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21 years agopatch up egcs-1.1.2-mingw32 build (builds a working miniperl, but not
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 27 Oct 1999 21:15:07 +0000 (21:15 +0000)]
patch up egcs-1.1.2-mingw32 build (builds a working miniperl, but not
perl; stdout/stderr redirects seem broken as well)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4474

21 years agomore GCC v2.95 induced adjustments
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 27 Oct 1999 01:31:41 +0000 (01:31 +0000)]
more GCC v2.95 induced adjustments

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4462

21 years agowarnings and const violations identified by compiling in C++ mode
Gurusamy Sarathy [Tue, 26 Oct 1999 21:42:59 +0000 (21:42 +0000)]
warnings and const violations identified by compiling in C++ mode
with GCC v2.95

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4461

21 years agowin32 tweak
Gurusamy Sarathy [Mon, 25 Oct 1999 07:38:15 +0000 (07:38 +0000)]
win32 tweak

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4450

21 years agoremove inconsistent tainting behavior of sprintf("%e",...)
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 23:20:10 +0000 (23:20 +0000)]
remove inconsistent tainting behavior of sprintf("%e",...)
(all bets are off is "C" locale is compromised)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4449

21 years agoremove unused interpreter globals
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 22:20:42 +0000 (22:20 +0000)]
remove unused interpreter globals

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4448

21 years agoAvoid creating GV with NULL name when vivifying nameless scalars.
Nick Ing-Simmons [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 20:54:06 +0000 (20:54 +0000)]
Avoid creating GV with NULL name when vivifying nameless scalars.
(Fix/workround for [ID19991024.001])

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4444

21 years agotypo in installperl (from Paul Moore <gustav@morpheus.demon.co.uk>)
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 14:40:01 +0000 (14:40 +0000)]
typo in installperl (from Paul Moore <gustav@morpheus.demon.co.uk>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4442

21 years agotest in change#4428 needs strict interpretation of C modulus
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 14:33:11 +0000 (14:33 +0000)]
test in change#4428 needs strict interpretation of C modulus

p4raw-link: @4428 on //depot/perl: 4bb9f687ed0930c988c412c4c28bd2a535612894

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4441

21 years agodon't allow SIGCHLD to be ignored at startup, or wait*() and
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 13:47:17 +0000 (13:47 +0000)]
don't allow SIGCHLD to be ignored at startup, or wait*() and
$? break

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4440

21 years agotypo, doc tweak
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 12:59:12 +0000 (12:59 +0000)]
typo, doc tweak

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4438

21 years agoallow get() and reftype() functions to be imported (from
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 11:59:55 +0000 (11:59 +0000)]
allow get() and reftype() functions to be imported (from
Spider Boardman)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4437

21 years agosuppress scalar leak messages for known leaks (from
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 11:52:53 +0000 (11:52 +0000)]
suppress scalar leak messages for known leaks (from
Robin Barker <rmb1@cise.npl.co.uk>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4436

21 years agoVMS tweak (suggested by Craig A. Berry <craig.berry@metamor.com>)
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 11:39:42 +0000 (11:39 +0000)]
VMS tweak (suggested by Craig A. Berry <craig.berry@metamor.com>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4435

21 years agorelax range checking if they ask for it (from John L. Allen
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 11:36:08 +0000 (11:36 +0000)]
relax range checking if they ask for it (from John L. Allen
<allen@grumman.com>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4434

21 years agoREADME nits pointed out by Chris Nandor <pudge@pobox.com>
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 11:25:51 +0000 (11:25 +0000)]
README nits pointed out by Chris Nandor <pudge@pobox.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4433

21 years agoRe: [PATCH 5.005_62] OS/2 improvements
Ilya Zakharevich [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 03:24:28 +0000 (23:24 -0400)]
Re: [PATCH 5.005_62] OS/2 improvements

Message-Id: <199910240724.DAA12230@monk.mps.ohio-state.edu>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4432

21 years agoinstall all README.foo with pod content as podfoo.pod
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 10:50:14 +0000 (10:50 +0000)]
install all README.foo with pod content as podfoo.pod

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4431

21 years ago@INC needs ../lib
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 24 Oct 1999 09:28:24 +0000 (09:28 +0000)]
@INC needs ../lib

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4430

21 years agofix accidental C modulo semantics on integer-valued operations
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sat, 23 Oct 1999 20:28:56 +0000 (20:28 +0000)]
fix accidental C modulo semantics on integer-valued operations
(e.g. caused C<length("abc") % -10> to return 3 rather than -7)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4428

