Fun Perl question

Frank v Waveren at
Tue Feb 19 16:01:05 GMT 2008

goto "use";

(also: ewww!)


On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 03:04:13PM +0000, Peter Corlett wrote:
> So there's me with this bit of code that's running a bit slow. I run the
> following command:
>   perl -M:DProf ./
> and then follow it with dproffpp to see the results. I'm then left
> scratching my head to work out why I've got "Unable to open tmon.out" before
> spotting my silly mistake.
> The fun question is: why did the original command seem to work?
> (I've already worked out the answer, by the way, but it might be an amusing
> puzzle for somebody else.)
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