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Re: line by line match on an array of strings

by balaji_red83 (Acolyte)
on Jan 09, 2008 at 09:50 UTC ( #661295=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to line by line match on an array of strings

Instead of reading line by line, you can slurp in the contents of the entire file into a scalar variable and then look for a match against an array of strings.
local $/ = undef; open(FH,"<","test.txt") or die "Could not open the file due to $!"; my $fcontent = <FH>; close FH; foreach (@typedefs) { if ($fcontent =~ /$_/){ # perform various actions here if line match } }

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Re^2: line by line match on an array of strings
by halley (Prior) on Jan 09, 2008 at 14:20 UTC
    Perhaps you missed this in the original post?
      with a few hundred thousand lines to search

    [ e d @ h a l l e y . c c ]

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