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How to create a hash from database field?

How to create a hash from database field?

How to create a hash from database field?

I know how to access (open and close) my datafile, but I am not sure how to create a %hash from one of the fields.

My thoughts are:  %hash{$list} = %hash{$list} + 1;

Where $list is the field in my data file and %hash is where I am storing all the variables. But this is not working.

RE: How to create a hash from database field?


Please note that your question has nothing with CGI. The adequate forum is forum219 ( Perl ).

Anyway, I did not understand too musc from your problem. Could you post a short sample from the data file and the code in which you read it and set $list ? And explaint abit more detailed what you want in %hash.


RE: How to create a hash from database field?

$hash{$key}++ is what you're after


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