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

by Zaxo (Archbishop)
on Sep 03, 2003 at 02:42 UTC ( #288490=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


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

The truly modern PerlIO approach would be,     open my $fh, '<:raw', '/path/to/somefile.txt' or die $!;
but I'd do it with binmode still, right after opening.

After Compline,
Zaxo


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