today I ran into the “Tie::Hash::NamedCapture” problem again, and I decided to resolve it properly

https://metacpan.org/pod/Tie::Hash::NamedCapture I started experiencing this problem a while ago, I guess with some new Perl release “creeping” in. So far I have “resolved” this problem by choosing an older Perl version hanging around. Today on cygwin I installed “perl-debuginfo” – this won’t solve the problem on my other platforms, but at least I finally have… Continue reading today I ran into the “Tie::Hash::NamedCapture” problem again, and I decided to resolve it properly

installing Perl’s resp. CPAN’s CryptX as Debian package

“Perl module that provides a self-contained crypto toolkit” https://metacpan.org/pod/CryptX — CryptX on CPAN https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/libcryptx-perl the “sid” AKA “unstable” AKA “bleeding edge” version is probably the one you are after download all 3 files mentioned there (source package) – actually (“in an ideal world“): dget the .dsc file, that will download all of them and check MD5… Continue reading installing Perl’s resp. CPAN’s CryptX as Debian package

2015 CPAN Pull Request Challenge

http://perlmaven.com/2015-cpan-pull-request-challenge The message that Gabor sent out to pm_groups got forwarded in quite a few different ways: “replied to” with “> ” before every line “forwarded” but “inline” “forwarded” as attachment I haven’t seen a “redirect” yet  😎

CPAN modules for generating passwords (remember “pwgen”!)

I started digging a little into this, when I faced the challenge to provide a customer with a password generator available on his platform. I myself had used Theodore Ts’o’s pwgen for years, so that was my search keyword. Neil Bowers on CPAN modules for generating passwords [link] (looks like THE CONTEMPORARY REPORT on the topic)… Continue reading CPAN modules for generating passwords (remember “pwgen”!)

Test::Builder – Backend for building test libraries – metacpan.org

https://metacpan.org/pod/Test::Builder https://metacpan.org/pod/Test::Simple https://metacpan.org/pod/Test::More https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Test_Anything_Protocol – TAP Test::Simple and Test::More have proven to be popular testing modules, but they’re not always flexible enough. Test::Builder provides a building block upon which to write your own test libraries which can work together.