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Re: [perl #132142] Bleadperl v5.27.3-34-gf6107ca24b breaksMLEHMANN/AnyEvent-HTTP-2.23.tar.gz

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Zefram
Date:
September 27, 2017 01:03
Subject:
Re: [perl #132142] Bleadperl v5.27.3-34-gf6107ca24b breaksMLEHMANN/AnyEvent-HTTP-2.23.tar.gz
Message ID:
20170927010239.GD6542@fysh.org
Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsaker wrote:
>       It's pretty straight-forward, but I'm not in the mood for facing
>MLEHMANN's wrath over perl5-porters breaking his code by submitting it
>to him.

You could just stick it in the RT queue.  (And face even more wrath.)

>Normally I would agree, but the previous behaviour has been there as
>long as in-place sort has, i.e. since 5.10.

It's been a bug all that time.

>in-place reverse optimisation (since 5.12) also preservers weakness.
>Presumably we want to fix that too

Yes.

>                                          Another "inconsistency" is
>that in-place reverse preserves the deletedness of array elements.

That's not detectable, is it?  Preserving deletedness seems like it
would just avoid allocating some unnecessary SVs.

-zefram

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