in reply to Catching DIE no matter what

In the case of XML::Parser it has its own __DIE__ handler which makes things a little tricky. But this is perl, the language where "never" doesn't really mean "never", it just means "probably shouldn't" ...
BEGIN { ## Use CORE::die if you still want exceptions *CORE::GLOBAL::die = sub { warn "Problem? What problem? ... [@_]\n"; }; } use XML::Parser; XML::Parser->new->parse("This isn't XML. Seriously"); print "All is well\n"; __output__ Problem? What problem? [ syntax error at line 1, column 0, byte 0 at /usr/lib/perl5/XML/Parser. +pm line 187 ] All is well
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