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Re: Re: Re: Re: Perl Idioms Explained - my $string = do { local $/; <FILEHANDLE> };

by benn (Priest)
on Aug 30, 2003 at 10:34 UTC ( #287896=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Re: Perl Idioms Explained - my $string = do { local $/; <FILEHANDLE> };
in thread Perl Idioms Explained - my $string = do { local $/; <FILEHANDLE> };

Disclaimer: I've never used File::Slurp. I'm assuming that it doesn't suck. :-)

I have - it doesn't :). It also includes "write_file()", "append_file()" and "read_dir()", making it often one of the first modules I use when starting with a 'blank canvas'.

Cheers, Ben.


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