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[perl #123322] "our" has the same scoping rules as "my" or "state"

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From:
Father Chrysostomos via RT
Date:
November 29, 2014 04:32
Subject:
[perl #123322] "our" has the same scoping rules as "my" or "state"
Message ID:
rt-4.0.18-19631-1417235520-260.123322-15-0@perl.org
On Fri Nov 28 15:34:12 2014, ikegami@adaelis.com wrote:
> 
> This is a bug report for perl from ikegami@adaelis.com,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.40 running under perl 5.20.1.
> 
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> [Please describe your issue here]
> 
> 
> $ perldoc -f our | grep 'same scoping'
>             "our" has the same scoping rules as "my" or "state",
> meaning that
> 
> $ perl -Mstrict -E'say( ( our $y = "abc" ), $y )'
> abcabc
> 
> $ perl -Mstrict -E'say( ( my $y = "abc" ), $y )'
> Global symbol "$y" requires explicit package name at -e line 1.
> Execution of -e aborted due to compilation errors.
> 
> Seems the docs aren't accurate.

There is code in pad.c to make ‘our’ cover the current statement (if there are no pad entries already under the same name in scope from previous statements), added in 929a0744021.  The relevant thread starts at <FC2E47BE-B781-11D7-BE4D-000A95A2734C@nanisky.com>.

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Father Chrysostomos


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