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Re: find the package name of an inherited object from inside the parent

by Corion (Pope)
on Jul 07, 2013 at 08:33 UTC ( #1042976=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to find the package name of an inherited object from inside the parent

__PACKAGE__ is a constant like __FILE__ and __LINE__. What you might want is ref, which returns the class a reference is blessed into.

Just be advised that outside of debugging, there is very little you should do based on the class name.

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Re^2: find the package name of an inherited object from inside the parent
by tomgracey (Beadle) on Jul 07, 2013 at 09:27 UTC
    Oh yeah! ref($self)! That really was a stupid question, apologies...

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