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

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James E Keenan via RT
March 10, 2013 15:15
[perl #116961] Data::Dumper 2.143 tests failures on 5.10.1
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On Fri Mar 08 11:46:24 2013, wrote:
> 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.
> David.

I am attaching a new patch which is essentially the same as the last one
I provided, only specific to blead rather than CPAN.  This is what
should be reviewed for application to blead; I can provide Steffen with
another version more specific to CPAN.

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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