in reply to Any Known Problems with IO::Socket and/or IO::Select?

I would try building a debugging perl (i.e. with Configure option -Doptimize=-g), and make sure you can dump core files (check that ulimit -c is large enough, preferably unlimited).

Then run your server under the debugging perl. When it segfaults and dumps core, open up the core file in gdb (gdb -c core) and do a backtrace (bt) to see where it's crashing.

Until you know where the crash is coming from, you're a bit stuck. (Like others here, I'm inclined to doubt that the problem is with IO::Socket or IO::Select, because those modules are both widely used and well-tested, but it's not impossible.)

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Re^2: Any Known Problems with IO::Socket and/or IO::Select?
by liverpole (Monsignor) on Feb 06, 2006 at 13:18 UTC
    That's a good suggestion -- my version of Perl is already debugging enabled, so I'll try that next.  If I'm able to find anything, I will certainly report my results here.

    @ARGV=split//,"/:L"; map{print substr crypt($_,ord pop),2,3}qw"PerlyouC READPIPE provides"