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RE: 5.10.1-RC1 Test::Harness ruins @INC

Jan Dubois
August 10, 2009 00:30
RE: 5.10.1-RC1 Test::Harness ruins @INC
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On Sun, 09 Aug 2009, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 04:54:53AM +1000, Sisyphus wrote:
> > I haven't yet tracked down the cause of the problem (which seems to
> > arise *only* when I build a "versioned" perl). Can someone here
> > suggest a likely place to find the cause ?

I've reported the issue before:

Since I got exactly 0 feedback I filed a Test-Harness bug here:

The bug report tracks down the code change responsible for this
behavior and suggests that it be reverted.

> Not directly, but what happens if you take a clean build of 5.10.0,
> and then install from CPAN the same version of Test::Harness as
> 5.10.1-RC1 ships with?
> That way, at least you can determine whether the problem is something
> in the core binary, or the Test::Harness module.

It is an intentional change in Test-Harness 3.0 (or at least a side-
effect of an intentional change). I would prefer to see this change
reverted because I don't think it is actually useful, but nobody else
seemed to care (so far).

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