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•Re: On timely destruction?

by merlyn (Sage)
on Aug 28, 2002 at 00:27 UTC ( #193319=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to On timely destruction?

{ my $foo; open $foo, "<bar.txt"; print "Baz\n"; } { my $foo; open $foo, "<bar.txt"; print "xyzzy\n"; }
That's not an issue, because any new use of open should do a clean close, as if the variable has also gone out of scope.

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker


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Re: &bull;Re: On timely destruction?
by Elian (Parson) on Aug 28, 2002 at 00:50 UTC
    Well... not in the case I posited. Since the filehandle variables were lexically scoped, the second open is using a different lexical than the first open, so no force-close there.

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