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(zdog) Re: variables for variables

by zdog (Priest)
on May 31, 2001 at 00:25 UTC ( #84367=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to variables for variables

split() has to used in the following way:

split (/\,/, $fieldList);

Also, it would be helpful for you if you took the extra step and inserted use strict; and declared variables using my().

Zenon Zabinski | zdog | zdog7@hotmail.com


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Re: (zdog) Re: variables for variables
by no_slogan (Chaplain) on May 31, 2001 at 00:49 UTC
    You're wrong about split. It can take a string and interpret it as a regex. You don't need to escape commas in a regex, either. If you want to, fine, but it's not necessary.

    Using strict is just going to make the code fail worse. Not that that's a bad thing.

    The problem is the single quotes in $in{'$field'}. But please, please read Dominus's article (mentioned above) about why you shouldn't be doing this in the first place.

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