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21 years agoDocument a bit that UDP is not what you might think.
Lupe Christoph [Mon, 24 Jul 2000 08:59:15 +0000 (10:59 +0200)]
Document a bit that UDP is not what you might think.

Subject: Re: IO::Socket::INET bug sending large UDP packets/fragmentation
Message-ID: <20000724085915.B13172@alanya.lupe-christoph.de>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6534

21 years agoperlfunc.pod use documentation (5.6.0)
Jeff Pinyan [Sat, 5 Aug 2000 00:22:01 +0000 (20:22 -0400)]
perlfunc.pod use documentation (5.6.0)
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.3.96.1000805002052.23260A-100000@hut.crusoe.net>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6533

21 years agoHave symbols for the IoTYPEs.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Sun, 6 Aug 2000 03:45:41 +0000 (03:45 +0000)]
Have symbols for the IoTYPEs.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6532

21 years agoContinue fixing the io warnings. This also
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Sun, 6 Aug 2000 01:33:55 +0000 (01:33 +0000)]
Continue fixing the io warnings.  This also
sort of fixes bug ID 20000802.003: the core dump
is no more.  Whether the current behaviour is correct
(giving a warning: "Not a format reference"), is another matter.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6531

21 years agoChange the Policy policy: now -Dprefix= with an existing
Andy Dougherty [Fri, 4 Aug 2000 14:53:50 +0000 (10:53 -0400)]
Change the Policy policy: now -Dprefix= with an existing
Policy.sh and prefix == siteprefix == vendorprefix, then all
of them follow along the new prefix.

Subject: Re: [ID 20000508.002] -Dprefix completely broken [PATCH]
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.10.10008041440560.17981-100000@maxwell.phys.lafayette.edu>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6530

21 years agoZap lib/Sys directory when cleaning up.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Sat, 5 Aug 2000 18:57:28 +0000 (18:57 +0000)]
Zap lib/Sys directory when cleaning up.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6529

21 years agoEssential prototype changes were missing from #6527.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Sat, 5 Aug 2000 18:40:44 +0000 (18:40 +0000)]
Essential prototype changes were missing from #6527.
Also make report_evil_fh() more bomb-proof.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6528

21 years ago[ID 20000724.004] Perl interpreter segfault when using built-in flock
Ronald F. Guilmette [Mon, 24 Jul 2000 15:47:00 +0000 (08:47 -0700)]
[ID 20000724.004] Perl interpreter segfault when using built-in flock
Message-Id: <200007242247.PAA52177@monkeys.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6527

21 years agogcc versions might have (parentheses) in them.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Fri, 4 Aug 2000 21:23:27 +0000 (21:23 +0000)]
gcc versions might have (parentheses) in them.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6526

21 years agoWeed buglets pointed out by
Lupe Christoph [Fri, 4 Aug 2000 17:34:39 +0000 (19:34 +0200)]
Weed buglets pointed out by
Subject: Re: [ID 20000803.005] miniperl aborts during Perl make
Message-ID: <20000804173439.L8087@alanya.lupe-christoph.de>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6525

21 years agoWarn under -w if lstat(FH) is attempted.
Todd C. Miller [Fri, 21 Apr 2000 10:43:46 +0000 (04:43 -0600)]
Warn under -w if lstat(FH) is attempted.

Subject: [ID 20000421.003] perlfunc says you can lstat a file handle but you cannot
Message-Id: <200004211643.e3LGhkX24720@xerxes.courtesan.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6524

21 years agoNew perlcc, take 2
Simon Cozens [Fri, 4 Aug 2000 06:21:04 +0000 (06:21 +0000)]
New perlcc, take 2
Message-ID: <slrn8oko6g.da2.simon@justanother.perlhacker.org>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6523

21 years agoRe: Array vs. List context
Daniel Chetlin [Fri, 4 Aug 2000 00:22:44 +0000 (17:22 -0700)]
Re: Array vs. List context
Message-ID: <20000804002244.A5924@ilmd.chetlin.org>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6522

