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Re: subroutine memory variable scope

by NetWallah (Abbot)
on Dec 13, 2012 at 16:29 UTC ( #1008682=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to subroutine memory variable scope

You don't seem to be using @the_inputs for anything useful, and you throw away the returned value, at least in the internal recursive calls.

Iterating over the inputs for a given recursion will take care of itself - I don't see a need to save the list for posterity.
I would suggest getting rid of it entirely, since you have shown no use for it.

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Re^2: subroutine memory variable scope
by austinj (Acolyte) on Dec 13, 2012 at 17:10 UTC
    Maybe I'm not understanding. I need the @the_inputs to be returned from the subfunction - I will be using it in a later call to verify if the user supplied inputs are valid ones.

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