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Re: For clarity and cleanliness, I'd recommend...

by merlyn (Sage)
on Mar 05, 2005 at 19:40 UTC ( #436953=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to For clarity and cleanliness, I'd recommend...
in thread looking for a good idiom: return this if this is true

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Comment on Re: For clarity and cleanliness, I'd recommend...
Re^2: For clarity and cleanliness, I'd recommend...
by saskaqueer (Friar) on Mar 06, 2005 at 08:05 UTC

    This works fine, and does not clobber $_.

    #!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; print test(), $/; sub subtest { return 4 } sub test { return $_ if ( local $_ = subtest() ); # continue return 'false'; }

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