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Re^5: How can you sysread an entire file?

by BrowserUk (Patriarch)
on Jan 14, 2006 at 17:56 UTC ( #523194=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: How can you sysread an entire file?
in thread How can you sysread an entire file?

It won't affect your IO count but

my $rec;foreach(@test){$rec.=$_."\n";}

Is much better coded as

my $rec = join "\n", @test;

roughly 3 times faster on 1000 elements.

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Re^6: How can you sysread an entire file?
by NeilF (Sexton) on Jan 14, 2006 at 19:54 UTC
    Thanks! Anything like that is most appreciated!

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