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Id: 3212
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: NEXT

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: natg [...]

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Severity: Normal
Broken in: (no value)
Fixed in: 0.60

Subject: NEXT::DISTINCT not skipping seen classes
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The example code in the NEXT documentation isn't working. This is on Red Hat 7 and 8, I think. Here's the program (copied and pasted from the docs with an extra print statement) followed by its output. use NEXT; package A; sub foo { print "called A::foo\n"; shift->NEXT::DISTINCT::foo() } package B; sub foo { print "called B::foo\n"; shift->NEXT::DISTINCT::foo() } package C; @ISA = qw( A ); sub foo { print "called C::foo\n"; shift->NEXT::DISTINCT::foo() } package D; @ISA = qw(A B); sub foo { print "called D::foo\n"; shift->NEXT::DISTINCT::foo() } package E; @ISA = qw(C D); sub foo { print "called E::foo\n"; shift->NEXT::DISTINCT::foo() } print "\$NEXT::VERSION=$NEXT::VERSION\n"; E->foo(); Show quoted text
> perl
$NEXT::VERSION=0.52 called E::foo called C::foo called A::foo called D::foo called A::foo called B::foo Note the second call to A::foo. Many thanks, Nat
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[guest - Mon Aug 11 12:02:09 2003]: Show quoted text
> Note the second call to A::foo.
This was patched in a later version. The latest version is 0.6. You will find that it does work correctly in that version.

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