21 years ago[ID 20000804.002] configure.gnu and arguments with whitespace characters
Raymund Will [Fri, 4 Aug 2000 12:07:09 +0000 (14:07 +0200)]
[ID 20000804.002] configure.gnu and arguments with whitespace characters
Message-Id: <20000804120709.A14982@caldera.de>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6521

21 years agoAfter the #6519 a warning about stat() is just that,
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Fri, 4 Aug 2000 04:09:06 +0000 (04:09 +0000)]
After the #6519 a warning about stat() is just that,
not about a filetest, which now have their own warning.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6520

21 years agoIn the warnings call filehandles consistently so;
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Fri, 4 Aug 2000 04:06:30 +0000 (04:06 +0000)]
In the warnings call filehandles consistently so;
add "unopened" warning for stat().

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6519

21 years agoMinor tweak to perlvar.pod
Stephen P. Potter [Tue, 18 Apr 2000 09:26:03 +0000 (05:26 -0400)]
Minor tweak to perlvar.pod
Message-Id: <200004181326.JAA01560@spp.users.ds.net>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6518

21 years ago[ID 19990721.004] Documentation bug in perlfunc
Clinton Pierce [Wed, 21 Jul 1999 16:45:31 +0000 (12:45 -0400)]
[ID 19990721.004] Documentation bug in perlfunc
Message-Id: <199907212049.QAA12875@mailfw3.ford.com>

Fix by Stephen Potter (visible in the bug db but not in p5p?)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6517

21 years agoThis is 6512. Really.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Fri, 4 Aug 2000 02:09:25 +0000 (02:09 +0000)]
This is 6512.  Really.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6516

21 years agomention the idea of @( and @)
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Fri, 4 Aug 2000 01:25:50 +0000 (01:25 +0000)]
mention the idea of @( and @)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6515

21 years ago[ID 20000802.004] Tests op/grent.t and op/pwent.t fail unnecessarily
Mark Dickinson [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 13:25:07 +0000 (09:25 -0400)]
[ID 20000802.004] Tests op/grent.t and op/pwent.t fail unnecessarily
Message-Id: <Pine.OSF.4.10.10008021321380.32190-200000@is07.fas.harvard.edu>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6513

21 years ago[ID 20000802.002] [PATCH] memory pseudo-leak in sv_dump
M. J. T. Guy [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 10:51:01 +0000 (11:51 +0100)]
[ID 20000802.002] [PATCH] memory pseudo-leak in sv_dump
Message-Id: <E13JvAz-0005B5-00@libra.cus.cam.ac.uk>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6512

21 years agobad cppsymbols on os2 + Configure question
Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes [Thu, 3 Aug 2000 17:20:04 +0000 (10:20 -0700)]
bad cppsymbols on os2 + Configure question
Message-ID: <0wgi5gzkgqLb092yn@efn.org>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6511

21 years agodetypo
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Fri, 4 Aug 2000 00:25:28 +0000 (00:25 +0000)]
detypo

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6510

21 years agoComings and goings in op/sprintf.t
Dominic Dunlop [Thu, 3 Aug 2000 22:16:46 +0000 (00:16 +0200)]
Comings and goings in op/sprintf.t
Message-Id: <p04320411b5af8091f6fe@[194.235.193.148]>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6509

21 years ago[ID 20000803.001] further regexp counting problems
Hugo van der Sanden [Thu, 3 Aug 2000 18:25:30 +0000 (19:25 +0100)]
[ID 20000803.001] further regexp counting problems
Message-Id: <200008031725.SAA10580@crypt.compulink.co.uk>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6508

21 years agosv.h documentation - SvLEN
Mike Guy [Thu, 3 Aug 2000 14:43:09 +0000 (15:43 +0100)]
sv.h documentation - SvLEN
Message-Id: <E13KLHB-0004UK-00@libra.cus.cam.ac.uk>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6507

21 years agoDisable the fix_pl hack for now.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Thu, 3 Aug 2000 15:49:14 +0000 (15:49 +0000)]
Disable the fix_pl hack for now.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6506

21 years agoAdd a URL for FSF.
Elaine -HFB- Ashton [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 13:25:09 +0000 (08:25 -0500)]
Add a URL for FSF.

