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Re: Perl Idioms Explained - my $string = do { local $/; <FILEHANDLE> };

by Zaxo (Archbishop)
on Aug 29, 2003 at 14:52 UTC ( #287686=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    my $string = do {
        local $/;
        open local(*FILEHANDLE), 'somefile.txt' or die $!;
        <FILEHANDLE>
    };
    
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    my $string = do {
        local $/;
        open my $fh, 'somefile.txt' or die $!;
        <$fh>
    };
    

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