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Feature #17136

Remove special behavior from $KCODE

Added by znz (Kazuhiro NISHIYAMA) about 2 months ago. Updated about 2 months ago.

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Priority:
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Target version:
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[ruby-core:99785]

Description

$SAFE is now a normal global variable with no special behavior.
I think $KCODE's special behavior is also no longer needed.
Warnings since 1.9.

% docker run -it --rm rubylang/all-ruby env ALL_RUBY_SINCE=ruby-1.4 ./all-ruby -e '$KCODE="e"; p $KCODE'
ruby-1.4.0            "EUC"
...
ruby-1.8.7-p374       "EUC"
ruby-1.9.0-0          -e:1: warning: variable $KCODE is no longer effective; ignored
                      -e:1: warning: variable $KCODE is no longer effective
                      nil
...
ruby-2.7.1            -e:1: warning: variable $KCODE is no longer effective; ignored
                      -e:1: warning: variable $KCODE is no longer effective
                      nil

Updated by matz (Yukihiro Matsumoto) about 2 months ago

We waited enough long time. Let us remove it.

Matz.

#2

Updated by sawa (Tsuyoshi Sawada) about 2 months ago

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