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Re: $^E bug and perl 5.8.0

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From:
Tim Bunce
Date:
November 20, 2003 06:40
Subject:
Re: $^E bug and perl 5.8.0
Message ID:
20031120143943.GD42453@dansat.data-plan.com
On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 11:49:14AM -0500, Dan Sugalski wrote:
> 
> I think I'll take steps to make this less likely for Parrot, though I'm
> not sure there's truly any good way to get around it anywhere but in the
> actual application code.

This issue has come on p5p before (a few years ago) and the consensus,
as I recall, was that $! shouldn't be tied directy to errno but
should be set explicitly by the internals whenever a pp op
was about to report an error to the application code.

Tim.

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