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Re: close and autodie on pipes

by runrig (Abbot)
on Jun 29, 2012 at 19:55 UTC ( #979174=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to close and autodie on pipes

If you want to catch exceptions, use eval:
my $result = eval { close $fh }; unless ($result) { print "Got an error: $@\n"; }
Or even:
my $result = eval { open my $fh, '-|', 'bash -c "echo Hello; exit 1"'; print for <$fh>; close $fh; }; ...

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