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Re^3: Can't Reference a Sub by Variable when using Strict

by broquaint (Abbot)
on Oct 04, 2004 at 07:41 UTC ( #396141=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Can't Reference a Sub by Variable when using Strict
in thread Can't Reference a Sub by Variable when using Strict

Creating symbolic references to subroutines is quite valid under strictures e.g
use strict; sub foo { print "It's all good."; } my $subref = \&{ "foo" }; &$subref; __output__ It's all good.
HTH

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Re^4: Can't Reference a Sub by Variable when using Strict
by tachyon (Chancellor) on Oct 04, 2004 at 12:32 UTC

    That's a bug not a feature :-)

    C:\>perl -MO=Deparse test.pl sub foo { print q[It's all good.]; } my $subref = \&{'foo';}; &$subref;

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