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•Re: Perl Singletons

by merlyn (Sage)
on Jul 19, 2002 at 19:52 UTC ( #183419=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl Singletons

There's no point in even returning an instance. Just return the package name:
package DBconnector; my $dbh; sub new { return __PACKAGE__ } sub connect { my $pointless = shift; $dbh ||= DBI->connect($@); }
and so on.

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

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Re^2: Perl Singletons
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Jul 19, 2002 at 20:44 UTC
    $dbh ||= DBI->connect($@);

    You probably mean @_ there.. at least I can't see an eval anywhere *grin*

    ++ tho. :)

    Makeshifts last the longest.

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