Perl 5 Pocket Reference

Errata for Perl 5 Pocket Reference

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 2
-0:

[ val ] now reads [ octnum ].

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 2
-i:

ext now reads [ ext ]. The description now reads "Files processed by <> are to be edited in place."

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 17
lvalue

description now reads "The subroutine returns a variable that can be assigned to."

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 18
goto

In description, the first "subroutine" now reads "subname."

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 27
U:

character now reads character code

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 27
W:

BER compressed now reads BER encoded

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 31
split

In description, third sentence now reads "A negative value indicates all fields."

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 37
c

"searchlist" now reads "search list" without italics.

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 48
#

description now reads: With o, b, x, or X: prefix a nonzero number with "0", "0b", "0x", or "0X".

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 48
v

description now reads: With d, o, b, x, or X: print string as series of ordinals.

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 49
"A picture line" paragraph

1st two sentences now read: A picture line contains desriptions of fields. It can also contain other text that will be output as given.

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 50
untie

In description, the word "package" was removed.

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 54
send

In description, "socket" is not in italics.

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 64
$^X

description now reads: The name by which Perl was invoked.

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 68
PERL5OPT:

perl now reads Perl

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 70
b postpone

"condition" is italicized.

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 75
ExtUtils::Mkbootstrap

"DynaLoader" is in Constant Width font.

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001
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Page 76
ExtUtils::MM_Unix

"ExtUtils::MakeMaker" is in Constant Width font.

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2001