[oclug] Simple/Stupid Perl Q
je_oclug at kronos.honk.org
Wed Nov 5 11:55:53 EST 2003
On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Joe Burpee wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 10:53:23 -0500, Jon Earle wrote:
> > my ($str1, $str2, $str3, $str4) = '';
> > Which I realized this AM was only initializing the first value, as the LHS
> > was taken to be a list (and the RHS to be a single scalar). So, unless I
> > write it like:
> > my ($str1, $str2, $str3, $str4) = ('', '', '', '');
> > is there any other way to rapidly init a number of vars to the same value?
> my ($str1, $str2, $str3, $str4) = ('')x4;
> or if you're too lazy to count 8-)
> my ($str1, $str2, $str3, $str4) = ('')x99;
Thanks Joe, that did the trick.
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