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Re^2: Handling non-fatal method error strings without exceptions or globals?

by sleepingsquirrel (Hermit)
on Jan 19, 2005 at 16:51 UTC ( #423435=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Handling non-fatal method error strings without exceptions or globals?
in thread Handling non-fatal method error strings without exceptions or globals?

Or, you could use wantarray to eliminate the caveat...
#!/usr/bin/perl -w $result = fun(); print "$result\n"; ($result, $error) = fun(); print "$result, $error\n"; sub fun { return wantarray ? ("stuff","Error") : "stuff" }


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