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Re^2: Why no warnings for 1 in void context?

by samtregar (Abbot)
on Jul 16, 2005 at 16:54 UTC ( #475480=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Why no warnings for 1 in void context?
in thread Why no warnings for 1 in void context?

The final line of a required module isn't in void context - it's the return value of the require. Try putting something else there and you'll see there's no warning. I worked with a guy who put (unfortunately copyrighted) poetry in a string at the end of his modules.

-sam


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Re^3: Why no warnings for 1 in void context?
by nothingmuch (Priest) on Jul 17, 2005 at 07:53 UTC
    It is actually always in scalar context. I learned this while trying to be a wise ass with Devel::FIXME.

    -nuffin
    zz zZ Z Z #!perl
Re: Why no warnings for 1 in void context?
by jonadab (Parson) on Jul 17, 2005 at 11:26 UTC
    Yeah. I like to end modules with 42;

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