develooper Front page | perl.perl5.porters | Postings from September 2000

Re: [ID 20000925.003] "print (...) interpreted as function", butonly sometimes.

Thread Previous
From:
chicheng zhang
Date:
September 25, 2000 13:07
Subject:
Re: [ID 20000925.003] "print (...) interpreted as function", butonly sometimes.
Message ID:
Pine.BSF.4.21.0009251259260.11827-100000@c679327-a.enclv-mdu1.sfba.home.com


what about

perl -we '( print ("hi") )'

no warnings.

--chicheng


On 25 Sep 2000 abigail@foad.org wrote:

> This is a bug report for perl from abigail@foad.org,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0.
> 
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> [Please enter your report here]
> 
> It seems that Perl issues the 'print (...) interpreted as function'
> warning depending on whether the print statement is terminated by
> a semicolon, and depending on the arguments.
> 
>    $ cat eek1.pl
>    print ("((");
>    print (">>");
>    $ perl -wl eek1.pl  
>    print (...) interpreted as function at eek1.pl line 1.
>    ((
>    >>
>    $ cat eek2.pl
>    print ("((");
>    print (">>")
>    $ perl -wl eek2.pl
>    print (...) interpreted as function at eek2.pl line 1.
>    print (...) interpreted as function at eek2.pl line 2.
>    ((
>    >>
>    $ cat eek3.pl
>    print (">>");
>    print ("((");
>    $ perl -wl eek3.pl
>    print (...) interpreted as function at eek3.pl line 2.
>    >>
>    ((
>    $ cat eek4.pl
>    print (")");
>    print ("))");
>    $ perl -wl eek4.pl
>    print (...) interpreted as function at eek4.pl line 1.
>    )
>    ))
>    $
> 
> There's a warning if the print statement is not terminated by a semicolon,
> or if the argument is a closing brace followed by only whitespace, or starts
> with one or more opening braces. In other cases, it doesn't seem to emit the
> warning. This is disturbing.
> 
> 
> Abigail
> 
> [Please do not change anything below this line]
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> ---
> Flags:
>     category=core
>     severity=medium
> ---
> Site configuration information for perl v5.6.0:
> 
> Configured by abigail at Wed Jun 14 21:00:02 EDT 2000.
> 
> Summary of my perl5 (revision 5.0 version 6 subversion 0) configuration:
>   Platform:
>     osname=linux, osvers=2.2.13, archname=i686-linux-64int
>     uname='linux alexandra 2.2.13 #5 tue feb 8 15:37:54 est 2000 i686 unknown '
>     config_args='-Dprefix=/opt/perl -d -Uinstallusrbinperl -Doptimize=-g -Dusemorebits'
>     hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define
>     usethreads=undef use5005threads=undef useithreads=undef usemultiplicity=undef
>     useperlio=undef d_sfio=undef uselargefiles=define 
>     use64bitint=define use64bitall=undef uselongdouble=define usesocks=undef
>   Compiler:
>     cc='cc', optimize='-g', gccversion=2.95.2 19991024 (release)
>     cppflags='-DDEBUGGING -fno-strict-aliasing -I/usr/local/include'
>     ccflags ='-DDEBUGGING -fno-strict-aliasing -I/usr/local/include -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64'
>     stdchar='char', d_stdstdio=define, usevfork=false
>     intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8
>     d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=12
>     ivtype='long long', ivsize=8, nvtype='long double', nvsize=12, Off_t='off_t', lseeksize=8
>     alignbytes=4, usemymalloc=n, prototype=define
>   Linker and Libraries:
>     ld='cc', ldflags =' -L/usr/local/lib'
>     libpth=/usr/local/lib /lib /usr/lib
>     libs=-lnsl -lndbm -lgdbm -ldbm -ldb -ldl -lm -lc -lposix -lcrypt
>     libc=/lib/libc-2.1.2.so, so=so, useshrplib=false, libperl=libperl.a
>   Dynamic Linking:
>     dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags='-rdynamic'
>     cccdlflags='-fpic', lddlflags='-shared -L/usr/local/lib'
> 
> Locally applied patches:
>     
> 
> ---
> @INC for perl v5.6.0:
>     /home/abigail/Perl
>     /home/abigail/Sybase
>     /opt/perl/lib/5.6.0/i686-linux-64int
>     /opt/perl/lib/5.6.0
>     /opt/perl/lib/site_perl/5.6.0/i686-linux-64int
>     /opt/perl/lib/site_perl/5.6.0
>     /opt/perl/lib/site_perl/5.005
>     /opt/perl/lib/site_perl
>     .
> 
> ---
> Environment for perl v5.6.0:
>     HOME=/home/abigail
>     LANG (unset)
>     LANGUAGE (unset)
>     LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/home/abigail/Lib:/usr/local/lib:/usr/lib:/lib:/usr/X11R6/lib:/opt/tcl/lib:/opt/tk/lib/tk8.0
>     LOGDIR (unset)
>     PATH=/home/abigail/Bin:/opt/perl/bin:/opt/tcl/bin:/opt/tk/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/local/X11/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/games:/opt/povray/bin:/opt/teTeX/bin/i686-pc-linux-gnu:/opt/python/bin:/opt/acrobat/bin
>     PERL5LIB=/home/abigail/Perl:/home/abigail/Sybase
>     PERLDIR=/opt/perl
>     PERL_BADLANG (unset)
>     SHELL=/bin/bash
> 
> 


Thread Previous


nntp.perl.org: Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
Comments to Ask Bjørn Hansen at ask@perl.org | Group listing | About