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Tim Smith
May 14, 2013 18:00
Re: [perl #114878] Regular Expression matching in signal handlercauses side-effects
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On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 06:47:11PM +0100, Tim Smith wrote:
> On Thursday 09 May 2013 09:03:40 Karl Williamson wrote:
> > The smokes came back ok for this patch, so I've applied it to blead as
> > 47c9d59fcd27684d94480b806b8b6e001aac91cc.  Looking at the code, it makes
> > sense that this patch would fix the problem.
> > 
> > I'm not confident enough in my knowledge of portability issues to write
> > a test case for this, so I'm not closing this bug report.  Perhaps
> > someone else would contribute a test.
> > 
> > In the meantime, tim, perhaps you could compile blead and see if it
> > causes your problem to go away?  Instructions are in perlrepository.
> I will try to have a go at that next week.

OK, I built bleed on a spare machine and ran my bug-provoker. No sign of the
problem after 2 hours. Normally I'd expect it to turn up within 10 seconds.

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