Re: Default library paths

2001-06-16 Thread Matthew Robinson
Had a brain wave this evening and came up with the following solution. Replace /usr/lib/perl5 with /usr/local/.p5 in the perl binary[1]. Then create a symlink from /usr/local/.p5 to /usr/local/lib/perl5. The .p5 directory doesn't display in /usr/local so everything looks neat and tidy. I am

Re: bk strikes again

2001-06-13 Thread Matthew Robinson
I have managed to resist the temptation to join previous flame wars with bk but I was feeling weak this time :( Matt -- s!msfQ!s$utvKs(Q)\1!sfiupoBs^reverse Ibdlfses^# s$#!uojsqs(.)chr(ord($1)-1)ges(.*)reverse $1see - Original Message - From: Dave Cross [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL

Default library paths

2001-06-10 Thread Matthew Robinson
Apologies in advance if I have missed something blindingly obvious :) I need to change the default library paths in a compiled copy of perl. Basically, I want to move /usr/lib/perl5 into /usr/local/lib/perl5. I am unable to recompile perl as it is compiled for arm-linux and I don't have either

Re: Default library paths

2001-06-10 Thread Matthew Robinson
On Sun, 10 June 2001, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Sun, 10 Jun 2001, Matthew Robinson wrote: Apologies in advance if I have missed something blindingly obvious :) I need to change the default library paths in a compiled copy of perl. Basically, I want to move /usr/lib/perl5 into /usr/local

Re: BUFFY - SPOILERS , DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN SKY 1 LAST NIGHT

2001-06-02 Thread Matthew Robinson
On Saturday, June 02, 2001 4:45 PM Leo Lapworth wrote: On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 08:19:56AM +0100, Dave Cross wrote: On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 07:47:00AM +0100, Greg McCarroll ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT*

Re: Email::Valid

2001-05-30 Thread Matthew Robinson
From: Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2001 4:45 PM On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 11:40:03AM -0400, Andy Williams wrote: All the one's that claimed to be valid from E::V failed chaddr! [EMAIL PROTECTED] had this result from chaddr: user: andyw. is good host:

Re: Monitors

2001-05-11 Thread Matthew Robinson
From: Robert Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, May 11, 2001 4:51 PM Subject: RE: Monitors How many things do you have on top of your monitor? Currently none. But at Torrington I had 8 items ( I think ) including marzipan models of Bagpuss (complete with Organ Mouse) and

Re: More revolting natives

2001-05-07 Thread Matthew Robinson
On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 08:49:56PM -0500, Mike Jarvis wrote: Saturday, May 05, 2001, 5:33:47 AM, Brad Bowman wrote: BB An Irish friend once had trouble convincing a Mid-Westerner BB that Ireland was a country in Europe not a State near the BB Canadian border. A cow-orker of mine

Re: Pointless, Badly-Written Module.

2001-03-20 Thread Matthew Robinson
At 16:49 20/03/01 +, you wrote: On Tue, Mar 20, 2001 at 04:44:55PM -, Simon Batistoni wrote: MMDDYY is about as backwards and illogical as you can possibly get[0]. Our cousins across the ocean appear to like it for some reason. I suspect this was the motivation for the module. The

Re: Pointless, Badly-Written Module.

2001-03-20 Thread Matthew Robinson
Hows this for a patch: package Date::MMDDYY; use strict; use vars qw(@ISA @EXPORT); use Carp; use Exporter; @ISA = qw(Exporter); @EXPORT = qw(datecon); sub datecon { croak "Date::MMDDYY has been deprecated in favour of POSIX::strftime"; } 1; Matt At 17:16 20/03/01 +, you

Re: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-14 Thread Matthew Robinson
At 10:54 14/03/01 +, you wrote: Mark Fowler [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Finding out where perl is Ooh, 'configure.cgi'. If only we could assume that they had a working perl on the box that they were installing from then we could write a cunning installer script which uploaded

Re: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-13 Thread Matthew Robinson
At 16:53 13/03/01 +, you wrote: At 16:39 13/03/2001, you wrote: Dave Cross wrote: Oops. I just did the Random Text one. And, of course, there should be a comment at the top above #!/usr/local/bin/perl to the effect that "you should edit this to point to where Perl [version 5.00x or above]

