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Re: Disable Perl warning

by frozenwithjoy (Priest)
on Nov 26, 2012 at 06:31 UTC ( #1005575=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Disable Perl warning

Probably not the best way, but you could check which server you are on and then do:

unless ($main_server) { use warnings; }

Edit: As pointed out below, definitely not the way to do it!

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Re^2: Disable Perl warning
by davido (Archbishop) on Nov 26, 2012 at 06:51 UTC

    The warnings pragma is lexical, and somehow it seems inelegant to wrap an entire file's code in an unless statement. Probably a cleaner approach would be the if pragma:

    use if ! $MODE eq 'PRODUCTION', warnings;

    Personally I think I would prefer figuring out why there are warnings being generated in the first place, fix those that need fixing, and for the rest...

    { no warnings 'warning type'; # Code that generated the useless warning here }

    ...but I do understand that there are times when enough thought has been put into it, nobody who understands the warning would see them anyway, and ultimately it's just time to silence them all and move on.


Re^2: Disable Perl warning
by zwon (Abbot) on Nov 26, 2012 at 06:44 UTC
    Note that use warnings is limited to the lexical block it it present in:
    if (1) { use warnings; } # no warnings say "Yup" if "zero" == 0;

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