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Re^7: Looking for pointers or optimizations.

by chromatic (Archbishop)
on Aug 21, 2012 at 19:59 UTC ( #988840=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^6: Looking for pointers or optimizations.
in thread Looking for pointers or optimizations.

And you could read a file directly in a scalar...

Depending on the current value of the input record separator, you might only get one record. In fact, you'll probably only get one record.


Comment on Re^7: Looking for pointers or optimizations.
Re^8: Looking for pointers or optimizations.
by SerZKO (Beadle) on Aug 22, 2012 at 06:16 UTC
    ++ for pointing out this Chromatic.

    But if you just add undef $/; before reading file, then you get it all in a scalar variable

    undef $/; my $words = <$fh>;

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