Perl in a Nutshell

Errata for Perl in a Nutshell

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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".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 52
6 lines from the bottom

"The conditional is evaluated first with the while and until modifiers except when applied to ado {} statement . . . " NOW READS: "...applied to a do {} statement..."

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2005
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Page 58
PREMATCH Variable

$' $PREMATCH should be: $` $PREMATCH

Anonymous   
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Page 66
2nd Paragraph under "Pattern-Matching Operators" heading

m/pattern/gimosxe -> m/pattern/gimosx #######################################

Anonymous    May 01, 2007
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Page 302
3rd paragraph, under Net::FTP

Implements a simple FTP client in Perl (see Chapter 16). -> Implements a simple FTP client in Perl (see Chapter 18). #######################################

Anonymous    May 01, 2007
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Page 344

Test::More is called "Yet another framework for writing test scripts. Its more flexible successor is Test::Builder" NOW READS: "Test::More a more flexible successor to Test::Builder, which you probably don't -- or won't -- need to deal with directly. That is to say, Test::More is built on top of Test::Builder, and makes your life easier."

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2005
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Page 375
Topmost Perl script, 2nd line

print << EOF -> print <<EOF; #######################################

Anonymous    May 01, 2007
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Page 375
Topmost Perl script, lines 8-12

$ENV{'SERVER_NAME'}<BR> $ENV{'SERVER_PORT'}<BR> $ENV{'SERVER_SOFTWARE'}<BR> $ENV{'SERVER_PROTOCOL'}<BR> $ENV{'GATEWAY_INTERFACE'}<BR> -> $ENV{'SERVER_NAME'} $ENV{'SERVER_PORT'} $ENV{'SERVER_SOFTWARE'} $ENV{'SERVER_PROTOCOL'} $ENV{'GATEWAY_INTERFACE'} #######################################

Anonymous    May 01, 2007
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Page 397
line 26 (syntax example in mid-page) under textfield

print $query->textfield(-name=>'name', -default=>'value', -> print $query->textfield(-name=>'name', -value=>'value', #######################################

Anonymous    May 01, 2007
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Page 464

$mailer = Mail::Mailer->new('sendmail)'; NOW READS: $mailer = Mail::Mailer->new('sendmail');

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2005
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Page 527
code block

"use URI::URL;" HAS BEEN ADDED to the top of the code block Also, "$url = URI::URL->new('www.ora ..." NOW READS: $url = URI::URL->new('http://www.ora ...".

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2005
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Page 556
2nd code example

my $html = '<p>Some Text. <a href="http://blah"My name is Nate!</a></p>'; NOW READS: my $html = '<p>Some Text. <a href="http://blah">My name is Nate!</a></p>';

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2005
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Page 566
Section "path_query"

Sets and gets the escapted path and query components. -> Sets and gets the escaped path and query components. #######################################

Anonymous    May 01, 2007
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Page 566
Section "path_segments", 2nd sentence

In a scalar content, ... -> In a scalar context, ... #######################################

Anonymous    May 01, 2007
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Page 566
Section "path_segments", 3rd sentence

In a list contents, ... -> In a list context, ... #######################################

Anonymous    May 01, 2007