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Re: Re: Why no bareword warnings while inside of BEGIN

by Juerd (Abbot)
on Mar 22, 2004 at 22:44 UTC ( #338805=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Why no bareword warnings while inside of BEGIN
in thread Why no bareword warnings while inside of BEGIN

A BEGIN block is not marked by the sub keyword. Instead, you just use BEGIN {...}

It can be, though. "sub BEGIN" doesn't create a normal sub called BEGIN, but it is valid syntax. In fact, it is how B::Deparse deparses BEGIN blocks. The same goes for CHECK, INIT and END. See also what perlmod has to say about this.

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