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Re: Is modifying the symbol table to redefine subroutines evil?

by halley (Prior)
on Apr 13, 2007 at 16:49 UTC ( #609974=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Is modifying the symbol table to redefine subroutines evil?

This approach to modifying the symbol-table after a first call is roughly the technique that we used when we implemented a deprecated module: use deprecated;

package OldeCrufte; use deprecated qw(do_hack); # calling OldeCrufte::do_hack() will carp
package OldeCrufte; use deprecated; # using the OldeCrufte module will carp

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