in reply to Newbie Ramping up on a big project
One thing that would make ASAP sooner rather than later would be to at least run your script through perl -cw myscript.pl and post the errors so we can get a better picture of what you're going through. And, as stated in the previous nodes, post your problem area code to show us where you are getting bogged down.
A handy tool for you might also be perltidy to clean up the program you inherited and make it more readable.
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