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  • SUMMARY: The current Redhat definition of "perl" is misleadingly broken, leading to confusion and error because they've got their meta-package definitions and instructions wrong. This must be fixed, ...
    Tom ChristiansenTom Christiansen
    Aug 12, 2009 at 3:01 pm
    Aug 22, 2009 at 1:54 pm
  • I've just uploaded 5.10.1-RC1 to CPAN. Once it's hit the mirrors it should be(*) available as http://www.cpan.org//authors/id/D/DA/DAPM/perl-5.10.1-RC1.tar.bz2 but until then, its available as ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Aug 6, 2009 at 4:24 pm
    Aug 17, 2009 at 9:22 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.11.0 patch 2adbc9b6919cad1240a834325b355e9b2d5efd67 blead-1964-g2adbc9b perl-win2k: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz(~2840 MHz) (x86/1 cpu) on MSWin32 - Win2000 SP4 ...
    George GreerGeorge Greer
    Aug 28, 2009 at 10:56 am
    Aug 30, 2009 at 2:56 am
  • This did work in 5.8.x, but not in 5.10.1 $ perl -wle'my $x = ""; open my $out, " :utf8", \$x' Unknown PerlIO layer "scalar" at -e line 1. -- H.Merijn Brand http://tux.nl Perl Monger ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Aug 13, 2009 at 11:56 am
    Aug 18, 2009 at 5:41 pm
  • 'Briefly, sir, I am the Permanent Under-Secretary of State, known as the Permanent Secretary. Woolley here is your Principal Private Secretary. I, too, have a Principal Private Secretary, and he is ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Aug 23, 2009 at 2:41 pm
    Aug 31, 2009 at 9:59 am
  • # New Ticket Created by ian.goodacre@xtra.co.nz # Please include the string: [perl #68312] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    ian.goodacre@xtra.co.nz (via RT)ian.goodacre@xtra.co.nz (via RT)
    Aug 7, 2009 at 11:46 pm
    Apr 6, 2012 at 7:31 pm
  • Currently I am smoking the whole CPAN against 5.10.0 and 5.10.1 (to be exact: f9961a059c818ac71464be22671a6aeb834e3c87) on a amd64/FreeBSD-7.0 machine to find possible regressions. It's not finished ...
    Slaven RezicSlaven Rezic
    Aug 12, 2009 at 8:19 pm
    Aug 22, 2009 at 7:47 pm
  • Not long ago, I posted a patch that began implementing the ':=' bind (sometimes also called "alias") operator. That patch implemented the seemingly obvious cases: my $x := <any_scalar_value ; my @x ...
    Chip SalzenbergChip Salzenberg
    Aug 21, 2009 at 5:44 am
    Sep 4, 2009 at 12:33 am
  • Just for fun I tried building Perl with mingw-w64 (from http://mingw-w64.sourceforge.net). After some minor changes, I got it to build, and it seems to work... Patch at http://tml.pp.fi/perl.diff . ...
    Tor LillqvistTor Lillqvist
    Aug 19, 2009 at 9:42 pm
    Aug 24, 2009 at 4:08 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Abigail # Please include the string: [perl #68420] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    AbigailAbigail
    Aug 11, 2009 at 1:22 pm
    Aug 12, 2009 at 10:18 pm
  • Currently we have a lot of dual life modules in the perl core. They're all "installed" into lib/, with their tests next to them, or in a directory near them, or somewhere completely different, and if ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Aug 28, 2009 at 8:55 pm
    Aug 31, 2009 at 9:39 pm
  • Hi, I have investigated this issue further and found out that it is present also in the latest perl5 blead. Based on Vicent's post above I have tried this patch to win32/perlhost.h - PerlInterpreter ...
    kmx via RTkmx via RT
    Aug 3, 2009 at 2:04 pm
    Aug 6, 2009 at 9:54 pm
  • Did anybody summarize these conclusions somewhere? Or can you at least point to the key list messages that give an overview on what was agreed to before? Getting to "full Unicode semantics at every ...
    Jan DuboisJan Dubois
    Aug 27, 2009 at 12:17 am
    Aug 28, 2009 at 4:46 pm
  • 1) What can I do if my outbound mail server only supports TLS for authentication? (I can get CPAN test reports sent out once I configure it for such, but it doesn't look like there's support in ...
    Curtis JewellCurtis Jewell
    Aug 21, 2009 at 8:22 pm
    Aug 25, 2009 at 12:09 pm
  • Attempting to install Perl::Critic 1.102 via CPANPLUS from 5.10.1-RC1 fails due to what CPANPLUS is doing with the Module::Build mention in configure_requires. This version of P::C was built with ...
    Elliot ShankElliot Shank
    Aug 8, 2009 at 2:44 pm
    Aug 12, 2009 at 3:38 am
  • I've just uploaded 5.10.1-RC2 to CPAN. Once it's hit the mirrors it should be available as http://www.cpan.org/authors/id/D/DA/DAPM/perl-5.10.1-RC2.tar.bz2 but until then, its available as ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Aug 19, 2009 at 12:01 am
    Aug 22, 2009 at 8:02 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Ed Avis" # Please include the string: [perl #68592] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Ed AvisEd Avis
    Aug 17, 2009 at 11:45 am
    Aug 18, 2009 at 5:56 pm
  • Damn - I've been looking at that mangling of $^X a few times, as it's the only place that GetShortPathName() is called within the Test and TAP trees ... but I was too stupid to think of commenting ...
