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Re^4: Inspecting the name of a variable

by LanX (Canon)
on Sep 02, 2012 at 20:50 UTC ( #991328=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Inspecting the name of a variable
in thread Inspecting the name of a variable

Thats where I started, but if you look into Ovid's code you will see that he's only inspecting lexical variables.

Cheers Rolf

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Re^5: Inspecting the name of a variable
by remiah (Hermit) on Sep 03, 2012 at 01:18 UTC

    I saw it. It used the same module, PadWalker.

    With -d debug, when I type V at for loop, I see "$x = 42" in the list. It seems there is some way for printing variable names...

    I know nothing for perlguts,and don't understand what is Alias here ...
    Hope you get some hints from superior monks.


      The problem is that a variable (i.e. the refrence) can be bound to multiple names.

      So using PadWalker doesn't really help... but I think I have a better idea how to solve it. :)

      Cheers Rolf

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