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How to assign bit shift to a variable?

How to assign bit shift to a variable?

How to assign bit shift to a variable?

I know this line works:


print "OK!! Child($$, $pid) $res ended with ", $? >> 8; print "\n"; 

But how do I assign the line above into a variable? e.g.


$logMsg .= "OK!! Child($$, $pid) $res ended with ", $? >> 8;
$logMsg .= "\n"; 

While compiling it, I got this:


Useless use of right bitshift (>>) in void context at... 

How to make it work? Thanks for the help.

RE: How to assign bit shift to a variable?

Thank you, prex1!

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