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February 1, 2012 16:37
Re: [perl #109542] $1 handled differently in integer arithmetics
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On 2 February 2012 01:13, Leon Timmermans <> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 12:48 AM, Zefram <> wrote:
>> Performance.  I'd be happy to lose a bit of performance for saner
>> behaviour, but Reini will argue vehemently against it.  Between the
>> two of us you'll find a range of opinions about which optimisations are
>> worth the hassle.
> I have a feeling that if we do this we might as well add $& to that
> list.

> Hard data would be most welcome.

Yes, but probably requires a complete patch. Some thinking on what the
issues are first is probably a good idea.


perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"

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