Package: libpadwalker-perl (2.2-1b1)
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Original Maintainers (usually from Debian):
- Debian Perl Group (Mail Archive)
- Salvatore Bonaccorso
- Ryan Niebur
- Jonathan Yu
- Martín Ferrari
- gregor herrmann
It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.
- Homepage [metacpan.org]
Warning: This package is from the staging distribution. That means it is likely unstable or buggy, and it may even cause data loss. Please be sure to consult the changelog and other possible documentation before using it. The package will automatically migrate to the current development distribution, when it has been tested.
module to inspect and manipulate lexical variables
PadWalker is a module that allows you to inspect and even modify lexical variables in the current "lexical pad stack." Perl tracks which variables are accessible and visible in each lexical scope by keeping a separate set of variables for each scope. This module looks for a given variable by traversing that stack, which allows it to alter anything in the stack, even variables not normally accessible in the current scope.
In practise, this module is useful for checking anything defined in the full stack of subroutines that called your function, making it extremely useful for debugging. It is, however, not recommended for use in production code.
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