21 years agosv_vcatpvfn() bug: fell through to assuming intsize of 'q' for
Gurusamy Sarathy [Fri, 22 Oct 1999 21:16:44 +0000 (21:16 +0000)]
sv_vcatpvfn() bug: fell through to assuming intsize of 'q' for
C<"%ld", long_val>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4421

21 years agowin32_utime() on directories should use localtime() rather
Gurusamy Sarathy [Fri, 22 Oct 1999 16:36:46 +0000 (16:36 +0000)]
win32_utime() on directories should use localtime() rather
than gmtime() (from Jan Dubois)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4420

21 years agoadd test for change#4417
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 20 Oct 1999 23:49:47 +0000 (23:49 +0000)]
add test for change#4417

p4raw-link: @4417 on //depot/perl: 970c490586e0f01dd70401842b590223949989af

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4418

21 years agoavoid coredump on C<sort { my $c; return $a cmp $b } ...>
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 20 Oct 1999 23:45:03 +0000 (23:45 +0000)]
avoid coredump on C<sort { my $c; return $a cmp $b } ...>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4417

21 years agofix prototype mismatch (from Hans Mulder <hansm@xs4all.nl>)
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 20 Oct 1999 01:00:50 +0000 (01:00 +0000)]
fix prototype mismatch (from Hans Mulder <hansm@xs4all.nl>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4416

21 years agodisable optimizing troublesome ops in change#3612
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 20 Oct 1999 00:52:34 +0000 (00:52 +0000)]
disable optimizing troublesome ops in change#3612
(from Ilya Zakharevich)

p4raw-link: @3612 on //depot/perl: b162f9ead0a98db35cdcfc8c889e344c040c8d8e

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4415

21 years agoskip unreadable directory test when running as root
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 20 Oct 1999 00:37:46 +0000 (00:37 +0000)]
skip unreadable directory test when running as root

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4414

21 years agoperl_mutex n/a if !USE_THREADS
Gurusamy Sarathy [Tue, 19 Oct 1999 02:18:54 +0000 (02:18 +0000)]
perl_mutex n/a if !USE_THREADS

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4409

21 years agoadded intro to source filters from Paul Marquess
Gurusamy Sarathy [Mon, 18 Oct 1999 16:32:10 +0000 (16:32 +0000)]
added intro to source filters from Paul Marquess

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4406

21 years agomissing manpages
Gurusamy Sarathy [Mon, 18 Oct 1999 05:53:06 +0000 (05:53 +0000)]
missing manpages

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4405

21 years agopod updates from Tom Christiansen
Gurusamy Sarathy [Mon, 18 Oct 1999 05:09:22 +0000 (05:09 +0000)]
pod updates from Tom Christiansen

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4404

21 years agoPL_malloc_mutex needs to be global, not per-interpreter
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 17 Oct 1999 23:43:59 +0000 (23:43 +0000)]
PL_malloc_mutex needs to be global, not per-interpreter
(malloc.c has static data)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4403

21 years agosupport PERL_IMPLICIT_SYS with MULTIPLICITY/USE_THREADS on
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 17 Oct 1999 22:30:30 +0000 (22:30 +0000)]
support PERL_IMPLICIT_SYS with MULTIPLICITY/USE_THREADS on
windows

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4402

21 years agoserious bug introduced by G_VOID changes in 5.003_96: scalar
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 17 Oct 1999 20:33:42 +0000 (20:33 +0000)]
serious bug introduced by G_VOID changes in 5.003_96: scalar
eval"" did not pop stack correctly; C<$a = eval "(1,2)x1">
is one symptom of the problem

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4401

21 years agoremove FileHandle from list of PodParser dependencies (the
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 17 Oct 1999 18:36:46 +0000 (18:36 +0000)]
remove FileHandle from list of PodParser dependencies (the
difference is 20 files vs 6 files loaded!)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4400

21 years agomake installperl ignore RCS files (from Michael G Schwern
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 17 Oct 1999 09:19:24 +0000 (09:19 +0000)]
make installperl ignore RCS files (from Michael G Schwern
<schwern@pobox.com>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4398

21 years agoanother bug in change#3386 (CATCH_SET wasn't reverted correctly)
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sat, 16 Oct 1999 18:30:14 +0000 (18:30 +0000)]
another bug in change#3386 (CATCH_SET wasn't reverted correctly)

p4raw-link: @3386 on //depot/perl: 312caa8e97f1c7ee342a9895c2f0e749625b4929

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4397

21 years agoassumption about @_ always being non-REAL doesn't hold when
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sat, 16 Oct 1999 17:18:36 +0000 (17:18 +0000)]
assumption about @_ always being non-REAL doesn't hold when
debugger is running; DB::sub() can call arbitrary stuff
that modifies @_ at will

