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perl5180delta: typo

Tony Cook
July 24, 2013 00:37
perl5180delta: typo
Message ID:
commit cbd5ead563d5a5df04e771f407468c0d3bcdb9f7
Author: Father Chrysostomos <>
Date:   Sat Jul 20 19:02:13 2013 -0700

    perl5180delta: typo

diff --git a/pod/perl5180delta.pod b/pod/perl5180delta.pod
index 86c4289..6ce41ef 100644
--- a/pod/perl5180delta.pod
+++ b/pod/perl5180delta.pod
@@ -2032,7 +2032,7 @@ accepts the default value.  This helps B<perldoc> when han
 The test suite now has a section for tests that require very large amounts
 of memory.  These tests won't run by default; they can be enabled by
 setting the C<PERL_TEST_MEMORY> environment variable to the number of
-gibibytes of memory that may be safely used.
+gibabytes of memory that may be safely used.
This change is incorrect.

gibibyte is the SI-prefix name for 2**30 bytes.

gibabyte seems to be nonsense (did you mean gigabyte, which is 10**9

For most tests, gigabytes vs gibibytes probably doesn't matter, but
with the types of tests we're performing I suspect we're looking at
2**31 boundaryes (2GiB where I32 overflows) rather than 2 * 10**9,
which is a bit below that.

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