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Id: 76292
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: Term-Size

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Requestors: leonerd-cpan [...] leonerd.org.uk
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Severity: Normal
Broken in: 0.207
Fixed in: 0.208-TRIAL



Subject: Returns false on failure, not undef
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Documentation says: RETURN VALUES Both functions return undef if there is an error. I find this is not the case. $ perlsh eval: use Term::Size; undef eval: pipe( my $rd, my $wr ); [ Term::Size::chars $rd ] [ '' ] This comes from the use of XSRETURN_NO in PPCODE: if (ioctl(fileno(f), TIOCGWINSZ, &w) == -1) XSRETURN_NO; If instead you use XSRETURN(0) then it will return undef in scalar context, or an empty list in list context. This makes it easy to detect a failure: my ( $cols, $lines ) = chars( $fh ) or die "Cannot get size - $!"; -- Paul Evans
Fixed according to your suggestion since 0.208 trial release. Thanks!


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