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Re: Putting Winsock errors into $^E

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From:
Sawyer X
Date:
February 24, 2016 23:01
Subject:
Re: Putting Winsock errors into $^E
Message ID:
56CE361F.6070701@gmail.com
On 02/24/2016 09:16 AM, Steve Hay wrote:
> On 23 February 2016 at 23:10, Sawyer X <xsawyerx@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 02/17/2016 09:59 AM, Steve Hay via perl5-porters wrote:
>>> [...]
>>>
>>> I would like to commit this before the "user-visible changes freeze"
>>> on 20th, and will do so if no objections are raised. I will, of
>>> course, add some appropriate documentation (in perldelta and
>>> elsewhere) too.
>> As far as I can tell (since I went over all the commits and perldelta),
>> this wasn't introduced before the release on the 20th.
>>
>> If I wasn't pressed for time for $personal_reasons and kept a better eye
>> on it, I would have asked about this before the release. At least I
>> should have. Sorry about that.
>>
>> I assume that now, because of the user-visible changes freeze, it is not
>> possible to make this change before 5.24, but I know there are
>> exceptions. Should this be one of them?
>>
> It isn't committed yet, no. I also asked rjbs off-list whether it was
> ok to go ahead since nobody had replied either way, but I haven't
> heard back yet. That's really my fault for leaving it too late in the
> day before asking, although I had my reasons for not feeling inclined
> to return to that thread for nearly a year... I would like to think
> that an exception can be made for this - it's only a small change to
> add the setting of $^E, without affecting the existing setting of $!
> at all.

I see.

Thanks for the clarification, Steve. :)

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