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meaningful errors...

Nik Vogiatzis
October 25, 1999 17:30
meaningful errors...
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Hi all... 

This may just be a simple question, but I have been thrown in at the
deep end and asked to support a Perl Server application with little to
no Perl experience...

I know I can get an error number by using


and if i associate it with a variable

my $err_no = $? >> 8;

I can get a error number... but, how can i turn that into something
meaningful that I can then supply the user??

Cheers and thanks in adavnce (and sorry if this is the wrong listserve
for this...)

Nikolaos Vogiatzis
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