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Re^3: Why can't I open a file for writing?

by jwkrahn (Monsignor)
on Jan 13, 2018 at 02:36 UTC ( #1207178=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Why can't I open a file for writing?
in thread Why can't I open a file for writing?

If you use || instead of or then you need parentheses for the open function:

open( NEWFILE, '>', "$dir/subdirectory/$outputfile" ) || die "Can't +open $dir/subdirectory/$output

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