Weirdness with Perl callbacks
jeremy at exit109.com
Mon Nov 29 12:34:26 UTC 1999
On Sun, Nov 28, 1999 at 06:40:00PM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> What version of INN are you using?
STABLE snapshot from 21 November.
> Second, you're testing whether the syslog element of the %INN:: hash is
> defined at run-time, but Perl is going to try to compile the subroutine
> call at compile time.
Duh. Yes. Duh. :(
> I'm also not sure you're checking what you want to check with that defined
> call; I'd tend to try calling defined on &INN::syslog instead.
Hmm. I tried that first and it never succeeded. Of course, I just tried
it again and it seems to work. Foo.
> I'll try to get all of the callbacks defined before any filter code is
> loaded when I do that.
That would be nice. Of course, I'll still have to work around it for older
versions, but not having them at startup time turns out to be a little
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