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Re: exiting via next: Extra careful or just bitchy?

by allolex (Curate)
on Apr 19, 2004 at 19:06 UTC ( #346413=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to exiting via next: Extra careful or just bitchy?

next (perldoc -f next) is for skipping over a loop iteration. Since your subroutine does not appear to be a loop, you should probably use something like return (perldoc -f return) to exit the subroutine. Read the caveats in the documentation, though. ;)

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Re: Re: exiting via next: Extra careful or just bitchy?
by Roy Johnson (Monsignor) on Apr 19, 2004 at 19:20 UTC
    Not exit! Maybe you mean return.

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      Not exit! Maybe you mean return.

      Indeed I did! And I typed the wrong one twice. I'll fix it now. Mysterious non-functioning code... ;)

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