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I really thought this would do it but it did not. :-(

use IO::Scalar; use Devel::Peek; print STDERR " STDERR test (1)\n"; my $io = ioscalar(); print STDERR " STDERR test (3)\n"; printf " Scalar string has length %d\n", length($io); printf " and contains '%s'\n", $io; print STDERR " STDERR test (4)\n"; my $peek = peek(); print STDERR " STDERR test (5)\n"; printf " Scalar string has length %d\n", length($peek); printf " and contains '%s'\n", $peek; sub ioscalar { my $data; tie *STDERR, 'IO::Scalar', \$data; print STDERR " STDERR test (2)\n"; untie *STDERR; return $data; } sub peek { my $data; my $test = 'string'; tie *STDERR, 'IO::Scalar', \$data; Dump($test); untie *STDERR; return $data; } __DATA__ STDERR test (1) STDERR test (3) Scalar string has length 17 and contains ' STDERR test (2) ' STDERR test (4) SV = PV(0x177eb58) at 0x1cbc540 REFCNT = 1 FLAGS = (PADBUSY,PADMY,POK,pPOK) PV = 0x1773c74 "string"\0 CUR = 6 LEN = 7 STDERR test (5) Scalar string has length 0 and contains ''

In reply to Re: Re: Re: Best Way to Redirect STDERR to a Scalar by Mr. Muskrat
in thread Best Way to Redirect STDERR to a Scalar by Mr. Muskrat

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