Diddling @INC, order of entries in it
Matt S Trout
dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Fri Aug 3 16:45:22 BST 2007
On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 09:11:27PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 12:10:37PM -0700, Ovid wrote:
> > In other words, if 'prototype "CORE::do"' returns undef, you cannot
> > override do.
> > ~ $ perl -MData::Dumper -le 'print Dumper prototype "CORE::do"'
> > $VAR1 = undef;
> > However, aliasing it to an overridden CORE::GLOBAL::Require seems to
> > work:
> > What have I misunderstood? Is this a bug?
> Given that 'prototype' says that 'require' isn't over-rideable, then it
> sure looks like one, and so I'm not going to do it because now that it's
> been found some bugger will go and fix it.
There's already CPAN code using it, and some darkpan stuff of mine.
Ergo I'd suggest core would probably accept a patch to codify this "bug" as
being at worst "accidental feature" class.
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