Perldoc Search: "$^S" perl-5.20.1

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perlvar.pod
295 :                 require Carp if defined $^S;
303 :             Having to even think about the $^S variable in your exception handlers is simply wrong. $SIG{__DIE__} as currently implemented invites grievous and difficult to track down errors. Avoid it and use an "END{}" or CORE::GLOBAL::die override instead.
863 :     $^S     Current state of the interpreter.
865 :                     $^S         State
perlfunc.pod
707 :             die @_ if $^S;
709 :         as the first line of the handler (see "$^S" in perlvar). Because this promotes strange action at a distance, this counterintuitive behavior may be fixed in a future release.
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