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On a solaris 9 box, also running 5.8.8, same result:
$ perl -we 'open O, "> /dev/null"; print O (scalar readline)' Filehandle O opened only for output at -e line 1. Bus Error

On Cygwin w/5.8.7, the same thing happens, but interestingly enough the warn readline(); example posted below doesn't trigger:

$ perl -we 'open O, "> /dev/null"; print O (scalar readline)' Filehandle O opened only for output at -e line 1. 11 [main] perl 4756 _cygtls::handle_exceptions: Error while dumpi +ng state ( probably corrupted stack) Segmentation fault (core dumped) $ perl -e 'warn readline()' Warning: something's wrong at -e line 1.


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in thread Check core dump with new Perl by bsb

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