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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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"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.
Use subroutines for code reuse
Master regular expressions
Write my GUIs with Perl
Abandon CGI in favor of some modern web framework
Put my code in modules
Create CPAN distributions
test and document my code as I write it
Write OOP with or without animal help
Finally switch to a modern Perl style
Create a killer application with Perl
Detoxify from Perl and PerlMonks
Choose another language because Perl is dead
Learn to program for mobile devices
Complete my secret world domination project
None, because the road to hell is paved with good intentions
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