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Re: [ID 19991026.001] perl segmentation fault report

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Ilya Zakharevich
November 18, 1999 10:34
Re: [ID 19991026.001] perl segmentation fault report
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Andreas J. Koenig writes:
> >>>>> On Thu, 18 Nov 1999 11:04:25 -0500 (EST), "Larry W. Virden" <> said:
>  > I'm continuing to see this segmentation fault.  The last suggestion from
>  > the list was that I had  PERL_DESTRUCT_LEVEL set to a value greater
>  > than 2.  But I don't have any such variable set in my shell variable
>  > environment.  Is there someplace within perl's configuration environment
>  > where this might be set?
> Ilya said, that what you saw could typically only be seen with
> PERL_DESTRUCT_LEVEL > 2. But this doesn't mean, that somebody actually
> set it intentionally to that value. It's just as well possible that
> some storage area became currupted and accidentally changed the value
> while simultaneously the whole running program became unusable.

Nope.  The whole running program is usable.  "Scalar leaked:" message
is the *only* difference which Larry could see.


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