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Id: 22845
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Queue: WWW-Mechanize

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Subject: Timeouts failing when using WWW::Mechanize (expections not being propagated?)
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I'm trying to timeout long running operations. Some (but not all) of those operations make use of WWW::Mechanize. When they do, the timeouts don't work. See the attached file for an example. The alarm is received, but the call to CORE::die() doesn't seem to have any effect, as if the exception isn't be propagated to the parent (where it should be caught by an eval). I get the same results if I use Time::Out, rather than rolling my own timeout code. I'm at a loss to find a generic way of timing out long running operations. Tet
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