in reply to Re: Suppress/Reactivate STDERR
in thread Suppress/Reactivate STDERR
STDERR is not necessarily the same thing as file descriptor 3s/3/2/
In recent Perl there's no need to use package variables for file handles to achieve this.
open my $olderr, '>&', \*STDERR or die $!; #... open STDERR, '>&', $olderr or die $!;