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

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David Golden
March 8, 2013 19:45
Re: [perl #116961] Data::Dumper 2.143 tests failures on 5.10.1
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On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 1:55 PM, Peter Rabbitson <> wrote:
> So my point of view at the time was (and still kinda is): "Anyone with
> basic C chops knows what the underlying issue is, but refuses to fix it
> for "unsupported perls" on principle, and instead the remaining folks
> rather piss about with working around this in the tests".

I haven't had tuits to review how the tests were split out, but
despite the missing symbol issue, they *were* broken and would fail
for anyone who installed Data::Dumper without a compiler available.

Jim's efforts to address that weren't useless.

We had *two* bugs that needed fixing.


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