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Re: Slurping BIG files into Hashes

by hardburn (Abbot)
on Jun 18, 2003 at 17:50 UTC ( #266928=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Slurping BIG files into Hashes

Slurp it into an array first, then move to a hash:

my %lookup = map { substr($_, 0, 13) => substr($_, 13) } <CONFIG>;

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Re: Re: Slurping BIG files into Hashes
by Elgon (Curate) on Jun 18, 2003 at 18:10 UTC

    hardburn,

    Thanks - 15 minutes as opposed to 30.

    Elgon

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