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Re: [vox-tech] perl segfaults


  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] perl segfaults
  • From: Micah Cowan <MAPSmicah@cowanbox.com>
  • Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2001 15:22:47 -0700
  • References: 20010409153321.A19687@dirac.org

On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 03:33:21PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> dear all,
> 
> 1.   #!/usr/bin/perl -w
> 2.   use strict;
> 3.   use diagnostics;
> 4.   use Device::SerialPort;
> 5.   print "hello\n";
> 
> 
> when both lines 3 and 4 are left in the program, perl segfaults:
>       p@satan% ./try.pl
>       Segmentation fault (core dumped)
> 
> if i comment either line 3, or line 4, or both lines 3 and 4, the program
> runs fine.
> 
> i'd like to give the module maintainer more information than this.  can
> anyone think of tests or output the maintainer might find useful in a bug
> report?
> 
> pete
> 
> -- 
> "Coffee... I've conquered the Borg on coffee!"               p@dirac.org
>        -- Kathryn Janeway on the virtues of coffee           www.dirac.org/p

I don't know anything about Device::SerialPort, but I'm almost
positive the problem has to be in there.  I would:

1. Make sure that you're using the very latest version
2. Do a google search to try to find compatibility problems between
   Device::SerialPort and newer versions of Perl.

Micah


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