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Another option is to set your autoload like this:
sub AUTOLOAD { my ($self) = @_; # don't do any work if we are being called for DESTROY next if(substr($AUTOLOAD, -7) eq 'DESTROY'); $AUTOLOAD =~ /.*::get(_\w+)/ or die "No such method: $AUTOLOAD"; exists $self->{$1} or die "No such attribute: $1"; return $self->{$1} }
Notice how it returns if this is a call to destroy? AUTOLOAD will never be called if there is a DESTROY method. I imagine sub DESTROY {} is faster, but the logic seems easier to maintain and less people will be asking "Why does my autoload work in this class and not that one?"

In reply to Re: Re: Strange code execution with 'AUTOLOAD' by DrZaius
in thread Strange code execution with 'AUTOLOAD' by nysus

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