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Mini HowTo: How to port Perl 5 modules to Perl 6

by iblech (Friar)
on Mar 25, 2005 at 20:07 UTC ( #442402=perlmeditation: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    # This Perl 5 exporting code...
    require Exporter;
    # ...becomes this in Perl 6:
    sub foo(...) is export {...}
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    # Perl 5
    sub get_foo {
    $ = "...";
    # Notice: Standard assignment syntax!
    # Assignments should look line assingments, not like method calls
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    has $.foo is rw;
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    subtype OddInt of Int where { $^n % 2 == 1 }
    has OddInt $.foo is rw;
    # And then:
    $ = 12; # will die (at compile-time!)

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[stevieb]: debugged my first very low-level C memory issue within a shared library with gdb so I did :D
[stevieb]: problem was in my code, but through the debugger I figured out what was actually happening, and why. Pretty straight forward after a few hours of reading and testing

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