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Chris Dolan
July 8, 2002 10:35
Re: My solution annotated
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Julien Quint wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 08, 2002 at 06:36:07PM +0200, Eugene van der Pijll wrote:
>>This course was very interesting (though I didn't like it at first,
>>stuck at about 180), because of the many different algorithms used, but
>>also the number of different ways of die'ing. Here are some of the error
>>messages my solutions returned when fed a cyclic graph:
>>Undefined subroutine &main::x called
>>Illegal division by zero
>>Can't take log of 0
>>And my favorite:
>>Not a subroutine reference
>>Were there more possibilities?
> I tried dying with:
> 	exec$_
> which amazingly passes all the tests and dies with various shell error messages
> although one could write tests that invalidate this approach. Anyway, it was
> one character too long.

Hmm, how about do$_ ??

I had one where I got perl to core dump on a hash assignment, but alas,
I improved my solution and no longer hit the handy bug.  I never found
out if the bug was MacOSX-only or not.  :-)


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