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Re: [ID 19991026.001] perl segmentation fault report

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Gurusamy Sarathy
November 18, 1999 11:27
Re: [ID 19991026.001] perl segmentation fault report
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On Thu, 18 Nov 1999 14:13:36 EST, Ilya Zakharevich wrote:
>Gurusamy Sarathy writes:
>> >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?
>> The test harness enables PERL_DESTRUCT_LEVEL for all tests not
>> known to leak scalars due to compile-time failures.  If you're
>> getting a test failure due to "Scalars Leaked", it means there
>> is a new scalar leak somewhere.
>Nope.  The test in question *already has* "we have a known leak" clause.

Is the "we have a known leak" clause in a BEGIN block?  That would
make a difference if the test quits due to errors during compilation.


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