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Old 08-08-2011
Script does not output

Hi all

I have the follow script written in perl, it should look in /var/log/X0rg.0.log and if there is an error reproted in the return a message but i cannot get it to return anything, i have tired chaning the word i grep for to something very simple, like Error but still it returns nothing


use strict;
use Data::Dumper;
use Set::Scalar;
use List::Util qw(first);
use Sys::Hostname;

use lib qw(/tools/SITE/perl);
use dnutil qw(isRenderNode);

exit 0 if (isRenderNode(hostname));

my $PROG     = 'xorgchk';
my $xorgconf = '/etc/X11/xorg.conf';
my $xorglog = '/user_data/XorgLog';

# check the X log file for dumb stuff
if (0) {
if (-e "$xorglog") {
    open my $xorg_log, $xorglog or die "$PROG: can't open $xorglog: $!\n";
    my @xorglog = <$xorg_log>;
    close $xorg_log;
   if (grep { "Error" } @xorglog) {
        print "incorrectly configured Wacom - device not found\n";
   # XXX more... 

any ideas
# 2  
Old 08-08-2011
Check the output of this snippet, and then look at your code again, and it should be obvious why you're not getting any output:
perl -e 'if(0){print "true";}else{print "false"}print "\n";'

# 3  
Old 08-08-2011
Yup, i do apoligise to all, it is far to early, it should have been

if (!0) {

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