What value is returned by a lone `return;' statement?

Q

What value is returned by a lone `return;' statement?

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A

The undefined value in scalar context, and the empty list value () in list context.
This way functions that wish to return failure can just use a simple return without worrying about the context in which they were called.

2013-09-11, 1891👍, 0💬