[p4] perl trigger
G. Matthew Rice
matt at starnix.com
Thu Nov 16 05:48:48 PST 2006
"Robert McKenna" <robertm at bioware.com> writes:
> simple trigger I've been using for testing and which fails on the line
> @FILES = `ls -l /perforce/triggers`;. The trigger succeeds if this line
> is replaced with a static assignment to @FILES. "Die" produces no output
> in the validation failure message.
> @FILES = `ls -l /perforce/triggers` || die("Bombed");
You should consider taking delaying the die and looking at the $? variable.
that's for success/failure.
The $! variable should have an error message for you to print, if there is a
failure (which it looks like there is).
The perlvar and perlop man pages have more info on these special variables
and the system/`` functions, respctively.
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