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Local variables

What if you declare a variable not only in the global scope but also locally in the block?

my $x = 1;

    my $x = 42;
    say $x;

say $x;

The program has two independent variables now. They share the name, but all references to $x in the global scope are about the global variable, while the $x inside the block is a local variable, different from the global $x. The program prints two different values:

$ raku t.raku


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