[tpm] Weird arrary reference bahaviour

Fulko Hew fulko.hew at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 17:13:55 PDT 2007

On 10/31/07, Indy Singh <indy at indigostar.com> wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> Can anyone explain, why taking a reference to an array gives a different
> value on each iteration of this loop.  This is the line of code:
>   my $r = \@f;
> If I move the "my @a" declaration outside the loop I get the same value
> each time.
> It seems that on each iteration of the loop a new @f array is created.
> Does that make sense?

... snip ...

foreach $x (@foo) {
>   my @f;

... snip ...

Yes, this make sense because my @f is a variable declared
every time the body of the foreach loop is executed.
(for the same reason that the split is executed every
time through the loop too.)
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