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From:
Dave Mitchell
Date:
May 28, 2009 05:49
Subject:
Re: 5.10.0 regressions that need fixing
Message ID:
20090528124905.GD3985@iabyn.com
On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 05:33:58PM +0200, H.Merijn Brand wrote:
> On Wed, 27 May 2009 14:23:46 +0100, Dave Mitchell <davem@iabyn.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > From: "H.Merijn Brand" <h.m.brand@xs4all.nl>
> > To: Perl5 Porters <perl5-porters@perl.org>
> > Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 13:00:21 +0100
> > Subject: perl-5.10.x + bignum assertion
> > 
> >     with bignum, get an assertion failure compiling an assign.
> >     It appears to be a regression from 588, and doesn't fail in bleed
> >     due to the different way Sv_RVs are done now.
> 
> So, if Getopt::Long is up-to-date in blead, and up-to-date in maint,
> I think this problem is fixed.

Um yes, but Getopt::Long is a pure-perl module, so it may just be that the
changed module longer tickles the bug that may actually still be in the
perl core. (Also see the .Sig below... :-)

-- 
The optimist believes that he lives in the best of all possible worlds.
As does the pessimist.

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