Sending a signal to a thread which has no signal handler causes Perl to segfault.

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  • When sending a signal to a thread that has no defined signal handler, the perl interpreter segfaults in
  • However, if a handler is defined for other signals that you send later, it will not segfault.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0
  • perl-5.10.1-115.el6

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