New(?) for qw(...) error

Chisel Wright chisel at
Tue Mar 27 11:48:42 BST 2007

On Tue, Mar 27, 2007 at 11:10:57AM +0100, Paul Makepeace wrote:
> This is on 5.8.8; not sure when this kicked in.

$ perl -v
This is perl, v5.8.5 built for i386-linux-thread-multi

$ perl -le 'for qw(a b) { print }'
Missing $ on loop variable at -e line 1.

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