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4395

21 years agoOS/2 support bits (from Ilya Zakharevich)
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sat, 16 Oct 1999 04:07:02 +0000 (04:07 +0000)]
OS/2 support bits (from Ilya Zakharevich)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4393

21 years agohere be 5.005_62
Gurusamy Sarathy [Fri, 15 Oct 1999 10:12:42 +0000 (10:12 +0000)]
here be 5.005_62

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4391

21 years agolvalue subs patch (change#4081) breaks C<\(Foo->Bar())>;
Gurusamy Sarathy [Fri, 15 Oct 1999 09:45:51 +0000 (09:45 +0000)]
lvalue subs patch (change#4081) breaks C<\(Foo->Bar())>;
avoid tickling it in Pod::Man for now; other nits in
Pod::*

p4raw-link: @4081 on //depot/perl: cd06dffe59d60ee6a2fdd7c81f8cef42c7026b36

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4390

21 years agodisable internal globbing for miniperl (or build breaks out
Gurusamy Sarathy [Fri, 15 Oct 1999 08:55:01 +0000 (08:55 +0000)]
disable internal globbing for miniperl (or build breaks out
in a rash of failed dependencies)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4389

21 years agointegrate cfgperl contents into mainline
Gurusamy Sarathy [Fri, 15 Oct 1999 07:46:24 +0000 (07:46 +0000)]
integrate cfgperl contents into mainline

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4387

21 years agovarious little goofs in change#4385
Gurusamy Sarathy [Fri, 15 Oct 1999 05:45:36 +0000 (05:45 +0000)]
various little goofs in change#4385

p4raw-link: @4385 on //depot/perl: 95136addeff6f7c87c13a96a62f5eaafb9bafdcf

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4386

21 years agowin32_*dir() cleanup; win32_readdir() iterates as necessary
Gurusamy Sarathy [Fri, 15 Oct 1999 04:49:09 +0000 (04:49 +0000)]
win32_*dir() cleanup; win32_readdir() iterates as necessary
rather than win32_opendir() reading all files up front (untested)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4385

21 years agoBenchmark notes (from Barrie Slaymaker <barries@slaysys.com>)
Gurusamy Sarathy [Fri, 15 Oct 1999 01:34:09 +0000 (01:34 +0000)]
Benchmark notes (from Barrie Slaymaker <barries@slaysys.com>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4384

21 years agoinclude info about Perl Mongers in perlfaq2 (from David H. Adler
Gurusamy Sarathy [Fri, 15 Oct 1999 01:22:32 +0000 (01:22 +0000)]
include info about Perl Mongers in perlfaq2 (from David H. Adler
<dha@panix.com>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4383

21 years agoPrevent "Out of memory" error in POSIX's strftime()
Jan Dubois [Fri, 15 Oct 1999 01:14:23 +0000 (03:14 +0200)]
Prevent "Out of memory" error in POSIX's strftime()

Message-ID: <380f61ae.18202914@smtprelay.t-online.de>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4382

21 years agoIntegrate with Sarathy.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Thu, 14 Oct 1999 22:11:36 +0000 (22:11 +0000)]
Integrate with Sarathy.

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4381

21 years agoWarn inside character classes about unknown backslash escapes
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Thu, 14 Oct 1999 22:08:22 +0000 (22:08 +0000)]
Warn inside character classes about unknown backslash escapes
(that are not caught earlier because of being completely unknown,
such as \m), such as \z (because they make do sense inside regexen,
but not inside character classes).

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4380

21 years agoclarify significance of parens for "x" (from M.J.T. Guy
Gurusamy Sarathy [Thu, 14 Oct 1999 18:26:56 +0000 (18:26 +0000)]
clarify significance of parens for "x" (from M.J.T. Guy
<mjtg@cus.cam.ac.uk>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4379

21 years agomake timelocal work better when time is close to the epoch
Gurusamy Sarathy [Thu, 14 Oct 1999 18:25:20 +0000 (18:25 +0000)]
make timelocal work better when time is close to the epoch
east of GMT (from Keiki SATOH <kki@wakusei.ne.jp>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4378

21 years agointegrate cfgperl contents into mainline
Gurusamy Sarathy [Thu, 14 Oct 1999 18:15:11 +0000 (18:15 +0000)]
integrate cfgperl contents into mainline

