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Re: [PATCH pp_ctl.c] proposed Windows safe-guard

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
August 1, 2001 17:01
Re: [PATCH pp_ctl.c] proposed Windows safe-guard
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On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 05:38:50PM -0700, Doug MacEachern wrote:
> couple of problems with the patch:
> - pkg is malloced but never freed
> - filename -> packagename crunching when Perl already knows the
> packagename elsewhere (and crunching is done even if warnings are off)
> - check happens for require of filenames
> - check happens for runtime require (ie no import happens with 'require Foo')
> i think the right place for this is Perl_utilize (where 'use' becomes
> 'require + import'), which will solve these problems.  there are a few
> tests that fail due to the new warning, but i have not tried fixing those.

Thanks, applied (and fixed those few failing tests).

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        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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