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I have two files:
# inc.pl use vars qw($foo); $foo = "hello"; 1;
# t.pl use strict; use vars qw($foo); do 'inc.pl'; print $foo, "\n";
If I remove the 'use vars' from t.pl than t.pl fails to run with the error 'Global symbol "$foo" requires explicit package name'. How can I create a main:: global variable in inc.pl which I can access from t.pl without explicitly listing it in a 'use vars'?

I would like to have lots of variables in inc.pl without listing each of them in files that use them.

Thank you for any help.


In reply to Re: Variable Scoping in Perl: the basics by thecap
in thread Variable Scoping in Perl: the basics by arturo

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