[Dbix-class] Strange failure in DBIx::Class

Ovid publiustemp-dbic at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 14 15:18:47 GMT 2009

--- On Mon, 14/12/09, Ovid <publiustemp-dbic at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Ovid <publiustemp-dbic at yahoo.com>

> Trying to print the DBIx::Class
> version prior to loading it's components is silly:
>     #!/usr/bin/env perl
>     package The::Schema;
>     print $DBIx::Class::VERSION,$/;
>     use base qw/DBIx::Class::Schema::Loader/;
> But I'm not expecting it to be a fatal error:


Ignore this. http://twitter.com/confound/ pointed out to me that parsing $DBIx::Class::VERSION ensures that the has_version() function in 'base.pm' returns true, thus ensuring that "use base" won't try to load the offending class.  Grr ...

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