[Catalyst] Weak references - perl error

Tomas Doran bobtfish at bobtfish.net
Fri Aug 1 18:01:31 BST 2008

On 1 Aug 2008, at 17:16, Dermot wrote:

> Getting sick of the sight of the DBIx::Class::StartupCheck error with
> my version of perl, I updated my version to:
> Name   : perl
> Arch   : i386
> Epoch  : 4
> Version: 5.8.8
> Release: 10.el5_2.3
> Now I am getting the following error:
> Weak references are not implemented in the version of perl at
> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/Catalyst.pm line 24

Your perl is broken.

5.8.8 does normally implement weak references, so your perl must be  
specifically broken to not do so..

You're going to leak memory like a sieve until you get a perl which  
works, this isn't really Catalyst's problem.


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