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From:
Brent Laabs
Date:
June 21, 2018 05:58
Subject:
Re: a `pe4rl6 -c` error to fix
Message ID:
CAAPDpBwONCBANkNuOhpU94cxp4TQ36tVcqv153rHsYRTV5Y1JA@mail.gmail.com
-c does compile time warnings, not runtime warnings.  You can't make
runtime warnings appear at compile time without using a BEGIN block.

On Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 9:59 PM, Todd Chester <ToddAndMargo@zoho.com> wrote:

>
>
> > On Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 10:50 PM, Todd Chester <ToddAndMargo@zoho.com>
> wrote:
> >> Dear Perl Developers,
> >>
> >> Would you please fix this `perl6 -c` checker error?
> >>
> >> $ perl6 -v
> >> This is Rakudo version 2018.05 built on MoarVM version 2018.05
> >> implementing Perl 6.c.
> >>
> >>
> >> The checkers passes this line with Syntax OK
> >>
> >>       $ReturnStr, $CurlStatus = CurlDownloadFile $FileAddr,
> $BaseFileName,
> >> %MaxTime<'MaxTime4'>;
> >>
> >>
> >> But actually running the line throws
> >>
> >>       Useless use of $ReturnStr in sink context
> >>
> >>
> >> The checker should throw an error if the line is "useless"
> >>
> >> Many thanks,
> >> -T
>
>
> > On 06/20/2018 11:46 AM, Will Coleda wrote:
>
>> It's a warning, not an error.
>>
>
> Indeed it is.  "-c" does warnings too and it should
> show in "-c" too.
>

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