in reply to PERL exit code 255
I assume this is most likely caused by a die statement in your script:
$ perl -le 'die'
Died at -e line 1.
$ echo $?
There is no Extraterrestrial life
There aren't any suitably capable Extraterrestrials
Interstellar travel is too difficult
We're too uncool / not worth the trouble
What do you mean they haven't visited?
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