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  • Hi,

    the following one-liner brings perl 5.10.0/Win32 to crash:

    perl -e "use namespace::clean; fork;"

    *) it is not an issue with perl 5.8.9/Win32

    *) it is not specific to strawberry July/09 (the same bug exists in all previous 5.10.0.*)

    *) perls 5.10.0 for Linux/Cygwin do not suffer from this bug

    *) I have investigated this bug a little bit and sent a couple of RTs:

    RT - Perl::Dist::Strawberry []

    RT - Variable::Magic []

    • Tell you what - they're working on 5.10.1, and I've got a Strawberry-like build process that works for it.

      I'll check if the bug still exists in the 5.10.1 snapshots with the command line you gave and let them know, but it may take a few days.

      The new Strawberry Perl for Windows has been released! Check for it.
      • Hi,

        I have compiled the latest dev release from and IT SUFFERS FROM THIS BUG.


        • I did a compilation using last night's release, and the simple case doesn't crash.

          C:\NewFolder>\perl\bin\perl.exe -e "use namespace::clean; fork; print qq{1\n}";"

          ( being the script used in perl rt# 66158)

          After fork 1: 5524
          After fork 2: -6120

          While Strawberry Crashes both times.

          (I should release a beta 1 soon after it comes out.)

          The new Strawberry Perl for Windows has been released! Check for it.