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Re: Passing a scalar to a subroutine

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Feb 01, 2012 at 12:52 UTC ( #951203=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Passing a scalar to a subroutine

Passing arguments to subroutines in explained in perlintro and perlsub. To make it short, all the arguments are available in the special variable of name @_.

So your sub should start like this:

sub verification { my $value = shift; # accesses @_ ...

See also: shift.

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Re^2: Passing a scalar to a subroutine
by rspishock (Monk) on Feb 01, 2012 at 13:03 UTC

    Outstanding, thanks for the help, it worked. Thanks for also providing me with some material to read on subroutines, I'm sure they'll be helpful with what I'm working on.

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