    Sisyphus1Sisyphus1
    Aug 10, 2009 at 9:05 am
    Aug 12, 2009 at 12:15 am
  • # New Ticket Created by "Eric Brine" # Please include the string: [perl #68564] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Eric BrineEric Brine
    Aug 16, 2009 at 8:16 am
    Nov 3, 2010 at 9:41 am
  • Reading the delta docs, I thought the attached change would be prudent. -- Ken Williams Sr. Research Scientist Thomson Reuters Phone: 651-848-7712 ken.williams@thomsonreuters.com
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Aug 7, 2009 at 3:58 pm
    Aug 11, 2009 at 10:30 pm
  • Hi, I saw on the corehackers wiki some ideas for improving Perl's "split" op: - Improve the performance of split in scalar context - Remove the long deprecated feature where split in scalar context ...
    Bo BorgersonBo Borgerson
    Aug 26, 2009 at 2:07 am
    Sep 13, 2009 at 6:20 pm
  • Hi, first of all excuse me for the duplicate message about modernization of examples in the documentation, I sent the first one two days ago and didn't see it for one day, then re-sent it. I tried to ...
    Flavio PolettiFlavio Poletti
    Aug 28, 2009 at 11:33 pm
    Aug 31, 2009 at 10:21 pm
  • Automated smoke report for 5.11.0 patch e00b8fdab69f4407fc00c983beddd087eb4e3205 blead-1995-ge00b8fd ALMA: HP rx2600 (1.50GHz/6.0MB) (IA64/2 cpu) on openvms - V8.3-1H1 using ? CC/DECC version ...
    Craig A. BerryCraig A. Berry
    Aug 25, 2009 at 3:03 pm
    Aug 25, 2009 at 6:31 pm
  • [Note this is unrelated to the other bug I opened earlier.] The following code snippet is around 20 times slower under 5.10.1-RC1 compared to 5.10.0.. use Storable qw(freeze); local ...
    David LeadbeaterDavid Leadbeater
    Aug 9, 2009 at 7:35 pm
    Aug 16, 2009 at 1:30 pm
  • In Config_heavy.pl of my perl5.10.1-to-be installation there are some duplicates: config_arg0='./Configure' config_arg0='./Configure' config_arg1='-Dprefix=/usr/perl-5.10.0-3220-gf9961a0' ...
    Slaven RezicSlaven Rezic
    Aug 6, 2009 at 7:26 pm
    Aug 12, 2009 at 1:21 pm
  • hi, i just compiled 5.10.1-rc1 for mandriva, and it seems to work fine. however, since we ship lots of modules that are not yet rebuild with the new perl, i want @INC to include the 5.10.0 @INC. i ...
    Jerome QuelinJerome Quelin
    Aug 8, 2009 at 8:09 am
    Aug 8, 2009 at 12:13 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by "Aaron Trevena" # Please include the string: [perl #68706] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Aaron TrevenaAaron Trevena
    Aug 21, 2009 at 1:23 pm
    Jul 13, 2013 at 1:03 am
  • So once again, I find myself on the cusp of producing an RC1. (So many cusps, so little time...). Is anyone aware of any real critical showstoppers that would stop an RC1? At this point I'm not ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Aug 4, 2009 at 12:34 am
    Sep 8, 2009 at 8:35 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by chip@seas.upenn.edu # Please include the string: [perl #68804] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    chip@seas.upenn.edu (via RT)chip@seas.upenn.edu (via RT)
    Aug 26, 2009 at 5:32 pm
    Sep 1, 2009 at 9:30 pm
  • Hello, please could someone with commit right apply the attached patch to maint-5.8 ? If there will ever be a 5.8.10 then the suidperl problem would be fixed... Bye Rainer
    Rainer TammerRainer Tammer
    Aug 26, 2009 at 1:30 pm
    Aug 31, 2009 at 9:32 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Zefram # Please include the string: [perl #68590] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    ZeframZefram
    Aug 17, 2009 at 11:26 am
    Aug 21, 2009 at 11:48 am
  • Automated smoke report for 5.10.1 patch bac1ae50f815c189d267d9fccb2cb35791975bf7 perl-5.10.1-RC1-45-gbac1ae5 perl-win2k: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz(~2550 MHz) (x86/1 cpu) on MSWin32 - ...
    George GreerGeorge Greer
    Aug 17, 2009 at 1:21 am
    Aug 18, 2009 at 12:40 pm
  • the timeout value unit is not given. and this part is important, since when socket freeze, client will not return without a proper value given. module IO::Socket::INET Timeout Timeout value for ...
    FENG Da AFENG Da A
    Aug 13, 2009 at 8:43 am
    Aug 31, 2009 at 7:04 pm
  • On a clean install of main-5.10.x, CPAN is very noisy about non-fatal failures to download files. (Subsequent attempts to use a different download method succeed, so this is annoying, but not fatal.) ...