Subject: Patch for README
Message-ID: <20000802132509.I10379@chaos.wustl.edu>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6505

21 years agoBe more informative on what is skipped and why,
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Thu, 3 Aug 2000 13:29:19 +0000 (13:29 +0000)]
Be more informative on what is skipped and why,
also repeat the list at the end.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6504

21 years agoCircumvent the removal of .patch by fix_pl.
Simon Cozens [Thu, 3 Aug 2000 04:17:00 +0000 (04:17 +0000)]
Circumvent the removal of .patch by fix_pl.

Subject: Re: [ID 20000802.011] unable to 'make test'
Message-ID: <slrn8ohshs.81o.simon@justanother.perlhacker.org>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6503

21 years agoThe subtest 4 may fail also on VOBS, as pointed out
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Thu, 3 Aug 2000 00:00:26 +0000 (00:00 +0000)]
The subtest 4 may fail also on VOBS, as pointed out
by Nick Ing-Simmons in November 1999, bug id 19991124.003
(but the failure in that bug report isn't the subtest 4).

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6501

21 years agoBetter skip message for the test; one of the two problems in
Lupe Christoph [Thu, 24 Feb 2000 11:54:50 +0000 (12:54 +0100)]
Better skip message for the test; one of the two problems in

Subject: [ID 20000224.003] Not OK: perl v5.5.660 on i86pc-solaris 2.7
Message-Id: <200002241054.LAA06808@lupe-christoph.de>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6500

21 years agoAllow "no Module;" even if there is no 'unimport'.
Mark-Jason Dominus [Fri, 24 Mar 2000 15:24:34 +0000 (15:24 +0000)]
Allow "no Module;" even if there is no 'unimport'.

Subject: [ID 20000324.029] `unimport' is not special the way `import' is
Message-Id: <20000324152434.15160.qmail@plover.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6499

21 years agoGenerate OP_IS_SOCKET() and OP_IS_FILETEST() macros
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 22:42:58 +0000 (22:42 +0000)]
Generate OP_IS_SOCKET() and OP_IS_FILETEST() macros
that are hopefully soon put into use.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6498

21 years agorequire.t needs binmode() to work on windows
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 22:28:59 +0000 (22:28 +0000)]
require.t needs binmode() to work on windows

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6497

21 years agoDocument the IVdf UVuf UVof UVxf.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 22:08:51 +0000 (22:08 +0000)]
Document the IVdf UVuf UVof UVxf.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6496

21 years agodetypo #6494
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 21:54:26 +0000 (21:54 +0000)]
detypo #6494

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6495

21 years agoDump UVs as UVs in Data::Dumper.
Gurusamy Sarathy [Thu, 27 Apr 2000 12:26:25 +0000 (05:26 -0700)]
Dump UVs as UVs in Data::Dumper.

Subject: Re: [ID 20000405.018] Data::Dumper and negative numbers
Message-Id: <200004271926.MAA04331@molotok.activestate.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6494

21 years ago[ID 20000731.010] regex error
Hugo van der Sanden [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 14:53:56 +0000 (15:53 +0100)]
[ID 20000731.010] regex error
Message-Id: <200008021353.OAA24761@crypt.compulink.co.uk>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6493

21 years agoThe new setproctitle() feature is available only in
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 15:02:46 +0000 (15:02 +0000)]
The new setproctitle() feature is available only in
bleeding edge FreeBSD.  From Paul Saab.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6492

21 years agoThe tr utf8 patching continues.
Simon Cozens [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 02:37:17 +0000 (02:37 +0000)]
The tr utf8 patching continues.

Subject: Re: #6469, too many tests claimed in require.t
Message-ID: <slrn8of2at.81o.simon@justanother.perlhacker.org>

(the logic of the test was the wrong way round in the patch)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6491

21 years agoThe name of a filehandle does not have <these>.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 13:27:38 +0000 (13:27 +0000)]
The name of a filehandle does not have <these>.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6490

21 years agoRemove the extraneous "main::" prefix from all the
Gurusamy Sarathy [Mon, 20 Mar 2000 11:28:02 +0000 (03:28 -0800)]
Remove the extraneous "main::" prefix from all the
"opened only for", "on closed", and "never opened" warnings.

