concatination warning

Bruce Timberlake bruce at
Sun May 12 23:35:08 CDT 2002

>How can I use $ENV{HOME} in a path without getting the warning.
><A HREF="$ENV{HOME}/admin1/DBfunctions.html">Database</A>

I'm not sure of the context of this assignment, but I just knocked out
this quickie:


$test = "<A HREF=\"$ENV{HOME}/foo/bar/baz.html\">Database</a>";
print "test: $test\n";

and when I run it (as root) it comes back with:

test: <A HREF="/root/foo/bar/baz.html">Database</a>

So it appears to work for me (at least on my Linux box). I'd
doublecheck your " and \" and make sure you are doing a "legit"
substitution within "live" doublequotes...

-- Bruce


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