ActivePerl is a Windows port of perl by ActiveState.
It crashes on doing a "-d" directory check on the bogus directory of "`:"
Filed at ActiveState as bug 81062
Try this at a command prompt:
Z:> perl -le "print 'found' if -d '~:';"Or just run this as a perl script:
print "found\n" if -d '~:';Perl will crash with: