Markup in the Monastery
Code tags and formatting will help make your posts clearer.
Try stripping the code down to the bare minimum that will still cause the issue, and most of the time the problem will become obvious. And, even when it doesn't, you will have a nice short chunk of code you can post here where the problem should hopefully be obvious to at least one monk in the crowd.
Debugging without code is like performing surgery while blindfolded. But I will take a stab in the dark, and guess that perhaps you are execing the teraterm app, and thus blowing away your perl interpreter?
Are you posting in the right place? Check out Where do I post X? to know for sure.
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags. Currently these include the following:
<code> <a> <b> <big>
<blockquote> <br /> <dd>
<dl> <dt> <em> <font>
<h1> <h2> <h3> <h4>
<h5> <h6> <hr /> <i>
<li> <nbsp> <ol> <p>
<small> <strike> <strong>
<sub> <sup> <table>
<td> <th> <tr> <tt>
Snippets of code should be wrapped in
<code> tags not
<pre> tags. In fact, <pre>
tags should generally be avoided. If they must
be used, extreme care should be
taken to ensure that their contents do not
have long lines (<70 chars), in order to prevent
horizontal scrolling (and possible janitor
Want more info? How to link
or How to display code and escape characters
are good places to start.