Subject: Re: inappropriate warning
Message-Id: <200003201928.LAA32224@maul.ActiveState.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6489

21 years agomemcpy has n o in it, as pinted ut by Sarathy.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 03:02:57 +0000 (03:02 +0000)]
memcpy has n o in it, as pinted ut by Sarathy.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6488

21 years agoDocument in one place the memory abstractions used in Perl core.
Simon Cozens [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 02:20:23 +0000 (02:20 +0000)]
Document in one place the memory abstractions used in Perl core.

Subject: Re: Memory abstraction
Organization: Earth.li Origins

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6487

21 years agoregen_headers, regen perltoc.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 2 Aug 2000 02:41:57 +0000 (02:41 +0000)]
regen_headers, regen perltoc.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6486

21 years ago"This little thing tests for a file .patch, and if it contains
Simon Cozens [Fri, 14 Jul 2000 07:12:15 +0000 (07:12 +0000)]
"This little thing tests for a file .patch, and if it contains
 a number, pops into patchlevel.h" (making it easier to track
which development version people are reporting bugs against)

Subject: Patchlevel autogeneration for repository perls
Message-ID: <slrn8mtfaf.1qo.simon@justanother.perlhacker.org>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6485

21 years agoFreeBSD 3.* updates from
Paul Saab [Tue, 1 Aug 2000 15:41:39 +0000 (08:41 -0700)]
FreeBSD 3.* updates from
Subject: [ID 20000801.007] setting $0 on FreeBSD 4.x does not get reflected in /bin/ps
Message-Id: <20000801154139.A53740@yahoo-inc.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6484

21 years agoIn new BSDs changes to argv[] do not show up in ps(1) output,
Paul Saab [Tue, 1 Aug 2000 15:41:39 +0000 (08:41 -0700)]
In new BSDs changes to argv[] do not show up in ps(1) output,
instead one must use setproctitle().  This was already addressed
by change #6457, but the below has a new variant for FreeBSD 4.0
or later, and the matter is also documented more.
Subject: [ID 20000801.007] setting $0 on FreeBSD 4.x does not get reflected in /bin/ps
Message-Id: <20000801154139.A53740@yahoo-inc.com>

p4raw-link: @6457 on //depot/perl: 0c9177abdae6e91f4dfdab2ef3cc817ec901e51eon //depot/metaconfig: efc5abcdbec468dfb20e18acbe3ab6c1cd9e92c3

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6483

21 years agoThe test from this
Tom Hughes [Sat, 15 Apr 2000 17:03:44 +0000 (18:03 +0100)]
The test from this

Subject: Re: [ID 20000411.002] qw() gives different results in 5.6 to previous versions
Message-ID: <d1c9b2af49.tom@compton.compton.nu>

was missing, the code change went in as #5989
(which had a different test?)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6482

21 years ago[Proposed PATCH] Let Perl define QUAD_MIN and _MAX itself
Jeff Okamoto [Thu, 27 Jul 2000 13:51:41 +0000 (06:51 -0700)]
[Proposed PATCH] Let Perl define QUAD_MIN and _MAX itself
Message-Id: <200007272051.NAA02178@xfiles.intercon.hp.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6481

21 years agoMake p4desc to skip non-mainperl branches by default.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Tue, 1 Aug 2000 18:05:28 +0000 (18:05 +0000)]
Make p4desc to skip non-mainperl branches by default.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6480

21 years agoIf gccosandvers is equal to osname, clear gccosandvers.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Tue, 1 Aug 2000 17:29:19 +0000 (17:29 +0000)]
If gccosandvers is equal to osname, clear gccosandvers.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6479

21 years agoBOM patching from Simon Cozens.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Tue, 1 Aug 2000 15:54:08 +0000 (15:54 +0000)]
BOM patching from Simon Cozens.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6478

21 years agoStash away the largefiles flags and libswanted.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Tue, 1 Aug 2000 04:50:33 +0000 (04:50 +0000)]
Stash away the largefiles flags and libswanted.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6477

21 years agovarious syntax errors and such (not fixed: comp/require.t#22 coredump
Gurusamy Sarathy [Tue, 1 Aug 2000 04:24:24 +0000 (04:24 +0000)]
various syntax errors and such (not fixed: comp/require.t#22 coredump
on Windows)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6476

21 years agoMake chr() for values >127 to create utf8 when under utf8.
Simon Cozens [Tue, 1 Aug 2000 02:37:02 +0000 (02:37 +0000)]
Make chr() for values >127 to create utf8 when under utf8.

