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Re: [perl #116086] split "\x20" doesn't work as documented

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February 24, 2013 21:38
Re: [perl #116086] split "\x20" doesn't work as documented
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On 24 February 2013 21:39, Tom Christiansen <> wrote:
> Karl Williamson <> wrote
>    on Sun, 24 Feb 2013 09:32:25 MST:
>>On 02/24/2013 08:58 AM, demerphq wrote:
>>> IOW i believe that anything that resolves to a string eq to " " should
>>> get the special behavior. Anything that is qr// or // quoted should
>>> not. Regardless as to whether it is compile time.
>> That sounds reasonable to me
> I confess that that is how I'd always thought that it *did* work -- until
> I started testing it.

Well then you might be pleased to learn that I have finally managed to
make it work as we both seem to expect it to work.

Running a final make test now.

I swear I am going to have nightmares about the optree tonight.


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

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