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Id: 18512
Status: resolved
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Queue: Switch

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Requestors: mouns [...] mouns.net
petr.chlupaty [...] gmail.com
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Subject: unbalanced / before switch statement cause fatal error
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use Switch; print 1/1; $b = "0"; switch ($b) { case /0/ { print "0\n" } } __END__ without the print 1/1; or with a print 1/1/1; perl execute the code.
Subject: Switch bug - division
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Hello! This is a sample code: #!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; use Switch; my $var = 13/6; #my $var = division(13, 6); sub switchBug{ my $input = shift(); switch( $input ){ case 1 {print "One";} case 2 {print "Two"; } else{print "A lot";} } } sub division{ my $a = shift; my $b = shift; return $a/$b; } When I use division my $var = 13/6; somewhere in the code ABOVE a switch statement, I receive error: Number found where operator expected at ./switch.pl line 10, near "case 1" (Do you need to predeclare case?) Number found where operator expected at ./switch.pl line 11, near "case 2" (Do you need to predeclare case?) syntax error at ./switch.pl line 9, near "){" syntax error at ./switch.pl line 11, near "case 2" Execution of ./switch.pl aborted due to compilation errors. When I comment line with "direct" division or the whole switch statement, it is OK. (I can use division subroutine as shown - when it's defined below a switch statement in the code, it work, but it's ugly...) ================ uname -a Linux coder-4 2.6.15-1-686 #2 Thu Feb 2 18:29:01 UTC 2006 i686 GNU/Linux perl -v This is perl, v5.8.8 built for i486-linux-gnu-thread-multi switch.pm: $VERSION = '2.10_01'; With regards Petr Chlupaty
Subject: Re: [rt.cpan.org #18512] Switch bug - division
Date: Sat, 08 Apr 2006 10:33:47 +1000
To: bug-Switch [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Damian Conway <damian [...] conway.org>
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Hi Petr, Inability to corect parse code with divisions in it is a known (and unsolveable) problem with the parser underlying Switch. Sorry. Damian
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This will be solved in Switch 2.13, that will be uploaded on CPAN soon. The fix is also available here : http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2007-02/msg00954.html


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