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Answer: Can I make recursive calls to subroutines?

by chromatic (Archbishop)
on May 12, 2000 at 18:47 UTC ( #11280=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > subroutines > Can I make recursive calls to subroutines? - Answer contributed by chromatic

Yes. Perl will even warn you if the recursion stack gets too deep (I'm currently around 200,000 calls).
use strict; sub head_for_the_deep { my $depth = shift; print "Sinking to level $depth.\n"; head_for_the_deep($depth + 1); } head_for_the_deep(0);

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