in reply to Broken compatibility for recursive regex in Perl 5.8.4

What about:
our $re; $re = qr/ ... /;

We are the carpenters and bricklayers of the Information Age.

Then there are Damian modules.... *sigh* ... that's not about being less-lazy -- that's about being on some really good drugs -- you know, there is no spoon. - flyingmoose

I shouldn't have to say this, but any code, unless otherwise stated, is untested