This is a not uncommon use of goto
in many languages. However if you follow the node at the top, you will find out that I pointed out to Ovid
emphasized (with a pre-processor hack showing how to get them in C++), that Perl has a cleaner way to do this. Namely loop control combined with named loops.
So keep aware of the option of doing this with a goto. But remember in any language to look for named loops. If they exist, then that is a better solution to this problem.
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