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Trouble splitting pipe delimitedby kpiti (Novice)
|on Nov 05, 2012 at 00:34 UTC||Need Help??|
kpiti has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
Hi, I need to split | delimeted line but with escaping potential \| strings. I'm playing with Text::Balanced but I'm not getting the right results. Say I have a line like
I need it to be split into the following fields:
which is way wrong. And plain split will split on \| as well as plain |..
Any hints on the right (or smart, or both :) way to do this?