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Re: How to check if a DateTime is invalid (again - but this timewithout using eval)?

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Zefram
Date:
July 10, 2017 20:44
Subject:
Re: How to check if a DateTime is invalid (again - but this timewithout using eval)?
Message ID:
20170710204415.GD1435@fysh.org
Thomas (HFM) Wyant wrote:
>One of the edge cases with eval {} is the possibility that $@ gets
>clobbered before you get your hands on it.

The possibility of it being clobbered by a destructor was fixed in 5.14.
(Destructors that do this are considered buggy, for pre-5.14 perls,
and are individually easy to fix, so the problem is still manageable on
those perl versions.)

-zefram

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