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hi

a very basic question. how to read two files at the same time. Example:

file a file b 1 read a line from a 2 read a line from b 3 read a line from a 4 read a line from b ...
since the files are too large and i have not enough memory to store my files i am forced to do something like this but i hav realized that i don't know how to do this. If i have two nested while loops like this:
while(<F1>){ #read a line while(<F2>){ #read a line last; # go back to the main loop, but how to continue from this p +oint in the next iteration ? } }
how do i continue from where i stopped in the nested loop? Thank you

baxy

UPDATE: Thnx moritz ! that did it :)


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