Re: New perl packages
On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 12:05:29PM +0100, Jonas Liljegren wrote:
>Brendan O'Dea <email@example.com> writes:
>> [...] as the fix of adding parenthesis seemed rather dubious to me
>> ("&_PATH_LOG || croak" and "&_PATH_LOG() || croak" should behave
>> identically in this instance), [...]
>If @_ is defined then you call a sub without using (), the old value
>of @_ will still be defined inside the sub. [...]
Quite true, although I didn't believe that it made a difference in
this case as @_ should be empty.
I was able to trigger this bug however by passing an incorrect number
of arguments to syslog (ie. too many).
I've re-applied the patch.
Brendan O'Dea firstname.lastname@example.org
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