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Use of __LINE__ in perl.

Posted by peeterjoot on January 24, 2011

I’d wondered a couple times how to do this, and had littered scripts occasionally with various manually created unique text markers for debugging purposes. Here’s an easier way:

print " Line: ", __LINE__, "\n";

(works for __FILE__ too).

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