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To catch die's with eval, the eval block must be terminated with a semi-colon.
So you'd better be off rewriting the while as

for (;;) { my $value = eval { $object->next_val() }; if ($@) { print "Error: $@\n"; next; } last unless $value; # do something useful... }

Hope this helps, -gjb-

Update: Althought chromatic puts it very politely, he's dead right: the semi-colon stuff above was nonsense. Thanks chromatic for making me think twice.

In reply to Re: Error Handling Misconception by gjb
in thread Error Handling Misconception by Anonymous Monk

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