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Re^4: Near-free function currying in Perl

by tmoertel (Chaplain)
on Mar 21, 2005 at 19:04 UTC ( #441268=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Near-free function currying in Perl
in thread Near-free function currying in Perl

Thanks for the friendly reminder.

I just uploaded version 0.1003 to CPAN. It includes the following addition:

=head2 Using another suffix Do not change the suffix unless you truly must. If for some reason you cannot use the standard C<_c> suffix, you can override it by changing C<$AutoCurry::suffix> I<for the duration of your calls to AutoCurry>. Use C<do> and C<local> to limit the scope of your changes: use AutoCurry; # suffix changing is not compatible with ':all' my @curried_fns = do { local $AutoCurry::suffix = "_curry"; AutoCurry::curry_package(); }; # result: ( "main::foo_curry" ) sub foo { ... }; # foo_curry will be created by call to curry_package, above

I cannot use the BEGIN approach that you suggested because that would override the suffix for all subsequent users of AutoCurry, not just the current package.

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Re^5: Near-free function currying in Perl
by diotalevi (Canon) on Mar 21, 2005 at 19:10 UTC

    Ok, here's the BEGIN approach changed so it *does* work for you. I'm just creating a use() which has the value set for its duration. Any later calls to use() or ->import() won't reflect the suffix I set here.

    BEGIN { local $AutoCurry::suffix = ...; require AutoCurry; AutoCurry->import(); }

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