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Linux 2.6 - man page for sub::name (linux section 3pm)

Sub::Name(3pm)		       User Contributed Perl Documentation		   Sub::Name(3pm)

NAME
       Sub::Name - (re)name a sub

SYNOPSIS
	   use Sub::Name;

	   subname $name, $subref;

	   $subref = subname foo => sub { ... };

DESCRIPTION
       This module has only one function, which is also exported by default:

   subname NAME, CODEREF
       Assigns a new name to referenced sub.  If package specification is omitted in the name,
       then the current package is used.  The return value is the sub.

       The name is only used for informative routines (caller, Carp, etc).  You won't be able to
       actually invoke the sub by the given name.  To allow that, you need to do glob-assignment
       yourself.

       Note that for anonymous closures (subs that reference lexicals declared outside the sub
       itself) you can name each instance of the closure differently, which can be very useful
       for debugging.

AUTHOR
       Matthijs van Duin <xmath@cpan.org>

       Copyright (C) 2004, 2008  Matthijs van Duin.  All rights reserved.  This program is free
       software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

perl v5.12.3				    2010-09-07				   Sub::Name(3pm)


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