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> > Global symbol "$cmd" requires explicit package name at ...

> That means you have a variable "$cmd" on line 32, which you failed to declare with my $cmd or a similar statement.

I wonder if nowadays the error message shouldn't be updated to something "requires explicit package name or lexical "my" declaration ..."

Lexicals replaced package vars as a standard long ago, maybe the feedback should reflect the most probable cause.

I'm aware that changing the message might confuse some parsers, but it's such a common question here that it's worth a rethink.

Cheers Rolf

( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)


In reply to Re^2: Code is giving "explicit package name required" error by LanX
in thread Code is giving "explicit package name required" error by manishrathi

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