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Kent Fredric
July 2, 2016 10:08
Re: Confused by eval behavior
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On 2 July 2016 at 21:37, Andreas Koenig
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> I'd vote for reverting the change and putting it in a branch until
> Variable::Magic has got the right medicine.

+1: Variable::Magic not being broken very much should be a blocking condition.

It is used by B::Hooks::EndOfScope, ranked 129th in the river as of
last February[1]. But the February data is wrong, because it does not
consider namespace-clean as a consumer ( which is itself, ranked 96th

96:   5011 namespace-clean
129: 3432 B-Hooks-EndOfScope

That Variable-Magic is not itself represented as a dependency of
B-Hooks-EndOfScope should be seen as a defect in the river analysis,
but its understandable, because its a dynamic requirement[2]

So this breakage is very much "break the CPAN entirely" grade bad as
far as I can tell.

1: February River
2: Dynamic Requirement code in B-Hooks-EndOfScope:



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