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May 7, 2013 06:59
Re: How on earth did we manage to break pack() so badly?
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On Tuesday, 7 May 2013, Steffen Mueller wrote:

> On 05/07/2013 12:21 AM, Ricardo Signes wrote:
>> * demerphq <> [2013-05-01T10:32:07]
>>> [pack is a mess]
>> I would like to address "the pack problem," but am going to avoid wading
>> into
>> this until 5.18.0 is shipped, as my time has been crunched lately.  So
>> I'm just
>> writing to say, "I care and will write more," that that's all.
> That's likely the best choice in the circumstances and I would probably do
> the same in your shoes. Not a 5.16=>5.18 regression and we can't let 5.18
> wait for all bugs forever.

for sure. i never meant that we should fix for 518.

> Nonetheless, if we're going to upgrade to 5.18 at work, I could entirely
> see this as being the first case of us not using a pristine upstream perl.
> We've been actively trying not to go down that path.
lets hope we dont have to do this

yves on ipad

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

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