> This loop never ends!

Because the iterator ->fetchrow_hashref returns one scalar undef when done. But a list assignment (...) = ... is only false if the list is empty.

It might have been better to return an empty list. This would have worked similarly well in list as scalar context.

But it's only supposed to return one scalar - the mentioned hashref - anyway.

Cheers Rolf
(addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
Wikisyntax for the Monastery

) see also Re: list context (iterators)


In reply to Re^2: my $x or my ($x) by LanX
in thread my $x or my ($x) by tamaguchi

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