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[perl #56444] delayed interpolation of \N{...} charnames escapes in regexes in perl 5.9.x and later causes breakage - they should be resolved and then converted to \x{...} not preserved verbatim

From:
Karl Williamson via RT
Date:
October 5, 2014 15:44
Subject:
[perl #56444] delayed interpolation of \N{...} charnames escapes in regexes in perl 5.9.x and later causes breakage - they should be resolved and then converted to \x{...} not preserved verbatim
Message ID:
rt-4.0.18-12803-1412523834-927.56444-14-0@perl.org
Adding just for the record:

Some of the problems here turn out to be flaws in the charnames handler that were later fixed; but there still would be problems when a regex gets interpolated into another regex outside the original scope, so something like what is done here is required.

-- 
Karl Williamson



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