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[perl #109146] 3-arg open of undef for read

Father Chrysostomos via RT
January 27, 2012 12:46
[perl #109146] 3-arg open of undef for read
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On Fri Jan 27 03:31:29 2012, wrote:
> Nicholas Clark wrote:
> >I think that a comprehensive fix should be possible. Note that XS can
> >the difference:
> Better to distinguish at compile time.  Literal "undef" is a different
> opcode from "$undefined" or "$hash{typoed_key}".

Please don’t add more special-cased parsing to open().  It’s complex
enough already.  Also, your proposal is not backward-compatible.


Father Chrysostomos

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