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Re: Config::IniFiles , all methods return fail?

by linuxer (Deacon)
on Apr 19, 2011 at 22:09 UTC ( #900241=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Config::IniFiles , all methods return fail?

The module fails to create an object. As a result $overlay is undefined.

You should check the result of object creation and have a look at @Config::IniFiles::errors upon failure.

my $cfg = Config::IniFiles->new( -file => 'test.ini' ) or die "Failed to create Config::IniFiles object: @Config::IniFiles: +:errors\n";

addendum: example:

0 linuxer@host /tmp $ cat /tmp/a.pl && perl /tmp/a.pl #! /usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use Config::IniFiles; my $overlay = Config::IniFiles->new(-file => 'test.ini') or die "Failure: @Config::IniFiles::errors\n"; $overlay->newval("section1", "arg1", "anotherval"); $overlay->WriteConfig(-delta=>1); __END__ Failure: Empty file treated as error 255 linuxer@host /tmp $


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Re^2: Config::IniFiles , all methods return fail?
by Ahmet (Novice) on Apr 19, 2011 at 22:32 UTC

    Hmm interesting because i'm 5 years programmer... (my head is not in place :))

    C:\Documents and Settings\...\Desktop>t.pl
    Failed to create Config::IniFiles object: Empty file treated as error

    I understand... Ok running now, no problem... "-allowempty => 1" <= including parameter to "new" method and entering value is "1" and allowing "empty file"...

    Thank you very much linuxer .

    Regards.

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