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Re: [perl #22238] Bizarre copy of HASH in leave

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Dave Mitchell
May 19, 2003 12:56
Re: [perl #22238] Bizarre copy of HASH in leave
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On Mon, May 19, 2003 at 02:44:57AM -0000, Andreas Koenig wrote:
> Uli Pfeifer sent me this one to check agains dev perls. Yes, the bug is
> confirmed against blead@19558 and maint@19553:
> % perl -Te '@{%h}{x}'
> Bizarre copy of HASH in leave at -e line 1.

This is just a rehash (surely a pun somewhere?) of what I reduced bug
id #3420 to. I'm not sure it needs a new ticket...


The perl5 internals are a complete mess. It's like Jenga - to get the
perl5 tower taller and do something new you select a block somewhere in
the middle, with trepidation pull it out slowly, and then carefully
balance it somewhere new, hoping the whole edifice won't collapse as a
		- Nicholas Clark.

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