file load

Alan Stewart astewart at
Fri Apr 28 17:26:25 CDT 2000

On 28 Apr 00, at 13:57, Russ Schnapp wrote:

>To read an entire file into a scalar, turn off the input record 
>separator, $/, comme ca:
>my $saveSlash = $/;
>undef $/;
>$string = <FILE>;
>$/ = $saveSlash;

or, for fewer variable names:

  local $/ = undef;
  $string = <FILE>;


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