system() with timeout

Chisel Wright chisel at
Fri Apr 17 12:44:06 BST 2009

On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 12:30:17PM +0100, Matt Lawrence wrote:
> I've just verified that both cases leak on my system. Is it definitely  
> the same version of perl in each case?

Good point.

"perl" == /opt/.../bin/perl
It's compiled in-house, v5.8.8

/usr/bin/perl is the system perl: 5.10.0-11.1ubuntu2.2

and does increase in size.

Chisel Wright
e: chisel at

  Screenie or it didn't happen.

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