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Re: Simply Too Slow Find and Replace

by I0 (Priest)
on Jun 03, 2002 at 01:15 UTC ( #171091=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Simply Too Slow Find and Replace

foreach $pair ( @pairs ){ ($key,$value) = split (/=/, $pair); chomp ($value); $s{lc $key} = $value; } foreach $name ( @names ){ $name =~s/(\s(\w+))/$s{lc $2}||$1/ieg; }

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Re: Re: Simply Too Slow Find and Replace
by samtregar (Abbot) on Jun 03, 2002 at 05:06 UTC
    Yow! That's probably going to be a heck of a lot slower than what's he's doing already. That will do a substitution on every pass, whether it contains a match or not!

    -sam

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[shmem]: same with undef as last element
[msh210]: oh, good point. It's the best kind of correct
[shmem]: msh210: but I'd not call it a lie outright. That's when you do know the truth.
[msh210]: I don't have sendmail (I'm on MS Windows), so does one of you think you can report the bug?
[shmem]: msh210: 'tis about time to tell the sad truth to perl5porters - via perlbug
[msh210]: probably whoever wrote that actually knows the truth
[shmem]: msh210: you can save the perlbug text in a file and send that via your mail agent of choice
[msh210]: hm, okay, I'll try, thanks
[shmem]: ...not as an attachment, it's probably better to c&p that into the mail body

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