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Re: $SIG{ALRM} and windows vista?

by ikegami (Pope)
on Jan 04, 2010 at 03:31 UTC ( #815506=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to $SIG{ALRM} and windows vista?

Signals are a unix thing.


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Re^2: $SIG{ALRM} and windows vista?
by Anonymous Monk on Jan 04, 2010 at 03:35 UTC
    And that particular one works on windows
      Not for me. The code doesn't time out on Windows Vista.

      readline does not emulate alarm signal interruptions.

      (I suppose it's actually the lower PerlIO layers that don't emulate them, or maybe something at an even lower level.)

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