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January 26, 2001 22:17
Re: [PATCH: perl@8531] EBCDIC branch for pragma/sub-lval.t
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On Fri, 26 Jan 2001, Stephen McCamant wrote:

> Serves me right for trying to be cute :-). The test doesn't really
> need to be character-set dependent though; it might be better to just
> change the line in question to
> veclv() = unpack("N", "Perl");
> (and ruin the surprise).

I don't think that would be necessary.  Character code set dependent
tests don't need to be avoided they just need to be taken care of for
weird platforms.  Test 62 out of a total of 63 needed a little hint
for EBCDIC was all.

Peter Prymmer

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