On Aug 25, 2005, at 7:16 AM, David Formosa (aka ? the Platypus) wrote:

On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 16:13:03 +0300, Yuval Kogman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:


perl6 creates a new instance of the perl compiler (presumably an
object). The compiler will only compile the actual file 'foo.pl',
and disregard any 'require', 'use', or 'eval' statements.

use has the potentional to change the way the compiler
parses the code.  So use needs to be regarded.

Conceptually, Yuval's mechanism could still work. It's just that, when you go back and compile the 'use' lines, they may invalidate a compilation unit you thought you were finished with.


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