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Re^2: Calling a sub without enclosing its argument inside brackets

by LanX (Saint)
on Mar 18, 2024 at 13:17 UTC ( [id://11158331]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Calling a sub without enclosing its argument inside brackets
in thread Calling a sub without enclosing its argument inside brackets

> Add the following to get the desired behaviour:

> no feature qw( indirect );

For completeness, he still needs to predeclare the sub palt .

Either by putting sub palt { ... } earlier or use subs qw(palt); to tell the compiler that it's not a bareword.

Otherwise he'll get

Bareword found where operator expected (Do you need to predeclare "palt"?

Cheers Rolf
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Re^3: Calling a sub without enclosing its argument inside brackets
by ikegami (Patriarch) on Mar 18, 2024 at 13:37 UTC

    For completeness, he still needs to predeclare the sub palt .

    Yeah. That's always the case when calling a sub without parens or &.

    It can also be done using sub palt;.

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