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Re: Re: Question regarding variable scope

by MarkM (Curate)
on Oct 17, 2003 at 05:33 UTC ( #299940=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Question regarding variable scope
in thread Question regarding variable scope

Actually, my() and our() do not behave the same from a subroutine. Both define a lexical context for the variable, however, my() allocates a new variable each time it is evaluated, while our() reuses a global.

For recursive subroutines, or subroutines that are accessed at the same time from multiple threads, my() variables are safe, while our() variables are unsafe.

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