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From: michael dot peppler at bnpparibas dot com
Subject: Re: Sybperl and signals
Date: Mar 10 2006 6:11PM

There is a conflict between perl (when built in threaded mode), signals and
the Sybase _r thread-safe libraries.

Try relinking sybperl with the non-threadsafe libraries and things should


Internet - 10/03/2006 18:59

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To:    sybperl-l


Subject:    Sybperl and signals

I am getting some odd behavior trying to hook signals when ctlib is

Here is a bit of example code written by a co-worker:

        use Sybase::CTlib;
        $SIG{INT}= sub {print "sigcat called with @_[0]\n"; exit;};
        sleep 60;

Control-c causes a segfault with the "use Sybase::CTlib;" line and works
correctly with it commented out.


I am dealing with a forked program that we want to clean up correctly
when stopped by the user.  (Otherwise it leaves some nasty hanging
processes around.)

Alan Olsen 
 ODS Health Plans

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