Re: Am I suppose to be able to change a variable's type on the fly?

2017-03-28 Thread Brandon Allbery
On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 3:09 AM, Francesco Rivetti wrote: > you don't change the type of a variable. instead you use a type which is > "broader" and accept any object type. This; and if you didn't specify a type, the type is Any. Which is not quite the root of the class/type

Re: Am I suppose to be able to change a variable's type on the fly?

2017-03-28 Thread Francesco Rivetti
On 22. mars 2017 06:59, ToddAndMargo wrote: So, unless I specifically declare a variable as a particular type, I can change its "type" on the fly. you don't change the type of a variable. instead you use a type which is "broader" and accept any object type. e.g.: you can assign 123 to an

Re: Module take-over policy

2017-03-28 Thread Richard Hainsworth
True in theory: the meta data for different modules, such as version and auth, exist. In practice: so far as I know, (1) :auth is ignored, (2) the ecosystem has no 'top-level' mechanism Two situations: a) a new environment is being created, so all modules should be the most recent. Which

Interactive terminal modules?

2017-03-28 Thread Chris Ramsey
I've been googling a bunch but can't find diddly for creating ncurses style interactive terminals in Perl 6. Sorry for such a vague question, but are there built-in modules for such a thing, and if so, what is it called so I can dive through the docs? Thanks!

Re: Bug report for Crypt::Bcrypt - cannot install

2017-03-28 Thread Will Coleda
Looks like you already found the dependency that is failing: https://github.com/FROGGS/p6-if/issues/2 The original module doesn't have a bug queue, and I don't think we have a community solution to authors that don't have bugqueues. (except to kindly ask them to enable them) On Tue, Mar 28,

Re: Bug report for Crypt::Bcrypt - cannot install

2017-03-28 Thread Gabor Szabo
Oh I see now. On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 10:17 PM, Will Coleda wrote: > Not directly, but: Crypt::Bcrypt's build depends on Crypt::Random - > > https://github.com/skinkade/p6-Crypt-Bcrypt/blob/master/META.info#L8 > > And Crypt::Random depends on if - > >

Re: Bug report for Crypt::Bcrypt - cannot install

2017-03-28 Thread Gabor Szabo
Thanks for the quick reply. That looks like a similar issue, but as I can see Crypt::Bcrypt does not depend on 'if'. It has this bug on its own :) Gabor On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 9:45 PM, Will Coleda wrote: > Looks like you already found the dependency that is failing: >