MirOS Manual: subs(3p)

subs(3p)        Perl Programmers Reference Guide         subs(3p)


     subs - Perl pragma to predeclare sub names


         use subs qw(frob);
         frob 3..10;


     This will predeclare all the subroutine whose names are in
     the list, allowing you to use them without parentheses even
     before they're declared.

     Unlike pragmas that affect the $^H hints variable, the "use
     vars" and "use subs" declarations are not BLOCK-scoped.
     They are thus effective for the entire file in which they
     appear.  You may not rescind such declarations with "no
     vars" or "no subs".

     See "Pragmatic Modules" in perlmodlib and "strict subs" in

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