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Jarkko Hietaniemi
February 23, 2003 09:37
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> How exactly is it a problem in old perls?  This did not produce
> any warnings/errors in 5.00503:
>     local $SIG{XYZ} = 'foo' if $^V;

Try -w with 5.6.1.  In this discussion "old" is anything pre-5.8.0.

> ...
> Agree.  I didn't say it was lexically scoped.

And I said: patches welcome.

Jarkko Hietaniemi <> "There is this special
biologist word we use for 'stable'.  It is 'dead'." -- Jack Cohen

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