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Make gv_init recognise a reference-to-something in a symbol table as
authorNicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
Mon, 19 Dec 2005 20:57:40 +0000 (20:57 +0000)
committerNicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
Mon, 19 Dec 2005 20:57:40 +0000 (20:57 +0000)
meaning a constant subroutine with that thing as it value

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@26409

gv.c

diff --git a/gv.c b/gv.c
index 2b94c27..4495667 100644 (file)
--- a/gv.c
+++ b/gv.c
@@ -129,6 +129,14 @@ Perl_gv_init(pTHX_ GV *gv, HV *stash, const char *name, STRLEN len, int multi)
     register GP *gp;
     const bool doproto = SvTYPE(gv) > SVt_NULL;
     const char * const proto = (doproto && SvPOK(gv)) ? SvPVX_const(gv) : NULL;
+    SV *const has_constant = doproto && SvROK(gv) ? SvRV(gv) : NULL;
+
+    assert (!(proto && has_constant));
+
+    if (has_constant) {
+       SvRV_set(gv, NULL);
+       SvROK_off(gv);
+    }
 
     sv_upgrade((SV*)gv, SVt_PVGV);
     if (SvLEN(gv)) {
@@ -163,9 +171,14 @@ Perl_gv_init(pTHX_ GV *gv, HV *stash, const char *name, STRLEN len, int multi)
     if (doproto) {                     /* Replicate part of newSUB here. */
        SvIOK_off(gv);
        ENTER;
-       /* XXX unsafe for threads if eval_owner isn't held */
-       (void) start_subparse(0,0);     /* Create empty CV in compcv. */
-       GvCV(gv) = PL_compcv;
+       if (has_constant) {
+           /* newCONSTSUB takes ownership of the reference from us.  */
+           GvCV(gv) = newCONSTSUB(stash, name, has_constant);
+       } else {
+           /* XXX unsafe for threads if eval_owner isn't held */
+           (void) start_subparse(0,0); /* Create empty CV in compcv. */
+           GvCV(gv) = PL_compcv;
+       }
        LEAVE;
 
        PL_sub_generation++;