Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
good chemistry is complicated,
and a little bit messy -LW

Re: subroutine memory variable scope

by NetWallah (Canon)
on Dec 13, 2012 at 16:29 UTC ( #1008682=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to subroutine memory variable scope

You don't seem to be using @the_inputs for anything useful, and you throw away the returned value, at least in the internal recursive calls.

Iterating over the inputs for a given recursion will take care of itself - I don't see a need to save the list for posterity.
I would suggest getting rid of it entirely, since you have shown no use for it.

             "By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest."           -Confucius

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^2: subroutine memory variable scope
by austinj (Acolyte) on Dec 13, 2012 at 17:10 UTC
    Maybe I'm not understanding. I need the @the_inputs to be returned from the subfunction - I will be using it in a later call to verify if the user supplied inputs are valid ones.

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1008682]
and all is quiet...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others imbibing at the Monastery: (7)
As of 2018-06-22 19:50 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    Should cpanminus be part of the standard Perl release?

    Results (124 votes). Check out past polls.