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[Merge] Cow Tools
authorFather Chrysostomos <sprout@cpan.org>
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 02:03:35 +0000 (18:03 -0800)
committerFather Chrysostomos <sprout@cpan.org>
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 02:03:35 +0000 (18:03 -0800)
This branch provides a PERL_DEBUG_READONLY_COW mode that turns COW
violations into crashes.  It also add documentation to perlguts
explaining how to handle COW strings in XS code.

There are two ‘known’ failures in IO::Compress’ tests.  A patch has
been sent upstream.

(Apologies to Gary Larson.)


Trivial merge