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I consider eval to be an essential feature of Perl and $SIG{__DIE__} to be a mostly bad idea. So if you want to fix the buggy conflict that they have, I really think you should be fixing the die handler and not the eval:

$SIG{__DIE__}= sub { return if $^S; print "Caught by die handler: @_"; exit; }

Better still is to avoid die handlers altogether and either use eval to catch the exception or use a destructor or END block to do the clean up.

        - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")

In reply to (tye)Re: Checking the success of eval by tye
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