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perldelta - DAPM's recent significant changes
authorDavid Mitchell <davem@iabyn.com>
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 13:20:40 +0000 (13:20 +0000)
committerDavid Mitchell <davem@iabyn.com>
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 13:20:40 +0000 (13:20 +0000)
pod/perldelta.pod

index 73cee59..5848856 100644 (file)
@@ -102,6 +102,12 @@ There may well be none in a stable release.
 We use a different hash function for short and long keys. This should
 improve performance and security, especially for long keys.
 
+=item * readline is faster
+
+Reading from a file line-by-line with c<readline()> or C<< <> >> should
+now typically be faster due to a better implementation of the code that
+searches for the next newline character.
+
 =back
 
 =head1 Modules and Pragmata