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Re: Duplicate variable returned from sub

by Your Mother (Bishop)
on Sep 23, 2019 at 16:59 UTC ( #11106577=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Duplicate variable returned from sub

It’s easy enough to test–

perl -Mstrict -wE 'my ( $v1, $v2, $v1 ) = ( 1 .. 3 ); say $v1' "my" variable $v1 masks earlier declaration in same statement at -e li +ne 1. 3

I would not rely on the behavior though. Definitely fix it by cutting out the duplicates.

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Re^2: Duplicate variable returned from sub
by Zenzizenzizenzic (Scribe) on Sep 23, 2019 at 17:05 UTC
    I am addressing the code issue, yes. Since we're running this on Linux and Solaris, I really don't want to rely on a "quirk" that the code run the same. Thank you!

      You could make this explicit by using:

      my (undef, $var2, $var3, $var1) = someFunction($var4);
      or refactoring someFunction() if that makes sense.

        I'm refactoring the function call. But was curious where the undef would need to be if I needed a "fast fix".

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