Thanks, I did look at it but couldn't make heads or tails of the code.
Does this mean longmess will now produce the same stack trace as
FWIW longmess isn't used very often, on a relative scale. Just 250 hits
on CPAN->grep which isn't much. And that's without filtering out copies
I don't see anything which looks like it's taking advantage of, or even
working around, the current misbehavior of longmess.