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Id: 48708
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Queue: Switch

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Requestors: njh [...] bandsman.co.uk
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Severity: Important
Broken in: 2.14
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Subject: Switch causes compilation error
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This program fails to compile with "Bad case statement (invalid case value?) near ./search.cgi line 20 at /usr/local/share/perl/5.10.0/Switch.pm line 201" This is a stripped out code from a real program in which Switch gets confused by the word 'case' in a print statement. #!/usr/bin/perl -w use diagnostics; use strict; use warnings; use Switch; my $language = 'English'; if($language eq "Italian") { print <<'OUTPUT'; Italy OUTPUT } elsif($language eq 'Danish') { print <<'OUTPUT'; Denmark OUTPUT } else { print <<'OUTPUT'; case OUTPUT }


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