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Re^2: a sub within a sub -- revisiting

by ikegami (Pope)
on Apr 11, 2010 at 06:21 UTC ( #834057=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Note that the above leaks if the anon sub accesses $bar. That would be the case if the anon sub is recursive, for example. I find the following simpler, and it doesn't leak.

sub foo { ... local *bar = sub { ... }; bar(...); }

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