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Re: Passing arguments to a function reference

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Jul 21, 2013 at 20:13 UTC ( #1045536=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Passing arguments to a function reference

What are you expecting the value of $error to be when the signal arrives?

Plus, why not simply capture the variable as a closure:

my $error; sub timeout { ... if( $error ) ... ... } ... $SIG{ALRM} = \&timeout;

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