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perldelta for #78742 — eval "__PACKAGE__"
authorFather Chrysostomos <sprout@cpan.org>
Fri, 8 Jun 2012 03:02:19 +0000 (20:02 -0700)
committerFather Chrysostomos <sprout@cpan.org>
Fri, 8 Jun 2012 06:51:11 +0000 (23:51 -0700)
pod/perldelta.pod

index 29fd480..66d3f34 100644 (file)
@@ -433,6 +433,12 @@ Referencing a closure prototype (C<\&{$_[1]}> in an attribute handler for a
 closure) no longer results in a copy of the subroutine (or assertion
 failures on debugging builds).
 
+=item *
+
+C<eval '__PACKAGE__'> now returns the right answer on threaded builds if
+the current package has been assigned over (as in
+C<*ThisPackage:: = *ThatPackage::>) [perl #78742].
+
 =back
 
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