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Re: perl exit eval via next in a loop

by hardburn (Abbot)
on Jul 17, 2013 at 14:30 UTC ( #1044823=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to perl exit eval via next in a loop

If there was an otherwise fatal error (like a die()) somewhere inside the eval, it will be captured and printed out in the warn. The $@ variable holds the error message that it would have die()'d with. The loop can then continue on as if nothing happened, and you have a nice little error message to help debug things.

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