Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl Monk, Perl Meditation

Re: dilemma

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Aug 07, 2003 at 17:07 UTC ( #281969=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to dilemma

I'll admit to not having thought this through very far, and I know naff all about XS, but...

Couldn't you declare the share routine as a perl sub conditionally upon the basis of version. > 5.7 use the new prototype, < 5.7 omit the prototype and test&cast the parameter using ref then call the XS code that does the real work?

Examine what is said, not who speaks.
"Efficiency is intelligent laziness." -David Dunham
"When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong." -Richard Buckminster Fuller
If I understand your problem, I can solve it! Of course, the same can be said for you.

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://281969]
and all is quiet...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others contemplating the Monastery: (3)
As of 2018-05-20 12:31 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?