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Re: [perl #133278] Missing av_top_index in Devel::PPPort

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From:
Tony Cook
Date:
June 15, 2018 06:02
Subject:
Re: [perl #133278] Missing av_top_index in Devel::PPPort
Message ID:
20180615060207.kl6nkizob56jabd7@mars.tony.develop-help.com
On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 09:19:39AM -0700, Jens Rehsack (via RT) wrote:
> # New Ticket Created by  Jens Rehsack 
> # Please include the string:  [perl #133278]
> # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue. 
> # <URL: https://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=133278 >
> 
> 
> perlapi reports AvFILL is deprecated and encourages using of av_top_index() instead.
> Unfortunately av_top_index has been introduced with 5.18 - ideally ppport.h supports a fallback for older Perls.
> 
> See https://travis-ci.org/perl5-utils/List-MoreUtils-XS/builds/391774513 for the failures (with up-to-date ppport.h)
> The 5.18 failure comes from unfortunate recover from RT#123868/RT#96343 (cpan) and needs rework from author (me).

AvFILL() shouldn't deprecated, maybe discouraged, but not deprecated.

Tony

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