Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Your skill will accomplish
what the force of many cannot
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Openind file for read+append

by Riales (Hermit)
on Feb 08, 2012 at 18:41 UTC ( #952554=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Openind file for read+append

Have you looked into using the 3-argument form of open? It's safer just in case $host_file starts with a '<' or a '>'; this could change what your code does.

Beyond that, +> opens the file for both read/write but +< is probably better because +> would clobber the file first. I don't see where you are attempting to append anything to the file though...

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://952554]
help
Chatterbox?
[Corion]: Ow, "but you're not supposed to do that" ;)
[chacham]: with google, you kinda just gotta do what it recomends.

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others lurking in the Monastery: (7)
As of 2017-03-29 08:08 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    Should Pluto Get Its Planethood Back?



    Results (344 votes). Check out past polls.