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Arthur Bergman
December 3, 2003 05:15
Re: [DOCPATCH] BEGIN, CHECK, INIT, END explained more
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On Wednesday, December 3, 2003, at 12:43  pm, Rafael Garcia-Suarez 

> Nope -- they are useful to exactly one and precisely defined thing : 
> the
> B:: modules. Every other use of CHECK/INIT is a bad hack.
> What's needed IMO is yet another special code block -- COMPILED, START,
> better names welcome -- run when the compilation of the said 
> compilation
> unit ends, regardless of the state of the main perl interpreter.

No I disagree, I want to know apply the B::module magic after I require 
something runtime too.

I guess what we need is a hook that gets called whenever a compilation 
of a outer lexical scope (file, eval"") is completed.


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