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[perl #128738] \x{ffffffff} as string delim preserves \\

Karl Williamson via RT
August 5, 2016 22:50
[perl #128738] \x{ffffffff} as string delim preserves \\
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commit 2aa61ac397079a33eb3c36c2e7c1f41be224c657
 Author: Karl Williamson <>
 Date:   Thu Aug 4 14:07:53 2016 -0600
     PATCH: [perl #128738] Large code pt as string delim
     The bug here is simply an I32 was used when an IV was needed.
     One could argue that the parser should refuse to
     accept something larger than an IV.  I chose not to do that, as this is
     a deprecated usage, which generates a warning by default and will be a
     syntax error anyway in a future release.

Karl Williamson

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