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Re: [rt.cpan.org #70622] Versions Disappear

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From:
David Golden
Date:
September 8, 2011 14:25
Subject:
Re: [rt.cpan.org #70622] Versions Disappear
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CAOeq1c-Ev_GZx=dtX=vJAMFCRn-rzaQRt7dEm+Vod4RBC7CFkg@mail.gmail.com
On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 4:11 PM, David E. Wheeler <david@kineticode.com> wrote:
> I'm outputting the version in the "generated by" meta header of HTML. I do something similar for the PGXN API, where a header identifies the version.

If it were my code, I'd use $Foo::VERSION.  I don't care about global
access, because it's my own global.

> So I just want a string. And the original is a vstring.

And now you're stuck with it. You can do this if you know it's a
v-string and don't want to mess with version.pm:

    sprintf("v%vd", $Foo::VERSION) # "v1.2.3"

-- David

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