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Re: :: question
September 14, 2017 05:42
Re: :: question
Message ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
On 09/13/2017 10:26 PM, Brandon Allbery wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 12:46 AM, ToddAndMargo <ToddAndMargo@zoho.com
> <mailto:ToddAndMargo@zoho.com>> wrote:
> What is the Perl6 equivalent of the perl 5 "::"?
> $Found = CheckSystemDependancy::Which ( $ProgramName, $HowToExit );
> It's the same... but unlike Perl 5, there is a difference between subs
> and methods, and subs are lexical by default (that is, they behave as if
> defined "my sub ..." --- which syntax is legal in Perl 6 (and I think in
> sufficiently recent perl 5 if you specify a minimum version in your
> script)). For a sub to be callable that way, it must explicitly be
> defined as "our sub ...".
> Although you will run into another issue because you have whitespace
> before the "(", so it will be called with one parameter that is a
> 2-element list.
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8: use CheckSystemDependancy; # qw[ Which ];
35: #$Found = Which( $ProgramName, $HowToExit );
36: $Found = CheckSystemDependancy::Which( $ProgramName, $HowToExit );
$ CheckSystemDependancy.pl6 ls live
Could not find symbol '&Which'
in block <unit> at ./CheckSystemDependancy.pl6 line 36
Line 35 works, but line 36 does not.
I am stumped