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Joshua ben Jore
August 19, 2010 16:10
Re: Remove Devel::DProf from 5.16
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On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 11:24 AM, Nicholas Clark <> wrote:
> Devel::DProf is obsolete. For details of why it can't be fixed, see
> I propose that we remove it from core by 5.16. I'm not sure whether the
> better approach is
> a: package it on CPAN for people who (think that they) "really" need it
>   (can be for 5.14+ only, which eases the backporting issues)
> or
> b: just kill it

b) was how B::CC got killed from core. Reini later picked it up and
has been doing interesting things with it. I think that was a
fantastically successful deprecation. DProf could easily die off the
same way.


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