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

Re^2: What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?

by ikegami (Pope)
on May 30, 2012 at 16:02 UTC ( #973328=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?
in thread What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?

eval is not equivalent. Not even close. While it does the job, it does significant collateral damage in the process, so it doesn't work at all as far as I'm concerned.

I'm not saying we need this feature. I'm simply saying "just use eval" is wrong.

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^3: What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?
by Anonymous Monk on May 31, 2012 at 07:13 UTC

    eval is not equivalent. Not even close. While it does the job, it does significant collateral damage in the process, so it doesn't work at all as far as I'm concerned.

    wow, you're rally onto something

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://973328]
help
Chatterbox?
[LanX]: before digging into deep debugging ... I have a strange UTF8 problem, probably it rings a bell:
[LanX]: two utf8 strings from different sources are base64 encoded, but after joining both the umlauts in teh second get deleted

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others examining the Monastery: (9)
As of 2017-01-16 13:49 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    Do you watch meteor showers?




    Results (150 votes). Check out past polls.