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Thanks Tye! Applying this to "use bytes," am I correct that your solution is basically the same approach as the one I originally suggested? In other words, isn't this...
BEGIN { if( eval { require bytes } ) { bytes->import(); } }
...pretty much the same as this:
BEGIN { eval {require bytes; import bytes; 1} }
I'm a bit new to trying to import modules and pragmas outside of the regular "use" function, so I'm just trying to be sure that I understand the difference, if any.

Thanks! Josh

In reply to Is this fundamentally different than my original try? by joshclark
in thread use bytes without breaking perl 5.005 or 5.004? by joshclark

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