    Andy DoughertyAndy Dougherty
    Aug 4, 2009 at 6:53 pm
    Aug 5, 2009 at 4:28 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Shlomi Fish # Please include the string: [perl #68182] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Aug 4, 2009 at 3:50 pm
    Aug 23, 2011 at 4:16 pm
  • I'm having a problem building 5.10.1 on Mac OS Snow Leopard: Running Makefile.PL in ext/Sys-Syslog ../../miniperl -I../../lib Makefile.PL INSTALLDIRS=perl INSTALLMAN1DIR=none INSTALLMAN3DIR=none ...
    Andy ArmstrongAndy Armstrong
    Aug 29, 2009 at 8:35 pm
    Aug 30, 2009 at 11:35 am
  • I think I raised this issue before just prior to Perl 5.10.0 coming out, and it was decided then that it wasn't something to hold up the release over. However, now that it is *after* the release of ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    Aug 27, 2009 at 3:43 am
    Aug 28, 2009 at 4:58 pm
  • Hello, Here's some feedback on Perl 5.10.1-RC2. The version of CGI.pm in this release is 3.43. I recommend using 3.45 instead, which contains about a dozen bug fixes. 3.43 contains a regression-- a ...
    Mark StosbergMark Stosberg
    Aug 20, 2009 at 1:09 am
    Aug 23, 2009 at 12:28 am
  • Hi, As quite a few of you are aware, a few of us have been working on approaches to putting perl5 on top of the JVM. We've decided to call it quits, but I didn't want to just disappear without ...
    Ben EvansBen Evans
    Aug 21, 2009 at 7:23 am
    Aug 22, 2009 at 2:00 pm
  • In previous releases, Rafael synced the perlfaq with blead. The version in RC1 is pretty old and refers to locations in svn.perl.org that are now stale. I brought this up awhile ago: ...
    Brian d foyBrian d foy
    Aug 12, 2009 at 3:55 pm
    Aug 13, 2009 at 12:59 pm
  • perl5101delta.pod includes a reference to "Attributes::Handlers", which should be "Attribute::Handlers". -zefram
    ZeframZefram
    Aug 17, 2009 at 10:19 am
    Aug 17, 2009 at 1:47 pm
  • I just did the following interesting experiment ... x51 has this: Linux 2.6.25.20-0.4-default #1 SMP 2009-06-01 09:57:12 +0200 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Summary of my perl5 (revision 5 version ...
    H.Merijn BrandH.Merijn Brand
    Aug 13, 2009 at 11:01 am
    Aug 15, 2009 at 6:37 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Father Chrysostomos # Please include the string: [perl #68108] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    Father ChrysostomosFather Chrysostomos
    Aug 1, 2009 at 9:35 pm
    Aug 7, 2009 at 8:15 am
  • Jesse, regarding the recent changes to release_managers_guide.pod, I've spotted some issues: ------- 8c35d285401fe5adc3a2123303047b3c9caf49e7 Linearized the release-manager's guide to make it less of ...
    Dave MitchellDave Mitchell
    Aug 3, 2009 at 10:59 pm
    Aug 4, 2009 at 5:02 pm
  • The recent attack on Perl Monks (http://perlmonks.org/?node_id=784737 in case you haven't heard) is certainly concerning for Perl users in general, as it potentially opens up a wide attack vector ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Aug 2, 2009 at 3:31 am
    Aug 3, 2009 at 3:01 pm
  • # New Ticket Created by Zefram # Please include the string: [perl #68560] # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. # <URL: ...
    ZeframZefram
    Aug 15, 2009 at 11:40 pm
    Nov 30, 2010 at 9:28 am
  • Once an editor, always an editor. Speaking as someone who recently had to edit out a bunch of 3-arg opens to make something work on a legacy perl 5.5.2, I'd like to see some kind of systematic ...
    David NicolDavid Nicol
    Aug 29, 2009 at 10:18 pm
    Sep 1, 2009 at 10:31 pm
  • Hi, I'm wondering if the Perl 5 development team is willing to accept documentation patches to bring examples in the documentation to something more in line with what's actually available in 5.10 and ...
    Flavio PolettiFlavio Poletti
    Aug 27, 2009 at 3:32 pm
    Sep 1, 2009 at 1:19 pm
  • Perl5 Bug Summary http://rt.perl.org/rt3/NoAuth/perl5/Overview.html Generated at Mon Aug 3 13:15:00 2009 GMT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * Numbers ...
    Perl5 Bug SummaryPerl5 Bug Summary
    Aug 3, 2009 at 1:15 pm
    Aug 31, 2009 at 1:15 pm
  • Hi, I tried a bit of cleanup in perldata as well. Usual stuff: using lexical filehandles when possible, deprecate use of non-lexical filehandles, add 'my', use three-argument open(). Changes are ...
    Flavio PolettiFlavio Poletti
    Aug 29, 2009 at 12:44 am
    Aug 30, 2009 at 11:05 am
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