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Re^2: Catching errors in closing lexical filehandles

by gaal (Parson)
on Sep 27, 2004 at 14:57 UTC ( #394188=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Catching errors in closing lexical filehandles
in thread Catching errors in closing lexical filehandles

On 5.005_03, you'd get a "Can't use an undefined value as filehandle reference" error at compilation. Hence the gensym.

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Re^3: Catching errors in closing lexical filehandles
by ikegami (Pope) on Sep 27, 2004 at 15:16 UTC
    I see, thanks! good to know what works and doesn't work in which version. I'm so used to using FileHandle, which uses gensym.

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