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James E Keenan via RT
December 14, 2013 21:25
[perl #115904] miniperl creates 8gb output under shell redirection
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On Tue Nov 27 06:44:11 2012, Mithaldu wrote:
> Alright, after a lengthy session of looking at things with bulk88, 
> another aspect of the problem is now clear:
> I compiled perl on Win7-64, using the MinGW included in 32 bit Perl 
> distros. Due to the OS, the makefile decides to use 64 bit header files, 
> but due to the compiler the resulting binary is actually a 32 bit binary, 
> using 64 bit configuration values.
> The -v/-V output of miniperl demonstrates this: https://
> and analysis of the PE headers 
> supports it.
> At first blush one could think that this means the correct solution is to 
> use a 64 bit compiler instead. I have started a smoke of blead with a 64 
> bit MinGW (gcc version 4.5.4 (rubenvb-4.5.4)) and its miniperl does not 
> exhibit the problematic 8 gb behavior. However now it just doesn't output 
> anything anymore. The command mentioned in the first message of this bug 
> results in the file "log" being 0 bytes long.

Mithaldu, bulk88:  Would it be possible to get an update on the status of this ticket?

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

via perlbug:  queue: perl5 status: open

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