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Re: without looping, check if $var is found in @list

by sulfericacid (Deacon)
on Dec 14, 2006 at 03:09 UTC ( #589729=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to without looping, check if $var is found in @list

I'd have to agree with duckyd on this one. A hash is probably the way to go on this one. This is my version..
my @choices = qq(one two three four five); my %choices; $choices{$_}++ for @choices; while ($sth->fetch) { if (exists $choices{$var}) { # } }

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