Dynamic sub references


use strict; # always

*dynamicsub = \&{'somepackage::somesub'};
&dynamicsub('blah blah') if defined(&dynamicsub);

The line in bold above is pretty cool if you're a Perl hack. Dynamically referencing and invoking a routine (regardless of what package it may be in) like that is pretty handy.


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