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perlvar pod
authorJohn L. Allen <allen@grumman.com>
Thu, 18 Jul 2002 15:37:07 +0000 (11:37 -0400)
committerJarkko Hietaniemi <jhi@iki.fi>
Thu, 18 Jul 2002 18:37:43 +0000 (18:37 +0000)
From: "John L. Allen" <allen@grumman.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.91.1020718153229.20591A@gateway.grumman.com>

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@17629

pod/perlvar.pod

index 0672c4e..e522b3d 100644 (file)
@@ -1225,6 +1225,13 @@ the script.  C<$#ARGV> is generally the number of arguments minus
 one, because C<$ARGV[0]> is the first argument, I<not> the program's
 command name itself.  See C<$0> for the command name.
 
+=item ARGVOUT
+
+The special filehandle that points to the currently open output file
+when doing edit-in-place processing with B<-i>.  Useful when you have
+to do a lot of inserting and don't want to keep modifying $_.  See
+L<perlrun> for the B<-i> switch.
+
 =item @F
 
 The array @F contains the fields of each line read in when autosplit