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From:
Alan Burlison
Date:
March 5, 2001 09:35
Subject:
Re: CvOUTSIDE
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.

Alan Burlison

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