[Pdx-pm] Why did this "force install" fix Kwiki?

Eric Wilhelm scratchcomputing at gmail.com
Sat Nov 10 14:02:51 PST 2007

# from Keith Lofstrom
# on Saturday 10 November 2007 12:48:

>> Undefined subroutine &Scalar::Util::weaken called at (eval 27) line
>> ...
>I found that some automated updates had touched Scalar/Util.pm on Nov
> 8, but the actual text of the code had not changed from preceding
> backups.

What are these "automated updates"?  Did they change the List/Util.pm or 
auto/List/Util/Util.so files?

Scalar::Util uses the compiled XS code (Util.so) from List::Util for 

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