Debian Bug report logs - #702819
ITP: liblexical-underscore-perl -- access your caller's lexical underscore

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Package: wnpp; Maintainer for wnpp is;

Reported by: Jonas Smedegaard <>

Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:42:01 UTC

Owned by: Jonas Smedegaard <>

Severity: wishlist

Fixed in version liblexical-underscore-perl/0.001-1

Done: Jonas Smedegaard <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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From: Jonas Smedegaard <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: ITP: liblexical-underscore-perl -- access your caller's lexical underscore
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:38:06 +0100
Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Jonas Smedegaard <>

* Package name    : liblexical-underscore-perl
  Version         : 0.001
  Upstream Author : Toby Inkster <>
* URL             :
* License         : Artistic or GPL-1+
  Programming Lang: Perl
  Description     : access your caller's lexical underscore

 Starting with Perl 5.10, it is possible to create a lexical version of
 the Perl default variable $_. Certain Perl constructs like the "given"
 keyword automatically use a lexical $_ rather than the global $_.
 It is occasionallly useful for a sub to be able to access its caller's
 $_ variable regardless of whether it was lexical or not. The "(_)" sub
 prototype is the official way to do so, however there are sometimes
 disadvantages to this; in particular it can only appear as the final
 required argument in a prototype, and there is no way of the sub
 differentiating between an explicitly passed argument and $_.
 lexical::underscore allows you to access your caller's lexical $_
 variable as easily as:

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From: Jonas Smedegaard <>
Subject: Bug#702819: fixed in liblexical-underscore-perl 0.001-1
Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:00:06 +0000
Source: liblexical-underscore-perl
Source-Version: 0.001-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
liblexical-underscore-perl, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive.

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Jonas Smedegaard <> (supplier of updated liblexical-underscore-perl package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:54:12 +0100
Source: liblexical-underscore-perl
Binary: liblexical-underscore-perl
Architecture: source all
Version: 0.001-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Perl Group <>
Changed-By: Jonas Smedegaard <>
 liblexical-underscore-perl - access your caller's lexical underscore
Closes: 702819
 liblexical-underscore-perl (0.001-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * Initial packaging release.
     Closes: bug#702819.
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