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Re: [perl #105278] Add warning for exists($a[0]) and delete($a[0])

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Nicholas Clark
December 7, 2011 03:49
Re: [perl #105278] Add warning for exists($a[0]) and delete($a[0])
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On Tue, Dec 06, 2011 at 09:53:35PM -0500, Eric Brine wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 9:34 AM, Father Chrysostomos via RT <
>> wrote:
> > Seeing that I maintain code that would produce literally thousands of
> > warnings as a result (and there?s nothing wrong with the code), I?m
> > opposed to this.
> >
> That only applies to #3 and maybe #2. #1 simply removes deprecated uses of
> exists from XS-APItest.

Independent of everything else, I don't think that's a good idea.

Historically we've continued to test deprecated stuff until the commit that
actually removes it, to ensure that it doesn't change behaviour without us
knowing about it.

Nicholas Clark

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