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chromatic
Date:
March 18, 2008 13:24
Subject:
Re: TODOs (was Re: summer of code mentor applications starting (and ending) next week)
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200803181324.23759.chromatic@wgz.org
On Tuesday 18 March 2008 12:16:07 Nicholas Clark wrote:


> > >  +Bottom line on this is probably a new pp_tailcall function which
> > >  +combines the code in pp_entersub, pp_leavesub.  This should probably
> > >  +be done 1st in XS, and using B::Generate to patch the new OP into the
> > >  +optrees.
>
> Will modules using caller for introspection choke on this?

If it doesn't remove nextstate ops, is there a problem?

> What would Devel::Cover think? (being a useful piece of code that it would
> be bad to break)

It needs an update to handle the new ppcode, but apart from that...?

-- c

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