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Re: Things you need to know before programming Perl ithreadsby jdhedden (Deacon)
|on May 16, 2006 at 14:21 UTC||Need Help??|
The leaked scalar is the result of returning a closure from a thread. In many cases it is, as mentioned, harmless. However, in some implementations of Perl, returning a closure from a thread may cause the interpreter to crash (i.e., dump core). Caveat emptor.which prints:
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