Bug 83378 - chop myheadoff caused segfault
chop myheadoff caused segfault
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: perl (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Chip Turner
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-02-03 11:35 EST by bastiaan
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-21 08:47:20 EDT
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Description bastiaan 2003-02-03 11:35:45 EST
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Description of problem:
Calling a 'chop' on an unquoted string causes Perl to segfault.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. perl -e 'chop myheadoff'

Actual Results:  [lmsbuild@crimelab src]$ perl -e 'chop myheadoff' 
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

Expected Results:  Perl should have printed an error message, like:
Can't modify constant item in chop at -e line 1, at EOF
Execution of -e aborted due to compilation errors.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Chip Turner 2003-04-21 08:47:20 EDT
fixed in perl in RH9

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