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Re: use of $_ is destroying @database ... why?

by premchai21 (Curate)
on Sep 24, 2003 at 20:15 UTC ( #293997=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to use of $_ is destroying @database ... why?

While I haven't tested this in detail, it would seem to me that your usage of while (<T>) in load_tbls is clobbering $_, which is aliased to an entry in @database. Thus, when the while loop exits, $_ is undefined (the exit condition).

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