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Re: Deprecated use of $SIG{__DIE__} is useful

by perrin (Chancellor)
on Feb 28, 2009 at 23:04 UTC ( #747225=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Deprecated use of $SIG{__DIE__} is useful

The alternative would be to have a top level eval{} around your program that catches all uncaught exceptions and can apply processing like this to them.

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Re^2: Deprecated use of $SIG{__DIE__} is useful (stack)
by tye (Sage) on Mar 01, 2009 at 02:44 UTC

    No, a top-level eval cannot add a stack trace. It wouldn't catch the 'die' exception until after the stack had already been unrolled.

    - tye        

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