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cbrandtbuffalo (4462)

cbrandtbuffalo
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Perl programmer at the University at Buffalo.
Friday September 03, 2004
12:01 PM

Perl error

[ #20716 ]

One of the stranger Perl errors I've gotten:

Can't use string ("sredro_qereedoc_lavorppa_falsred") as a HASH ref while "strict refs" in use...

I can assure you that string was not in my program. Although after thinking for a bit, I think I know where it came from.

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  • That error happens when you do:

    my $ref = "some string";
    $ref->{foo} = "bar";

    So you need to figure out which hash-ref got set with that string instead of a reference to a hash.

    -sam

  • If that wierd string is not in your code, perhaps the strings "approval_code" and "req_orders" are?
    • If I had a cigar, I'd give you one!

      I was actually trying to be clever with:

      my @tables = keys %{reverse %{$Ereq::page_params{$page}}};

      Thought I could get the unique values that way, but mashing it all together caused problems.
      • How about :
        my @values =
        keys %{ { reverse %{ Ereq::page_params{$page} } } };

        I think the problem is that your calling reverse in scalar context