Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Syntactic Confectionery Delight
 
PerlMonks  

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
I'm not exactly sure what you're trying to do but if you're only trying to validate parameters, something like the following would work:
use strict; use warnings; my %valid = ( peace => 0, child => 1, free => 2, love => 3, enjoy => 4 ); my @test = qw(freely enjoy love); my @parms; for my $test (@test) { if (exists $valid{$test}) { push (@parms, $test); } else { print "\n\nSkipping bad argument '$test'!!!\n\n"; } } print "\n\nValid parms:\n"; print " ", pack('A8',$_), ": position: $valid{$_}\n" for @parms;
Update: After rereading a few times, I realize that the poster needs what chromatic suggested. /me finishes coffee before responding to anymore posts.

--Jim


In reply to Re: terrible code about array matching... by jlongino
in thread terrible code about array matching... by Discipulus

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others rifling through the Monastery: (4)
    As of 2015-07-04 19:36 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      The top three priorities of my open tasks are (in descending order of likelihood to be worked on) ...









      Results (60 votes), past polls