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RE: Localizing Filehandles

by ahunter (Monk)
on Jul 14, 2000 at 14:38 UTC ( #22530=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Localizing Filehandles

...unless you're using Perl 5.6, in which case:

open my $fh, "<foo.txt";
and similar now work (apparently, I've never tried it). And of course, there's always IO::Handle & friends.


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RE: RE: Localizing Filehandles
by Adam (Vicar) on Jul 14, 2000 at 21:11 UTC
    Yes. Additionally you can use the FileHandle module:
    use FileHandle; sub Whatever { my $filehandle = new FileHandle; open $filehandle, $file or die "Failed to open $file, $!"; # do stuff. close $filehandle or die "Failed to close $file, $!"; }
    But that wasn't my point.
      I was going to add "which only goes to show that by posting here you find out several other ways to do the same thing", but it seems I forgot.


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