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Re^2: Search file for certain lines

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 23, 2013 at 09:54 UTC ( #1055261=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Read the file into an array,


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Re^3: Search file for certain lines
by wjw (Curate) on Sep 23, 2013 at 10:23 UTC generally works for me. I like iterating through an array. The question I face rarely is "why not", which boils down to file size in those rare cases. It is easy to see what I am working with using the debugger when I have an array available with everything in it. I am used to working with arrays.... Mostly this is just personal preference, but it works for me, so I suggest it...
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