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Father Chrysostomos via RT
October 25, 2013 21:23
[perl #119529] Filehandle opened from ref to ref hangs on reading
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On Thu Oct 17 07:58:17 2013, davem wrote:
> I've pushed the following, which fixes the original bug report by
> going
> down the stringifying route.
> commit 552908b17471877454d99aa32f7ac5c29ea2efbb
> Author:     David Mitchell <>
> AuthorDate: Thu Oct 17 15:35:14 2013 +0100
> Commit:     David Mitchell <>
> CommitDate: Thu Oct 17 15:46:05 2013 +0100

...which unfortunately breaks when reading a read-only ref in "<" mode.  I pushed a better fix as 5a2bc23b.

I actually wrote something similar to that a month ago, but then sat on it as real life got in the way.

The amazing thing was that both Dave Mitchell and I used \42 it our tests.  Great minds think alike!


Father Chrysostomos

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