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Re^4: use 'local' modifier to hashref element

by kennethk (Abbot)
on Jun 05, 2013 at 15:54 UTC ( #1037257=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: use 'local' modifier to hashref element
in thread use 'local' modifier to hashref element

You may want to reconsider what you've said here.
use strict; use warnings; use Data::Dumper; my %hash = (1 => 2, 3 => 4); BLOCK: { local $hash{1} = 5; print Dumper \%hash; } print Dumper \%hash;
What you've said is true for localizing lexical scalars; however localizing values in lexical arrays and hashes is no problem. See When to Still Use local(), item #3. Sorry if I've misread your intent.

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