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Re: New and Stumped

by kyle (Abbot)
on Feb 11, 2008 at 04:38 UTC ( #667318=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Stumped UPDATED!?!?!


Welcome to the Monastery. Please have a look at Writeup Formatting Tips. It appears your entire question is in code tags, but only the code should be.

In answer to your question, see here:

sub more { print "more()\n" } sub fallover { print "fallover()\n" } print "Welcome to johns fun house\n"; print " : "; my $command=<>; chomp $command; if ($command eq "fun") { more; } if ($command eq "laugh") { fallover; }

The first important change is to us "eq" when comparing strings. The "==" comparison is only for numbers. See perlop for details.

The other important change is to chomp the input after you get it. Otherwise, $command will have a trailing line terminator.

As an aside, if you haven't looked into them already, I recommend you use strict and warnings with everything you write. You may want to go without them later, but for now they'll probably save you more headaches than they cause.

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