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Re: Re (tilly) 2: (Golf) JAPH?

by dws (Chancellor)
on May 17, 2001 at 05:58 UTC ( #81148=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re (tilly) 2: (Golf) JAPH?
in thread (Golf) JAPH?

Not quite. You need the "\n" at the end of the die() argument to keep it from spitting out the filename (again) and line number.

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Re (tilly) 4: (Golf) JAPH?
by tilly (Archbishop) on May 17, 2001 at 14:50 UTC
    I didn't miss that detail. Here is a Perl program that both writes and runs the script under Unix:
    my $filename = "Just another Perl hacker,\n"; open (OUT, "> $filename\0") or die "Cannot write '$filename': $!"; print OUT 'die$0'; close OUT; system "perl '$filename'";
    Do you see where the return is coming from now?

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