[tex-live] Pretest: perl coredumps

Nikola Lečić nikola.lecic at anthesphoria.net
Sun May 8 00:40:31 CEST 2016

On Sat, 7 May 2016 22:21:57 GMT
  <201605072221.u47MLvEW008357 at freefriends.org>
  Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:

>     all exit's
>     should be replaced with some new subroutine (tlexit?), 
> This does not sound right to me.  A particular version of Perl::Tk on
> a particular system breaks exit, one of the most fundamental functions
> there is.  I think it is worse to obfuscate the code than to require
> people to use a different version (or a patch?)  than the broken one.
> We use exit everywhere.

I see. And there is not an explicit recommendation on whether to use it
or not (I mean, here: http://search.cpan.org/dist/Tk/pod/exit.pod).

> This problem has never come up before.

May I ask Solaris people to test if tlmgr gui crashes in the same way as
mine? Start pretest tlmgr gui and try to load the default repo.
(Just curious.)

Nikola Lečić = Никола Лечић
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