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I really like this solution because it's syntactically simple. It works when an argument is omitted entirely, but unfortunately it doesn't supply the default value when the value 'undef' is passed as an argument, like this:
mysub(foo => 0, bar => 1, baz => undef); sub mysub { my %defaults = qw(foo 9 bar 8 baz 7); my %args = (%defaults, @_); print "Foo: $args{foo}, Bar: $args{bar}, Baz: $args{baz}\n"; }

But it's inspired me to see if I can modify it to suit my needs. Thank you!


In reply to Re: Re: Re: Default subroutine parameters (boo) by thelenm
in thread Default subroutine parameters by thelenm

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