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Re: string plus length typemap hack

by ikegami (Pope)
on Oct 29, 2011 at 07:55 UTC ( #934565=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to string plus length typemap hack

The length is a STRLEN, not an unsigned long.

There's also the matter that it's useless to use SvPV without using SvUTF8 too, so you might want to to return that too. Either that or use one of SvPVbyte or SvPVutf8 instead or SvPV.

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[thezip]: It fails in the "formatted 2-digit numeric" tests
[thezip]: Okay Corion, that's what I wanted to hear. Thanks!
[Corion]: Oh, a test failure... Just force-install it then? --force and potentially --notest to skip the tests alltogether ?
[ambrus]: thezip: is Activestate Perl usable for your scenario instead?
[MidLifeXis]: Yeah, --notest is good, not sure I would do --force.
[thezip]: It fails 2/10 tests in that group. What are the ramifications if I force it? What should I look for for?
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[thezip]: I'll try the --notest arg first when I get back from meetings (after lunch).
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