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Re: Re: The Latest Craze

by japhy (Canon)
on Feb 23, 2001 at 03:14 UTC ( #60388=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: The Latest Craze
in thread The Latest Craze

Yeah, well it took me forever to figure out how to capture Perl's builtin warnings. It is quite difficult. I had to resort to capturing a fatal error message (I was using a different method, but it didn't work -- trying to get the "Useless use of variable in void context" message, but couldn't figure out HOW).

Then it occurred to me -- how about I see if there's an error message that contains all the letters I need, and indeed there are several. (This is a sign that Larry played Zero-Wing.)

And it irks me that Perl has changed the error handling/catching method in 5.6.0. Oh well.

japhy -- Perl and Regex Hacker

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