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Re: Usage of File::Tail::Multi generates conversion errors

by fmerges (Chaplain)
on Nov 18, 2008 at 23:57 UTC ( #724432=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Usage of File::Tail::Multi generates conversion errors

Hi,

Following MidLifeXis hint, printf expect to get a format, as the first argument, in your case that would be "$line\n", so whatever it's in $line + the "\n" will be used as the format, then it will try to substitute by the LIST of replacements, which is empty.

Use print in all cases, except for those where you really want to have a specific format, where it comes handy to use printf.

Regards,

fmerges at irc.freenode.net


Comment on Re: Usage of File::Tail::Multi generates conversion errors
Re^2: Usage of File::Tail::Multi generates conversion errors
by WaywardBuddha (Initiate) on Nov 21, 2008 at 19:23 UTC
    I hate it when it is something so stupid... Simply changing it to a print worked fine. The script is really starting to come together now too. Thanks all!

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