Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Come for the quick hacks, stay for the epiphanies.
 
PerlMonks  

perlfunc:local

by gods (Initiate)
on Aug 24, 1999 at 22:42 UTC ( [id://280]=perlfunc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

local

See the current Perl documentation for local.

Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:


local - create a temporary value for a global variable (dynamic scoping)



local EXPR



A local modifies the listed variables to be local to the enclosing block, file, or eval. If more than one value is listed, the list must be placed in parentheses. See Temporary Values via local() for details, including issues with tied arrays and hashes.

You really probably want to be using my() instead, because local() isn't what most people think of as ``local''. See Private Variables via my() for details.


Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Domain Nodelet?
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this?Last hourOther CB clients
Other Users?
Others contemplating the Monastery: (4)
As of 2024-07-17 20:49 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    No recent polls found

    Notices?
    erzuuli‥ 🛈The London Perl and Raku Workshop takes place on 26th Oct 2024. If your company depends on Perl, please consider sponsoring and/or attending.