in reply to Open in for loop/array structure
I am curious about this fragment:
print "$FN[$k]\n"; $filename = <$FN[$k]>; chomp ($filename); $file->open("< $filename") or die("Can't read the source:$!");
Update: The following curiosity has been cleared up by duff below.
The curious part is that my testing shows that $filename is actually being set to $FN[$k] (cygwin-perl 5.8.8). However, this supposedly equivalent code sets $filename to undef:
Update: Some more testing shows that if $f is the path of an existing file, then <$f> returns $f (assuming that $f has not been used as a file handle. Otherwise it returns undef. Ver interesting...... $filename = readline($FN[$k]); ...