SPUG: Fw: Reading a whole file into a scalar.
rick.croote at philips.com
Wed Jul 20 18:46:47 PDT 2005
Nothing super sneaky, I just prefer the OO interfaces. This just uses
my $fh = new IO::File 'Colours.xml';
my $file = join '', $fh->getlines;
Environment and Tools Team
Philips Medical Systems
Rick.Croote at Philips.com
----- Forwarded by Rick Croote/ATL-BTL/MS/PHILIPS on 2005-07-20 06:44 PM
spug-list-bounces at pm.org wrote on 2005-07-20 06:24:49 PM:
> I just found this, is this the best practice?
> while ( <COLOURS> )
> $myfile = $myfile . $_;
> On 7/20/05, Duane Blanchard <dblanchard at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi gang,
> > I'm too tired to think straight and too tired to keep looking on the
> > 'Net. I want to match things like 'line\s+that' in the example file
> > below.
> > <file>
> > this is a line
> > that is a line
> > </file>
> > What has worn me out today is not realizing that I'll never match
> > across lines of a file if I only read one line at a time. So, I either
> > need a clever way to match across elements of an array or hash table,
> > or (more likely) to read the whole file into a scalar. As I recall,
> > I'll use the 'm' flag to hand the RE more than one line, and '\s'
> > should handle '\n'.
> > Someone, please give a little pointer. Thanks,
> > D
> > --
> > Duane Blanchard
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> Duane Blanchard
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