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4377

21 years agofix POPSTACK panics that ensued from bad interaction between
Gurusamy Sarathy [Thu, 14 Oct 1999 17:47:35 +0000 (17:47 +0000)]
fix POPSTACK panics that ensued from bad interaction between
runlevels and stack of stacks (change#3988 done right);
basically, we pop the runlevel if the stacklevel is not the
same one we started the runlevel with

p4raw-link: @3988 on //depot/perl: a7c6d24429ab2b6db54575a3bdc62c7ed9f881cf

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4376

21 years agoavoid warnings
Gurusamy Sarathy [Thu, 14 Oct 1999 15:54:48 +0000 (15:54 +0000)]
avoid warnings

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4375

21 years agoWarn about false ranges like \d-\w (see the change #4355).
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Thu, 14 Oct 1999 10:08:44 +0000 (10:08 +0000)]
Warn about false ranges like \d-\w (see the change #4355).
The invalid ranges (b-a) warning message also enhanced.

p4raw-link: @4355 on //depot/cfgperl: 1209ba901e0b2880eea69ad70613848af5543517

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4374

21 years agoFile::Glob fixes for Windows
Gurusamy Sarathy [Thu, 14 Oct 1999 03:49:54 +0000 (03:49 +0000)]
File::Glob fixes for Windows

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4373

21 years agoavoid inefficiency in change#3386 (every longjmp() was followed
Gurusamy Sarathy [Thu, 14 Oct 1999 02:21:31 +0000 (02:21 +0000)]
avoid inefficiency in change#3386 (every longjmp() was followed
by an avoidable call to setjmp())

p4raw-link: @3386 on //depot/perl: 312caa8e97f1c7ee342a9895c2f0e749625b4929

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4372

21 years agoIntegrate with Sarathy.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 13 Oct 1999 21:17:17 +0000 (21:17 +0000)]
Integrate with Sarathy.

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4371

21 years agomisc tweaks
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 13 Oct 1999 18:08:45 +0000 (18:08 +0000)]
misc tweaks

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4370

21 years agoIntegrate with Sarathy.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 13 Oct 1999 16:18:58 +0000 (16:18 +0000)]
Integrate with Sarathy.

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4369

21 years agopod nits from various perl porters
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 13 Oct 1999 16:14:16 +0000 (16:14 +0000)]
pod nits from various perl porters

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4368

21 years ago[ID 19991013.002] fix for 'perlop.pod' shipped with perl5.00503
Vlad Harchev [Wed, 13 Oct 1999 15:48:59 +0000 (20:48 +0500)]
[ID 19991013.002] fix for 'perlop.pod' shipped with perl5.00503

To: perl5-porters@perl.org
Message-Id: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9910131546580.3542-100000@localhost.localdomain>

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4367

21 years agotypos and language goofs pointed out by Hugo van der Sanden
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 13 Oct 1999 08:11:11 +0000 (08:11 +0000)]
typos and language goofs pointed out by Hugo van der Sanden
<hv@crypt.compulink.co.uk>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4366

21 years agoIntegrate with Sarathy.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Wed, 13 Oct 1999 07:27:44 +0000 (07:27 +0000)]
Integrate with Sarathy.

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4365

21 years agodebugger tweak (from M.J.T. Guy <mjtg@cus.cam.ac.uk>)
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 13 Oct 1999 07:06:04 +0000 (07:06 +0000)]
debugger tweak (from M.J.T. Guy <mjtg@cus.cam.ac.uk>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4364

21 years ago[ID 19991012.002] Latest UnixWare7 (svr5.sh) hints file
Mike Hopkirk (hops) [Tue, 12 Oct 1999 19:48:11 +0000 (12:48 -0700)]
[ID 19991012.002] Latest UnixWare7 (svr5.sh) hints file

To: perl5-porters@perl.org
Message-Id: <199910130248.TAA14636@scoot.pdev.sco.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4363

21 years agoAdd DB_File hint for SCO ODT.
Mike Hopkirk [Tue, 12 Oct 1999 20:16:04 +0000 (13:16 -0700)]
Add DB_File hint for SCO ODT.
To: perl5-porters@perl.org
Subject: [ID 19991012.004] Build patch for perl5.005_03 on ODT3 ( 3.2v4.2)
Message-Id: <199910122016.aa18415@charmstr.pdev.sco.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4362

