[tpm] Filehandle $fh opened only for output at ....

zoffix at zoffix.com zoffix at zoffix.com
Tue May 2 17:43:20 PDT 2017

Quoting Tom Legrady <legrady at gmail.com>:

> I've got an old, bad program running under Perl 5.6.1

Wow! I didn't even know they made Perl that old! :)

> The code looks like
>         while ( my $bug = <$fh> ) {

As I recall the idiom is `while (defined(my $foo = <$fh>))`

Are you *sure sure* it's actually opened for output? What's your open  
line? It should have `<` for mode, not `>`


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