Subject: Re: uft8/chr()
Message-ID: <slrn8ocdud.19l.simon@justanother.perlhacker.org>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6475

21 years agoIn Digital UNIX warn if gcc explicitly chosen because even
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Tue, 1 Aug 2000 02:36:18 +0000 (02:36 +0000)]
In Digital UNIX warn if gcc explicitly chosen because even
2.95.2 is known to cause problems.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6474

21 years agoMake the safety catch for buggy gccs work with triple version
Maurizio Loreti [Mon, 31 Jul 2000 14:55:06 +0000 (16:55 +0200)]
Make the safety catch for buggy gccs work with triple version
numbers like 2.95.2.  Reported in

Subject: [ID 20000731.005] Perl 5.6.0 "Configure" fails to recognize gcc 2.95.2
Message-Id: <200007311255.AA25586@axcdf4.pd.infn.it>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6473

21 years agofix and question re: waitpid() under win32
Brian Clarke [Fri, 28 Jul 2000 15:18:29 +0000 (11:18 -0400)]
fix and question re: waitpid() under win32
Message-ID: <3981DC85.290314EB@appliedmeta.com>

Slightly reformatted and WNOHANG # define moved to win32.h
so that also POSIX.xs sees it, as suggsted by Sarathy.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6472

21 years agoallow non-variable as lhs of non-updating tr///
M. J. T. Guy [Mon, 31 Jul 2000 13:28:51 +0000 (14:28 +0100)]
allow non-variable as lhs of non-updating tr///
Message-Id: <E13JEgd-0003fy-00@libra.cus.cam.ac.uk>

(aka ID 20000730.002)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6471

21 years agoDocument the problem with -P in HP-UX and its workaround.
Milton Hankins {64892} [Wed, 28 Jun 2000 13:58:21 +0000 (09:58 -0400)]
Document the problem with -P in HP-UX and its workaround.

Subject: [ID 20000628.002] HPUX 11: -Ae compiler flag breaks perl -P
Message-Id: <200006281758.NAA10339@uewrhp03.msd.ray.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6470

21 years agoThe swallow_bom() saga continues. The #23 of require.t
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Mon, 31 Jul 2000 04:15:02 +0000 (04:15 +0000)]
The swallow_bom() saga continues.  The #23 of require.t
(UTF16-LE) still fails (silently, no output) but the #22
(UTF16-BE) seems to be working now.  The root of the
failure may be in sv_gets(): is it UTF-16LE-aware,
especially when it comes to line endings?

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6469

21 years agoFind green threads before native threads.
Jens Thomsen [Fri, 28 Jul 2000 15:54:49 +0000 (09:54 -0600)]
Find green threads before native threads.

Subject: Re: Patch to jpl/JNI/Makefile.PL
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0007281553470.687-200000@fiend.cis.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6468

21 years agoFix the HALF_UPGRADE() macro introduced in #6263.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Sun, 30 Jul 2000 18:36:22 +0000 (18:36 +0000)]
Fix the HALF_UPGRADE() macro introduced in #6263.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6467

21 years agoA new version of the "remove UPPERACSE string comparison"
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Sun, 30 Jul 2000 04:37:29 +0000 (04:37 +0000)]
A new version of the "remove UPPERACSE string comparison"
operators.  The problem with the previous one (change #6454)
was that it was for Perl 5.6.0.  From Paul Marquess.

p4raw-link: @6454 on //depot/perl: d164fe835174420df93c1795763a090dc6471f0a

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6466

21 years agoDo not upgrade SVs into utf8 just because they participate
Simon Cozens [Fri, 21 Jul 2000 04:37:29 +0000 (04:37 +0000)]
Do not upgrade SVs into utf8 just because they participate
in eq or cmp.  Reported and fix suggested in

