In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Michael Bell (via RT) <email@example.com> writes: > If a Linux system runs with a high system load then it can happen > that "read" returns a 0 but it is no EOF. The perldocumentation > "man perlfunc" includes the statement that a zero only happens at > EOF. We tested the same situation with a Solaris system which > does not produce this error. > Personally I'd rather see this reported as a linux bug. Do you have code to reproduce this ?