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Re: [PATCH] [perl #21875] Hash ref transformed as a list

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Rafael Garcia-Suarez
April 8, 2003 14:19
Re: [PATCH] [perl #21875] Hash ref transformed as a list
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Dave Mitchell wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 09:43:17PM +0100, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> > > ## Demonstrate a bug in perl 5.8 when the first key of a hash ref
> > > ## starts with the letter 'q' unquoted
> And here's a patch for the actual bug. It turns out that the hash / block
> disambiguator code in toke.c got confused when seeing "{ q".
> After looking for, and failing to find a q//-type construct, it wasn't going
> back and checking whether the thing starting with a q was a plain word
> instead.

Have you a test case or something ? Your patch doesn't work for me,
so I'd like to know with what you tested it.

Unthinkable is not *NIX

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