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Re: checking bareword-filehandle

by davido (Archbishop)
on Aug 06, 2012 at 16:42 UTC ( #985771=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to checking bareword-filehandle

Checking a filehandle is problematic. Why not change your open to something like this:

open FH, '<', 'filename' or do { $failed = 1; warn $! };

Now you've got a reliable Boolean variable rather than fragile hackish testing of the filehandle.


Dave


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