Thank you, very useful! I ended up with this:
if (eval {require autobox::universal;}) { autobox::universal->import('type'); } else { print 'Warning: Cannot locate autobox/ in @INC (you may + need to install autobox)' . "\n" . "In Strawberry Perl you can get autobox like this:\n" . " 1. from a Windows Administrator (elevated) command prompt +...\n" . " 2. cd \\strawberry\\perl\\bin\n" . " 3. cpan autobox::universal\n\n"; eval("sub type { return '?';}"); }

In reply to Re^2: How can I test for the representation of an integer? by Dave Burton
in thread How can I test for the representation of an integer? by sm@sh

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