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Re: [PATCH] Fix kill(0, $pid) on Windows

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Steve Hay
April 17, 2007 10:02
Re: [PATCH] Fix kill(0, $pid) on Windows
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Garrett Cooper wrote:
>>> Jan Dubois wrote:
>>>> I broke the kill(0, $pid) behavior on Windows with change 29605
>>>> (the one implementing killpg()):
> Speaking of kill... have you guys tried running kill(0, undef) with 
> certain versions of Perl? The earlier versions (5.8.2) apparently killed 
> the parent process instead of erroring out or something.
> You just reminded me of that point.

I can't reproduce anything like what you describe with 5.6.0, 5.6.1, any 
5.8.x or bleadperl. I tried running

perl -le "print kill(0, undef); print 'Hi'"

with each of those perls, and they all print 'Hi' okay. Is this 
one-liner sufficient to show up the problem concerned?

I'm running on Windows XP. What OS have you seen this problem on?


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