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Re: Finding what called a subroutine

by educated_foo (Vicar)
on Apr 06, 2013 at 08:20 UTC ( #1027266=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Finding what called a subroutine

Yes, you can use caller:
($pkg, $file, $line) = caller(1);
Or see Carp's croak() and confess().

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Re^2: Finding what called a subroutine
by pemungkah (Priest) on Apr 06, 2013 at 10:11 UTC
    Very much recommend caller(), as educated_foo says; you can get a full stack trace all the way back to the main program if you need it.

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[1nickt]: my $x = $aohoaoh->[0]->{' foo'}->[0]->{'bar' }; should work
[thepkd]: not indexing
[thepkd]: getting data out of the ds
[choroba]: it depends. Give more details, please
[thepkd]: i used a series of {}'s but it dont work
[choroba]: You need square brackets for arrays
[GotToBTru]: you can certainly construct a single expression to access any part of the data structure, without using temp variables. but you might make it easier on yourself and any other poor soul who has to understand your code if you do
[thepkd]: to dereference i mean
LanX .oO( oh tempz, oh moretz)
[thepkd]: @GotToBTru Sure. But.

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