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Answer: How do I localize $_ in while loops?

by Roy Johnson (Monsignor)
on Nov 03, 2003 at 22:30 UTC ( #304269=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > input and output > How do I localize $_ in while loops? - Answer contributed by Roy Johnson

Please note that shift does not populate $_ by default, so ajdelore's "Another way to do it" is not. The assignment still has to be explicit.

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