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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Hopefully it wasn't my slides [redhotpenguin.com] that were way off ;-) Here's how I poked at the internals of a program, including global variables. I got the idea from another post here on use Perl, and I hacked out this working program and test.

    phred@pooky ~ $ cat program.pl
    #!perl -w

    use strict;
    use warnings;

    our $var = 0;

    sub addition {
        my ($one, $other_one) = @_;
        my $result = $one + $other_one+$var;
        return $result;
    }

    sub should_die {
        die "oops";
    }

    1;

    phred@pooky ~ $ cat