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[perl #39061] Win32 taint fork crash

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James E Keenan via RT
May 27, 2013 13:08
[perl #39061] Win32 taint fork crash
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On Wed May 03 07:39:59 2006, wrote:
> This is a bug report for perl from,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.35 running under perl v5.8.8.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> Calling fork while running under taint mode on Win32 caused perl to
>    crash
> with a dialog box and message "perl.exe has encountered an error and
>    needs to
> close" (with options to submit error to Microsoft).
> Isolated to and replicated with:
>   perl -Te "fork"
>   perl -te "fork"
> Does not crash with:
>   perl -e "fork"
> This occured on Perl 5.8.8 on Win32 "VanillaPerl" compiled using
>    MinGW.


Does this problem persist with more recent versions of Perl?

If so, do you have any idea as to what we can do about it?

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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