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Re: How to empty an array ???

by Albannach (Prior)
on Nov 25, 2005 at 22:31 UTC ( #511764=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How to empty an array ???

Taking another approach, depending on the requirements of your algorithm you might just confine your @flowers in blocks using my like so:

use strict; my @flowers; { my @flowers = qw(rose daisy buttercup); # arrange your flowers here } print @flowers; # prints nothing as these flowers were never assigned
Mind you, from a readability point of view, re-use of variable names is not generally a good idea in my opinion, as it can be quite confusing to others unless your array is always used for the same purpose (e.g. as working space for some subroutine).

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