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Re: getpwnam(@_) ???

by Fletch (Chancellor)
on Mar 31, 2011 at 18:21 UTC ( #896693=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to getpwnam(@_) ???

getpwnam imposes scalar context on its argument.

$ perl -le 'print prototype q{CORE::getpwnam}' $

That means that @_ is treated as the number of elements g1 was called with and I doubt you have a user named "1" on your system.

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