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Id: 127161
Status: new
Priority: 0/
Queue: IO-Async

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Requestors: drrho [...] cpan.org
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Broken in: 0.72
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Subject: IO::Async::File sensitive to file going away
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When a file watcher is active, and the file is moved/deleted, at some stage the call to stat() will make the program crash. As a trivial counter measure I wrapped the call into an eval {}. Interestingly enough, IO::Async::File recovers nicely when the file is recreated. Trivial patch attached. \rho PS: I am doing A LOT with IO::Async now and it has not yet failed me. Thx!!
Subject: async-file-eval.patch
--- /home/rho/tmp/lib/IO/Async/File.pm 2018-09-19 18:19:55.527191890 +0200 +++ /home/rho/packages/IO-Async-0.70.22794/lib/IO/Async/File.pm 2015-12-15 19:19:16.000000000 +0100 @@ -171,11 +171,7 @@ my $self = shift; my $old = $self->{last_stat}; - my $new; - eval { - $new = stat( defined $self->{filename} ? $self->{filename} : $self->{handle} ); - }; - return unless defined $new; + my $new = stat( defined $self->{filename} ? $self->{filename} : $self->{handle} ); my $any_changed; foreach my $stat ( @STATS ) {


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