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[perl #31028] perl -i fails on Win32 unless a backup string isprovided for -i option

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From:
Steve Hay via RT
Date:
April 26, 2019 17:16
Subject:
[perl #31028] perl -i fails on Win32 unless a backup string isprovided for -i option
Message ID:
rt-4.0.24-23898-1556298995-164.31028-15-0@perl.org
On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:03:41 -0700, xsawyerx@gmail.com wrote:
> 
> On 4/25/19 7:57 PM, Steve Hay wrote:
> > On Tue, 14 Aug 2018 at 00:50, Tomasz Konojacki via RT
> > <perlbug-followup@perl.org> wrote:
> >> The problem was fixed in #127663, in-place editing without
> >> specifying a backup file is now allowed on Windows. This ticket can
> >> be closed.
> >>
> >> However, I have noticed that there were some minor leftovers left in
> >> perldiag and tests. The attached patch removes them.
> >>
> > This should probably go in for 5.30.0. It looks good to me and passes
> > tests (on Windows at least), though we are in code freeze now...
> > Sawyer?
> >
> > Otherwise it would be safe for 5.30.1 (it touches perldiag, but only
> > to remove an error - nothing changed or new).
> 
> 
> Agreed. We can make this exception.

Thanks. Now in blead in commit 78a807cad13f1120ba688665f85073b21736677f.

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