Perl linked list segfault

Andy Wardley abw at
Wed Nov 4 11:20:01 GMT 2009

On 04/11/2009 10:45, Matthew Boyle wrote:
> mine seems to be running out of stack space:
> [chemnitz at 10:36 ~]$ gdb perl
> (gdb) run downloads/
> Starting program: /usr/bin/perl downloads/

Ah!  That's the magic incantation I needed.  I was trying these:

   $ gdb
   $ gdb perl

And of course, gdb complained that wasn't a
core file.

> quarter of a million frames is quite a lot :-)

Indeed.  I'll try not to be so greedy in future :-)

 > looks like it is a stack issue:
 > [chemnitz at 10:52 ~]$ ulimit -s
 > 10240

That's another useful tip to remember.  Thank you.


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