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Re^3: Testing failures: How to override print to make it fail?

by dragonchild (Archbishop)
on May 05, 2005 at 13:36 UTC ( #454359=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Testing failures: How to override print to make it fail?
in thread Testing failures: How to override print to make it fail?

If you're printing to a filehandle, then use a IO::File-derived class that will encapsulate that die for you, and test that. I'm not quite sure how STDOUT or STDERR runs out of space, though.

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Re^4: Testing failures: How to override print to make it fail?
by adrianh (Chancellor) on May 05, 2005 at 14:00 UTC
    I'm not quite sure how STDOUT or STDERR runs out of space
    $ script.pl orig.txt 2> /var/log/errors.log > new.txt && rm new.txt

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[GotToBTru]: and it includes a reference number that I didnt recognize
[GotToBTru]: I had to dig into the code to find out where it came from .. and it makes no sense
[GotToBTru]: so I emailed my contact asking if we could just stop sending it .. I'm afraid she is going to ask "what is that anyway?"
[MidLifeXis]: heh.
[MidLifeXis]: Most likely it is a code that some undocumented system, hidden behind layers of IT, deep in the bowels of the building under the machine room floor, reads that code to keep a presence switch from going off. :-b

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