in reply to Spooky actions from a signal handler possible?

but neither changes to the object nor the %ENVironment seem to persist.

Hm. The second part of that is incorrect:

#! perl -slw use strict; $SIG{ INT } = sub { print 'SIGINT called'; $ENV{ fred } = 12345; return; }; $ENV{ fred } = 0; while( sleep 1 ) { print $ENV{ fred }; } __END__ C:\test>junk10 0 0 0 0 0 0 SIGINT called 12345 12345 12345 12345 12345 12345 12345 Terminating on signal SIGBREAK(21)

Which probably means that I've misunderstood your intent. Perhaps you could post some code to demonstrate the problem?

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