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Re: Re: Perl Module returning a not true value

by jjdraco (Scribe)
on Sep 04, 2002 at 19:55 UTC ( #195182=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Perl Module returning a not true value
in thread Perl Module returning a not true value

ok i see, i deleted that line thinking it was nothing. so all that line does is return a true value? Is that line always in a module?

thanks

jjdraco


Comment on Re: Re: Perl Module returning a not true value
Re: Re: Re: Perl Module returning a not true value
by sauoq (Abbot) on Sep 04, 2002 at 20:13 UTC
    so all that line does is return a true value?

    Yes.

    Is that line always in a module?

    Almost always. As you discovered, the module has to return a true value when it is loaded. By convention, modules are usually ended with a "1;" to ensure that the required true value is returned. Any true value will do though.

    -sauoq
    "My two cents aren't worth a dime.";
    

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