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Re: [perl #77478] Bleadperl 16c91539 breaks autobox 2.70

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From:
Ben Morrow
Date:
August 28, 2010 00:41
Subject:
Re: [perl #77478] Bleadperl 16c91539 breaks autobox 2.70
Message ID:
20100828074057.GA40346@osiris.mauzo.dyndns.org
At  6AM +0200 on 28/08/10 Andreas J. Koenig wrote:
> CPAN RT ticket: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=60821
> 
> git bisect:
> 
>   commit 16c915390a3e066a7c2c13fac10d8dd8ebfea0c6
>   Author: Ben Morrow <ben@morrow.me.uk>
>   Date:   Sat Aug 14 02:07:09 2010 +0100
> 
>   Remove CALL_FPTR and CPERLscope.

This is a bug in autobox. It's using CALL_FPTR where it shouldn't be
(the bug was masked by the fact that CALL_FPTR has done nothing since
5.8). This only shows up because autobox #defines PERL_CORE: the
do-nothing definitions were left in under #ifndef PERL_CORE precisely
because of CPAN misuse like this.

I've attached a patch to the CPAN bug.

Ben


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