[htdig] (semi-off-topic) Dummy files in Perl?


Subject: [htdig] (semi-off-topic) Dummy files in Perl?
From: Sphboc@aol.com
Date: Tue Mar 28 2000 - 17:51:03 PST


Is Perl's behavior specified when I try to write into (ie using the PRINT
statement) a file variable which has never been opened?

I'd like it to simply discard the output; can I rely upon this happening?

(Same idea as DD DUMMY in MVS . . ).

Steven P Haver/602-242-9708

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