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Re: Unexpected parsing

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Dec 16, 2009 at 07:35 UTC ( #812986=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Unexpected parsing

This is fine:

c:\test>perl -MO=Deparse -e "my $c; 1 ? $c : my( $d ); $d" my $c; $c; $d; -e syntax OK

In your version, it's trying to parse an attribute--like $c :shared

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Re^2: Unexpected parsing
by JadeNB (Chaplain) on Dec 16, 2009 at 08:06 UTC
    In your version, it's trying to parse an attribute--like $c :shared
    I figured out from the error message what was happening with the parsing, but couldn't tell what was different about the 2 cases involving my $c that made them parse differently. I have updated my post with a guess (that it's the whitespace-plus-alphanumeric after the colon), but I'm not sure whether this is the desired behaviour or a bug (or my guess is wrong!).

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