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September 29, 1999 09:01
Re: deprecating SIGDIE
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>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Christiansen <> writes:

Tom> 	eval {
Tom> 	    local $SIG{__DIE_)__};

Spurious paren here.

Tom> I'd much rather fix this right now than document the bug.  Sarathy?
Tom> Larry?  Is it toast yet?

Wasn't the consensus to cause an exception to wander upward until it
either hit an eval boundary or a non-undef local/global __DIE__
handler?  Then you could have the best of all three worlds (normal,
eval {}, and __DIE__).

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