 at 12:57 pm
    Feb 25, 2009 at 9:37 am
  • Dear p5p! Can anyone tell me why I seem to get lots of group-writable files in the perl-current source tree at rsync://perl5.git.perl.org/APC/perl-current ? This seems quote bad to me, as this means ...
    Zsbán AmbrusZsbán Ambrus
    Feb 14, 2009 at 4:53 pm
    Feb 15, 2009 at 11:02 am
  • Attached patch changes two scripts to use tempfile() instead of static filenames. It also changes two other test scripts to use "$tempfile" instead of "./$tempfile" but that change was made only ...
    BramBram
    Feb 14, 2009 at 8:48 pm
    Mar 23, 2009 at 8:49 pm
  • There is an on-going discussion at [http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=746353] about this issue that might be helpful to whoever decides to resolve it. As Perl Monk repellent discovered and Eric ...
    Beth Frank-BackmanBeth Frank-Backman
    Feb 26, 2009 at 7:55 am
    Mar 1, 2009 at 10:25 pm
  • G'day p5p, The question of what autodie should do in list context came up the other day on PerlMonks[1]. Put simply, it's unclear under which circumstances autodie should throw an exception with the ...
    Paul FenwickPaul Fenwick
    Feb 17, 2009 at 8:55 pm
    Mar 4, 2009 at 10:17 am
  • As a result of being moved from 'lib' to 'ext' in blead, Test::Harness is now being installed in arch-dependent libs. Updating Test::Harness from CPAN puts the new files in the arch-independent libs. ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Feb 19, 2009 at 3:47 pm
    Feb 23, 2009 at 5:53 pm
  • Looking over what I have different than blead for the Unix Compatibility and Extended character set support, these are the outstanding items: lib/File/Compare.t Patch submitted previously to properly ...
    John MalmbergJohn Malmberg
    Feb 14, 2009 at 7:16 pm
    Feb 17, 2009 at 3:57 am
  • # New Ticket Created by FARKAS Máté # Please include the string: [perl #63184] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    FARKAS MátéFARKAS Máté
    Feb 12, 2009 at 2:23 pm
    Feb 16, 2009 at 11:17 pm
  • Folks, I've just discovered an issue with cherry-picking patches into maint that have the 'p4raw-id: //depot/perl@34790' text as part of the commit message. By default that text becomes part of the ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Feb 14, 2009 at 2:31 pm
    Feb 14, 2009 at 5:31 pm
  • This patch change way the Data::Dumper print decimal numbers, (now print then without quotes) so print Dumper( 0.0, 1.0, 1.5) output $VAR1 = 0; $VAR2 = 1.5; before was $VAR2 = '0'; $VAR3 = '1.5'; ...
    GrianGrian
    Feb 6, 2009 at 1:29 pm
    Feb 10, 2009 at 1:47 pm
  • The following test is failing in blead: t PERL_CORE=1 ../perl.exe -I../lib pod/pod2usage2.t 1..34 ok 1 - use Pod::Usage; #EXIT=2 OUTPUT=+++##Usage: # frobnicate [ -r | --recursive ] [ -f | --force ] ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Feb 2, 2009 at 3:11 pm
    Feb 2, 2009 at 9:30 pm
  • This is worth a broader debate, I think. I'd much rather see "use 5.XXXYYY" to mean "hey, compiler, I promise you that I expect a certain default behavior -- you don't need to worry about being ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Feb 28, 2009 at 11:45 am
    Mar 1, 2009 at 5:14 pm
  • There have not been any updates on Perl5.changes since the 23rd. -John Personal Opinion Only
    John E. MalmbergJohn E. Malmberg
    Feb 26, 2009 at 1:02 am
    Mar 1, 2009 at 8:34 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "Ed Avis" # Please include the string: [perl #63368] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Ed AvisEd Avis
    Feb 20, 2009 at 1:17 pm
    Feb 24, 2009 at 10:26 pm
  • Once I moved Test::More to github a bunch of people asked if I planned on doing the same with MakeMaker. The answer is yes. The ability for others to fork their own copies and for me to easily pull ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 24, 2009 at 12:23 pm
    Feb 24, 2009 at 2:43 pm
  • Perl5 Bug Summary http://rt.perl.org/rt3/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html Generated at Mon Feb 2 14:15:01 2009 GMT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * Numbers ...
    Perl5 Bug SummaryPerl5 Bug Summary
    Feb 2, 2009 at 2:15 pm
    Feb 23, 2009 at 2:15 pm
  • Evening all, In perlthrtut.pod, at line ~850 there is an example called "prime-pthread". This has been broken at some point by a cleanup. I think all it needs to patch it is: - 16 threads- ...
    Alex DaviesAlex Davies
    Feb 19, 2009 at 9:44 pm
    Feb 20, 2009 at 3:40 pm
  • This is really kinda fun. Or at least, *I* think so. As some of you know, something very, very special is about to occur, and it's going to happen just 1½ minutes shy of 2 hours past my coming ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Feb 12, 2009 at 12:38 am
    Feb 12, 2009 at 8:06 pm
  • I noticed this in the Makefile. nonxs_ext = ext/Attribute/Handlers/pm_to_blib ext/Compress/Zlib/pm_to_blib ext/Errno/pm_to_blib ext/ExtUtils/MakeMaker/pm_to_blib ext/IO_Compress_Base/pm_to_blib ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 26, 2009 at 1:08 am
    Feb 26, 2009 at 11:37 am
  • Hi, a friend of mine wanted to fix something on IO::Socket, and he submitted a patch to RT: https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=43573 turns out this is a known issue since at least 2006 ...
    Daisuke MakiDaisuke Maki
    Feb 26, 2009 at 6:42 am
    Feb 26, 2009 at 7:23 am
  • # New Ticket Created by jpierce@cpan.org # Please include the string: [perl #63238] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    jpierce@cpan.org (via RT)jpierce@cpan.org (via RT)
    Feb 15, 2009 at 4:54 am
    Feb 24, 2009 at 5:23 pm
  • I've been out of it for a bit, was my perl5.git.perl.org ssh auth removed? I keep getting: Received disconnect from 213.239.169.51: 2: Too many authentication failures for schwern when I try to pull. ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 21, 2009 at 7:43 pm
    Feb 22, 2009 at 1:30 am
  • Automated smoke report for 5.10.0 patch 8f089f6646fb9d8cf7c65d7a9d8a2273000bd9d6 2009-02-15.01:49:04 maldoror.bath.planit.group: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz(~2660 MHz) (x86/2 cpu) on ...
    Steve HaySteve Hay
    Feb 16, 2009 at 12:41 am
    Feb 21, 2009 at 12:44 am
  • # New Ticket Created by rrt@sc3d.org # Please include the string: [perl #63314] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    rrt@sc3d.org (via RT)rrt@sc3d.org (via RT)
    Feb 19, 2009 at 12:34 am
    Feb 20, 2009 at 6:21 pm
  • Is it sufficient to check for $Config{d_fork}? Or do I need to check $Config{d_vfork}? Are these mutually exclusive? Anything else I should be aware of? Thanks, David
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Feb 17, 2009 at 10:33 pm
    Feb 18, 2009 at 2:30 am
  • When playing with the re engine in an attempt to fix a bug I (unsurprisingly) broke the re engine. What was a bit more suprising is that noone of the retest catched it. The only tests that failed ...
    BramBram
    Feb 15, 2009 at 5:51 pm
    Feb 16, 2009 at 10:25 am
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