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in reply to Re^2: Should I worry about "Inappropriate ioctl for device"?
in thread Should I worry about "Inappropriate ioctl for device"?

Lady_Aleena:

If you didn't run any function that sets $!, or you ran it but it didn't fail, the contents of $! could be anything.
E.g.:
c:\@Work\Perl\monks>perl -wMstrict -le "print 0+$!, qq{ == '$!'}; " 9 == 'Bad file descriptor'


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