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Re^7: Syntax error makes perl hang

by Ven'Tatsu (Deacon)
on Aug 16, 2005 at 18:40 UTC ( #484213=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^6: Syntax error makes perl hang
in thread Syntax error makes perl hang

perl attempts some basic optimisations during the compile phase. One of which is to precalculate constant lists. Since both arguments to the range operator are constant the list it produces will be constant and can be precomputed.

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