Thanks for that, edoc. That makes at least two of us who've interpreted the docs in a way that wasn't intended.
So, is the best way to proceed to sort my array before I do the test? This time I've already defined a way to order my hashrefs, but I can see that sometimes I might have to write a sorting function when I otherwise might not have needed to.
So now I'm thinking that it should be possible to write a standard comparison function, that works by examining the output of Data::Dumper to force a well defined (but otherwise meaningless) order on an array, so that it could make equal_set work as I thought the docs said it should.
Anyone see why this shouldn't work? Can anybody see any traps I might fall into, if i were to try to write this?
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