Provides skeletal methods for hash-tying classes. Tie::Hash provides a new method, as well as the methods TIEHASH, EXISTS, and CLEAR. The new method is provided as backup in case a class has no TIEHASH method.
To write your own tied hashes, the methods listed here are required. See the perltie manpage for more detailed information and for examples.
TIEHASH ClassName, list
Constructor. Associates a new hash instance with class ClassName. listis a list of additional arguments needed to complete the association.
tie %hash, ClassName, list
Clears all values from tied hash this.
DELETE this, key
Deletes key from tied hash this.
EXISTS this, key
Verifies that key exists for tied hash this.
FETCH this, key
Retrieves value associated with key for tied hash this.
Returns key/value pair for the first key in tied hash this.
NEXTKEY this, lastkey
Returns next key/value pair after lastkeyfor tied hash this.
STORE this, key, value
Stores value into tied hash this with key key.
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