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Re^2: Calling a method from class / subclass?

by arkturuz (Curate)
on Oct 05, 2007 at 09:10 UTC ( #642860=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Calling a method from class / subclass?
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Quote: what mylog ($PACKAGE::mylog) is for

To store the value you need variable name: that's $mylog. To store it in the current package, you can use $__PACKAGE__::mylog.

Quote: Again, why Log::Log4perl is assigned to _PACKAGE_::mylog?? What does this mean?

It could mean a number of things. One of them could be that author of the code wants a package global variable (variable that is global in the package defined) to be accessed from outside of the package.

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