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RE: What is %_

by lhoward (Vicar)
on May 16, 2000 at 02:13 UTC ( #11761=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to What is %_

Scanning through the perl 5.6 source-code I found some interesting hints, but no direct evidence as to %_ real purpose.

from /ext/Opcode/

By default, the only variables shared with compartments are the "underscore" variables $_ and @_ (and, technically, the less frequently used %_, the _ filehandle and so on).
perlguts has the following mention
    L        (none)              Debugger %_<filename
    l        vtbl_dbline         Debugger %_<filename element

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