[tex-live] Pretest: perl coredumps

Nikola Lečić nikola.lecic at anthesphoria.net
Sun May 8 02:46:52 CEST 2016

On Sun, 8 May 2016 09:36:02 +0900
  in <20160508003602.GL27097 at logic.at>
  Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> So I found that indeed Tk::exit should be used. But since we
> are doing
> 	use Tk;
> the normal exit should be Tk::exit.
> I found one instance where the exit is forwarded to the tlmgr code
> base: # also delete the main window before we kill the process to 
>   # make sure that Tk is happy (segfault on cmd line, email Taco)
>   $mw->destroy;
>   finish(0); 
> The exit you found where the problem ocurs, is it in the tlmgr.pl
> or tlmgrgui.pl code.

I experimented with the exit from TLUtils.pm (tldie), since it is
invoked when one tries to load a wrong repository.

> If it is in the tlmgrgui.pl code, can you replace it with an
> explicite call to Tk::exit and see if it changes something?

I'll try, but tell me please, what is the simplest way to invoke that
piece of code?

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