RE: Matt's Scripts

2001-03-13 Thread Matthew Robinson
At 16:55 13/03/01 -, you wrote: Could we write some sort of internal installer process so the instruction to the user would be type 'perl rand_text2.pl configure' and the script then rewrites itself. Updating #! lines etc, possibly even asking No, most people using these scripts don't

Pony

2001-02-28 Thread Matthew Robinson
Although I didn't make it to the pub after Damian's talk I did hear from my sources that someone thought it would be 'useful' to convert Bleach.pm to print pony instead. So here it is Pony.pm, it isn't quite the same as Bleach but it produces a similar result. Enjoy, Matt package Pony;

Re: Heretics' meeting

2001-02-28 Thread Matthew Robinson
At 17:44 28/02/01 +, you wrote: * Hamlet D'Arcy ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Could you post a bit more about the Heretic's meeting? Perhaps some links. I've never heard of the group. I have no ability to handle dates (ok, we can also include names, phone numbers and addresses (non

RE: Heretics' meeting

2001-02-28 Thread Matthew Robinson
At 17:23 28/02/01 -, you wrote: Sorry, still don't get it! Can I have it as a perl script? err... #!/usr/local/bin/perl # find heretics meetings my @ary = localtime(); print "meeting today!" if ($ary[6] ==4 $ary[3] 1 $ary[3] 9); Possibly OK, its 'meetings are held on the

Re: Last Night

2001-02-27 Thread Matthew Robinson
At 04:38 27/02/01 -0500, you wrote: So, was that fun or what? Yep Oh, and I've had a quick look at Bleach.pm and Morse.pm and wish to raise a bug against Morse.pm. It doesn't actually convert stuff to Morse Code, just to something that _looks_ like Morse Code. Another bug, when a script

Re: Last Night

2001-02-27 Thread Matthew Robinson
At 05:29 27/02/01 -0500, you wrote: At Tue, 27 Feb 2001 10:13:30 +, Matthew Robinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 04:38 27/02/01 -0500, you wrote: Oh, and I've had a quick look at Bleach.pm and Morse.pm and wish to raise a bug against Morse.pm. It doesn't actually convert stuff to Morse

Re: Last Night

2001-02-27 Thread Matthew Robinson
At 06:10 27/02/01 -0500, you wrote: At Tue, 27 Feb 2001 10:58:55 +, Matthew Robinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 05:29 27/02/01 -0500, you wrote: At Tue, 27 Feb 2001 10:13:30 +, Matthew Robinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 04:38 27/02/01 -0500, you wrote: Oh, and I've had

Do what I mean!

2001-02-27 Thread Matthew Robinson
With respect to Quantum::Superpositions and in the spirit of 'Do what I mean' I think we should be able to write any script and place the following pragma in the header. use constant time; Obviously, the constant module would have to be overloaded to allow this along with a few tweaks to the

Re: Do what I mean!

2001-02-27 Thread Matthew Robinson
At 12:42 27/02/01 +, you wrote: Matthew Robinson wrote: With respect to Quantum::Superpositions and in the spirit of 'Do what I mean' I think we should be able to write any script and place the following pragma in the header. use constant time; Obviously, the constant module would

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-13 Thread Matthew Robinson
which are on Waterson St (the first road on the left as you walk up Hackney Rd). Matt At 10:56 12/02/01 -0500, you wrote: At Mon, 12 Feb 2001 15:49:04 +, Matthew Robinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How many people can we get in the room at Torrington? I guess we'll be expecting ~30. Maybe

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Matthew Robinson
What kit are we going to need for this? (projector, etc.). I assume we'll need the usual. Projecter, Screen (or white wall!), net connectivity. Can someone at Torrington please confirm which of that list they can supply. Thanks. Sorry, been busy all morning. We can supply either a screen or

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Matthew Robinson
At 10:31 12/02/01 -0500, you wrote: At Mon, 12 Feb 2001 15:25:34 +, Matthew Robinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What kit are we going to need for this? (projector, etc.). I assume we'll need the usual. Projecter, Screen (or white wall!), net connectivity. Can someone at Torrington