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Richard Siddall wrote:
> Julian Field wrote:
>> Someone else showed me a message that suffered the same problem a few
>> weeks ago. Unfortunately I don't think there's anything I can do
>> about it, sorry. It's to do with nesting in the HTML analysis code.
>> Once it gets too nested up, Perl segfaults.
> Does that mean it's something like an out-of-memory error in one of
> the CPAN modules? Can we fix it by getting the module author to
> handle excessive nesting?
The most likely culprit is HTML::Parser, but I have direct evidence to
back that. I just know that it's in the HTML parsing where it falls
over. Does HTML::Parser contain any non-Perl code?
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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