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Re: true/false condition - what am I doing wrong?

by Taulmarill (Deacon)
on Dec 08, 2011 at 14:23 UTC ( #942441=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to true/false condition - what am I doing wrong?

The correct way to use the teary operator would be like this:
$redo = $type eq "add" ? "wiki_add2" : "wiki_edit2";
I would like to tell you what exactly happens, when perl executes your version. But to be honest i can't quite figure it out.

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Re^2: true/false condition - what am I doing wrong?
by sumeetgrover (Scribe) on Dec 08, 2011 at 14:44 UTC

    Exactly! Taulmarill has pointed it out right. You are using a compound if statement without the appropriate syntax. Also, I notice in your code that you've declared the variables $type and $redo twice within the same lexical scope! You might like to change this.

Re^2: true/false condition - what am I doing wrong?
by ultranerds (Friar) on Dec 08, 2011 at 15:21 UTC
    Thanks guys - duh I should have seen that one. Joys of trying to work when you have a stinking headache and cold

    Thanks!

    Andy