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  1. lock as an lvalue sub that only locked for the duration of the current statement (not block) when used as an lvalue.

    Hence

    ... lock( $var )++; ..
    would be a safe and concise substitute for
    ... { lock( $var ); $var++; } ...
  2. Also share( @array ) = ( some list ); would be nice.
  3. And a share() that didn't wipe the var being shared, but rather operated recursively on its contents.

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In reply to Re: what would you like to see in perl5.12? by BrowserUk
in thread what would you like to see in perl5.12? by ysth

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