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From:
H.Merijn Brand
Date:
November 2, 2005 05:17
Subject:
Re: [PATCH] sort/multicall patch
Message ID:
20051102141704.40923b32@pc09
On Sat, 29 Oct 2005 21:33:07 +0100, Robin Houston <robin@cpan.org> wrote:

> Subject: [PATCH] sort/multicall patch
> From: Robin Houston <robin@cpan.org>
> Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2005 21:33:07 +0100
> Message-ID: <20051029203307.GA8869@rpc142.cs.man.ac.uk>
> To: Perl 5 Porters <perl5-porters@perl.org>
> User-Agent: Mutt/1.4i
> 
> This is the first "release candidate" of my sort/multicall patch.

Thanks, applied as change #25953.
Lets see if it does not colour the smokes black

> Since the last version, most of the changes are in multicall.h, which
> doesn't get used in the core at all. It's only there to keep the core
> version of List::Util in sync with the CPAN version. I've also rolled
> in the other changes from Graham Barr's proposed Scalar-List-Utils-1.18.
> 
> I've added the 'd' flag to the sort op, because it certainly does
> potentially have side-effects. This reduces the amount of bizareness
> you can cause by having a sort on the r.h.s of an array assignment,
> but does not eliminate it entirely because of the more general
> problem that I noted in <20051028170108.GA9366@rpc142.cs.man.ac.uk>.
> 
> Robin


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