[Israel.pm] finding fuul name of a function
gaal at forum2.org
Tue Mar 8 01:58:14 PST 2005
Yossi.Itzkovich at ecitele.com wrote:
>I have a perl script that someone else wrote it. It uses few modules.
>In the code he calls function foo(). How can I find which function is it ?
>in which module it is defined ?
Quick and dirty:
grep -r '^sub foo' src/
If this is a function call, look at the use lines -- the function has
exported from one of modules this code calls import on.
If this is a method call, walk @ISA; the good news is that you can do this
If this is tricky code that uses AUTOLOAD, you're in for some quality
time with yout tracer hat.
Gaal Yahas <gaal at forum2.org>
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