[tpm] my perl program seg faults

Sergio Salvi sergio.salvi at gmail.com
Thu May 3 18:54:13 PDT 2007

Do you get a core file when it dies? If not, run "ulimit -c" and
confirm it's NOT zero so you'll get a core file to help debug it.

On 5/3/07, Fulko Hew <fulko.hew at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> say:
> "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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