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Note the stat() change in perldelta
authorTony Cook <tony@develop-help.com>
Mon, 1 Aug 2011 12:01:02 +0000 (22:01 +1000)
committerTony Cook <tony@develop-help.com>
Mon, 1 Aug 2011 12:01:02 +0000 (22:01 +1000)
pod/perldelta.pod

index 3d22912..a2a491e 100644 (file)
@@ -427,6 +427,13 @@ A panic involving the combination of the regular expression modifiers
 C</aa> and the C<\b> escape sequence introduced in 5.14.0 has been
 fixed [perl #95964].
 
+=item *
+
+stat() would always return the inode number as an IV, even when the
+original was unsigned, or too large to fit in an IV.  stat() now
+returns the inode number as the type that would best preserve the
+original value. [perl #84590]
+
 =back
 
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