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Re: No such file or directory

by CountZero (Bishop)
on Jan 10, 2013 at 07:35 UTC ( #1012607=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to No such file or directory error

Not an answer to your question, but this looks rather "strange":

if ($num =~ /1-9/)

Unless you want to check whether $num contains the string '1-9', it will do not what you want, which is probably to check whether $num only contains the figures 1 to 9:

if ($num =~ /^[1-9]+$/)
But watch out! The figure 10 will not be accepted by this. Why don't you just do:
if ($num >= $minimum and $num <= $maximum and int($num) == $num) { ... + }
for whatever the acceptable minimum and maximum values are.


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