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Re^2: Bad file descriptor error

by Corion (Pope)
on Sep 05, 2012 at 08:19 UTC ( #991778=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Bad file descriptor error
in thread Bad file descriptor error

Oh - I completely missed that.

The title in the question likely stems from a erroneous use of $! in the die message.

As an explanation to the OP, please read perlvar about $!. It rightly says there:

Many system or library calls set errno if they fail, to indicate the cause of failure.

Using $! in situations that are not immediately after a related system call is usually wrong.

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