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From: Alan Burlison
March 5, 2001 09:35
Message ID: 3AA3CE53.A45E1F39@uk.sun.com
Gurusamy Sarathy wrote:
> >Are you happy with the last rev of the patch, or are you intending to
> >respin it again?
> I think it still needs some tweaking. The closure cloning in particular
> appears to have been relying on the prior leak. Some closures fail to
> see outer lexicals with the patch, in certain cases common enough to be
> tickled by MakeMaker.
Yeuch. Rather you than me. I've looked at this area just long enough
to see it is a rats nest. Thanks for stepping into the breach...
> I'd suggest applying the second rev I sent to test with purify just
> to see if there are any holes/badness that shows up with my patch.
> But don't commit it just yet.
Will do. I'll do a test with your two patches and the arena cleanup
disabled - that should show up any flaws.