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Re: different between die and exit

by sundialsvc4 (Abbot)
on Feb 24, 2009 at 22:03 UTC ( [id://746121] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to different between die and exit

In my somehow-not-forgotten mainframe days, we'd say that die represents an ABEND:   an “abnormal end of program.” Whether or not it is caught, it plainly declares itself to be abnormal.