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(tye)Re2: do/redo or for(;;): what's Kosher?

by tye (Sage)
on Jan 04, 2002 at 22:55 UTC ( #136343=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Re: do/redo or for(;;): what's Kosher?
in thread do/redo or for(;;): what's Kosher?

$ perl -MO=Deparse -e "while(1){die}" for (;;) { die; } -e syntax OK
which tells me that Perl considers while(1) and for(;;) to be the same, which means it does optimize for(;;) into a simple infinite loop.

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