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Re: OO confusion

Subject: Re: OO confusion
From: Rob Dixon
Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2009 18:53:30 +0000
Newsgroups: perl.beginners

Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>> "Rob" == Rob Dixon <rob.dixon@xxxxxxx> writes:
> 
> Rob> But the first causes Perl to keep two copies of the file data, which may 
> be
> Rob> unacceptable depending on the the size of the file and the specification 
> of the
> Rob> platform.
> 
> Does it really?  Have you tested this?
> 
> I suspect it actually doesn't.

I tested the similar

  my @data = do {
    open my $fh, '<', $file or die $!;
    <$fh>;
  };

a while ago, but not on v5.10. I will see if I can find time to try it again.

R

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