Perl functions references- local Function - Perl Scripting

What is the Perl local function?


This function sets the variables in LIST in a local format to the current execution block. If more than one value is specified, you must use parentheses to define the list.
Make a note that local creates a local copy of a variable, which then goes out of scope when the block which is enclosed terminates. The localized value is then used whenever it is accessed, including any subroutines and formats used during that block.


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 −

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