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Test ExtUtils::ParseXS 3.18_04 before it's too late!

ExtUtils::ParseXS is the module that translates XS to C. There have been development releases (newest: 3.18_04) for some time now. No CPAN testers failures. But for something as low-level as this, tests can only cover so much. I've been wanting to build a full CPAN against it, but the infrastructure for that has been in maintenance for months.

Because the release contains a few important fixes, please test your XS against the new development release soon. Otherwise, I will take a bit of a risk and cut a production release.

XS bits: Overloaded interfaces

A rather reasonable example of such a hybrid interface is ="htt…

XS bits: Which class is this object blessed into?

About Steffen Mueller

user-pic Physicist turned software developer. Working on Infrastructure Development at Booking.com. Apparently the only person who thinks the perl internals aren't nearly as bad as people make them. See also: the Booking.com tech blog, CPAN.