On 01/05/2012 12:05 PM, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Work around perl bug in SvPVutf8().
> Certain things like typeglobs or readonly things like $^V cause
> perl's SvPVutf8() to die nastily and crash the backend. To avoid
> that bug we make a copy of the object, which will subsequently be
> garbage collected.
> Back patched to 9.1 where we first started using SvPVutf8().
> Per -hackers discussion. Original problem reported by David Wheeler.
Ugh. This broke the regression tests. I'll get it fixed.
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