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Re: Dynamically constructed function calls

by tall_man (Parson)
on Nov 03, 2004 at 23:46 UTC ( #405052=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Dynamically constructed function calls

An eval would do it, like this:

eval "\$f\-\>prefix_$key\( \$atr\)";

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•Re^2: Dynamically constructed function calls
by merlyn (Sage) on Nov 04, 2004 at 13:18 UTC
    No. Do not resort to eval-string if other means are available. You're firing up the compiler (slower than almost any other solution), and exposing yourself to hard to debug and hard to secure practices.

    -- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker
    Be sure to read my standard disclaimer if this is a reply.

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