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open + utf-8 + fork crash on Windows

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Gabor Szabo
December 22, 2012 13:25
open + utf-8 + fork crash on Windows
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the following 3 examples all crash perl on Windows:

perl -e "use open qw{:encoding(UTF-8) :std}; fork; "
perl -e "open $f, '>:encoding(UTF-8)', 'temp.txt'; fork"
perl -e "use utf8::all; fork"

tried with both Strawberry Perl 5.12.3 and 5.16.2 with the same results.

See this thread especially this post:

(I tried to file a bug with perlbug but I think it never left my
Windows machine).

ps. They did not segfault on Linux.

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