in reply to Re: re-useing a hash
in thread re-useing a hash

thanks for the info brian_d_foy. however after taking your advice and making my scalar a lexical i am still unable to re-use my hash each time loop through my foreach $uniqu ... statement. i also took the advice given by isotope and Scarborough and made my counter look like $hash{$rule}++ and also tried to use the  undef %hash; at the end of my loop, but still with no luck. here is what my loop looks like now:
foreach $uniqu (@uniqu){ my %hash; ...(process each key/value)... undef %hash; }
it still seems as though every time i go through my foreach loop, the clearing of my %hash is not taking place. any other suggestions?

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