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Firstly, yes it is possible to write to a local file. I tried your program and it worked creating menu.txt.

If the file didn't get created then it is probably being created somewhere else. Put a

use Cwd; print cwd();
Into your program to see where it thinks the current directory is, then look there for menu.txt

Secondly - check the version of perl between your local machine and the remote machine.

perl -V
Will tell you, or if you don't have shell access just run that from a system command.

If it is < perl 5.6 then use diagnostics won't work which is a possibly explanation.


In reply to Re: write to local files? and why does strict bugger this online but not locally? by ncw
in thread write to local files? and why does strict bugger this online but not locally? by jerrygarciuh

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