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  • Can we get a perl-5.10.1-RC0 tag in the repo so people can reliably check it out? -- "Clutter and overload are not an attribute of information, they are failures of design" -- Edward Tufte
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 10, 2009 at 4:17 am
    Jul 18, 2009 at 8:24 pm
  • Can we finally get rid of $site'var rather than $site::var? Tried to print a variable in a string today as a possessive and remembered that little gotcha. -- George Greer
    George GreerGeorge Greer
    Jul 16, 2009 at 8:30 pm
    Oct 16, 2009 at 3:40 pm
  • Is anyone aware of any issues that would stop me releasing 5.10.1-RC1? I'm aware of version.pm, and my intention for the 5.10.0 regression bugs is to go with whatever gets fixed in the next day or ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Jul 25, 2009 at 11:13 am
    Aug 5, 2009 at 9:28 pm
  • Every time I get the warning "Use of implicit split to @_ is deprecated" I have to go on a hunt to figure out what the hell I did wrong. perldiag doesn't help. Use of implicit split to @_ is ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 9, 2009 at 1:37 am
    Jul 13, 2009 at 11:49 pm
  • I've created a snapshot of the maint-5.10 branch: http://www.iabyn.com/tmp/perl-5.10.0-GitLive-maint-5.10-1551-gadd0c32.tar.gz This snapshot is actually quite close to what the first release ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Jul 7, 2009 at 6:51 pm
    Aug 8, 2009 at 8:37 pm
  • Let me start by defining what I say by "real compatibility". At the end of the day, people want to have code that sits in a corner and does its job forever. And if they did everything right (as ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 12, 2009 at 4:26 am
    Jul 23, 2009 at 4:26 pm
  • Dave RolskyDave Rolsky
    Jul 10, 2009 at 2:34 pm
    Jul 16, 2009 at 8:55 am
  • I've pushed to the corehackers git a branch 'chip_bind' containing a minimal implementation of the ':=' "bind" (a.k.a. "alias") operator for Perl 5 blead, along with a simple test file (yay) but no ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Jul 9, 2009 at 8:58 am
    Aug 21, 2009 at 3:23 am
  • G'day p5p, I was speaking to Florian Ragwitz (rafl) on IRC today, who pointed out that the trick I use to make autodie work under 5.10.x has a problem. In a nutshell, autodie stuffs objects into %^H ...
    Paul FenwickPaul Fenwick
    Jul 5, 2009 at 4:50 am
    Jul 9, 2009 at 10:49 am
  • Dear Friends (and Enemies) of version.pm - As you may already be aware, we are on a push to get Perl 5.10.1 out the door. In support of this, I have updated the version.pm code in both Module::Build ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Jul 15, 2009 at 10:15 am
    Jul 17, 2009 at 6:50 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Kevin Ryde # Please include the string: [perl #67838] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Kevin RydeKevin Ryde
    Jul 24, 2009 at 12:19 am
    Nov 29, 2009 at 10:12 am
  • As the debate over the best way to deal with floating point pids stalled, this is just for non-numeric, which at least squashes the bug even if it's not the Platonic ideal for everyone. Also updated ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Jul 7, 2009 at 1:36 pm
    Jul 16, 2009 at 2:40 pm
  • Dear porters, what's the policy for dual-lived modules that are maintained primarily as part of core perl (i.e. Porting/Maintainers gives "UPSTREAM" = "blead") with respect to bug tracking? In ...
    Steffen MuellerSteffen Mueller
    Jul 29, 2009 at 9:22 am
    Aug 3, 2009 at 12:07 pm
  • I resign. When your sound technical guidelines and successful choices are under unjust, harsh and misinformed criticism, backed with marketing slogans instead of technical considerations, and when ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Jul 6, 2009 at 6:11 am
    Jul 7, 2009 at 10:14 pm
  • As an example here's a compile of PPI which works and one which fails. perl-5.10.1-1641 http://davidfavor.com/archive/perl-bug/works.txt perl-5.10.1-1655 ...
    David FavorDavid Favor
    Jul 28, 2009 at 2:11 pm
    Aug 5, 2009 at 2:42 pm
  • Currently calling a regex inside a regex results in memory corruption in the regex variable. This can result in: segmentation faults, out of memory errors, incorrect values, ... meaning ...
    BramBram
    Jul 25, 2009 at 3:14 pm
    Jul 26, 2009 at 10:08 pm
  • I honestly have no idea if this is a bug in DateTime or the debugger. If it's a bug in the debugger, it would be nice to fix and I don't have time to look at it right now. Basically, when in the ...
    OvidOvid
    Jul 14, 2009 at 10:41 am
    Jul 25, 2009 at 3:18 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Father Chrysostomos # Please include the string: [perl #67646] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Father ChrysostomosFather Chrysostomos
    Jul 17, 2009 at 4:37 pm
    Jul 22, 2009 at 9:58 am
  • Not sure why this was committed, as it is not platform-specific. The path to Perl, which is used to mock `cc`, was wrong, because the test is using `$^X`, which is `./perl` during the tests, and the ...
