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Re: crypt sometimes returning undef

by hippo (Canon)
on Feb 14, 2018 at 10:24 UTC ( #1209125=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to crypt sometimes returning undef

my $cryptedpass = crypt($passwrd1, $never_blank_value));

Is that a paste from your code? It appears to have unbalanced brackets. Perhaps that's part of the problem?

Alternatively, if you add a diagnostic on such intermittent occurences you might spot a connection. eg:

die "Empty result from crypt($passwrd1, $never_blank_value)" unless de +fined $cryptedpass;

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Re^2: crypt sometimes returning undef
by Beaker (Beadle) on Feb 14, 2018 at 10:28 UTC
    I've fixed this, sorry it was when I replaced the variable name with $never_blank_value for purposes of copying it here.

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