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Corrections in pods and comments

From:
marcel.grunauer
Date:
March 18, 2000 04:50
Subject:
Corrections in pods and comments
Message ID:
Pine.LNX.4.10.10003181333110.1422-100000@212186029246.11.vie.surfer.at
perlhack.pod states that Jarkko Hietaniemi
is Configure pumpking, but according to
http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2000-03/msg00653.html
this is no longer so.


Also, hopefully the following is ok:


diff -ruN perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/Configure perl-5.6.0-RC2/Configure
--- perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/Configure	Mon Mar 13 19:12:37 2000
+++ perl-5.6.0-RC2/Configure	Sat Mar 18 13:08:52 2000
@@ -4914,7 +4914,7 @@
 	;;
 *)	$cat <<EOM
 
-Perl 5.006 can be compiled for binary compatibility with 5.005.
+Perl 5.6 can be compiled for binary compatibility with 5.005.
 If you decide to do so, you will be able to continue using most
 of the extensions that were compiled for Perl 5.005.
 
diff -ruN perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/Porting/Glossary perl-5.6.0-RC2/Porting/Glossary
--- perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/Porting/Glossary	Mon Mar  6 05:56:01 2000
+++ perl-5.6.0-RC2/Porting/Glossary	Sat Mar 18 13:09:31 2000
@@ -131,7 +131,7 @@
 	this variable must be prepared to deal with ~name substitution.
 
 bincompat5005 (bincompat5005.U):
-	This variable contains y if Perl 5.006 should be binary-compatible
+	This variable contains y if Perl 5.6 should be binary-compatible
 	with Perl 5.005.
 
 binexp (bin.U):
@@ -360,7 +360,7 @@
 
 d_bincompat5005 (bincompat5005.U):
 	This variable conditionally defines BINCOMPAT5005 so that embed.h
-	can take special action if Perl 5.006 should be binary-compatible
+	can take special action if Perl 5.6 should be binary-compatible
 	with Perl 5.005.  This is impossible for builds that use features
 	like threads and multiplicity it is always $undef for those versions.
 
diff -ruN perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/Porting/config_H perl-5.6.0-RC2/Porting/config_H
--- perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/Porting/config_H	Mon Mar  6 05:56:01 2000
+++ perl-5.6.0-RC2/Porting/config_H	Sat Mar 18 13:09:50 2000
@@ -1133,7 +1133,7 @@
 #define BIN_EXP "/opt/perl/bin"	/**/
 
 /* PERL_BINCOMPAT_5005:
- *	This symbol, if defined, indicates that Perl 5.006 should be
+ *	This symbol, if defined, indicates that Perl 5.6 should be
  *	binary-compatible with Perl 5.005.  This is impossible for builds
  *	that use features like threads and multiplicity it is always 
  *	for those versions.
diff -ruN perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/embed.pl perl-5.6.0-RC2/embed.pl
--- perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/embed.pl	Mon Mar 13 10:48:32 2000
+++ perl-5.6.0-RC2/embed.pl	Sat Mar 18 13:10:25 2000
@@ -685,7 +685,7 @@
 
 #endif /* PERL_GLOBAL_STRUCT */
 
-#ifdef PERL_POLLUTE		/* disabled by default in 5.006 */
+#ifdef PERL_POLLUTE		/* disabled by default in 5.6 */
 
 END
 
diff -ruN perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/hints/linux.sh perl-5.6.0-RC2/hints/linux.sh
--- perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/hints/linux.sh	Thu Mar  9 13:47:07 2000
+++ perl-5.6.0-RC2/hints/linux.sh	Sat Mar 18 13:11:11 2000
@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@
 # intending to replace /usr/bin/perl (at least just yet).
 # This change makes linux consistent with most other unix platforms
 # in having a default of prefix=/usr/local.
-# These notes can probably safely be removed in 5.006_50 and beyond.
+# These notes can probably safely be removed in 5.005_50 and beyond.
 #
 #	9 April 1999  Andy Dougherty  <doughera@lafayette.edu>
 #
diff -ruN perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/pod/perlhack.pod perl-5.6.0-RC2/pod/perlhack.pod
--- perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/pod/perlhack.pod	Wed Mar  1 04:11:43 2000
+++ perl-5.6.0-RC2/pod/perlhack.pod	Sat Mar 18 12:56:13 2000
@@ -269,7 +269,7 @@
 the language.
 
