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Re: Cleaner redirection of STDERR

by RhetTbull (Curate)
on Sep 24, 2001 at 07:58 UTC ( #114243=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Cleaner redirection of STDERR

You may want to take a look at the Filter::Handle module. Instead of using a separate subroutine to write to your logfile or STDERR you could simply use 'print STDERR "my message";' and let Filter::Handle do what you meant. Take a look at my node about Filter::Handle for an example. Regards,

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Re (tilly) 2: Cleaner redirection of STDERR
by tilly (Archbishop) on Sep 24, 2001 at 08:33 UTC
    Did you know that Filter::Handle was written by our own btrott?

    Note that, as always, tie is not friends with any C-level stuff (eg modules, system calls) that don't go through Perl's IO layer, and tie doesn't like local very much. Both of those are gotchas I like to warn people about since I have been bitten by them in the past.