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Re^2: How to kill perl?

by ioannis (Monsignor)
on Nov 07, 2005 at 02:54 UTC ( #506215=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: How to kill perl?
in thread How to kill perl?

I could claim that gnu malloc(3) was able to prevent the segfault. Here it is choosing a graceful abort to the crash.
$ export MALLOC_CHECK_=2 $ perl -e 'print sort{*a=$b,0} <>' a b Aborted

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[tye]: I get an error string but no reason and no context. Like die "Could not read file.\n" but with a stack trace where all of the useful context is stripped.
[thezip]: Heya tye!
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[RonW]: Hi, tye, thezip
[RonW]: I see useless errors liek that from Perl programs, too.
[tye]: well, you certainly don't see strack traces with all of the values removed from Perl.

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