21 years agoPL_numeric_radix used without being defined (from Ilya
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 13 Oct 1999 06:56:08 +0000 (06:56 +0000)]
PL_numeric_radix used without being defined (from Ilya
Zakharevich)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4361

21 years agouse libdbm.nfs.a if available (libdbm.a is missing dbmclose())
Mike Hopkirk [Tue, 12 Oct 1999 20:16:04 +0000 (13:16 -0700)]
use libdbm.nfs.a if available (libdbm.a is missing dbmclose())
Message-Id: <199910122016.aa18415@charmstr.pdev.sco.com>
Subject: [ID 19991012.004] Build patch for perl5.005_03 on ODT3 ( 3.2v4.2)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4360

21 years agovarious pod tweaks (from M.J.T. Guy <mjtg@cus.cam.ac.uk>)
Gurusamy Sarathy [Wed, 13 Oct 1999 06:34:53 +0000 (06:34 +0000)]
various pod tweaks (from M.J.T. Guy <mjtg@cus.cam.ac.uk>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4359

21 years agoperldelta updates
Gurusamy Sarathy [Tue, 12 Oct 1999 19:10:27 +0000 (19:10 +0000)]
perldelta updates

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4358

21 years agoupdate perldelta for change#4356
Gurusamy Sarathy [Tue, 12 Oct 1999 17:11:18 +0000 (17:11 +0000)]
update perldelta for change#4356

p4raw-link: @4356 on //depot/perl: 72b166521443a1b89b0fed156fa8334cfab6e61b

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4357

21 years agoadd File::BSDGlob as File::Glob and load it at compile-time
Gurusamy Sarathy [Tue, 12 Oct 1999 16:53:31 +0000 (16:53 +0000)]
add File::BSDGlob as File::Glob and load it at compile-time
if perl was built with -DPERL_INTERNAL_GLOB

TODO: we currently get a compile-time failure if File/Glob.pm
can't be found; such failure needs to be made to emit a warning
and use the csh implementation instead

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4356

21 years agoRevert the parts of #3926 that outlawed character ranges
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Tue, 12 Oct 1999 15:30:05 +0000 (15:30 +0000)]
Revert the parts of #3926 that outlawed character ranges
that have character classes such as \w as either endpoint.
This change re-establishes the old behavior which meant that
such ranges weren't really ranges, the "-" was literal.
Moreover, this change also fixes the old behavior to be
more consistent: [\w-.] and [\s-\w] worked, but [.-\w] didn't.
Now they all do work as described above.  The #3926 outlawed
all of those.

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4355

21 years agoIntegrate with Sarathy.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Tue, 12 Oct 1999 09:58:59 +0000 (09:58 +0000)]
Integrate with Sarathy.

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4354

21 years agoapply parts of LynxOS patches from Alan Johnson
Gurusamy Sarathy [Tue, 12 Oct 1999 05:53:40 +0000 (05:53 +0000)]
apply parts of LynxOS patches from Alan Johnson
<johnson@alonn.gemse.fr>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4353

21 years agoallow any unpack specifier to take a count via '/'
Gurusamy Sarathy [Tue, 12 Oct 1999 05:24:39 +0000 (05:24 +0000)]
allow any unpack specifier to take a count via '/'
(from Ilya Zakharevich)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4352

21 years agoavoid warnings
Gurusamy Sarathy [Tue, 12 Oct 1999 05:02:35 +0000 (05:02 +0000)]
avoid warnings

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4351

21 years agovarious cleanups
Gurusamy Sarathy [Tue, 12 Oct 1999 04:50:52 +0000 (04:50 +0000)]
various cleanups

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4350

21 years agoupdate Changes, patchlevel etc.
Gurusamy Sarathy [Tue, 12 Oct 1999 00:23:11 +0000 (00:23 +0000)]
update Changes, patchlevel etc.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4349

21 years agoadd vec() example from Chaim Frenkel <chaimf@pobox.com>
Gurusamy Sarathy [Mon, 11 Oct 1999 23:11:57 +0000 (23:11 +0000)]
add vec() example from Chaim Frenkel <chaimf@pobox.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4348

21 years agoSparc Linux -Duseshrplib fix.
Brian Jepson [Fri, 20 Aug 1999 11:25:17 +0000 (06:25 -0500)]
Sparc Linux -Duseshrplib fix.
To: Nick Ing-Simmons <nick@ing-simmons.net>
cc: perl5-porters@perl.org
Subject: Re: [ID 19990813.002] Can't build Perl 5.005_60 on SPARC/Linux with -Duseshrplib
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9908201123570.5116-100000@cx384756-a.sking1.ri.home.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4347

