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Re: Re: perl 5.005_03 woes

by the_slycer (Chaplain)
on Aug 07, 2003 at 19:35 UTC ( #282004=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: perl 5.005_03 woes
in thread perl 5.005_03 woes

Yah, I knew/know the $a/$b bit actually (should have thought before posting), I never use either in production code. Was just making it simple for someone that was testing it for me. I always use warnings; use strict; (there was another "forgotten" surprise from that btw :) ).

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Re: Re: Re: perl 5.005_03 woes
by Limbic~Region (Chancellor) on Aug 07, 2003 at 19:43 UTC
    the_slycer,
    Actually I assumed you did have:
    #!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict;
    In the small snippet you showed on 5.6.1 you would not have encountered any problems. That is why I didn't specifically mention them. This is because the strict pragma ignores $a and $b since Perl uses them to allow you to build a custom sort routine.

    Cheers - L~R

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