Use of unitialised gubbins c/w Brainbench

Paul Johnson paul at
Thu Dec 7 22:17:38 GMT 2006

On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 08:17:45AM -0800, Stray Taoist wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 02:17:09PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:

> > Try using bleadperl. Where it can, it names the variable. This is all Dave
> > Mitchell's "fault".
> Hmm, yes, that is nice, but some of this code will need to go on boxes that
> are, shall we say, rather crusty. It was a chore to get them up to 5.8.3, I
> can tell ya.
> I am now going to ask the sysadmin to install bleadperl everywhere. Actually,
> I am, I want to see the reaction.

If that doesn't work then bribe, blackmail, help or otherwise persuade
rgs to release 5.10 and explain to your sysadmin that he was right all
along, and you want to return to a stable proven release from early in
the history of perl5.

Paul Johnson - paul at

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