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Answer: How do I make a hash of hashes?

by blackfrier (Initiate)
on Feb 02, 2000 at 17:40 UTC ( #2724=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > Data Structures > How do I make a hash of hashes? - Answer contributed by blackfrier

You can declare it like:
%hash = ( arms => { biggest => 'mine', smallest => 'yours' }, feet => { biggest => 'right', smallest => 'left' }, legs => { biggest => 'theirs', smallest => 'them', muscular => 'yes' } );

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[1nickt]: tobyink perl -MTypes::Standard= is_Int -Mstrict -wE 'say 1 if is_Int 1.0'
[jdporter]: so that I can use the existing expand unix util. Otherwise, I'll probably use Text::Tabs.
[1nickt]: pryrt I guess I don;t really care if user 42 logs on as 42.0 ... more of an academic question at this point.
[LanX]: jdporter: open PIPE,'-|' ?
[LanX]: oh you want the result line by line?
[jdporter]: ok, LanX, then what?
[jdporter]: It doesn't have to be line by line. Just "my program" "writes" to the external prog and also/then "reads" from it.
LanX open (You are not allowed to open to a command that pipes both in and out, but see IPC::Open2, IPC::Open3, and Bidirectional Communication with Another Process in perlipc for alternatives.)
[jdporter]: IPC::Open2, I guess
[jdporter]: yes, that

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