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Reading a text file collapsing line continuations

by skx (Parson)
on Mar 09, 2009 at 15:37 UTC ( #749322=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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  1. or download this
    #!/usr/bin/perl -w
    use strict;
     4 4 \
      4 4
    5 5
  2. or download this
    skx@gold:~$ ./ 
    LINE: '1 1'
    LINE: ''
    skx@gold:~$ perl -v|grep perl,
    This is perl, v5.10.0 built for x86_64-linux-gnu-thread-multi
  3. or download this
    steve@skx:~$ ./ 
    LINE: '1 1'
    LINE: ''
    steve@skx:~$ perl -v | grep perl,
    This is perl, v5.8.8 built for i486-linux-gnu-thread-multi

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