Well, it does both :) the pad (lexpad, lexical pad) is attached to the CV ( Code Value, subroutine ), each scope creates a new pad ... maybe that is not gutsy enough, but http://search.cpan.org/dist/illguts/index.html elaborates more on the structure of the guts -- or were you looking for something different?

In reply to Re^3: Perl closures: internal details. by Anonymous Monk
in thread Perl closures: internal details.(Updated) by BrowserUk

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