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Re: Perl Worst Practices

by teamster_jr (Curate)
on Jun 21, 2006 at 09:16 UTC ( #556609=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl Worst Practices

the following errors:

Can't call method "Tgoto" on an undefined value at 556329.pl line 50. END failed--call queue aborted. Can't call method "Tgoto" on an undefined value at 556329.pl line 27. END failed--call queue aborted.
can be fixed by adding:
use Term::Cap; our $OFS=Tgetent Term::Cap;
to the start of the file.
which makes it sort of work, but i might be missing something....

alex


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Re^2: Perl Worst Practices
by Hue-Bond (Priest) on Jun 21, 2006 at 10:36 UTC

    Of course the program does Tgetent at the appropriate moment. It's that some systems do weird things when $/ is undef:

    use Term::Cap; $/=undef; my $t=Term::Cap->Tgetent ({TERM=>undef, OSPEED=>38400}); __END__ failed termcap lookup on xterm at - line 3

    So I had to stick a local $/ = "\n" there as a quick fix.

    --
    David Serrano

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