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Re: execute a string as a function

by CountZero (Bishop)
on Aug 06, 2013 at 16:21 UTC ( #1048139=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to execute a string as a function

And don't call your subroutines with the '&' added to its name. It has certain side-effects you do not need.


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Re^2: execute a string as a function
by marinersk (Curate) on Aug 06, 2013 at 21:29 UTC
    I'll bite.

    What side-effects?

        &NAME(LIST);   # Circumvent prototypes.
        &NAME;         # Makes current @_ visible to called subroutine.
        cute, where are the sideffects?
        &unpack_c( $lines[$_] ) ; VERSUS unpack_c( $lines[$_] ) ;

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