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Wednesday October 31, 2007
06:08 AM

Perl::Critic && Perltidy

[ #34800 ]

Two issues emerged from Jonas' Perl::Critic talk at yesterdays meeting.

Straying away from the topic, I learned that Perltidy won't accept's try/catch/otherwise as a control structure and consequently doesn't format it the way I like. I like to cuddle my elses (yes, I'm that kind of guy) and would like this formatting for a try block

try {

        do something

} catch ... with {

        do something

} otherwise {

        do something


but it seems that Perltidy can't do that. Can anyone confirm this?

The other issue is that Perl::Critic fails make test. I tried on a fairly OK Perl installation, and I see that this issue already has been reported:

t/20_policies.............................NOK 69/682
# Failed test 'BuiltinFunctions::RequireGlobFunction - line 19 - Multiple globs via '
# at t/20_policies.t line 95.
# got: '2'
# expected: '1'
# Violation found: Glob written as at line 2, column 11. See page 167 of PBP.
# Violation found: Glob written as at line 2, column 19. See page 167 of PBP.

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