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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by ziggy (25) on 2002.08.16 21:08 (#11878) Journal
    MD5 checks are going to be identical iff the two inputs are identical (for all practical purposes).

    If you don't want to put the MD5 of the canonical version in the test case, why not put the stringified Data::Dumper value in the test? No CPAN dependency that way. :-)

    • Well, you'd have to either eval it back in and do some deep comparison, or use the 5.8ism of Data::Dumper::Sortkeys.

      I'd say use the MD5. If they don't previously have it, it will at least mean their CPAN.pm will start using it.
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