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Re: "no snails"; or having signatured subs complain about @_

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Tomasz Konojacki
December 9, 2021 20:19
Re: "no snails"; or having signatured subs complain about @_
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On Thu, 9 Dec 2021 19:58:31 +0000
Dave Mitchell <> wrote:

> As opposed to the current breakage when perl randomly crashes while
> displaying a stack backtrace?

It's not like @DB::args is the only way to trigger the
stack-is-not-refcounted bug.

> And users have no comeback, ABSOLUTELY NO COMEBACK, if they decide to use
> an experimental feature in production. It doesn't matter how long it
> was marked experimental for.

Ignoring our users won't get us very far. We tried that in 2017 with
the smartmatch revamp. It didn't go well, to say the least.

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