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Re: NWCLARK TPF grant report #41

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Tim Jenness
June 20, 2012 07:39
Re: NWCLARK TPF grant report #41
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On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 7:36 AM, Nicholas Clark <> wrote:

> Fixing this as-is to File::stat::stat() won't help, as tests have
> subsequently been added earlier in the script that trigger the autoloading
> of Symbol by File::stat (commit 83716b1ec25b41f2 in Feb 2002). Moving the
> tests earlier won't help now that the test uses File::Temp, as *that*
> unconditionally loads Symbol.

File::Temp is not meant to load Symbol. The code is

160     require Symbol if $] < 5.006;

so is that code broken?

Tim Jenness

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