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Re: Trouble splitting pipe delimited

by BillKSmith (Vicar)
on Nov 05, 2012 at 02:41 UTC ( #1002265=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Trouble splitting pipe delimited

The module may be needed for more complex cases, but split can handle this one. Note use of negative look behind in the regular expression.

$_ = '1|str|foo\|bar|goo|2323'; $, = ','; print split /(?<!\\)\|/;

Bill

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