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Re^7: bad die behaviour?

by nimdokk (Vicar)
on Sep 10, 2007 at 13:58 UTC ( #638077=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^6: bad die behaviour?
in thread bad die behaviour?

You might want to consider using $SIG{__DIE__} instead of the FatalError subroutine. Put what you are doing in the FatalError into the subroutine for the DIE signal handler, evaluate $? (instead of $!) before die'ing.

Something like:

$SIG{__DIE__}=sub{ print STDERR "I'm Dyin!: \n"; }; some_command; $error_code=$?>>8; print "Finished running some_command"; die if $error_code > 0;

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