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Re: [perl #115910] New copy-on-write breaks CPAN

Leon Timmermans
May 27, 2013 16:34
Re: [perl #115910] New copy-on-write breaks CPAN
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On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 1:12 PM, Nicholas Clark <> wrote:
> SvLEN == 0 has a historical established meaning of "the core doesn't own
> this buffer". If COW were disabled for all PVs with SvLEN == 0, does this
> solve the issues in more than just this module?

That is already taken into account in sv_setsv, so I guess something
is happening somewhere else. I think SvCANCOW needs to be improved to
handle this.

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