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Re^2: searching an array

by Articuno (Beadle)
on Jan 03, 2006 at 15:45 UTC ( #520635=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: searching an array
in thread searching an array

I prefer

my @lookup{@array} = undef;
to (*)
my %lookup = map { $_ => undef } @array;

(*) should it be "to" or "instead of" ?

-- 6x9=42

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Re^3: searching an array
by Roy Johnson (Monsignor) on Jan 03, 2006 at 15:51 UTC
    Except that's a syntax error. You can't declare a hash slice. You'd have to declare the hash, then do the slice-assignment.

    Caution: Contents may have been coded under pressure.
      Oh, ok... I need more sleep... :-)

      -- 6x9=42

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