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Re: Re: Determining indirect filehandles

by Masem (Monsignor)
on Jan 23, 2002 at 19:44 UTC ( #140906=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Determining indirect filehandles
in thread Determining indirect filehandles

Gah, you're right. I didn't test the seek solution with any pipes, and while I did test things like array refs, I didn't test it with scalars directly (mostly because in the app that I want this for, I've already removed scalars from the possible values this snippet would have gotten). However, looking around, it does look like fileno does the trick; pipes are properly recognized, but anything that's not a filehandle triggers a warning. So eval'ing that away captures non-filehandles correctly - at least, as best as I can tell. Snippet above has been updated to reflect this.

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