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The number of ways I've independently discovered to make Perl segfault:
PerlMonks has it's very own Golf Challenge to Segfault Perl. So, if you are looking for examples...
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ActivePerl Build 635
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With the following command:
"Perl has generated errors ..." == a segfault in windows terms.
Under Unix I've not seen Perl segfault unless I was playing with threads and fork()ing.
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