GSP
Quick Navigator

Search Site

Unix VPS
A - Starter
B - Basic
C - Preferred
D - Commercial
MPS - Dedicated
Previous VPSs
* Sign Up! *

Support
Contact Us
Online Help
Handbooks
Domain Status
Man Pages

FAQ
Virtual Servers
Pricing
Billing
Technical

Network
Facilities
Connectivity
Topology Map

Miscellaneous
Server Agreement
Year 2038
Credits
 

USA Flag

 

 

Man Pages


Manual Reference Pages  -  PERL::CRITIC::POLICY::INPUTOUTPUT::REQUIREBRACEDFILEHANDLEWITHPRINT (3)

.ds Aq ’

NAME

Perl::Critic::Policy::InputOutput::RequireBracedFileHandleWithPrint - Write "print {$FH} $foo, $bar;" instead of "print $FH $foo, $bar;".

CONTENTS

AFFILIATION

This Policy is part of the core Perl::Critic distribution.

DESCRIPTION

The print and printf functions have a unique syntax that supports an optional file handle argument. Conway suggests wrapping this argument in braces to make it visually stand out from the other arguments. When you put braces around any of the special package-level file handles like STDOUT, STDERR, and DATA, you must the * sigil or else it won’t compile under use strict subs.



  print $FH   "Mary had a little lamb\n";  #not ok
  print {$FH} "Mary had a little lamb\n";  #ok

  print   STDERR   $foo, $bar, $baz;  #not ok
  print  {STDERR}  $foo, $bar, $baz;  #wont compile under strict
  print {*STDERR}  $foo, $bar, $baz;  #perfect!



CONFIGURATION

This Policy is not configurable except for the standard options.

AUTHOR

Jeffrey Ryan Thalhammer <jeff@imaginative-software.com>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2005-2011 Imaginative Software Systems. All rights reserved.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. The full text of this license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.

Search for    or go to Top of page |  Section 3 |  Main Index


perl v5.20.3 PERL::CRITIC::POLICY::INPUTOUTPUT::REQUIREBRACEDFILEHANDLEWITHPRINT (3) 2016-04-03

Powered by GSP Visit the GSP FreeBSD Man Page Interface.
Output converted with manServer 1.07.