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Re: Read the Dumper data back to a hash.

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Jun 21, 2010 at 06:38 UTC ( #845673=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Read the Dumper data back to a hash.

Don't dump the hash as

print Dumper %hash;

But rather use

print Dumper \%hash; # ^

Then you can simply use eval to obtain a hash reference, so for example

my %copied_hash = %{ eval $string };
Perl 6 - links to (nearly) everything that is Perl 6.

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Re^2: Read the Dumper data back to a hash.
by rachitmohta11 (Novice) on Jun 21, 2010 at 07:07 UTC
    What is $string in eval $string? Is it the file handle?

      The string returned by Dumper.

        Sorry, but i could not understand.
        Please tell me how does Dumper return the string..

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