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Re: 5.8.2-RC1 and mp2

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Alan Burlison
November 3, 2003 02:02
Re: 5.8.2-RC1 and mp2
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Jan Dubois wrote:

> But since the set of modules breaking due to different PERL_HASH
> definitions is going to be different than the set breaking due to
> different REENTR layout, it may still be worth maintaining PERL_HASH
> compatibility even when going with the 5.8.0 REENTR layout.

How can this ever be workable?  How on earth are people supposed to know 
what sort of breakage is in a particular module without examining the source?

Alan Burlison

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