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eval{} surely works. But it works too well. Far too well! It'll happily eat any exception whatsoever. Sure you will be able to tell whether it's the kind of exception that happens when calling a method on an undef, but will it be one of the calls you have here or is it somewhere deep down within one of the methods?

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In reply to Re^2: What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing? by Jenda
in thread What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing? by de-merphq

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