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sponge(1)                                                                                                                                sponge(1)

NAME
sponge - soak up standard input and write to a file SYNOPSIS
sed '...' file | grep '...' | sponge file DESCRIPTION
sponge reads standard input and writes it out to the specified file. Unlike a shell redirect, sponge soaks up all its input before opening the output file. This allows constructing pipelines that read from and write to the same file. It also creates the output file atomically by renaming a temp file into place, and preserves the permissions of the output file if it al- ready exists. If the output file is a special file or symlink, the data will be written to it. If no output file is specified, sponge outputs to stdout. AUTHOR
Colin Watson and Tollef Fog Heen 2006-02-19 sponge(1)

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DBD::Sponge(3)						User Contributed Perl Documentation					    DBD::Sponge(3)

NAME
DBD::Sponge - Create a DBI statement handle from Perl data SYNOPSIS
my $sponge = DBI->connect("dbi:Sponge:","","",{ RaiseError => 1 }); my $sth = $sponge->prepare($statement, { rows => $data, NAME => $names, %attr } ); DESCRIPTION
DBD::Sponge is useful for making a Perl data structure accessible through a standard DBI statement handle. This may be useful to DBD module authors who need to transform data in this way. METHODS
connect() my $sponge = DBI->connect("dbi:Sponge:","","",{ RaiseError => 1 }); Here's a sample syntax for creating a database handle for the Sponge driver. No username and password are needed. prepare() my $sth = $sponge->prepare($statement, { rows => $data, NAME => $names, %attr } ); o The $statement here is an arbitrary statement or name you want to provide as identity of your data. If you're using DBI::Profile it will appear in the profile data. Generally it's expected that you are preparing a statement handle as if a "select" statement happened. o $data is a reference to the data you are providing, given as an array of arrays. o $names is a reference an array of column names for the $data you are providing. The number and order should match the number and ordering of the $data columns. o %attr is a hash of other standard DBI attributes that you might pass to a prepare statement. Currently only NAME, TYPE, and PRECISION are supported. BUGS
Using this module to prepare INSERT-like statements is not currently documented. AUTHOR AND COPYRIGHT
This module is Copyright (c) 2003 Tim Bunce Documentation initially written by Mark Stosberg The DBD::Sponge module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. In particular permission is granted to Tim Bunce for distributing this as a part of the DBI. SEE ALSO
DBI perl v5.12.1 2007-09-26 DBD::Sponge(3)

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