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Could adding an evaluation to the end of the sub something like;

sub gettinglist{ $ListItemReturnedCount++ if { Item retrieved }; return $ListItemReturnedCount; }

be a possible alternative? Ok, perhaps if you are debugging but not for production as a very unexpectedly short list would be returned to a calling routine somewhere. So, seeing as the sub is returning a list anyway. Could you not retrieve the number from some other place, for example from the sub/routine to where the list is called from?


In reply to Re: Trouble getting size of list returned from sub by Don Coyote
in thread Trouble getting size of list returned from sub by wanna_code_perl

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