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Re: Grep expansion problem

by Codon (Friar)
on Sep 07, 2005 at 17:00 UTC ( #489937=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Grep expansion problem

Is there a specific reason for doing an exact match via regex when an equality check would suffice?

if ( grep $_ eq $x, @b ) { ... }
This would be faster and would not be vulnerable to metacharacter interpolation.

Ivan Heffner
Sr. Software Engineer, DAS Lead
WhitePages.com, Inc.


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Re^2: Grep expansion problem
by Lyndley (Novice) on Sep 08, 2005 at 07:46 UTC
    Well it's just a proof of problem script. ;)

    Cheers all =)

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