[Israel.pm] OT: how can you limit your search to a block in vi or emacs?

sawyer x xsawyerx at gmail.com
Mon Sep 8 05:42:50 PDT 2008


hmm... you're right

what about Symbol's qualify() function?
parsing it with B::Deparse or something like that and then
qualify()ing variables?
i haven't looked much into it...

On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 1:07 PM, Gaal Yahas <gaal at forum2.org> wrote:
> What does it mean to "use typeglobs" in this context and why does it help Gabor?
>
> Note that lexical variables (declared with "my") are not in a package
> symbol table.
>
> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 12:46 PM, sawyer x <xsawyerx at gmail.com> wrote:
>> given you want to differ between @x and $x, $x and $x{$name},
>> $x[$num], i think regular editor (vim / emacs without a macro) does
>> not seem to cover it.
>> considering you're probably looking to add variable name replacements
>> to Pedro, while making sure you're allowing for similar names of
>> different typed variables (scalar, array, hash could have similar name
>> and not be mistaken), i think the best answer was to use typeglobs (as
>> suggested by Dov) or look into packages more specifically.
>> maybe the search could prompt for a package name (assuming by default
>> "main" or whatever is in the first "package" paragraph till it finds
>> another) and then parse the code using perl (i think adam kennedy has
>> something for that) and change all the variable names.
>>
>> On Sun, Sep 7, 2008 at 8:34 PM, Gabor Szabo <szabgab at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I often need to find (and maybe rename) all the ocurances of a variable.
>>>
>>> The problem is
>>> 1) if the same name is used in multiple places then my search keeps
>>>     going to the other places as well an does not stay within the scope.
>>>
>>> 2) how can I easily locate both @x and $x[2]  but not $x nor $x{name}?
>>>
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