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Re^2: Matching and combining two text files

by koolgirl (Hermit)
on Jan 23, 2012 at 04:36 UTC ( #949305=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Thanks, GrandFather, I suspected as much, about the hash, but my experience is a bit limited with them, as such, I had a hard time envisioning how to match up the keys/values, although now it seems obvious. Yes, the company I'm working for is using a db, I'm actually writing the code to put it there (create a .csv out of all collected data), unfortunately in doing so, I have to deal with about a half a million records, even a small chunk of that to work on and test, is mind boggling.

Half of the time, since I began working as a Perl programmer *sniff....koolgirl's growing up...*, I feel brilliant, the other half of the time, I feel like a complete dumb a$#. I guess it evens out eventually?

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