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March 12, 2023 15:25
Re: Pre-RFC Deep constants
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On Sat, 11 Mar 2023 at 16:50, demerphq <> wrote:

> Like I said, it turns out that reasonable people can disagree on what a
> constant hash should be. :-) I really wish we didnt have restricted hashes
> getting in the way, simple "readonly" hashes would be much more useful than
> restricted hashes are.
> MMMM, I wonder if there is a way we can extend restricted hashes so they
> behave as people would expect a readonly/constant hash to behave without
> throwing out restricted hashes entirely. Maybe something like
> lock_hash(\%hash, undef); ? Eg, the undef would signal "allow any key".
> Hrmmmm...... Watch this space, maybe I can come up with a hack for this.

Turns out the important part of this is easy to do. I have a POC working on
my local build, I will push a patch in the next day or two.


perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"

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