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Re: Re: call perl hash function?

by Aragorn (Curate)
on Jan 26, 2003 at 18:06 UTC ( [id://230005]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: call perl hash function?
in thread call perl hash function?

If I recall correctly, the hash function has changed over time. So it may very well be the case that the hash value of "Somestring" is different in Perl 5.005, 5.6.1 and 5.8. Try the following with different Perl versions:

$ perl -MDevel::Peek -e 'Dump({ key => "value" })'

and look for the line with

Elt "key" HASH =

in it. The hash values are different.

Arjen

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Re: Re: Re: call perl hash function?
by whartman (Novice) on Jan 26, 2003 at 21:15 UTC
    Good point; this might have tripped me up. Thanks!

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