what is the meaning of $:: ?

Discussion in 'Perl Misc' started by Mathematisch, May 16, 2012.

  1. Mathematisch

    Mathematisch Guest

    Hi,

    I see this perl syntax "$::" in various scripts. What does it mean?
    i.e.

    $::VERSION = 0.01;

    What would that be written in this way?

    Thanks.
    Mathematisch, May 16, 2012
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  2. Mathematisch <> writes:
    > I see this perl syntax "$::" in various scripts. What does it mean?
    > i.e.
    >
    > $::VERSION = 0.01;
    >
    > What would that be written in this way?


    AFAIK, a 'package global' variable in package main.
    Rainer Weikusat, May 16, 2012
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  3. Mathematisch

    mingwei hu Guest

    learned it from Ben.
    thanks.
    mingwei hu, May 17, 2012
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