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Explain what to do if regexp_eval.t ever fails again

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1 parent 9b3c3ac commit 2227fc87048d958da104a76fa7b7705292859ac9 @rafl rafl committed Nov 12, 2010
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  1. +5 −2 t/regexp/regexp_eval.t
@@ -17,8 +17,11 @@ use Test::More tests => 1;
# test makes sure we actually do, and will yell at us if we ever start
# doing it again.
-# CPAN RT#57174 is the corresponding Devel::Cover bug. This still
-# needs to be submitted to and fixed in perl core.
+# This bug in perl is now fixed with commit 91332126 and part of perl
+# 5.13.6. If we ever wanted to use regexp matching from use_file or
+# some place, that's called while collecting data, again we could pull
+# a hack similar to the aforementioned commit in Cover.xs so we
+# continue to work on perls older than 5.13.6.
'x' =~ m{ (?: ((??{ 'x' })) )? }x;

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