disable auto-instantiation or warn about it
uri at stemsystems.com
Fri Jul 13 20:09:42 BST 2007
>>>>> "DK" == Dirk Koopman <djk at tobit.co.uk> writes:
DK> Uri Guttman wrote:
>>>>>>> "JS" == Jonathan Stowe <jns at gellyfish.com> writes:
JS> It's generally called auto-vivification. However you want to
JS> strict" that will stop that particular class of bug.
>> nope. strict has no effect on autoviv.
>> and there is no simple way to disable it (probably some tied/XS thing
>> could do it).
DK> IIRC (can't find the book at the moment [due to a recent deluge of
DK> "new" ones]), that Damian Conway devotes at least one chapter on the
DK> subject of autoviv control in "Object Oriented Perl".
and i wrote a tutorial about autoviv a while back that many have found
it even has a exists replacement sub that won't autovivify.
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