[tpm] my perl program seg faults
indy at indigostar.com
Thu May 3 13:08:59 PDT 2007
I don't have a real answer, but a few hacks that may help.
Put a print statement at the end of your code so that you know for sure whether it is dying at the end or near the end.
I noticed that dynamic libraries are never unloaded, see if this but code at the end of your script helps:
DynaLoader::dl_unload_file($_) foreach (@DynaLoader::dl_librefs);
As another hack you could try redirecting STDERR to /dev/null at the end of your script. I think something like this may work:
open (STDERR, ">/dev/null");
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Fulko Hew" <fulko.hew at gmail.com>
To: <tpm at to.pm.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2007 3:57 PM
Subject: [tpm] my perl program seg faults
> I've posted this to PerlMonks, but I thought I'd throw it out to TPM as well...
> My latest app, is a forking TCP server/client. It runs fine and does
> its thing. So I put it into a shell loop, and every once in a while I
> see it die (near or at the end of processing where its exiting) and
> "Segmentation fault"
> My guess is its happening after my app says exit, and Perl is doing
> its clean up. But I'd rather never see the error message. ISTR that
> this isn't the first app of mine that randomly emits this message on
> shutdown, but this time around its anoying me. How can I find out
> where/why its dying?
> B.T.W. perl -v says: "This is perl, v5.8.8 built for i386-linux-thread-multi"
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