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RE: Compress-Zlib 1.42 tests fail on both blead and maint

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From:
Paul Marquess
Date:
May 31, 2007 09:30
Subject:
RE: Compress-Zlib 1.42 tests fail on both blead and maint
Message ID:
003401c7a3a0$dd862780$6401a8c0@myopwv.com
From: Nicholas Clark [mailto:nick@flirble.org] On Behalf Of Nicholas Clark
 
> On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 05:58:21PM -0700, Jan Dubois wrote:
> 
> > It is all due to change 26510:
> >
> >   http://public.activestate.com/cgi-bin/perlbrowse/p/26510
> >
> > Looks like this was already discussed 3 months ago:
> >
> >
> http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2007/02/msg121477.html
> >
> > Still makes me feel uneasy to have this change in MAINT.
> 
> It is a bug fix in core. It is subtly buggy code that is now failing.
> But you'd feel more comfortable leaving the bug in place?

Ah, right, I remember this one now.

I'm very reluctant to post a fix to CPAN for Compress::Zlib 1.42, given that
it has been superseded by version C::Z version 2. 

Does the fix break any of the CPAN-only modules?

Paul


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