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Re^2: List Wrapper for Object Methods.

by pelagic (Curate)
on Dec 03, 2004 at 11:25 UTC ( #412088=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: List Wrapper for Object Methods.
in thread List Wrapper for Object Methods.

Thanks a lot Arunbear this works nicely.
There's just one thing left for me:
I see that my AUTOLOAD method now also "catches" calls for DESTROY and I don't know exactly what's happening then. Isn't the AUTOLOAD method a litte too generic?


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Re^3: List Wrapper for Object Methods.
by Arunbear (Parson) on Dec 03, 2004 at 12:01 UTC
    To get around that you can add the line
    return if $AUTOLOAD =~ /::DESTROY$/;
    at the beginning of the AUTOLOAD sub, or define a do-nothing DESTROY method (assuming you really don't have any cleanup to do). Perl calls the DESTROY method when it does garbage collection, even if you haven't defined a DESTROY method.

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