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From:
Autrijus Tang
Date:
August 1, 2001 13:48
Subject:
[ID 20010801.039] perlre.pod message typo
Message ID:
200108012048.f71Km2r79890@geb.elixus.org
This is a bug report for perl from autrijus@autrijus.org,
generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.006001.


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The diagnosis mentioned by perlre.pod is not quite correct;
also, there's an extra ')' before the end of sentence.


--- /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.7.2/pod/perlre.pod   Sat Jul 14 20:31:16 2001
+++ ./perlre.pod        Wed Aug  1 20:51:41 2001
@@ -676,7 +676,7 @@
 the time when used on a similar string with 1000000 C<a>s.  Be aware,
 however, that this pattern currently triggers a warning message under
 the C<use warnings> pragma or B<-w> switch saying it
-C<"matches the null string many times">):
+C<"matches null string many times in regex">.
 
 On simple groups, such as the pattern C<< (?> [^()]+ ) >>, a comparable
 effect may be achieved by negative look-ahead, as in C<[^()]+ (?! [^()] )>.


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This perlbug was built using Perl 5.00503 - Sun Mar  5 13:39:27 SAST 2000
It is being executed now by  Perl 5.006001 - Tue Apr 10 06:32:11 CST 2001.

Site configuration information for perl 5.006001:

Configured by autrijus at Tue Apr 10 06:32:11 CST 2001.

Summary of my perl5 (revision 5.0 version 6 subversion 1) configuration:
  Platform:
    osname=freebsd, osvers=4.2-stable, archname=i386-freebsd
    uname='freebsd geb.elixus.org 4.2-stable freebsd 4.2-stable #1: sat mar 3 00:35:52 cst 2001 root@geb.elixus.org:usrsrcsyscompilegeb i386 '
    config_args=''
    hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define
    usethreads=undef use5005threads=undef useithreads=undef usemultiplicity=undef
    useperlio=undef d_sfio=undef uselargefiles=define usesocks=undef
    use64bitint=undef use64bitall=undef uselongdouble=undef
  Compiler:
    cc='cc', ccflags ='-fno-strict-aliasing -I/usr/local/include',
    optimize='-O',
    cppflags='-fno-strict-aliasing -I/usr/local/include'
    ccversion='', gccversion='2.95.2 19991024 (release)', gccosandvers=''
    intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8, byteorder=1234
    d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=12
    ivtype='long', ivsize=4, nvtype='double', nvsize=8, Off_t='off_t', lseeksize=8
    alignbytes=4, usemymalloc=n, prototype=define
  Linker and Libraries:
    ld='cc', ldflags ='-Wl,-E  -L/usr/local/lib'
    libpth=/usr/lib /usr/local/lib
    libs=-ldb -lm -lc -lcrypt -lutil
    perllibs=-lm -lc -lcrypt -lutil
    libc=, so=so, useshrplib=false, libperl=libperl.a
  Dynamic Linking:
    dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags=' '
    cccdlflags='-DPIC -fpic', lddlflags='-shared  -L/usr/local/lib'

Locally applied patches:
    

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@INC for perl 5.006001:
    /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.6.1/i386-freebsd
    /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.6.1
    /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.1/i386-freebsd
    /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.1
    /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl
    .

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Environment for perl 5.006001:
    HOME=/home/staff/autrijus
    LANG (unset)
    LANGUAGE (unset)
    LC_CTYPE=en_US.ISO_8859-1
    LD_LIBRARY_PATH (unset)
    LOGDIR (unset)
    PATH=/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/home/staff/autrijus/bin
    PERL_BADLANG (unset)
    SHELL=/bin/tcsh


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