perlintern - autogenerated documentation of purely internal Perl functions
This file is the autogenerated documentation of functions in the Perl interpreter that are documented using Perl's internal documentation format but are not marked as part of the Perl API. In other words, they are not for use in extensions!
TRUEif given the name of a magical GV.
Currently only useful internally when determining if a GV should be created even in rvalue contexts.
flagsis not used at present but available for future extension to allow selecting particular classes of magical variable.
bool is_gv_magical(char *name, STRLEN len, U32 flags)
The autodocumentation system was originally added to the Perl core by Benjamin Stuhl. Documentation is by whoever was kind enough to document their functions.