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Re^2: passing arrays to subroutines

by nobull (Friar)
on Mar 16, 2005 at 21:02 UTC ( #440147=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: passing arrays to subroutines
in thread passing arrays to subroutines

my $a=@_[0];

Unpacking @_ with explicit subscripts is inefficient and unsightly. Using an array slice in a scalar context is also messy.

my ($a)=@_;
or
my $a=shift;

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