Gisle Aas

NAME

Array::RefElem - Set up array elements as aliases

SYNOPSIS

 use Array::RefElem qw(av_store av_push hv_store);

 av_store(@a, 1, $a);
 av_push(@a, $a);
 hv_store(%h, $key, $a);

DESCRIPTION

This module gives direct access to some of the internal Perl routines that let you store things in arrays and hashes. The following functions are available:

av_store(@array, $index, $value)

Stores $value in @array at the specified $index. After executing this call, $array[$index] and $value denote the same thing.

av_push(@array, $value)

Pushes $value onto the @array. After executing this call, $array[-1] and $value denote the same thing.

hv_store(%hash, $key, $value);

Stores $value in the %hash with the given $key. After executing this call, $hash{$key} and $value denote the same thing.

SEE ALSO

perlguts

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2000 Gisle Aas.

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.




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