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Re: [perl #72406] Segmentation fault v5.10.1

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Father Chrysostomos
December 15, 2013 19:34
Re: [perl #72406] Segmentation fault v5.10.1
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Matthew Horsfall wrote:
> The commit:
>   $ git show b7f7fd0bbdc7d1d714e682f9a3250ab7d97ac560
>   commit b7f7fd0bbdc7d1d714e682f9a3250ab7d97ac560
>   Author: Nicholas Clark <>
>   Date:   Mon Mar 27 19:25:02 2006 +0000
>       If constant folding fails, don't fold constants, rather than reporting
>       the error at compile time. This allows illegal constant expressions in
>       dead code to be ignored.
>       p4raw-id: //depot/perl@27615
> Hope that helps.

Thank you.  All that tells me is that this particular method of
bypassing constant folding did not always work.  But I think the bad
read was present before that with the trailing } case.

In any case, this is moot at this point, since I have a local fix.  It
just needs a commit message.

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