Re: simple question: pointer equivalent in ruby

Hi --

On Mon, 18 Oct 2010, Parker Selbert wrote:

Shea Barton wrote in post #954956:
OR even

value = 5
othervalue = value
othervalue = 3
value (should be 3)

That is precisely how ruby works by default. If you wanted othervalue to
just take the 'value' of value, i.e. 3, you would use this instead:

value = 5
other = value.dup

Have you tried running that? :-)


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