Paul LeoNerd Evans leonerd at leonerd.org.uk
Mon Oct 6 20:12:20 BST 2008

On Mon, 6 Oct 2008 19:24:02 +0100
Minty <mintywalker at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm wondering if there are other things I need to worry about when
> using the POSIX _exit?
> What clever things does Perl's exit do that I won't get?

I can't recall the portability issues (eg. MSWin32), but an interesting
alternative if you don't mind the performance being sub-optimal might
also be

  exec( $^X, "-e", "exit $status" );

Paul "LeoNerd" Evans

leonerd at leonerd.org.uk
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