[Israel.pm] setting $!
mellerf at netvision.net.il
Mon Jul 19 23:54:41 PDT 2004
Shlomo Yona wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Jul 2004, Yosef Meller wrote:
>> > my $s = foo() or die "foo: $!";
>>perlvar says you can assign a numerical errno value to it. But whyu not
>>use Error.pm or something similar? Or use the common method of setting
>>$PKG::errstr and returning undef? Just curious.
> Can you please give examples? I am not familiar with these
> common methods.
See 'perldoc DBI' - it's a great example of this method. I can't
remmember what other famopus modules I saw that do that, but DBI is more
"No, I do not contain myself,"
were the final words from the set of self-excluding sets. :-)
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