Slash Boxes
NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
More | Login | Reply
Loading... please wait.
  • Isn't there a module for this? Your mistake is in writing your own buggy code instead of using somebody's better tested module. :P

    J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
    • I've no idea whether there's a module for this. But I'm pretty sure locating the module, reading the documentation, and convincing myself the module does what I want, and is bugfree would take longer than writing and debugging a few lines myself.
      • Speaking of wheels, this seems an ideal candidate for a POE [] session and POE::Wheel::FollowTail.

        • Somehow it feels wrong to install a rather large selection of modules only to shave off a few lines of a less than 100 line stand alone script.