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[perl #31843] warnings::warn($obj,...) fails when $obj overloads ""
[perl5.git] / warnings.pl
index df766fe..24246f5 100644 (file)
@@ -710,6 +710,8 @@ sub unimport
     ${^WARNING_BITS} = $mask ;
 }
 
+my %builtin_type; @builtin_type{qw(SCALAR ARRAY HASH CODE REF GLOB LVALUE Regexp)} = ();
+
 sub __chk
 {
     my $category ;
@@ -719,10 +721,10 @@ sub __chk
     if (@_) {
         # check the category supplied.
         $category = shift ;
-        if (ref $category) {
-            Croaker ("not an object")
-                if $category !~ /^([^=]+)=/ ;
-           $category = $;
+        if (my $type = ref $category) {
+            Croaker("not an object")
+                if exists $builtin_type{$type};
+           $category = $type;
             $isobj = 1 ;
         }
         $offset = $Offsets{$category};