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Re: [perl #21321] local ${"FOO"} does not work

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Mark Jason Dominus
February 21, 2003 14:12
Re: [perl #21321] local ${"FOO"} does not work
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Enache Adrian <>:
> 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.

I think we may be discussing different things.  I said nothing at all
about 'local'.  

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