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Father Chrysostomos via RT
September 21, 2013 17:51
[perl #119897] glob in threads is broken in perl5.18
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On Sat Sep 21 07:40:33 2013, Hugmeir wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 21, 2013 at 10:56 AM, Father Chrysostomos via RT <
>> wrote:
> > Your test assumes that the output will be sorted, but does not even use
> > File::Glob on VMS.  I don’t know whether the default glob on VMS
> > produces sorted output, and whether you need to sort it.  Alternatively,
> > just ‘use File::Glob "glob"’ explicitly, and bypass the globhook
> > mechanism (which VMS ignores) altogether.
> >
> Ah, I see, thanks. From the docs, I had assumed that it always gave sorted
> output by default -- perhaps that needs updating to have a clause for VMS
> if that's not the case. I've modified the branch to have a 'use File::Glob
> "glob"'.

I think perlfunc/glob needs to state that glob is not implemented via
File::Glob on VMS.  I don’t know how much of the text there about
whitespace is applicable to VMS’s default glob, so I am not really
qualified to write it.


Father Chrysostomos

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