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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?

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