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Commented on Fastmail and Perl: an interview with Ricardo Signes
Great to see Perl in use at a high profile and very successful company. And great to see RJBS at the helm of the tech!...
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Posted NET::LDAP Active Directory SID Unpack to initself
I was searching high and low for a way to unpack what NET::LDAP was returning for an objectSID. When dumped, it was just a bunch of line noise garbage. Trying to figure out what format it was in I came across this:
Posted Strawberry Perl uninstall / Active Perl install Issues on Windows to initself
I have had a little problem getting a working Perl on Windows over the past few days. I was having a lot of trouble somehow getting a working dmake and mingw to compile code, among other things.
Here's what happened in my latest attempt, for your benefit:
- Created a clean Ama…
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Commented on Perl, C and Dr. Dennis Ritchie
Great post! Perl and C are the two greats!...
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Posted Initself's Retarded Guide to Creating a Package to initself
Here's my definitive guide to creating a Perl package (non-OO) for retards.
# where package is My/Package.pm package My::Package; # You can put it in the root directory if you wish # and refer to it just as Package.pm, but try create your own namespace # if yo…
Commented on Perl, Perl 5, Perl 6, and names
If I wrote a song and thought it was great and then proceeded to play it for everyone I knew and not one person enjoyed the song, would I still think it was a great song?...
Commented on Listing All Installed Programs in Windows XP
Thanks from bringing WMIC to my attention!...
Posted Listing All Installed Programs in Windows XP to initself
I wanted to get a list of all the programs installed on my computer listed in 'Add or Remove Programs' in the Control Panel in Windows XP. Win32::TieRegistry provided a nice way…
Posted How Open Source is Possible (at least one part) to initself
Often times I find myself wondering how Open Source is even possible. How does something so amazing as CPAN get built and maintained and perfected?
I think I figured it out, at least one part of it.
It is possible because there are a lot of smart people out there being employed by…
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Posted Perl is Amazing! to initself
I wouldn't be able to live if it weren't for Perl! Perl5, that is.
Linux is my IDE.
Perl5 is my VM.
CPAN is my language.
roho commented on
Listing All Installed Programs in Windows XP
I tried running your code on ActiveState Perl 5.8.9 on Windows Vista and got the following error message with "use diagnostics":
Can't coerce array into hash at C:\tmp\installed_programs.pl line 12 (#1)
(F) You used an array where a hash was expected, but the array has no
information on how to map from keys to array indices. You can do that
only with arrays that have a hash reference at index 0.
The error occurs on statements in the "foreach" loop. One thing that looks strange is the first statement:
next unless m…
Ovid commented on
New Beginning Perl book
@initself: ooh, that's embarrassing. And in the first sentence, too :) (Fixed, though)
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