Hi,

In message "Re: [ruby-core:30417] getspecial and setspecial opcodes in YARV"
    on Tue, 25 May 2010 22:27:08 +0900, Carter Cheng <cartercheng / gmail.com> writes:

|I am somewhat new to Ruby and was having some difficulties making
|sense of some of the opcodes for YARV. What are setspecial and
|getspecial for? The remaining opcodes seem to be quite self
|explanatory until I get into the optimize section.

In Ruby, some variables ($_, $~, etc.) are VERY special so that they
require special opcodes to handle.

							matz.