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Rafael Garcia-Suarez
February 28, 2013 21:19
Re: PL_sv_objcount
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On 28 February 2013 18:14, Steffen Mueller <> wrote:
> On 02/28/2013 06:01 PM, Andy Dougherty wrote:
>> What about CPAN modules using it?  There are at least a few.   I forget
>> how we deal with such things.
> Ah, good catch. I don't know how much interpreter variables are considered
> to be public API.
> If in doubt, the non-cost of simply keeping the variable, ignoring it in the
> actual core code, adding a deprecation to the perldelta, and then dropping
> it in 5.20 seems like the right trade-off here.

Indeed. But I can still release a Perl::SVCount without sv_objcount()
right now :)
I doubt this module is used at all except by me, but we'll see if I
get complaints.

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