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Re^5: How come @_ gets changed here?

by dave_the_m (Monsignor)
on Jun 10, 2017 at 19:04 UTC ( #1192487=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: How come @_ gets changed here?
in thread How come @_ gets changed here?

the rough rule is: don't free elements of arrays and hashes (e.g. by assigning a list to the array or hash) when those elements are currently the arguments of a funtion call, or are being iterated over by for(), etc.


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Re^6: How come @_ gets changed here?
by LanX (Archbishop) on Jun 10, 2017 at 19:16 UTC
    Please correct me if I'm wrong, but as long as I copy the args in my first line, it should be safe from messed up ref counts, shouldn't it?

    my ($a, $b) = @_

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