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Re: searching a file

by PrakashK (Pilgrim)
on Mar 19, 2002 at 17:04 UTC ( #152776=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to searching a file

I am assuming that you want to search using a strn to get the corresponding valuen.

In that case, a hash is an ideal solution (assuming your file is not too big as to cause memory problems for you). once you have the hash populated, getting a value is as easy as:

my $value_n = $hash{$str_n};

/prakash


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