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Re^2: Pls help optomize - ksh version 60% faster!

by ikegami (Pope)
on Sep 28, 2005 at 21:50 UTC ( #495909=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Pls help optomize - ksh version 60% faster!
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why not simply: if (not $entry)

Because that would also be false for "0".

if ($entry eq "")
(as you mentioned) works, and so does
if (not length $entry)
(my usual) and
unless (length $entry)

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Re^3: Pls help optomize - ksh version 60% faster!
by coreolyn (Parson) on Sep 28, 2005 at 21:58 UTC

    Actually I had those that way originally.. there was a $entry that passing the if. What's left was my attempts at finding that problem. I could now revert them back.

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