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Re^4: Different behaviour of 'stat' function after assignment to $! (errno).

by jpl (Monk)
on May 24, 2011 at 17:24 UTC ( #906536=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Different behaviour of 'stat' function after assignment to $! (errno).
in thread Different behaviour of 'stat' function after assignment to $! (errno).

If that were the case, then $ERRNO should not say
If used numerically, yields the current value of the C errno variable
and
You can assign a number to $! to set errno
The OP did nothing unreasonable. ikegami has settled the matter, in my opinion. It was a bug, it has been fixed.
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Re^5: Different behaviour of 'stat' function after assignment to $! (errno).
by SimonClinch (Deacon) on May 25, 2011 at 09:16 UTC
    Yes it does say that in the 5.14 documentation. I don't remember what it used to say - but OK then you're right.

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