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Re: forcing list-context

by Arunbear (Parson)
on Jan 23, 2012 at 17:31 UTC ( #949468=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to forcing list-context

Another way is to unload the readdir call into a temporary array and then call scalar on that e.g.
say scalar(@{[readdir $dh]});
Though this is not as economical (memory wise) as the above solution in Re: forcing list-context

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[Discipulus]: ah this is another interesting point: how to know if a module is or is not thread safe?
[Discipulus]: .. sorry mario if i'm bothering you at 5:46
[choroba]: Some modules mention their thread safety in the documentation
[choroba]: if they don't, it's safer to asume they aren't safe
[Discipulus]: maybe one day i'll ask is sopw: like a 9 prove for thread safety will be good

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