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Tim Bunce
August 20, 2010 01:47
Re: Remove Devel::DProf from 5.16
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On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 09:39:03PM +0100, Zefram wrote:
> 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.

I'm curious to know which niches DProf is still useful for.


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