Perl functions references-goto Function - Perl Scripting

What is Perl goto function?


This function consists of three forms, the first form causes the current execution point to jump to the point referred to as LABEL. A goto option in this form cannot be used to jump into a loop or external function. you can only jump to a point within the same scope.
The second form helps to EXPR in evaluating the LABEL which is to be recognised. In actual case, you should be able to use a normal conditional statement or function to control the execution of a program, so its use will get depreciated.
The third form substitutes a call to the named subroutine for the currently running subroutine. The new subroutine inherits the argument stack and other features of the original subroutine; it becomes impossible for the new subroutine analyse that it was called by another name.


Following is the simple syntax for this function −

Return Value

This function does not return any value.


Following is the example code showing its basic usage −
When above code is executed, it produces the following result −

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