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Re: $_[0] fails for file handle?

by jwkrahn (Monsignor)
on Jul 17, 2012 at 04:45 UTC ( #982128=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to $_[0] fails for file handle?

That is because the <> operator has two functions.    my $line = <$_[0]> ; is the same as my $line = glob "$_[0]" ; while my $line = <$FH> ;
is the same as my $line = readline $FH ;

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Re^2: $_[0] fails for file handle?
by sophate (Beadle) on Jul 17, 2012 at 04:55 UTC

    Thanks for your reply. That explains the myth!

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