[l2h] $* no longer supported error
bruce.miller at nist.gov
Fri Aug 7 09:49:32 CEST 2009
On 08/06/2009 09:39 PM, Ioan Despi wrote:
> despi at turing> latex2html q.tex
> $* is no longer supported at /usr/bin/latex2html line 10588.
Same message for
perl -e 'print $*;'
I suspect that, in this rare instance,
perl actually means what it says... :>
perldoc perldiag says:
$* is no longer supported
(S deprecated, syntax) The special variable $*, deprecated in older
perls, has been removed as of 5.9.0 and is no longer supported. You
should use the "//m" and "//s" regexp modifiers instead.
I no longer have a current latex2html installed,
but grepping a 2002 version shows many comments
that "MRO: replaced $* by /m", but still a
few blocks wrapped with:
10502: $* = 1; # Multiline matching ON
10514: $* = 0; # Multiline matching OFF
Hope that helps...
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