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Subject: EXTEND changes visible size of file and array.
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Bug present in at least Tie::File 0.97 and 0.97_02. EXTEND is used to expand the internal buffer. STORESIZE is used to actually change the visible size of the array. Tie::File incorrectly treats EXTEND as STORESIZE. When sorting in place (@a = sort @a) on a magical array (such as one tied to Tie::File), sort EXTENDs the array to scalar(@a)+1 elements. This is meant to extend the internal storage size, but it has visible effects when the array is tied to Tie::File. The reported number of elements is different than it should be, and a blank line is appended to the file (in the sort example). See for runnable code and some extra details.

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