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Re: [perl #116961] Data::Dumper 2.143 tests failures on 5.10.1

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David Golden
March 7, 2013 11:49
Re: [perl #116961] Data::Dumper 2.143 tests failures on 5.10.1
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On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 6:43 AM, Peter Rabbitson <> wrote:
> This is not an ivory-tower nice-to-have - after all there is code in the
> wild (and probably even on CPAN) which uses D::D as a poor man's Sereal
> or some-such. Telling them "you need to upgrade this module, oh and btw
> your serialization code is now 100x slower" is... I can't find the right
> expletive ;)

Should we reconsider having a pure perl version at all?

Then someone who tries to upgrade without a compiler just gets "BOOM"
instead of something that works but is 100x slower.


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