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Re^4: Retain first 4 characters of a string

by Anonymous Monk
on Aug 24, 2012 at 10:14 UTC ( #989479=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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  1. or download this
    say "BUT YOU CAN USE LESS OF THEM :) OR LEARN FROM s/// ";
    $trim = join '-',  $orig =~ m{(\w{1,4})\w*}g;
    say Dumper $want, $trim ;
    
  2. or download this
    BUT YOU CAN USE LESS OF THEM :) OR LEARN FROM s///
    $want = 'Appl-iPho-4-Blac-Cove';
    $trim = 'Appl-iPho-4-Blac-Cove';
    

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[stevieb]: debugged my first very low-level C memory issue within a shared library with gdb so I did :D
[stevieb]: problem was in my code, but through the debugger I figured out what was actually happening, and why. Pretty straight forward after a few hours of reading and testing

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