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Just so I understand

by joshclark (Novice)
on Sep 28, 2003 at 13:54 UTC ( #294743=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: use bytes without breaking perl 5.005 or 5.004?
in thread use bytes without breaking perl 5.005 or 5.004?

Hey, interesting! So, the idea would be to do it like this?
BEGIN { $INC{ 'bytes.pm' }++ if $] < 5.006 use bytes; }
This will cause 5.005 and below to ignore "use bytes" and cause 5.6+ to use the bytes pragma as usual? Nifty!

Thanks for the help, Josh

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