 If you build a version of the Perl interpreter with C<-DDEBUGGING>,
-Perl's B<-D> commandline flag will cause copious debugging information
+Perl's B<-D> command line flag will cause copious debugging information
 to be emitted (see the C<perlrun> manpage).  If you build a version of
 Perl with compiler debugging information (e.g. with the C compiler's
 C<-g> option instead of C<-O>) then you can step through the execution
diff -ruN perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/pod/perlnumber.pod perl-5.6.0-RC2/pod/perlnumber.pod
--- perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/pod/perlnumber.pod	Tue Mar 14 19:29:38 2000
+++ perl-5.6.0-RC2/pod/perlnumber.pod	Sat Mar 18 12:17:51 2000
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@
 integers, as it does when native floating point numbers are involved.
 The only implication of the term "native" on integers is that the limits for
 the maximal and the minimal supported true integral quantities are close to
-powers of 2.  However, for "native" floats have a most fundamental
+powers of 2.  However, "native" floats have a most fundamental
 restriction: they may represent only those numbers which have a relatively
 "short" representation when converted to a binary fraction.  For example,
 0.9 cannot be respresented by a native float, since the binary fraction
diff -ruN perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/pod/perlthrtut.pod perl-5.6.0-RC2/pod/perlthrtut.pod
--- perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/pod/perlthrtut.pod	Tue Feb 22 17:42:21 2000
+++ perl-5.6.0-RC2/pod/perlthrtut.pod	Sat Mar 18 13:24:03 2000
@@ -389,7 +389,7 @@
 
 =head2 Ignoring A Thread
 
-join() does three things:it waits for a thread to exit, cleans up
+join() does three things: it waits for a thread to exit, cleans up
 after it, and returns any data the thread may have produced.  But what
 if you're not interested in the thread's return values, and you don't
 really care when the thread finishes? All you want is for the thread
@@ -435,10 +435,10 @@
 Perl's scoping rules don't change because you're using threads.  If a
 subroutine (or block, in the case of async()) could see a variable if
 you weren't running with threads, it can see it if you are.  This is
-especially important for the subroutines that create, and makes my
+especially important for the subroutines that create, and makes C<my>
 variables even more important.  Remember--if your variables aren't
-lexically scoped (declared with C<my>) you're probably sharing it between
-threads.
+lexically scoped (declared with C<my>) you're probably sharing them
+between threads.
 
 =head2 Thread Pitfall: Races
 
diff -ruN perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/vms/ext/Stdio/Stdio.pm perl-5.6.0-RC2/vms/ext/Stdio/Stdio.pm
--- perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/vms/ext/Stdio/Stdio.pm	Tue Jul 20 19:18:16 1999
+++ perl-5.6.0-RC2/vms/ext/Stdio/Stdio.pm	Sat Mar 18 13:11:47 2000
@@ -637,6 +637,6 @@
 =head1 REVISION
 
 This document was last revised on 13-Oct-1998, for Perl 5.004, 5.005, and
-5.006.
+5.6.
 
 =cut
diff -ruN perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/vos/config_h.SH_orig perl-5.6.0-RC2/vos/config_h.SH_orig
--- perl-5.6.0-RC2.old/vos/config_h.SH_orig	Mon Mar  6 05:56:05 2000
+++ perl-5.6.0-RC2/vos/config_h.SH_orig	Sat Mar 18 13:12:28 2000
@@ -1147,7 +1147,7 @@
 #define BIN_EXP "$binexp"	/**/
 
 /* PERL_BINCOMPAT_5005:
- *	This symbol, if defined, indicates that Perl 5.006 should be
+ *	This symbol, if defined, indicates that Perl 5.6 should be
  *	binary-compatible with Perl 5.005.  This is impossible for builds
  *	that use features like threads and multiplicity it is always $undef
  *	for those versions.

-- 
Marcel
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