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Re: Wrong idioms

by vsespb (Hermit)
on Mar 30, 2013 at 09:43 UTC ( #1026261=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Wrong idioms

sub readfile { my $filename = shift or return; ... }
If this code should only check that filename is defined (i.e. allow empty string), you can write (even for perl <5.10) it like this:
defined(my $filename = shift) or return;


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