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Actually it is C on Solaris. Setting it to C on Linux makes no difference.

Yes it is possible to set the two platforms to the same version of Perl, but I dont think that will help. I think the difference is due to the OS's, not the Perl versions (which only differ by point releases, not a significant difference)

I guess what I'm looking for is something more robust than trying a failing read with dirhandles - that's what I am looking for sugestions on.

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In reply to Re^4: Testing for read() failures on different platforms by leriksen
in thread Testing for read() failures on different platforms by leriksen

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