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How does it crash?
Sorry, I should have been more specific.

The program crashes with SEGFAULT after executing this line (Exporter.pm, line 64):

64: *{"$callpkg\::$_"} = \&{"$pkg\::$_"} foreach @_;

\&... would never do what &... does. \&... takes a reference to a subroutine while &... invokes a subroutine. So what &{"$pkg\::$_"} does is rather irrelevant. It is indeed unfortunate that Params::Classify::is_string() stupidly produces an endless recursive loop when not given any parameters. But that likely has nothing to do with your original problem.

Indeed, you are right. However the expression \&{"$pkg\::$_"} entered into the perl debugger yields the same result - SEGFAULT crash.

I've been trying to find the part of the line 64 that causes problems - and it shows that the bad part is the expression \&{"$pkg\::$_"}. Perl somehow cannot correctly resolve the function Params::Classify::is_string.

My previous post followed with a GDB backtrace generated from the core dump of the crashed program. It shows where exactly the segfaulted.

Btw. have you tried that program? Does it work on your computer?


In reply to Re^4: Multiple perl interpreters and Module::Runtime (&) by daneus
in thread Multiple perl interpreters and Module::Runtime by daneus

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