[perl #48445] [TODO] [NQP] - report undeclared variable usage
Klaas-Jan Stol via RT
parrotbug-followup at parrotcode.org
Mon Dec 1 14:52:00 UTC 2008
On Thu Jun 26 20:16:45 2008, coke wrote:
> On Mon Dec 10 11:49:08 2007, pmichaud wrote:
> > When an NQP program uses a variable that hasn't been
> > previously declared, it should report a useful error message:
> > Use of undeclared variable '$x' at ...
> > Pm
Currently it report this:
> $x := 1;
Scope not found for PAST::Var '$x'
Is that good enough?
Maybe the line can be reported as well?
> Looking at this, there doesn't seem to be a way to write a self-hosted
> test (in nqp) for this
> since there's no try/catch equivalent.
> Can someone add a PIR based TODO test for this (in compilers/nqp/t)
> that shows the desired
> (but not yet implemented) behavior?
I'm not sure what is suggested here, or how to do it.
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