Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Just another Perl shrine
 
PerlMonks  

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);

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Chatterbox?
[marinersk]: I definitely love it when my $current_taask=& taskPop(); if ($current_task eq $original_task) { } is true.
[marinersk]: s/taask/task/g;

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others taking refuge in the Monastery: (14)
As of 2017-05-25 15:18 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?