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Hi Monks the code below works perfectly

use strict; my $errorName="alarm\n"; my $time=5; eval { local $SIG{ALRM} = sub { die "$errorName" }; alarm $time; sleep(10); }; my $error= $@; Off($error,$errorName); sub Off{ my $error=$_[0]; my $errorName=$_[1]; if( $error && $error eq "$errorName") { warn "Timed out!!!\n"; exit ; } else { alarm 0; print " you can continue"; } }

But when I make it to subroutines as this

use strict; my $errorName="alarm\n"; my $time=5; eval { On($time,$errorName); #dostuff(); sleep(10); }; my $error= $@; print "error ".$error."error \n"; Off($error,$errorName); sub On { my $time=$_[0]; my $errorName=$_[1]; local $SIG{ALRM} = sub { die "$errorName" }; alarm $time; } sub Off { my $error=$_[0]; my $errorName=$_[1]; if( $error && $error eq "$errorName") { warn "Timed out!!!\n"; exit ; } else { alarm 0; print " you can continue"; } }

It does not work as expected instead of throwing the warning message it throws "Terminating on signal SIGALRM(14)" Need your help Monks.Thank you in advance


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