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by xiaoyafeng (Chaplain)
on Nov 17, 2006 at 06:13 UTC ( #584666=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
xiaoyafeng has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hi monks!

I'm attempting find all "pl" files in machine,and store to database.below is my code:
#!/usr/bin/perl #use Getopt::Long; use strict; use File::Find; use DBI qw(:sql_types); my @search_result; # find files find (\&wanted,"."); #save to database. foreach (@search_result) { my @file_stat = stat; save_data(@file_stat,$_); } sub wanted { if(/\.pl$/i) { push @search_result,$File::Find::name; } } sub save_data { my $sql = q(insert into file_stat values(?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?)) +; my $dbh = DBI->connect('dbi:ODBC:test','test','test123',{AutoCommi +t => 1,RaiseError => 1}) or die "error!!\n"; my $sth = $dbh->prepare($sql); my $count = 1; foreach (@_) { if($count==14) { $sth->bind_param(14,$_); } else { $sth->bind_param($count,$_,SQL_INTEGER); } $count ++; } $sth->execute; }
questions:
1. @search_results will be much large if files is too many.I want to deal with files "streamly",other than push all to array. any suggestion?

2. $count is ugly,have any built-in variable?

Thanks in advance!!!!

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Re: regarding File::Find
by chromatic (Archbishop) on Nov 17, 2006 at 07:00 UTC

    Answer #1: you can do your insert within wanted().

    Answer #2: pass a list of values to execute() instead of using bind_param() and counting.

      Thanks for your reply!

      I think my mention has some problems.

      for 1, I mean "insert" and "find" are running in parallel.
      for 2, if use execute,how declare sql_type?
        I think the solution chromatic had in mind goes something like this (untested)
        #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use File::Find; use DBI; my $sql = q(insert into file_stat values(?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?)) +; my $dbh = DBI->connect('dbi:ODBC:test','test','test123',{AutoCommit => + 1,RaiseError => 1}) or die "error!!\n"; my $sth = $dbh->prepare($sql); sub wanted { return unless /\.pl$/i; my @stats = stat $File::Find::name; $sth->execute(@stats, $File::Find::name); } # find files find (\&wanted,".");

        Update: fixed stupid mistake in code (return instead of next).

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Re: regarding File::Find
by quester (Vicar) on Nov 17, 2006 at 07:13 UTC
    1. You might try the simple approach:
    sub wanted { if (/\.pl$/i) { $_ = $File::Find::name; save_data(stat ($_), $_); } }

    2. Well, not exactly. You could separate the special last case out of the loop. You could also iterate $_ over the integers 1 to 13 and index into @_ for the values, which would look like this:

    $sth -> bind_param ($_, @_[$_], SQL_INTEGER) foreach (1..13); $sth -> bind_param (14, @_[14]);
Re: regarding File::Find
by inman (Curate) on Nov 17, 2006 at 12:59 UTC
    The following code uses the list as a buffer. The wanted method adds the value to the buffer and only saves the buffer if it has a reached a certain length.
    #! /usr/bin/perl -w use strict; use Data::Dumper; use File::Find; my @search_result; find (\&wanted,"."); save_data(); sub wanted { return unless /\.pl$/i; push @search_result,$File::Find::name; if (@search_result == 10) { # save buffer and empty if 10 results save_data(@search_result); @search_result = (); } } # stubbed! sub save_data { print join(',',@search_result),"\n"; }

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