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Re: [PATCH] stat() and -X for tied handles

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Robert Norris
June 4, 2008 14:33
Re: [PATCH] stat() and -X for tied handles
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On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 04:21:49PM +0200, Rafael Garcia-Suarez wrote:
> 2008/6/4 Robert Norris <>:
> > Here's a patch that makes stat() and the -X file test ops work on tied
> > handles. It was made against blead but applies cleanly to maint-5.10.

> BTW, I don't think that patching t/lib/Tie{In,Out}.pm was necessary:
> those modules are only needed by a few tests and do not get installed
> with perl.

It was needed to make lib/ExtUtils/t/prompt.t pass. ExtUtils::MakeMaker
runs some tests against STDIN and STDOUT at the top of prompt(), which
used to just return false, but now try to call into the tied handle


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