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Ian Zapczynski
December 11, 2002 07:15
populating a hash key using a variable
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Hello all,

I'm obviously making a silly mistake here and would appreciate it if 
someone can point out my error.  I am trying to populate a hash of a 
hash in a while() loop.  Here is what I have:

my $i = 0;

my %hash = ();

while (<EXPR>) {
        $hash{SOMETHING}{$i} = $something;
        $hash{SOMETHING_ELSE}{$i} = $something_else;

The $something and $something_else strings are properly defined.  If I 
check if $hash{SOMETHING}{$i} is defined or attempt to print it, it 
appears to be undefined.

How can I do what I want to do properly? 

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