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Re: open(): Is there a simple way to map between numeric open modes and "symbol modes"?

by Anonymous Monk
on Feb 08, 2013 at 04:06 UTC ( #1017755=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to open(): Is there a simple way to map between numeric open modes and "symbol modes"? (solved)

somehow numeric mode values doesn't seem to work, while their symbol equivalents work.

That is the difference between open and sysopen, one takes strings for mode, the other numbers, and IPC::PerlSSH::IO appears to use open

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Re^2: open(): Is there a simple way to map between numeric open modes and "symbol modes"?
by isync (Hermit) on Feb 08, 2013 at 14:04 UTC
    AHA!!

    So instead of re-translating numeric to symbols in a big if/elsif behemoth, I think, it's easier to simply write a new function that relies on sysopen().

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