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Re: Peculiar incident: printing a variable changes its type

by tobyink (Abbot)
on Nov 13, 2013 at 09:28 UTC ( #1062358=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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  1. or download this
    $ perl -MDevel::Peek -E'my $x = 1; print "$x\n"; print Dump($x)'
    1
    ...
      REFCNT = 1
      FLAGS = (PADMY,IOK,pIOK)
      IV = 1
    
  2. or download this
    $ perl -MDevel::Peek -E'my $x = 1; print "$x\n"; $x += 0 ;print Dump($
    +x)'
    1
    ...
      PV = 0x9cb43a0 "1"\0
      CUR = 1
      LEN = 12
    

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