[Melbourne-pm] Module::Signatures and typos in packages

Michael G Schwern schwern at pobox.com
Fri Aug 19 18:17:08 PDT 2011

On 2011.8.18 11:54 PM, Toby Corkindale wrote:
> On 19/08/11 16:52, Toby Corkindale wrote:
>> Thanks for working on that.
>> The version from github as of today (5d976a98224) now gives me a useful
>> PPI error, when the stable version of MS was just giving me the
>> first_token error.
> Actually, I take it back! :)
> The error message displayed now isn't useful at all.. It's telling me that
> it's failing to find a statement for one of the method lines part-way through
> my file.. however the *actual* error was that I'd forgot a 'use' line for a
> module used in a totally different part of the file.

That's bizarre.  LMK if you can cut it down to a test case or even some wad of
code you can tarball up and attach to an issue.

Meanwhile, I suspect that fixing the $@ pollution in PPI is an underlying
problem, if you'd like to help out.  It's a pretty rote thing.

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