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Good point. One could always do this:

use Want 'howmany'; my ($a, $b, $c) = &{ sub{ (1) x howmany } };

Not sure if that's shorter/better than other solutions (plus requires Want), but it's another way of keeping the number of variables in sync.


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In reply to Re^3: Assign multiple scalars the same value by xdg
in thread Assign multiple scalars the same value by mhearse

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