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Sorting result of function callby Hofmator (Curate)
|on Dec 20, 2006 at 09:29 UTC||Need Help??|
Hofmator has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
I'm a bit surprised by the behaviour of the following code:
I would have expected that all these outputs would be identical. Here my guesses what went wrong. Could somebody shed some more light on it, please.
In case it matters: This is perl, v5.6.1 built for i386-linux.
And btw, I came across this when I tested App::Ack (Version 1.50) and tried to run ack --help types which doesn't display any types for me. Tracking it down, I reached the following line in App::Ack::show_help_types, which exhibits the behaviour of case 2 above.
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