SPUG: Looking for a graceful way to deal with file handles and modules
jimfl at colltech.com
Tue Sep 28 17:59:24 CDT 1999
--On Tue, Sep 28, 1999 2:32 PM -0700 caseyt at metaip.checkpoint.com wrote:
> Hi again Perl gurus and generally smart people,
> I have a question about file handles and modules and how they can
> get all mixed up. Here is what I have:
> Main Script (many of these)
> Opens and writes to a file handle.
> Perl Module (has all of the subroutines for all the main scripts)
> Also needs to write to the file.
> The solutions I can think of are:
> 1. Open and close the file handle every time I write to it.
> 2. Have file handles open to the file in the module and the script
> at the same time.
> Is there some graceful way that I can reference an open filehandle
> in my main script from the Perl module that has been called?
> Something pretty like main::filehandle?
my $fh = new FileHandle();
$line = <$fh>;
Jim Flanagan Collective Technologies
jimfl at colltech.com http://www.colltech.com
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