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Re: Perl symbol problem - release critical (Re: Bug#489132)

On Thu, 03 Jul 2008, Ian Jackson wrote:
> * Suppressing lazy symbol resolution may work in this case, but it
>   is not correct.

Lazy symbol resolution should be supressed while in eval regardless of
the method which we use to resolve this problem. Non-recoverable
failures from code in eval should be minimized to the extent possible.

While there are other API/ABI differences that may not be caught,
catching the obvious ones is better than catching none at all.

Don Armstrong

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people behave like idiots. It's similar to intoxication, but the
hangover's even worse.
 -- J. Jacques _Questionable Content_ #1039

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