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Regexps not stringifying bound variables? #1823

p5pRT opened this issue Apr 13, 2000 · 3 comments

Regexps not stringifying bound variables? #1823

p5pRT opened this issue Apr 13, 2000 · 3 comments


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p5pRT commented Apr 13, 2000

Migrated from (status was 'resolved')

Searchable as RT3091$

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p5pRT commented Apr 13, 2000


Created by

#!/usr/bin/perl -w

use URI​::URL;

print "1..4\n";

my $url_text = '/yatta/yatta/yatta';
my $url = URI​::URL->new($url_text);

sub test_match {
  my ($number, $url) = @​_;
  print "not " unless $url =~ /^\Q$url_text\E$/;
  print "ok $number\n";

print "not " unless ref($url) eq 'URI​::URL';
print "ok 1\n";

&test_match(2, $url);

$url = $url . '';

&test_match(3, $url);

print "ok 4\n";


URI​::URL version 5.02

ok 1
not ok 2
ok 3
ok 4

Confirmed on perl 5.6.0, also with URI​::URL 5.02

Perl Info

Site configuration information for perl 5.00561:

Configured by troc at Mon Sep  6 13:31:45 EDT 1999.

Summary of my perl5 (revision 5.0 version 5 subversion 61) configuration:
    osname=freebsd, osvers=3.1-stable, archname=i386-freebsd-thread
    uname='freebsd unix.homenet 3.1-stable freebsd 3.1-stable #14: fri may 28 13:58:18 edt 1999 troc@unix.homenet:usrsrcsyscompilecustom i386 '
    hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define
    usethreads=define useperlio=undef d_sfio=undef
    use64bits=undef usemultiplicity=undef
    cc='cc', optimize='-O2 -g', gccversion=
    cppflags='-DDEBUGGING -I/usr/local/include'
    ccflags ='-DDEBUGGING -I/usr/local/include'
    stdchar='char', d_stdstdio=undef, usevfork=true
    intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8
    d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=12
    alignbytes=4, usemymalloc=n, prototype=define
  Linker and Libraries:
    ld='cc', ldflags ='-pthread -Wl,-E  -L/usr/local/lib'
    libpth=/usr/lib /usr/local/lib
    libs=-lm -lc_r -lcrypt
    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:

@INC for perl 5.00561:

Environment for perl 5.00561:
    LANG (unset)
    LANGUAGE (unset)
    LD_LIBRARY_PATH (unset)
    LOGDIR (unset)
    PERL_BADLANG (unset)

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p5pRT commented Apr 17, 2000

From [Unknown Contact. See original ticket]

Ask Rocco if he knows the message-id of the original mail, and then
see what happened to it through the system.

------- start of forwarded message -------
From​: "Rocco Caputo" <troc@​>
To​: "Nathan Torkington" <gnat@​>,
"Simon Cozens (PGP Encryption Encouraged)" <simon@​>
Cc​: "perl5-porters@​" <perl5-porters@​>
Subject​: Re​: Fwd​: Regexps not stringifying bound variables?
Date​: Sat, 15 Apr 2000 20​:04​:26 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 14 Apr 2000 21​:03​:07 -0600 (MDT), Nathan Torkington wrote​:

Simon Cozens writes​:

I really, really hate to say this, but, um... shouldn't this have
got a bug ID?

Nope, the message was sent to perl5-porters and not to perlbug.
Bug IDs are only assigned for messages sent to perlbug.

It originally was posted to perlbug. I forwarded another copy to
perl5-porters after two days of no appearance.

-- Rocco Caputo / troc@​
The original message?​:


Quite why it appears not to have made it out to p5p itself is another
matter. I'm looking into it.


@p5pRT p5pRT closed this as completed Nov 28, 2003
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p5pRT commented Nov 28, 2003

From The RT System itself

works under @​6640

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