|Perl: the Markov chain saw|
When magic goes awry - Tk and OLE mysterious problemby John M. Dlugosz (Monsignor)
|on Nov 21, 2002 at 23:13 UTC||Need Help??|
John M. Dlugosz has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
This took some figuring, let me tell you!
Here's what I figured out:
A statement like
fails if the variable $name is bound to a Tk text widget. Just making a local copy of the value and using that copy works fine!
My guess is that the XS code behind the OLE method generator is assuming plain scalars and doesn't like tied variables.