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Re^3: How to kill perl?

by sauoq (Abbot)
on Nov 04, 2005 at 23:52 UTC ( [id://505912] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: How to kill perl?
in thread How to kill perl?

perl -e'@a=(1..10);@a=sort{@a=(1);0}@a'

That works fine for me on 5.8.0 buts segfaults on 5.8.7.

-sauoq
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Re^4: How to kill perl?
by robin (Chaplain) on Nov 05, 2005 at 00:50 UTC
    Since 5.8.4, @foo = sort @foo is optimised to be an in-place sort of @foo, which is what makes it die so messily.