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Michael G Schwern
August 28, 2001 07:29
Re: [PATCH pod/perlhack.pod t/op/pack.t] Fixing bad testing advice
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On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 03:16:22PM +0100, Robin Houston wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 03:04:30PM +0100, Paul Marquess wrote:
> > Does an ok sub make use of too many features in some of the tests?
> One small concern that I have about the caller() trick is that,
> if the context stack gets mangled in some way, all the diagnostic
> information will go as well.

I take the very pragmatic viewpoint of not worrying too much about
this until I actually see it happen.


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