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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.