    David E. WheelerDavid E. Wheeler
    Jul 3, 2009 at 4:47 am
    Jul 4, 2009 at 8:02 pm
  • Interesting. This "broke" one of my CPAN modules. Wonder how many others it will affect?
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jul 29, 2009 at 7:41 pm
    Jul 30, 2009 at 9:23 pm
  • diff --git a/lib/version.pod b/lib/version.pod index 7f85ecb..090b596 100644 --- a/lib/version.pod +++ b/lib/version.pod @@ -4,519 +4,237 @@ version - Perl extension for Version Objects =head1 ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Jul 26, 2009 at 1:00 pm
    Jul 28, 2009 at 2:48 am
  • # New Ticket Created by vparseval@gmail.com # Please include the string: [perl #67694] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    vparseval@gmail.com (via RT)vparseval@gmail.com (via RT)
    Jul 19, 2009 at 12:26 pm
    Jul 25, 2009 at 3:06 am
  • Hello, I'm not big expert in all this, however as far as I can understand the following assert in fold_constants check if we're compile mode: assert(PL_curcop == &PL_compiling); This breaks ...
    Ruslan ZakirovRuslan Zakirov
    Jul 25, 2009 at 1:36 pm
    Jul 31, 2009 at 2:28 am
  • Aha. On VMS, File::Copy::syscopy is aliased to File::Copy::rmscopy, which is implemented in XS at vms/vms.c:rmscopy_fromperl. That's been returning PL_sv_no on failure and PL_sv_yes on success since ...
    Craig BerryCraig Berry
    Jul 7, 2009 at 8:25 pm
    Jul 26, 2009 at 1:28 am
  • Here's an update on 5.10.1; we're we're at, and what needs doing still. I'm still intending to release RC1 in about 1-2 week's time. During this time, the main thing I'll personally be working on is ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Jul 14, 2009 at 12:53 pm
    Jul 18, 2009 at 9:05 pm
  • Looks like this is hung waiting for review of George's last patch. http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2009-07/msg00161.html I've written up a test for it. I couldn't fathom what ...
    Michael G Schwern via RTMichael G Schwern via RT
    Jul 12, 2009 at 9:59 am
    Sep 2, 2009 at 5:13 pm
  • Hello, I have attached two patches for Perl 5.10.1 (patch 0002-hits should also work for bleed). patch 0001: Updated README.aix for Perl 5.10.x. patch 0002: Remove libgdbm from wanted libs. The AIX ...
    Rainer TammerRainer Tammer
    Jul 17, 2009 at 8:34 am
    Aug 3, 2009 at 11:35 pm
  • Bram noticed that mro::invalidate_all_method_caches has vanished between 5.10.0 and maint-5.10 This regression turns out to be a combination of ANSI, VMS, Craig and me. ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Jul 22, 2009 at 10:35 am
    Aug 11, 2009 at 6:20 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Father Chrysostomos # Please include the string: [perl #67880] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Father ChrysostomosFather Chrysostomos
    Jul 25, 2009 at 6:47 pm
    Jul 27, 2009 at 10:18 pm
  • I've back-ported the fixes that Leto and I worked on for making sure that the debugger does not pollute the symbol table. This is for maint-5.10. All tests pass. The following changes since commit ...
    Jacob HelwigJacob Helwig
    Jul 3, 2009 at 4:43 am
    Jul 6, 2009 at 12:31 pm
  • Various modules, mostly pragmas, need a way to hook themselfs in at the end of compile time of a given scope, to do things like cleaning up after themselfs. The core currently doesn't provide a way ...
    Florian RagwitzFlorian Ragwitz
    Jul 15, 2009 at 5:17 pm
    Jul 17, 2009 at 11:16 pm
  • So I had a look at "corehackers" and we mostly have merge commits in there, have we not. My suggestion would be to liberally use rebase instead, just for the sake of being easier to review. The only ...
    Rafael Garcia-SuarezRafael Garcia-Suarez
    Jul 9, 2009 at 1:05 pm
    Jul 9, 2009 at 8:25 pm
  • This is a quick release to sync with perl so 5.10.1 can release with a stable version number. It does NOT include the subtest() code in 0.89_01 (don't worry, it'll be back). ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 2, 2009 at 9:04 pm
    Jul 6, 2009 at 11:43 pm
  • Hi, perhaps this is not the right list but I know the knowledge is here. So, please be lenient. I have a bunch of C-strings with or without a trailing \0. I want to make them available in Perl as ...
    Torsten FoertschTorsten Foertsch
    Jul 2, 2009 at 9:47 am
    Jul 3, 2009 at 9:44 am
  • In the runup to 5.10.1, Dave created bump-perl-version to automate the tedious process of incrementing the Perl version number. Trying it out on blead, I found that there are a few files it matches ...
