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Re: Problem loading txt file into mysql

by rnahi (Curate)
on Dec 29, 2005 at 12:19 UTC ( #519769=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Problem loading txt file into mysql

qw stands for "quoted words", and it will produce a list.

When you assign the result of qw to a scalar, it will get the last element of the list.

$ perl -le '$x = qw(a b c); print $x' c $ perl -le '$x = q(a b c); print $x' a b c

Replace qw() with q() and all will be well.

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[Lady_Aleena]: Well, some of the data returned is taylored for the printing of certain elements.
[atcroft]: Lady_Aleena: Understandable.
[Lady_Aleena]: However, in this instance, the script will grow much larger, while the module will shrink.

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