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From:
Tim Bunce
Date:
November 16, 2008 03:38
Subject:
Re: 5.8.9 RC1
Message ID:
20081116113800.GA38297@timac.local
I'll take a look.

Tim.

On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 11:07:33AM +0100, Slaven Rezic wrote:
> Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org> writes:
> 
> > On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 02:21:57AM +0100, Slaven Rezic wrote:
> >
> >> I finished the CPAN smoking:
> >
> > Great, thanks.
> >
> >> Devel-SmallProf-2.02 probably looks to deep into the internals. Here's
> >> the RT ticket about its failure with perl 5.8.9:
> >> http://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=40902 
> >
> > Is it possible to automate a binary search for what caused that?
> > I didn't think that anything significant changed in 5.8.9.
> > (I know that blead is broken, and I know why, but it's not code in
> > 5.8.anything)
> >
> 
> Unfortunately the latest revisions are not in the public git
> repository, but the same failure also happens in blead between changes
> 34613 - 34693. And the bad commit is this one:
> 
> 05050ec7f4714081217c89c28c41f583471af5a5 is first bad commit
> commit 05050ec7f4714081217c89c28c41f583471af5a5
> Author: Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
> Date:   Sat Nov 1 14:51:05 2008 +0000
> 
>     Add a flag PERLDBf_SAVESRC, which enables the saved lines part of
>     PERLDBf_LINE, so that profilers (such as NYTProf) have access to the
>     lines of the eval, without the speed impact of other parts of the
>     debugger infrastructure. PERLDBf_LINE is unchanged. Based largely on a
>     patch by Tim Bunce in <20081028152749.GA12500@timac.local>
> 
>     p4raw-id: //depot/perl@34693
> 
> :040000 040000 2cf08501202d71e0449ca3bb7dd8eb75cf43e4b8 c5ba3ed23ab9014fc887a0000895a04f94b687ff M      lib
> :100644 100644 a3272bc78e53ce35878aad3e63e3ae88860c8290 e07416e9a4891c5435919867a5ce17ad72c9c26f M      perl.h
> :100644 100644 8351d5305598902e6ad35eb0efadfeaf8849aad5 20674952776eea8e556d89558413157783ff1259 M      pp_ctl.c
> 
> It is integrated as change 34726 in maint/perl-5.8.
> 
> Regards,
>     Slaven
> 
> -- 
> Slaven Rezic - slaven <at> rezic <dot> de
> 
>     tksm - Perl/Tk program for searching and replacing in multiple files
>     http://ptktools.sourceforge.net/#tksm

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