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From James G Smith <JGSm...@TAMU.Edu>
Subject Re: switching t_cmp() argument order
Date Mon, 07 Jun 2004 20:56:53 GMT
Geoffrey Young <> wrote:
>hi all
>before it gets too late I would like to change t_cmp() to
>  t_cmp($received, $expected, $comment);
>so that test writers can feel at home in either environment.
>for the most part the change would be transparent to users as long as their
>tests pass.  the only exception is qr// tests, which would error out now and
>force a recode.  there's not much we can do about that except to make the
>switch sooner rather than later I guess.

jgsmith@moya:~ % perl -e '$a = qr/this/; print ref $a;' && echo

Perhaps do a test and swap the arguments if the first is a Regexp, as
well as issue a deprecation warning.
James Smith <JGSmith@TAMU.Edu>, 979-862-3725
Texas A&M CIS Operating Systems Group, Unix

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