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Re: delayed die and open3

by cazz (Pilgrim)
on Mar 31, 2005 at 15:31 UTC ( [id://443860]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to delayed die and open3

eval is not trapping the failed open3 call as you expect. Trim your code down to this:
[bmc@hacked lib]$ perl -MIPC::Open3 -e 'eval {$pid = open3(*IN, *OUT, +*ERR, @ARGV);}; print "ACK $@\n" if ($@);' asdf [bmc@hacked lib]$
Note that ack isn't printed. eval is working as expected as you can see when you call the same code with no args:
[bmc@hacked lib]$ perl -MIPC::Open3 -e 'eval {$pid = open3(*IN, *OUT, +*ERR, @ARGV);}; print "ACK $@\n" if ($@);' ACK open3(*main::IN, *main::OUT, *main::ERR): not enough arguments at +-e line 1 [bmc@hacked lib]$

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