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Re: how to use "delete" with a hash of hash

by Rahul6990 (Beadle)
on Jan 29, 2013 at 06:53 UTC ( #1015808=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to how to use "delete" with a hash of hash

The code posted by muba is working correctly. I don't know what is the problem with your code. You can use his.

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Re^2: how to use "delete" with a hash of hash
by brassbin (Novice) on Jan 29, 2013 at 14:05 UTC

    thanks for pointing that out, i think i know now where the problem is

    i was using a simplified code snippet to highlight the top-level key deletion question, the actual code is a bit more complicated, the variable that holds the top-level key is the result of a regular expression match, and i yet again underestimated the greediness of the .* construct

    thanks again for pointing out the useful of "warnings" & "diagnostics" pragmas, and your help on the usage of the "delete" function in the HoH context, thank you all

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