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The disadvantage of using a bomb function is that it only performs the intended task if you use bomb. No CPAN module will do so. If you use a __DIE__ handler, you will catch all dies, including those from modules.

And it has the added benefit that if someone else has to maintain the code, she won't be wondering what this bomb function is for.

-- Abigail


In reply to Re: Exceptions and Return Codes by Abigail
in thread Exceptions and Return Codes by kschwab

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