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Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 20:24:19 +0100
To: Michael G Schwern <schwern [...] pobox.com>
Cc: Nicholas Clark <nick [...] ccl4.org>, Jesse <jesse [...] fsck.com>, perl5-porters [...] perl.org, bug-storable [...] rt.cpan.org
Subject: Re: Storable 2.0.0 fails on vendor perl on Mac OS X 10.1
From: Nicholas Clark <nick [...] unfortu.net>
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On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 03:01:14PM -0400, Michael G Schwern wrote: Show quoted text
> On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 12:12:12PM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> > > The old Storable worked great. Storable 2.0.0 fails tests consistently > > > like this:
> >
> > > t/downgrade.....NOK 34# Failed test (t/downgrade.t at line 99) > > > # got: '??' > > > # expected: '? > > > t/downgrade.....NOK 37# Failed test (t/downgrade.t at line 99)
> My results on 5.6.0 (Linux/PowerPC) are quite a bit noisier and are > definately trying to compare different characters: > > t/downgrade.........NOK 34# Failed test (t/downgrade.t at line 99) > # got: 'ß' > # expected: 'ß' > t/downgrade.........NOK 37# Failed test (t/downgrade.t at line 99) > # got: 'ßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßß' > # expected: 'ßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßß' > t/downgrade.........ok 59/59# Looks like you failed 2 tests of 59.
So are mine on FreeBSD when run through less: not ok 34 - And it is the data we expected? # Failed test (t/downgrade.t at line 99) # got: 'Ã<9F>' # expected: 'ß' ok 35 - Thawed Long 8 bit utf8 data without error? ok 36 - Thawed Long 8 bit utf8 data? isa SCALAR not ok 37 - And it is the data we expected? # Failed test (t/downgrade.t at line 99) # got: 'Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã <9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>Ã<9F>' # expected: 'ßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßß ßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßß ßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßß ßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßßß' Show quoted text
> Looks like ASCII 223 and 195 + ... I'm not quite sure what the second > character is.
The char 0x9F or 0237 is the second byte of the utf8 encoding for ß They aren't 2 characters - they're the same character: #!/usr/local/bin/perl5.6.0 use warnings; use strict; my $utf8 = "\x{DF}\x{100}"; chop $utf8; my $byte = "\xDF"; if ($utf8 eq $byte) { printf "Yes\n"; } else { print "No\n"; printf "%d byte of %d, %b byte of %d\n", length $utf8, ord $utf8, length $byte, ord $byte; } print "utf8 is $utf8\n"; print "byte is $byte\n"; __END__ I run that through less to show the unprintable character as <9F> and for perl5.6.0 I see: No 1 byte of 223, 1 byte of 223 utf8 is Ã<9F> byte is ß With perl5.6.1 I see: Yes utf8 is Ã<9F> byte is ß because perl5.6.1, er, doesn't grok printing utf8. That's why I feel that finishing 5.8 is important. Nicholas Clark -- Even better than the real thing: http://nms-cgi.sourceforge.net/


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