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Re: Re: Fastest way to compare multiple variables?

by zeidrik (Scribe)
on May 16, 2001 at 11:58 UTC ( #80825=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Fastest way to compare multiple variables?
in thread Fastest way to compare multiple variables?

Try this:
#!/usr/local/bin/perl -w use strict; my @list=("abcd123","abcd143","abcd123","abcd123"); $_=join("",@list); s/$list[0]//g; print "not equal\n" if ($_);

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Re^3: Fastest way to compare multiple variables?
by owendelong (Initiate) on Feb 27, 2013 at 00:27 UTC
    The problem with that is that the code will produce an incorrect result in the case:

    my @list={"a","aaaa","aa","aaaaaaaa","a"};

    In the above (admittedly pathological) case, it would report all equal when this is not true.

      A comment correcting a code snippet that was posted 12 years ago.

      I love Perlmonks. ;-)

      Christopher Cashell

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