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August 19, 2010 13:39
Re: Remove Devel::DProf from 5.16
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Nicholas Clark wrote:
>I propose that we remove it from core by 5.16. I'm not sure whether the
>better approach is

We learned the answer with the Perl4-era libraries: we can't kill it,
it has to be packaged.  This shouldn't involve much fuss.  (But I'm not
volunteering myself this time.)

The type of profiling that DProf does is not really obsolete.  It's still
useful in lots of situations, it's just been knocked out of a couple of
important niches.


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