Lexical file handles
Date: Sat, 6 Nov 2004 14:17:01 +1300
Now that recent versions of Perl have lexical file handles, can anyone give
me some practical examples of why they are useful/better.
The only thing I can think of is that with 'use strict', you'll catch typos
in your filehandles, however I'm sure there's plenty of other reasons.
- Re: Lexical file handles
... Tintin wrote: ... > Now that recent versions of Perl have lexical file handles, ... > anyone give me some practical examples of why they are useful/better. ...
- Re: Extreme beginner question on reading lines from a file.
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... I recon its pretty similar to the pseudocode below, ... of perl to demonstrate exactly the below.. ... > email@example.com (Mark Gowans) wrote: ... > I'd recommend using strict and lexical file handles, ...
- Re: convention regarding lexical filehandles
... :) Prior to the invention of lexical file handles, ... :) convention that filehandles should be given in all capital letters: ... :) consensus as towards this convention. ... There aren't many conventions in Perl which have reached 'consensus'. ...
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... >>> Perl closes any open filehandles when it exits anyway. ... x> lexical file handles are automatically closed when they go out of ... make anon handles for me and those also closed upon exiting scope. ...