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Re: Re: Using Temporary Files in Perl

by belg4mit (Prior)
on Dec 01, 2001 at 23:42 UTC ( #128903=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Using Temporary Files in Perl
in thread Using Temporary Files in Perl

Something to keep in mind is that this may cause problems if the user has a small quota as well. Wheras the only limitation for writing to /tmp is available disk space &| and any applicable hard fsize.

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[1nickt]: The best way is to scope it tightly so it just goes away when you are finished with it.
[perldigious]: but... but... perldigious is the unvirtuous kind of lazy in this case. :-)
[perldigious]: Just kidding. Thanks 1nickt, I'll go ahead and do it the right way. An extra set of brackets and a little extra indentation isn't too much to ask.
[karlgoethebier]: perldigious: perhaps a block if you are paranoid ;-)
[choroba]: but undef %hash and %hash = () both work, too, but the first one keeps the memory allocated, while the latter makes it available for other parts of the program.
[choroba]: iirc

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