Subject: [ID 20000720.009] sv_eq UTF8 bug
Message-Id: <20000721043729.30081.qmail@othersideofthe.earth.li>

Exercise for the kind reader: should we or should we not
cache the utf8 conversion alongside the SV? (as magic,
as the strxfrm()ed version is cached under use locale)
Argue both for and against.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6465

21 years agoUTF8 concat
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Sat, 29 Jul 2000 22:36:22 +0000 (22:36 +0000)]
UTF8 concat
From: simon@brecon.co.uk (Simon Cozens)
Date: 30 Jun 2000 06:13:25 GMT
Message-ID: <slrn8loek5.9ai.simon@justanother.perlhacker.org>

(with a memory leak fixed, plus a few casts added)

This also seems to help for

Subject: [ID 20000716.015] join UTF8 weirdness
From: root <root@ak-71.mind.de>
Date: Sat, 15 Jul 2000 15:29:54 +0200
Message-Id: <200007151329.PAA13970@ak-71.mind.de>

(from Andreas König)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6464

21 years agoTune the comments and hopefully stop a memory leak.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Sat, 29 Jul 2000 00:55:39 +0000 (00:55 +0000)]
Tune the comments and hopefully stop a memory leak.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6463

21 years agoThe problem described in this
root [Wed, 22 Mar 2000 18:37:42 +0000 (11:37 -0700)]
The problem described in this

Subject: [ID 20000322.018] named chars aren't magical enough
Message-Id: <200003230137.SAA29532@dixie.cscaper.com>

has been fixed in perl 5.6.0 but just in case added a test
to keep it away.  (The report from Joseph Hall.)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6462

21 years agoTiny fixes for #6460.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Fri, 28 Jul 2000 23:56:36 +0000 (23:56 +0000)]
Tiny fixes for #6460.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6461

21 years agoWarn if the version of the operating system used to compile gcc
Kurt D. Starsinic [Mon, 10 Jul 2000 15:54:16 +0000 (11:54 -0400)]
Warn if the version of the operating system used to compile gcc
differs from the current version of the operating system.
Also display the gcc compilation os and version in myconfig.
Inspiration from

Subject: Re: [ID 20000710.003] ERRORS!!
Message-ID: <20000710155416.A1384@O2.chapin.edu>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6460

21 years agoIn DEC OSF aka Digital UNIX aka Tru64 add the version
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Fri, 28 Jul 2000 22:00:32 +0000 (22:00 +0000)]
In DEC OSF aka Digital UNIX aka Tru64 add the version
letter to $Config{osvers}.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6459

21 years agoBack out #6454, doesn't seem to work.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Fri, 28 Jul 2000 04:15:39 +0000 (04:15 +0000)]
Back out #6454, doesn't seem to work.
(Reason: that patch was for perl 5.6.0, not perl-current)
(A version of the patch for perl-current came in later as #6466)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6458

21 years agoUse setproctitle() if available to modify $0.
Jeffrey Friedl [Sun, 23 Jul 2000 01:31:34 +0000 (18:31 -0700)]
Use setproctitle() if available to modify $0.

Subject: setting $* on BSD4 broken
Message-Id: <200007230831.BAA08379@ventrue.yahoo.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6457

21 years agoAllow "no AutoLoader;", based on change #6444,
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Thu, 27 Jul 2000 14:50:47 +0000 (14:50 +0000)]
Allow "no AutoLoader;", based on change #6444,
suggested by Graham Barr.

p4raw-link: @6444 on //depot/perl: ed8504609e65bf608915df5053decb2c1e5c56e9

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6456

21 years ago[ID 19990709.002] [DOCUMENTATION PATCH] perldiag
Robert Spier [Thu, 27 Jul 2000 09:49:35 +0000 (05:49 -0400)]
[ID 19990709.002] [DOCUMENTATION PATCH] perldiag
Message-ID: <14720.15855.787664.424783@rls.cx>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6455

21 years agoRemove EQ, NE, GT, LT, GE, LE (they have been deprecated
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Thu, 27 Jul 2000 14:03:02 +0000 (14:03 +0000)]
Remove EQ, NE, GT, LT, GE, LE (they have been deprecated
for a long time).

