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perlman:lib:subsby root (Scribe)
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See the current Perl documentation for lib:subs.
Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:
subs - Perl pragma to predeclare sub names
use subs qw(frob); frob 3..10;
This will predeclare all the subroutine whose names are in the list, allowing you to use them without parentheses even before they're declared.
Unlike pragmas that affect the