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Re: Caching Format

by FloydATC (Chaplain)
on Jan 13, 2012 at 13:59 UTC ( #947740=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Caching Format

If even SQLite is overkill, how about just using Storable? I've used this in a couple of places where I just wanted my script to "remember" a single hash between runs and didn't have to worry about concurrency etc. All it really does is save you the trouble of formatting/parsing the file.

use Storable; store \%table, 'file'; $hashref = retrieve('file');

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Re^2: Caching Format
by afoken (Monsignor) on Jan 14, 2012 at 07:27 UTC

    Just keep in mind that Storable is specific to the perl version (version number + configuration + platform) it was compiled against. Changing the perl version may cause trouble. So Storable is ok for local temp data, but not as a transport format.

    Alexander

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