Reported in

Subject: [ID 20000717.004] Unexpected complaint of NE deprecation
From: Ryan Herbert <rherbert@sycamorehq.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2000 11:40:42 -0400
Message-Id: <200007171540.LAA20480@beorn.hq.sai>

Patched in

Subject: RE: [ID 20000717.004] Unexpected complaint of NE deprecation
From: "Paul Marquess" <Paul.Marquess@btinternet.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2000 23:40:18 +0100
Message-ID: <000001bff752$79511880$0a17073e@tiny>

based on an earlier patch from Stephen P. Potter.

(Removed later by change #6458 because this patch was for
 perl 5.6.0, not perl-current)

p4raw-link: @6458 (not found)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6454

21 years agofixes bug 20000508.004
Michael Stevens [Thu, 27 Jul 2000 13:49:04 +0000 (14:49 +0100)]
fixes bug 20000508.004
Message-ID: <20000727134903.A9351@athenaeum.globnix.org>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6453

21 years agoFurther File::Temp patches from Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 26 Jul 2000 23:51:26 +0000 (23:51 +0000)]
Further File::Temp patches from Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes
and Craig A. Berry.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6452

21 years agoBe wary of close()s, too.
Tim Jenness [Wed, 26 Jul 2000 09:32:43 +0000 (23:32 -1000)]
Be wary of close()s, too.

Subject: Re: [PATCH] perlbug cleanup
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10007260931540.27658-100000@lapaki.jach.hawaii.edu>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6451

21 years agoMinor doc patch: handy.h
Daniel Muiño [Wed, 26 Jul 2000 15:34:25 +0000 (12:34 -0300)]
Minor doc patch: handy.h
Message-ID: <397F2F31.F3F9F4F3@afip.gov.ar>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6450

21 years agominor doc change - perlguts
Michael Stevens [Thu, 13 Jul 2000 12:39:18 +0000 (13:39 +0100)]
minor doc change - perlguts
Message-ID: <20000713123918.A26561@athenaeum.globnix.org>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6449

21 years agoopen() wariness in perlbug.
Michael Stevens [Thu, 13 Jul 2000 15:52:23 +0000 (16:52 +0100)]
open() wariness in perlbug.

Subject: [PATCH] perlbug cleanup
Message-ID: <20000713155222.A11380@athenaeum.globnix.org>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6448

21 years agoFile::Temp patches for VMS and OS/2 from Tim Jenness.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 26 Jul 2000 18:13:04 +0000 (18:13 +0000)]
File::Temp patches for VMS and OS/2 from Tim Jenness.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6447

21 years agodocfix from Peter Scott <Peter@PSDT.com>.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 26 Jul 2000 18:06:32 +0000 (18:06 +0000)]
docfix from Peter Scott <Peter@PSDT.com>.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6446

21 years agoFix *foo{FORMAT}.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 26 Jul 2000 17:53:31 +0000 (17:53 +0000)]
Fix *foo{FORMAT}.

From: "H.Merijn Brand" <h.m.brand@hccnet.nl>
Subject: Re: Looking for a starting point (Mark-Jason?, Chip?, Jarkko?)
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2000 19:51:02 +0200
Message-Id: <20000726194952.41DD.H.M.BRAND@hccnet.nl>

From: Graham Barr <gbarr@pobox.com>
Subject: Re: Looking for a starting point (Mark-Jason?, Chip?, Jarkko?)
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2000 17:38:36 +0100
Message-ID: <20000726173836.L472@pobox.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6445

21 years agoAllow "sub AUTOLOAD;" to stop AUTOLOAD inheritance,
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 26 Jul 2000 17:49:14 +0000 (17:49 +0000)]
Allow "sub AUTOLOAD;" to stop AUTOLOAD inheritance,
from Graham Barr in the module list.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6444

