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From:
Dave Mitchell
Date:
November 28, 2010 13:02
Subject:
Re: [perl.git] branch blead, updated. v5.13.7-114-gabf9167
Message ID:
20101128205615.GO2696@iabyn.com
On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 11:13:13AM -0800, Jan Dubois wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Nov 2010, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> > The only select that eintr.t is doing is a C<select FILEHANDLE>, i.e.
> > to change the default file handle. So that's probably a red herring,
> > and any hang is likely due to some different reason.
> 
> The reason the test hangs on Windows is that the alarm() emulation
> will not interrupt a blocking system call; it can only trigger during
> PERL_ASYNC_CHECK.

Ah thanks. Sounds like the test file should be permanently skipped on
win32 too.

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It just lacks a decent editor."

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