21 years agomore pack/unpack documentation (from Ilya Zakharevich); changed
Gurusamy Sarathy [Mon, 11 Oct 1999 20:28:32 +0000 (20:28 +0000)]
more pack/unpack documentation (from Ilya Zakharevich); changed
the behavior of 'Z*' and 'Z3' to always pack a trailing
null byte; changed documentation to suit; added test

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4346

21 years agowriting to perllocal.pod fails if it was never created;
Gurusamy Sarathy [Mon, 11 Oct 1999 19:15:46 +0000 (19:15 +0000)]
writing to perllocal.pod fails if it was never created;
tweak pseudo-hash example (both suggested by Michael G Schwern
<schwern@pobox.com>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4345

21 years agoslightly edited variant of suggested patch
Ilya Zakharevich [Thu, 9 Sep 1999 18:35:37 +0000 (14:35 -0400)]
slightly edited variant of suggested patch
Message-ID: <19990909183537.A28682@monk.mps.ohio-state.edu>
Subject: [PATCH 5.005_58] How RExen match?

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4344

21 years agochange#4327 was inefficient
Gurusamy Sarathy [Mon, 11 Oct 1999 16:55:48 +0000 (16:55 +0000)]
change#4327 was inefficient

p4raw-link: @4327 on //depot/perl: aeb5d71d10f95df991fb160dc1adaa06bf9515f4

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4343

21 years agoIntegrate with Sarathy.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Mon, 11 Oct 1999 07:01:46 +0000 (07:01 +0000)]
Integrate with Sarathy.

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4342

21 years agoThe 2.5th cut at the AIX C++ extension problems.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Mon, 11 Oct 1999 06:37:47 +0000 (06:37 +0000)]
The 2.5th cut at the AIX C++ extension problems.

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4341

21 years agoadd perlhack.pod from Nathan Torkington <gnat@frii.com>
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 10 Oct 1999 23:48:07 +0000 (23:48 +0000)]
add perlhack.pod from Nathan Torkington <gnat@frii.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4340

21 years agorevert SAVEDESTRUCTOR() to accepting void(*)(void*) for source
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 10 Oct 1999 20:42:40 +0000 (20:42 +0000)]
revert SAVEDESTRUCTOR() to accepting void(*)(void*) for source
compatibility; introduce SAVEDESTRUCTOR_X() that accepts
void(*)(pTHX_ void*)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4339

21 years agoadd missing new diagnostics to perldelta
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 10 Oct 1999 20:38:59 +0000 (20:38 +0000)]
add missing new diagnostics to perldelta

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4338

21 years agoupdate perldelta for change#3406
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 10 Oct 1999 17:40:13 +0000 (17:40 +0000)]
update perldelta for change#3406

p4raw-link: @3406 on //depot/perl: c73bf8e3ece265b261438c8090fb5ecbf0977587

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4337

21 years agointegrate cfgperl contents into mainline
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 10 Oct 1999 16:33:14 +0000 (16:33 +0000)]
integrate cfgperl contents into mainline

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4336

21 years agoUpdate perldelta.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Sun, 10 Oct 1999 11:09:48 +0000 (11:09 +0000)]
Update perldelta.

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4335

21 years agoIntegrate with Sarathy.
Jarkko Hietaniemi [Sun, 10 Oct 1999 10:31:46 +0000 (10:31 +0000)]
Integrate with Sarathy.

p4raw-id: //depot/cfgperl@4334

21 years agoinstall pods to 'pods' rather than 'pod' on cygwin (modified
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 10 Oct 1999 06:33:15 +0000 (06:33 +0000)]
install pods to 'pods' rather than 'pod' on cygwin (modified
a patch suggested by cwilson@cc865179-c.chmbl1.ga.home.com)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4333

21 years agoadd $VERSION
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 10 Oct 1999 05:15:26 +0000 (05:15 +0000)]
add $VERSION

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4332

21 years agodescribe what can go in an export list (from Anno Siegel
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 10 Oct 1999 05:10:22 +0000 (05:10 +0000)]
describe what can go in an export list (from Anno Siegel
<anno4000@lublin.zrz.tu-berlin.de>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4331

21 years agomore basic support for building modules under Windows 95/98
Gurusamy Sarathy [Sun, 10 Oct 1999 04:50:43 +0000 (04:50 +0000)]
more basic support for building modules under Windows 95/98
(applied relevant parts from a patch suggested by
Jochen Wiedmann <joe@ispsoft.de>)

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@4330