find_name doesn't obey docs on unbound

Jonathan Leto jaleto at
Sat Feb 20 01:26:43 UTC 2010


> There is a "find_sub_not_null" option that has the
> same semantics as "find_name", but does throw an exception
> if the requested symbol does not exist.  Perhaps this will
> do what you need.  :-)
> Pm

In talking to some developers, they want to be able to see if various
types of variables are bound, not just subroutines. Is there a way to
accomplish that currently, or does something like find_name_not_null
need to be written ?


Jonathan "Duke" Leto
jonathan at

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