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Re: Dereferencing %hash that does not exist.

by choroba (Canon)
on Sep 04, 2013 at 10:28 UTC ( #1052282=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Dereferencing %hash that does not exist.

In recent Perl (which 5.10.1 is in this context), you can also use the defined-or operator:

my $revmod = %{ $_[0] // {} };

Update: It should work with plain ||, too, in the older versions. Just make sure you never call it with 0 as the argument.

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