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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Module to read a dumped file

by juo (Curate)
on Feb 12, 2003 at 15:12 UTC ( #234695=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Module to read a dumped file
in thread Module to read a dumped file

Yes indeed after looking at storable it looks as a much more suitable solution as the files only have to be used in Perl. However when looking at the function of storage it will store a Hash table into a file but it restores it into a scalar. I have been unable to get it back into a hash table.

my %stages; $stages{job_choice}->{status}->{val}=""; $stages{job_choice}->{param_gui}->{val}=""; $stages{input}->{status}->{val}=""; use Storable; store \%stages, 'stages.test'; my $hashref = retrieve('stages.test'); # not good : result is a scalar my %hashref1 = %{do retrieve('stages.test')}; # This does the job but +it reports an error message.

I have found the solution. They should actually add this to the storable documentation.

my %hashref = %{retrieve('stages.test')};

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