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Dave Mitchell
May 29, 2016 22:01
Re: [perl #127875] Blead breaks Scope::Upper
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On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 09:44:35AM -0300, Vincent Pit (VPIT) wrote:
> Le 18/04/2016 09:29, Ricardo Signes a écrit :
> > * Dave Mitchell <> [2016-04-18T06:10:56]
> > > I've spent the last week doing more work on Scope::Upper.
> > 
> > Thanks for looking into this, Dave.  I agree with your remarks on the question
> > of requiredness of this sort of work, but I'm also glad that it may continue to
> > work.  Although I don't plan to block on Scope::Upper, it is a useful tool.
> > 
> > (Leon T. was also talking about writing a subset of its functionality that was
> > easier to keep working, which is what more of Scope::Upper's downstream
> > dependents use.)
> > 
> The dependants seem to use all the features provided by Scope::Upper, so I
> don't really understand what subset would be "easier to keep working".
> Unless all dependents are not treated equal, of course.

The attached series of 8 patches makes Scope::Upper pass all tests on
5.24.0, as well as all major perls back to 5.10.1. (I didn't test
on 5.6.x and 5.8.x as these require Test::More to be installed).

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does not put them on trial.
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