    Jesse VincentJesse Vincent
    Jul 29, 2009 at 2:05 pm
    Aug 4, 2009 at 12:59 pm
  • I've finally got Test::Smoke mostly working on VMS except for my local mail configuration, thus the manual attachment here. It shows the only failures I've seen recently: lib/ExtUtils/t/ ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Jul 24, 2009 at 8:35 pm
    Jul 29, 2009 at 3:52 am
  • OK, I finally have the version.pm POD in a form that I'm not totally ashamed to release with. There is now very little chaff in version.pod itself, and all the messy bits have been moved to ...
    John PeacockJohn Peacock
    Jul 25, 2009 at 1:37 am
    Jul 28, 2009 at 1:05 pm
  • I hope not to distract too badly from 5.10.1 prep, but at the same time, I think we're smacking down everything that isn't suitable for maint a little hard, so I'm posting this anyway. This is a ...
    James MastrosJames Mastros
    Jul 15, 2009 at 4:30 pm
    Jul 17, 2009 at 2:24 am
  • Please excuse if I am at the wrong place here. I am trying to compile perl-5.10.0\ on Windows (Version 5.1, Service Pack 2). As far as I can see nobody has messed with the windows installation. In ...
    René NyffeneggerRené Nyffenegger
    Jul 2, 2009 at 3:03 pm
    Jul 16, 2009 at 1:34 am
  • I've reduced this problem down to a lot less code which hopefully will make it easier for someone to debug. #!/usr/bin/perl my $sub_ref = sub { return sort { $a =~ tr[\x{142}][]; } "a", "b", "c" }; # ...
    Michael G Schwern via RTMichael G Schwern via RT
    Jul 11, 2009 at 7:16 am
    Jul 13, 2009 at 2:45 pm
  • Howdy, On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 5:31 AM, Andy Armstrongwrote: Declaring a "public moratorium" on discussing what is obviously a huge issue with our community is perhaps not the best solution. I think ...
    Jonathan LetoJonathan Leto
    Jul 6, 2009 at 8:00 pm
    Jul 7, 2009 at 8:47 pm
  • Hi, As I think some people here already know, a group of us have been doing some preliminary feasibility work on porting Perl to the JVM (specifically, our target platform is OpenJDK 7, which is ...
    Ben EvansBen Evans
    Jul 5, 2009 at 12:42 pm
    Jul 6, 2009 at 11:54 pm
  • Talking about Perl 5 git repo tonight, some questions came up about where development really happens. This patch is a bit of clarification about where/why patches go to blead/maint. -- rjbs
    Ricardo SIGNESRicardo SIGNES
    Jul 23, 2009 at 5:59 am
    Jul 23, 2009 at 7:26 pm
  • With some of the changes to regular expressions in bleadperl to remove magic from REGEXP objects, PERL_MAGIC_qr isn't set anymore. For example... data:tmp steve$ perl5.8.8 -MDevel::Peek -wle'print ...
    Steve PetersSteve Peters
    Jul 14, 2009 at 2:26 am
    Jul 15, 2009 at 3:18 pm
  • I had to read this several times before what it meant sank in. I thought this document was telling me that a syntax error in a BEGIN or UNITCHECK would not stop the compiler, which was kind of ...
    David NicolDavid Nicol
    Jul 23, 2009 at 9:32 pm
    Jul 24, 2009 at 9:15 am
  • Just as the title says, this patch makes given() blocks return values, with the following rules : - if an explicit break is encountered, return an empty list ; - if a when/default clause is true (and ...
    Vincent PitVincent Pit
    Jul 19, 2009 at 10:18 pm
    Jul 22, 2009 at 11:40 am
  • --- Patch against maint-5.10. It turns out that the `pod2usage2.t` test was failing because, on case-insensitve file systems, it was finding `pod/usage.pod` (a test POD file) when it was looking for ...
    David E. WheelerDavid E. Wheeler
    Jul 9, 2009 at 5:31 am
    Jul 18, 2009 at 12:13 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "Goro Fuji" # Please include the string: [perl #67490] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Goro FujiGoro Fuji
    Jul 13, 2009 at 4:56 am
    Jan 8, 2012 at 8:44 pm
  • The first thing Encode::Unicode::encode_xs() does is call sv_utf8_upgrade(). When $1 was READONLY this would upgrade PVX and set UTF8 without setting POK. With $1 not READONLY this calls SvPV_force() ...
    Tony Cook via RTTony Cook via RT
    Jul 6, 2009 at 2:54 pm
    Nov 16, 2009 at 9:56 pm
  • The attached patch adds a test to t/lib/manifest.t to check that the MANIFEST file is properly sorted. (And guess what? It isn't.)
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Jul 29, 2009 at 5:52 pm
    Jul 29, 2009 at 9:42 pm
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