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Id: 107640
Status: new
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Queue: B-Utils

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Requestors: ianburrell [...]

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Subject: B::Utils disables global warnings
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B::Utils disables global warnings (the "-w" flag and $^W variable) when it is loaded. While global warniongs flag is problematic and discouraged, it is bad for a module to change global variable. $ perl -w -le 'BEGIN { print $^W }; use B::Utils; print $^W;' 1 0 The cause is "BEGIN { $^W = 0 }" when setting up trace. I would think that since that is already in BEGIN block, that "local $^W = 0;" would work and fix the errors.

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