This week on Perl5-porters
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...Thank you, perl5 porters!
I am happy to report that bleadperl 16147 has built successfully on VOS and
has passed all of its tests. There is only one local patch, to vos.c, which
is already in the repository but not in this snapshot. I may yet find more
things to change, but this is an important milestone to me; this is the
first time I've passed all of the tests on the first try.
A thousand thanks to everyone who has assisted me in the effort to get perl
5.7 ported to the Stratus VOS operating system. I started working on this
effort last October. If I had known how long it would take, or...where is the perl5-porters FAQ ?
there is link to the perl5-porters FAQ at
which does not exist any more.
Sending e-mail to email@example.com still works
so I have the document now but it would be good to update
the link on that site.
firstname.lastname@example.org (Gabor Szabo) writes:
> there is link to the perl5-porters FAQ at
> which does not exist any more.
You could mail me about i...this decade on perl5-porters
As a side effect of something else, I found myself digging around in the
archives of Perl5-Porters from quite a long time ago.
For example, take a look at the archives from 10 years ago:
Several names you see there are still active today, and others are still in
contact, which is nice.
Although I was surprised to discover that Jarkko had a different .sig back
...How does one unsubscribe to perl5-porters
Some of us out here are trying to unsubscribe from this list, but can't
figure out how to do it. I've searched through www.perl.org for any info,
but haven't found anything that has helped.
I've tried sending email to email@example.com,
firstname.lastname@example.org, and email@example.com. Only the last
one responded and it doesn't run this list.
The easiest way is to look for unsubscribe information in the messages to
you (this applies to all mailing lists). Some lists have the information
at the bottom of the message. Some lists (this one) has ...perl5-porters events at TPC5
I've organized two (2) events for perl5-porters at TPC.
The Serious Meeting, 7:30PM on Monday
I just mailed out the agenda for this.
The Party, 8:00PM on Thursday
Let me know if you're planning to attend (if you've already confirmed
with me, no need to do so again).
Do not confuse them. There are no prepared talks for The Party,
except for the bit where Jarkko gets really drunk and starts telling
about the time he tripped in a Finnish brewery, woke up with a tour
party of Catholic schoolgirls around him, and it took them fifteen
minutes to convince him he had...perl5-porters meeting tonight
7:30pm in Marina II. See you there!
...[FAQ] perl5-porters FAQ
Welcome to perl5-porters!
Welcome to the Perl development mailing list, perl5-porters. Whether
you're here to watch the latest directions in Perl's development, or
to get actively involved yourself, this FAQ will hopefully help you
understand some of what goes on here.
1.1) Help! How do I unsubscribe?
Send mail to <firstname.lastname@example.org>, and await a response.
Once you reply to the response, you'll be unsubscribed.
1.2) I'm not subscribed - how ...perl5-porters as prophesied by Gary Larson
....and to soften any copyright breach accusations: if you don't
already own all the Gary Larson albums, go buy them, now. If you
already have them, go buy another set.
$jhi++; # http://www.iki.fi/jhi/
# There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'.
# It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen
Jarkko Hietaniemi writes:
> ...and to soften any copyright breach accusations: if you don't
> already own all the Gary Larson albums, go buy them, now. ...perlbug -> perl5-porters broken ?
Is it normal that bugs submitted to:
don't show up in p5p ?
Shouldn't we get back a bug ticket too ?
By now perlbug looks like a black-hole.
At 13:48 +0000 1999.09.29, Fran�ois D�sarm�nien wrote:
>Is it normal that bugs submitted to:
>don't show up in p5p ?
>Shouldn't we get back a bug ticket too ?
>By now perlbug looks like a black-hole.
Yep, seems that way to me, too.
If you do a search on http://bugs.perl.org/ for the last month of bugs, the
last entry ...State of the perl5-porters nntp server?
I've not been able to get a successful connection to news.perl.org for
several days - is there a general problem occuring, or something specific
to my site?
Never apply a Star Trek solution to a Babylon 5 problem.
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Unless explicitly stated to the contrary, nothing in this posting should
be construed as representing my employer's opinions.
...This month on perl5-porters (August 2006)
This month on perl5-porters - August 2006
"Insistent rumors claim that we used to have Perl compilable with C++
-- I doubt it a bit, given the kind of problems I found when doing
this latest cleanup work." -- Jarkko Hietaniemi, having now found a
new wall against which to bang his head.
Topics of Interest
Perl 5.9.4 is out
Rafael Garcia-Suarez posted the first draft of the delta that
explained all the new goodies in the latest development release of
He made a number of changes based...reading perl5-porters via Gmane.org
Mailman has an option: "Mail delivery: Set this option to Enabled to
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want to stay subscribed, but don't want mail delivered to you"
However perl5-porters does not use Mailman, hence those of us already
reading via http://news.gmane.org/group/gmane.comp.lang.perl.perl5.porters
(or Gmane's NNTP interface) must throw the mail away with .procmailrc.
Is there any better way without unsubscribing, and thus not being able
P.S. can the administrators of perl5-porters unblock jidanni.org pleas...This Week on perl5-porters (18-24 September 2006)
This Week on perl5-porters - 18-24 September 2006
If we fake times in our fake stat then fake futimes makes sense. But
chown and chmod make little sense to me - only the current process can
access the scalar so current UID is owner (and can't exec it).
We could accept the calls and set errno to nearest code that made
sense, or perhaps just set the mode so that fake stat saw it.
Have we missed any more fd related calls? If there anything else that
we can do to filehandles via perl interface that we missed?
-- Nick Ing-Simmons, discussing how to improv...