Bug 81958 - changing $0 / $PROGRAM_NAME has no effect
changing $0 / $PROGRAM_NAME has no effect
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: perl (Show other bugs)
8.0
i686 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Chip Turner
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-01-15 14:36 EST by Jonathan Schatz
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-22 10:45:43 EDT
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a small test case for this bug (498 bytes, text/plain)
2003-01-15 14:37 EST, Jonathan Schatz
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Description Jonathan Schatz 2003-01-15 14:36:28 EST
Description of problem:
assigning a value to $0 or $PROGRAM_NAME has no effect

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

[jon@jonschatz-lx jon]$ rpm -q perl
perl-5.8.0-55


How reproducible:
every time.

Steps to Reproduce:

run the test case i'll attach after i submit this.

Actual results:
the test case fails.

Expected results:
the test case should pass.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jonathan Schatz 2003-01-15 14:37:53 EST
Created attachment 89385 [details]
a small test case for this bug

this fails with assigning to $0 and with $PROGRAM_NAME. comment out one or the
other to see it fail with either.
Comment 2 Jonathan Schatz 2003-08-27 20:08:44 EDT
this seems to be fixed in rh9.0 with:

[jon@jonschatz-lx jon]$ rpm -q perl
perl-5.8.0-88


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