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Re^3: odd behavior with DATA section

by TilRMan (Friar)
on Jul 23, 2005 at 06:52 UTC ( #477435=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: odd behavior with DATA section
in thread odd behavior with DATA section

Gather more data about what perl is doing. Print out the value of $line, paying close attention to the line ending. Save the return value of chomp $line, print it, and see if it is what you expect.


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Re^4: odd behavior with DATA section
by Nkuvu (Priest) on Jul 25, 2005 at 17:30 UTC
    Printed out the value of $line before and after chomp-ing, and it looked just like I expected. With a single newline before, and no newline after. The return value of chomp is the number of things chomped, so I expected a 1. I got a 1. No surprises there.

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