Andres Freund <> writes:
> ./pod/perl581delta.pod:
> At startup Perl blocks the SIGFPE signal away since there isn't much
> Perl can do about it.  Previously this blocking was in effect also for
> programs executed from within Perl.  Now Perl restores the original
> SIGFPE handling routine, whatever it was, before running external
> programs.

So there's a gap in the "restore" logic someplace.

> perl.h also has some tidbits: ...
> That doesn't sound very well reasoned and especially not very well tested to 
> me.

Time to file a Perl bug?

                        regards, tom lane

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