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Re^2: $SIG{ALRM} and windows vista?

by Anonymous Monk
on Jan 04, 2010 at 03:35 UTC ( #815508=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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

And that particular one works on windows

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Re^3: $SIG{ALRM} and windows vista?
by ikegami (Pope) on Jan 04, 2010 at 06:39 UTC

    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.)

Re^3: $SIG{ALRM} and windows vista?
by 7stud (Deacon) on Jan 04, 2010 at 05:15 UTC
    Not for me. The code doesn't time out on Windows Vista.

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