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Re: "open" Best Practicesby kcott (Bishop)
|on Jul 12, 2019 at 08:31 UTC||Need Help??|
++ Good write up and definitely handy for linking: I've certainly written similar information in dozens of replies over the years.
"use autodie qw/open/; # at the top of your code"
Possibly out of scope for this; but, it may be worth mentioning the lexical nature of autodie.
I've worked on a lot of production code that uses in-house I/O error handling; e.g. the custom handling includes logging, email alerts, popup messages, and so on. At times, I don't want this for a small part of code I've added; however, I also don't want to interfere with the existing, custom error handling.
A very rough example might be something like: