Issue #9308 has been reported by phortx (Benjamin Kammerl).

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Bug #9308: def's return value causes errors
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/9308

Author: phortx (Benjamin Kammerl)
Status: Open
Priority: High
Assignee: 
Category: core
Target version: next minor
ruby -v: ruby 2.1.0dev (2013-11-23 trunk 43807) [x86_64-linux]
Backport: 1.9.3: UNKNOWN, 2.0.0: UNKNOWN, 2.1: UNKNOWN


It seems 2.1 hase some trouble with the "do" keyword in combination with the private/public/protected keywords and the def's return value:

Works: https://gist.github.com/phortx/8146341
Works Not: https://gist.github.com/phortx/8146345

$ ruby --version
ruby 2.1.0dev (2013-11-23 trunk 43807) [x86_64-linux]

$ ruby works.rb
$ ruby works_not.rb
test.rb:5: syntax error, unexpected keyword_do_block, expecting keyword_end
test.rb:12: syntax error, unexpected keyword_end, expecting end-of-input


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