On 08/24/2012 10:58 AM, Andres Freund wrote:
On Friday, August 24, 2012 04:53:36 PM Tom Lane wrote:
Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> writes:
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
So there's a gap in the "restore" logic someplace.
Well, the logic is not triggering at all in pg's case. Its just used if perl
is exec()ing something...

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?
Anybody more involved in the perl community volunteering?

Just run perlbug and let us know the bug number.



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