[Israel.pm] integrating unix commands

Gaal Yahas gaal at forum2.org
Wed Jan 14 01:07:28 PST 2004

On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 10:48:30AM +0200, Offer Kaye wrote:
> >
> > With backticks you need to be able to store all of the data in memory
> > at once, at some point in time. That's a theoretical limit that
> > sometimes must be worked around - you can read from pipes in chunks.
> >
> $|=1; for(`command`){do_stuff} ?

Uh, that certainly does construct a complete list of lines in memory
before doing stuff.

Gaal Yahas <gaal at forum2.org>

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