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Re: 5.8.2 perldelta

From:
Stas Bekman
Date:
October 29, 2003 22:02
Subject:
Re: 5.8.2 perldelta
Message ID:
3FA0A984.8090401@stason.org
Stas Bekman wrote:
> Here is a test which demonstrates why the new change in require is 
> broken (IMHO) (besides a completely hosed mod_perl 1.0 test suite):
[...]
> Here is the problem. If a module fails to load once it must not be 
> blacklisted. The test demonstrates how a module may fail if loaded from 
> the wrong directory, but then is supposed to succeed if moved to a 
> different directory.

Moreover, the new change contradicts the documentation. If the module has 
failed to load it should not be logged in %INC. Only if it was loaded 
successfully and returned a true value it will be stored in %INC.

[...]

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