Good point. But my test script stills printing all planned output, even that below the "count messages point". I suppose that an out-of-memory Perl shouldn't be able to print anything...
I'm awaiting for the test script results, so I can tell you more details. Please, if you think that the posted script is not enought to expose the problem, tell me, and I will try to write a more precise test. Patches welcome, too.
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