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Re: tripping over filehandle / subroutine usage

by roboticus (Chancellor)
on Dec 21, 2012 at 21:04 UTC ( #1009960=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to tripping over filehandle / subroutine usage


What you want to do should work. But you don't show the code that's failing, so I can't tell you why it fails. But I do it often enough.

$ perl $ cat out.txt bob $ cat #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; foo("bob"); sub foo { my $txt = shift; open my $FH, '>', 'out.txt' or die $!; bar($FH, $txt); } sub bar { my ($FH, $msg) = @_; baz($FH, $msg); } sub baz { my ($FH, $message) = @_; print $FH $message; }


When your only tool is a hammer, all problems look like your thumb.

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Re^2: tripping over filehandle / subroutine usage
by LanX (Bishop) on Dec 21, 2012 at 21:09 UTC
    normally I avoid typing lexicals $filehandles in uppercase.

    To much risk to confuse them with bareword FILEHANDLES...

    Cheers Rolf

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