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CC: doherty [...] pythian.com
Subject: OsFHandleOpen doesn't autovivify undef into a filehandle
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The documentation claims that "FILE is a Perl file handle [in any of the supported forms, a bareword, a string, a typeglob, or a reference to a typeglob" -- but when I pass a scalar that is undef, it is not autovivified as I expected. If that's the case, you can't write OsFHandleOpen( my $fh, $win32_fh, 'r' ) As a workaround, you can do OsFHandleOpen( my $fh = FileHandle->new(),...) instead.


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