Perl Hacks

Errata for Perl Hacks

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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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...supplied the debuggers internal documentation... -> ...supplied the debugger's internal documentation... ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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+3

...supplied the debuggers internal documentation... -> ...supplied the debugger's internal documentation... ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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perlunintro -> perluniintro ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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-1

perlunintro -> perluniintro ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 12
code example at bottom

my $LIST_DIR = "$ENV{HOME}/.vim_extras/ -> my $LIST_DIR = "$ENV{HOME}/.vim_extras/; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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code example at bottom

my $LIST_DIR = "$ENV{HOME}/.vim_extras/ -> my $LIST_DIR = "$ENV{HOME}/.vim_extras/; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 25
+3

...how to execute the tests or edit the editor. -> ...how to execute the tests or exit the editor. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 25
+3

...how to execute the tests or edit the editor. -> ...how to execute the tests or exit the editor. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 26
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In Perl, that's print time() 8>>;. -> In Perl, that's print time() >> 8;. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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-2

In Perl, that's print time() 8>>;. -> In Perl, that's print time() >> 8;. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 32
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The Hack -> Hacking the Hack ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 32
+2

Lazier -> lazier ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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+2

The Hack -> Hacking the Hack ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 32
+2

Lazier -> lazier ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 42
code example, line 6

SDL::App#flip -> SDL::App->flip() ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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code example, line 6

SDL::App#flip -> SDL::App->flip() ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 48
-2

the Mozilla family projects -> the Mozilla family of projects ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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-2

the Mozilla family projects -> the Mozilla family of projects ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 50
+4

...try to visit http://perlmonks.com/). -> ...try to visit http://perlmonks.com/. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 50
+4

...try to visit http://perlmonks.com/). -> ...try to visit http://perlmonks.com/. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 53
+4

Yes, you could look up perldoc -F -X and find a file's size... -> Yes, you could use the -s operator (see perldoc -f -X for more information) to find a file's size...." ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 53
+4

Yes, you could look up perldoc -F -X and find a file's size... -> Yes, you could use the -s operator (see perldoc -f -X for more information) to find a file's size...." ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 54
first line of code

use FileReadBackwards; -> use File::ReadBackwards; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 54
first line of code

use FileReadBackwards; -> use File::ReadBackwards; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 63
first code

$sth->execute() -> $sth->execute(@bins) ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 63
first code

$sth->execute() -> $sth->execute(@bins) ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 68
-1

The Code -> The Hack ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 68
-1

The Code -> The Hack ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 79
+3

intstalling -> installing ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 79
+3

intstalling -> installing ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 82
+3

$ perl -MDevel::Preload -> $ perl -MDevel::Presolve ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 82
+3

$ perl -MDevel::Preload -> $ perl -MDevel::Presolve ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 94
code example, line 19

local $CPAN::Config; -> local %CPAN::Config; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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code example, line 19

local $CPAN::Config; -> local %CPAN::Config; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 111
code example, 6 lines from bottom

sub get_count :Doc( 'returns the count for all foo objects' ) -> sub get_count :Doc( 'returns the count for all Foo objects' ) ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 111
code example, 6 lines from bottom

sub get_count :Doc( 'returns the count for all foo objects' ) -> sub get_count :Doc( 'returns the count for all Foo objects' ) ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 115
second code example

use Test:More tests => 6; -> use SecretClass; use Test:More tests => 6; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 115
second code example

use Test:More tests => 6; -> use SecretClass; use Test:More tests => 6; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 118
first code example

sub UNIVERSAL::Method :ATTR(RAWDATA) { my ($package, $symbol, $referent, undef, $arglist) = @_; my $code = $deparse->coderef2text( $referent ); $code =~ s/{/sub { my ($self, $arglist) = @_; /; no warnings 'redefine'; *$symbol = eval "package $package; $code"; } 1; -> sub UNIVERSAL::Method :ATTR(RAWDATA) { my ($package, $symbol, $referent, undef, $arglist) = @_; $arglist ||= ''; # count the number of arguments to pull off of @_, including $self my $count = $arglist =~ tr/,/,/ + 1; my $code = $deparse->coderef2text( $referent ); my $header = "sub { my ($self, $arglist) = splice( @_, 0, $count );"; $code =~ s/{/$header /; no warnings 'redefine'; *$symbol = eval "package $package; $code"; } ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 118
first code example

sub UNIVERSAL::Method :ATTR(RAWDATA) { my ($package, $symbol, $referent, undef, $arglist) = @_; my $code = $deparse->coderef2text( $referent ); $code =~ s/{/sub { my ($self, $arglist) = @_; /; no warnings 'redefine'; *$symbol = eval "package $package; $code"; } 1; -> sub UNIVERSAL::Method :ATTR(RAWDATA) { my ($package, $symbol, $referent, undef, $arglist) = @_; $arglist ||= ''; # count the number of arguments to pull off of @_, including $self my $count = $arglist =~ tr/,/,/ + 1; my $code = $deparse->coderef2text( $referent ); my $header = "sub { my ($self, $arglist) = splice( @_, 0, $count );"; $code =~ s/{/$header /; no warnings 'redefine'; *$symbol = eval "package $package; $code"; } ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 128
code example, line 5

carp 'You can't enlist if you're a minor' -> carp "You can't enlist if you're a minor" ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 128
code example, line 5

carp 'You can't enlist if you're a minor' -> carp "You can't enlist if you're a minor" ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 146
-2

Fortunately, Devel::Command module makes this much simpler. -> Fortunately, the Devel::Command module makes this much simpler. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 146
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Fortunately, Devel::Command module makes this much simpler. -> Fortunately, the Devel::Command module makes this much simpler. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 150
-1

...and assume you have a Makefile when using Module::Build or a Build file when using ExtUtils::MakeMaker. -> ...and assume you have a Build file when using Module::Build or a Makefile when using ExtUtils::MakeMaker. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 150
-1

...and assume you have a Makefile when using Module::Build or a Build file when using ExtUtils::MakeMaker. -> ...and assume you have a Build file when using Module::Build or a Makefile when using ExtUtils::MakeMaker. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 173
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For each of these cases. you can make your module... -> For each of these cases you can make your module... ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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For each of these cases. you can make your module... -> For each of these cases you can make your module... ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 174
top line

if ($CGI->VERSION >= 3.11) -> if ($CGI->VERSION => 3.11) ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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top line

if ($CGI->VERSION >= 3.11) -> if ($CGI->VERSION => 3.11) ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 189
+1 (occurs twice)

@ISA -> @INC ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 189
+1 (occurs twice)

@ISA -> @INC ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 203
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to allow more introspection and runtime. -> to allow more introspection at runtime. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 203
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to allow more introspection and runtime. -> to allow more introspection at runtime. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007