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Re: or with a block

by maverick (Curate)
on May 31, 2002 at 18:42 UTC ( #170803=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to or with a block

I tend to do it like this:

unless(opendir(CLEANPATH,"$path")) { warn "$path: $!\n"; next; }
It reads kinda nicely. "unless we can open the directory, yell"

Some people might dislike that technique since the evalaution of the conditional has a side effect (that the directory is opened)...but I think it'd like it better than the right hand side of an inlined 'or' having one... ;)

OmG! They killed tilly! You *bleep*!!

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