21 years agoMore split() doc and test patches from Mike Guy.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 26 Jul 2000 16:06:56 +0000 (16:06 +0000)]
More split() doc and test patches from Mike Guy.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6443

21 years agoMacOS nits from Matthias Neeracher.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 26 Jul 2000 16:05:30 +0000 (16:05 +0000)]
MacOS nits from Matthias Neeracher.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6442

21 years agosplit /^/
M. J. T. Guy [Tue, 25 Jul 2000 14:18:57 +0000 (15:18 +0100)]
split /^/
Message-Id: <E13H4bp-00062h-00@libra.cus.cam.ac.uk>

(with notes from tchrist and gbarr)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6441

21 years agobug fix for munchconfig (turned up by CXX)
Peter Prymmer [Tue, 25 Jul 2000 18:59:16 +0000 (11:59 -0700)]
bug fix for munchconfig (turned up by CXX)
Message-ID: <Pine.OSF.4.10.10007251805350.294719-100000@aspara.forte.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6440

21 years agoMake the unimplemented POSIX regex features [[.cc.]] and [[=c=]]
Jeffrey Friedl [Sun, 16 Jul 2000 17:55:29 +0000 (10:55 -0700)]
Make the unimplemented POSIX regex features [[.cc.]] and [[=c=]]
to be fatal errors (instead of by default ignoring them, and
ignoring with a bug: even though -w gave an error, the opening [
was left in)  Reported in:

Subject: [ID 20000716.024] [=cc=] / [:blank:]
Message-Id: <200007170055.RAA23528@fummy.dsl.yahoo.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6439

21 years agoav.c apidoc
Simon Cozens [Mon, 24 Jul 2000 06:40:52 +0000 (06:40 +0000)]
av.c apidoc
Message-ID: <slrn8nnp7k.cgv.simon@justanother.perlhacker.org>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6438

21 years ago[ID 20000724.003] Documentation changes for perllocale.pod
Stephen P. Potter [Mon, 24 Jul 2000 14:22:23 +0000 (10:22 -0400)]
[ID 20000724.003] Documentation changes for perllocale.pod
Message-Id: <200007241822.OAA06827@spp.users.ds.net>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6437

21 years agoMake large file tests deal with SIGXFSZ
M. J. T. Guy [Mon, 24 Jul 2000 18:04:28 +0000 (19:04 +0100)]
Make large file tests deal with SIGXFSZ
Message-Id: <E13GleW-0000fr-00@libra.cus.cam.ac.uk>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6436

21 years agoGet UTF16 BOMs working. Patch from
M. J. T. Guy [Tue, 25 Jul 2000 12:52:45 +0000 (13:52 +0100)]
Get UTF16 BOMs working.  Patch from

Subject: Re: [ID 20000719.001] Problem with bleadperl of 7/18/00
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2000 12:52:45 +0100
Message-Id: <E13H3GP-0004MR-00@libra.cus.cam.ac.uk>

and notes from

Subject: Re: [ID 20000719.001] Problem with bleadperl of 7/18/00
From: "M.J.T. Guy" <mjtg@cus.cam.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2000 11:43:25 +0100
Message-Id: <E13H2BJ-0002nG-00@libra.cus.cam.ac.uk>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6435

21 years agoMake the "uninit variable" warning to say "concat or string"
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Tue, 25 Jul 2000 02:39:54 +0000 (02:39 +0000)]
Make the "uninit variable" warning to say "concat or string"
or "join or string" when in concat or join .

Subject: Re: [ID 20000403.009] uninitialised concatenation???
From: "M.J.T. Guy" <mjtg@cus.cam.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2000 18:22:58 +0100
Message-Id: <E12cX2Y-000364-00@taurus.cus.cam.ac.uk>

Subject: [ID 20000330.052] Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.)
From: William R Ward <hermit@BayView.COM>
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2000 19:50:03 -0800
Message-Id: <200003310350.TAA13319@komodo.bayview.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6434

21 years agoFile::Spec::VMS fixup for tmpdir from Craig Berry.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Mon, 24 Jul 2000 17:52:56 +0000 (17:52 +0000)]
File::Spec::VMS fixup for tmpdir from Craig Berry.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@6433