I think you're looking for &?ROUTINE. &?BLOCK is also related.
On Sat, Feb 4, 2017 at 12:51 AM, Darren Duncan <dar...@darrenduncan.net>
> Any decent programming language supports self-recursion, where a
> subroutine may invoke itself. Perl 6 explicitly also supports this, and
> even has a special keyword for a routine to refer to itself without knowing
> its own name, especially useful for anonymous subs; I don't remember that
> keyword but it may have been something like "SUB" or "SELF". -- Darren
> On 2017-02-04 12:34 AM, ToddAndMargo wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Just out of curiosity, in Perl 6 can a subroutine call itself?
>> I am fighting with a broken Net:FTP::rmdir in Perl 5 that
>> will not recuse as advertised (it is very intermittent).
>> And I can not use Net::Ftp in Perl 6 as it is hosed and
>> so is the Inline.
>> And it seems that Perl 5 doesn't like me calling myself,
>> which would do wonders for looping on rmdir until I get