[Israel.pm] setting $!

Shlomo Yona shlomo at cs.haifa.ac.il
Mon Jul 19 05:27:06 PDT 2004


On Mon, 19 Jul 2004, Itzik Lerner - Orpak wrote:

> You can do:
> 
> 	sub foo {
> 		.
> 		.
> 			if (fail) {
> 				my $err;
> 				*!=*$err;
> 				$err='some error message';
> 				return;
> 			}
> 	}
> 
> But it will destroy $! After this action, so it is good only if you don't
> use $! For anything else.

I don't want to destroy it...

Thanks.


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