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Re: Memory use when reading a text file

by ichimunki (Priest)
on Jul 24, 2002 at 11:51 UTC ( #184785=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Memory use when reading a text file

This is related to your use of for(each), which tries to store the whole file in a temporary array in memory.

Try:

while( my $line = <INP> ){ ... }
instead. This will simply copy each line into memory as needed.

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