overloading

Section: Perl Programmers Reference Guide (3pm)
Updated: 2019-11-29
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NAME

overloading - perl pragma to lexically control overloading  

SYNOPSIS

    {
        no overloading;
        my $str = "$object"; # doesn't call stringification overload
    }

    # it's lexical, so this stringifies:
    warn "$object";

    # it can be enabled per op
    no overloading qw("");
    warn "$object";

    # and also reenabled
    use overloading;

 

DESCRIPTION

This pragma allows you to lexically disable or enable overloading.
"no overloading"
Disables overloading entirely in the current lexical scope.
"no overloading @ops"
Disables only specific overloads in the current lexical scope.
"use overloading"
Reenables overloading in the current lexical scope.
"use overloading @ops"
Reenables overloading only for specific ops in the current lexical scope.


 

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