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Enache Adrian
February 21, 2003 10:02
Re: [perl #21321] local ${"FOO"} does not work
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On Fri, Feb 21, 2003 at 12:26:05PM -0500, Mark Jason Dominus wrote:
> No, it will not.  It will do what it is programmed to do; it should be
> easy to arrange for ${"b"} to be optimized to access the global
> variable $b regardless of whether there is a lexical $b in scope or
> not.

The check about 'local $ref' is made in Perl_mod(), which seems
to happen before the peephole optimizer is run. So you have to
move the check too elsewhere.



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