Issue #5540 has been updated by Yukihiro Matsumoto.

Status changed from Assigned to Rejected

Syntax error is intentional.  It was caused by a 1.9.2 bug.

Matz.
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Bug #5540: Final comma in argument list before block causes syntax error
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/5540

Author: Joshua Ballanco
Status: Rejected
Priority: Normal
Assignee: Yukihiro Matsumoto
Category: core
Target version: 1.9.3
ruby -v: ruby 1.9.3p0 (2011-10-30 revision 33570) [x86_64-darwin11.2.0]


The following code parses and runs correctly under 1.9.2-p290 but causes a syntax error under 1.9.3-p0:

    def test(foo, &block); end
    test 'hello', do; end



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