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RE: RE: My favorite looping mechanism in Perl is:

by BBQ (Deacon)
on May 10, 2000 at 20:14 UTC ( #10987=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to RE: My favorite looping mechanism in Perl is:
in thread My favorite looping mechanism in Perl is:

AHA! But you CAN! One of my 1st posts (back in December) was exactly on this topic. The only reason why its not good to do a

foreach (<FILE>) { }
is because the whole FH gets thrown into memory before the iterations (or so I've been told). But, yeah, practically it wouldn't be that good...


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