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  • > Do NOT use it on large files when doing multiple replacements of file contents, do copying of content instead.

    Given Tie::File's original purpose I'd say that what you describe above sounds almost like a bug. I say 'almost' since you didn't really explain what was the problem...

    • Ok, this is the script:

      #!/usr/bin/perl -w
      use strict;
      use Tie::File;
      my @array;
      tie @array, 'Tie::File', $ARGV[0] or die "Unable to tie file: $ARGV[0] - $!";
      foreach(@array) {
              print STDERR "Processing: $_\n";
              if (m/^<Seg L=/) {
                      print STDERR "Processe

      • Firstly, you could redo this

               if (m/^<Seg L=/) {
                        print STDERR "Processed: $_\n";


               s/^(<Seg L=.+>)"(.+)",\s*$/$1$2/ && print ...

        to replace one m and two s's with one s.

        Secondly, doing at least one STDERR print for eve

        • Thanks for the advice,

          I think I will attemp to time the various versions.

          I will profile the script aswell,

          Again thanks :)