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Re^2: How can i prevent perltidy from adding a semicolon after an ellipsis?

by karlgoethebier (Monsignor)
on Nov 18, 2017 at 19:32 UTC ( #1203757=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: How can i prevent perltidy from adding a semicolon after an ellipsis?
in thread How can i prevent perltidy from adding a semicolon after an ellipsis?

Ah, i see:

karls-mac-mini:monks karl$ perl -E 'sub foo{...}; foo();' Unimplemented at -e line 1. karls-mac-mini:monks karl$ perl -E 'sub bar{...;}; bar();' Unimplemented at -e line 1

Both are valid. I didn't know this.

I didn't run perl -c on the concerning file and thought things went wrong.

On the other hand: I don't want perltidy to change my valid code. Nitpicking, sure.

Thanks and best regards, Karl

«The Crux of the Biscuit is the Apostrophe»

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Re^3: How can i prevent perltidy from adding a semicolon after an ellipsis?
by LanX (Archbishop) on Nov 18, 2017 at 19:46 UTC
    From the docs You can only use the elliptical statement to stand in for a complete statement.

    So the semicolon is needed, if the "yadda yadda" is followed by other statements.

    And a trailing semicolon in a functions body is certainly not bad style.

    Cheers Rolf
    (addicted to the Perl Programming Language and ☆☆☆☆ :)
    Je suis Charlie!

      Thanks Rolf.

      «The Crux of the Biscuit is the Apostrophe»

      perl -MCrypt::CBC -E 'say Crypt::CBC->new(-key=>'kgb',-cipher=>"Blowfish")->decrypt_hex($ENV{KARL});'Help

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