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Sawyer X
May 30, 2016 09:35
Re: [perl #127875] Blead breaks Scope::Upper
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On 05/29/2016 11:53 PM, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> 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).

Dave, thank you so much for working on this! I *really* appreciate it. :)

I'll test it out using Kent's tarball against Dancer2.
(It uses Return::MultiLevel extensively, which uses Scope::Upper as the
underlying implementation, if available.)

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