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Re: Perl Idioms Explained - && and || "Short Circuit" operators

by Zaxo (Archbishop)
on Oct 22, 2003 at 23:54 UTC ( #301427=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl Idioms Explained - && and || "Short Circuit" operators

It's worth mentioning that the low precedence operators and and or work the same way, differing from && and || only in their precedence. The low precedence is useful in common idioms like parenthesis-free my $pid = open my $fh, '-|', '/path/to/cmd' or die $!;
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