Perhaps it's a problem with 5.6.1, have you tried a more recent version of Perl, like 5.8.n?
-- Richard Foley Ciao - shorter than aufwiedersehen http://www.rfi.net/ ps. Please resend any bounced or unanswered emails. > In-ReplyTo: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > We're upgrading from an old 5.005_03 to v5.6.1. Now when I use -d on > via the first line of the program, it starts in debug mode but no lines of > the program are visible & they are unlistable. If I do an R, then they are > visible. <Perl -d pgmname> doesn't have this problem. > > We're also running into problems reading stdin, and nntp complains about > Can't call method "post" on an undefined value at eg.pl line 1607. The > script runs fine under the old version of perl. > > Thanks in advance for help. > > Nelson > > --Nelson R. Pardee, Support Analyst, Information Technology & Services-- > --Syracuse University, CST 4-191, Syracuse, NY 13244 -- > --(315) 443-1079 [EMAIL PROTECTED] --