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December 13, 2010 08:05
Re: [perl #80628] [PATCH] __SUB__
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On 13 December 2010 13:59, Zefram <> wrote:
> demerphq wrote:
>>This is why i proposed using a $^THIS_SUB "magic tied var" for the purpose.
> A variable is a poor model for this.  I think it's best accessed via
> something that looks like a function call.  __SUB__ would be fine,
> except for the convention of __FOO__ denoting a compile-time constant.

Yes. But I think people can deal with that, it isnt much different
from __PACKAGE__.

> A current_sub() function interface would be my preference.  This can
> be very easily implemented in an XS module, generating a custom op.
> Something like:

That is done by Rafael in Sub::Current. He uses ROUTINE() for this purpose.


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