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Re^3: Limiting a glob

by zod (Scribe)
on Mar 09, 2009 at 18:19 UTC ( #749380=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Limiting a glob
in thread Limiting a glob

perl reads the entire list of files returned by glob into memory at once.

This is what I originally assumed, hence my original question. So, I guess that makes the answer to my question, "No, you can't set a limit on a glob."


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[shmem]: perldigious: as always - if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Ther must be a very compelling reason for changing column names in a database. Those are rare.
[Corion]: If you have whitespace in the column names in the database, whap the DBAs ;)
[shmem]: It's common for some vendors to have column names such as WRSTVG or some other such whizzbang, and another table where these names are mapped to something meaningful depending on how you look at the data
[shmem]: afair in SAP that occurs all the time

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