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RE: Get chatbox lines

by mdillon (Priest)
on May 26, 2000 at 20:47 UTC ( #15030=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Get chatbox lines

there's no need to use splice in a void context to trim the cache in your getnewlines sub. just use the following code:
my $CACHE_LIMIT = 50; $#$cache = $CACHE_LIMIT - (1 - $[);

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RE: RE: Get chatbox lines
by ZZamboni (Curate) on May 26, 2000 at 21:43 UTC
RE: RE: Get chatbox lines
by ZZamboni (Curate) on May 30, 2000 at 23:31 UTC
    The problem with this (now that I have tested it well) is that it enlarges the array when it is originally smaller than the limit. splice doesn't do that. Any ideas? Thanks,


      not besides just appending 'if @$cache > $CACHE_LIMIT';

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