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Re^2: input from STDIN or from a file

by almut (Canon)
on Jan 28, 2008 at 19:17 UTC ( #664751=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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#!/usr/bin/perl - ^

I'm not sure you want the dash at the end of the shebang line...

It doesn't do any harm when invoking the code like you did, but when I try to run your sample code/data without explicitly calling perl (rather letting the OS handle the shebang), I'm getting

$ cat file.txt | ./ Can't locate object method "a" via package "b" (perhaps you forgot to +load "b"?) at - line 1.

I suppose this is because what comes in through stdin is being interpreted as Perl code, rather than as content to be read via <> ...

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