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Re^4: Perl losing, unfairly

by demerphq (Chancellor)
on Jun 16, 2004 at 13:01 UTC ( #367216=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Perl losing, unfairly
in thread Perl losing, unfairly

As far as the exit stuff goes, I realized that it could be written better as:

Except that will exit regardless, which I dont think is the objective. I prefer

-e "/etc/mtab" or die;



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Re^5: Perl losing, unfairly
by PodMaster (Abbot) on Jun 16, 2004 at 13:09 UTC
    That's kind of the bigger problem, the author doesn't list the objectives very clearly.

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Re^5: Perl losing, unfairly
by dreadpiratepeter (Priest) on Jun 16, 2004 at 13:14 UTC
    The assumption that I got from reading the rest of the examples is that the intention is to always exit. Some of the other scripts use that approach.

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