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Re: Is there any API available in perl to find longest common substring from two strings

by RichardK (Parson)
on Dec 31, 2012 at 11:34 UTC ( #1011045=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Is there any API available in perl to find longest common substring from two strings

You could use the File::Spec functions: spitpath & splitdir, to simplify your matching.

($volume,$directories,$file) = File::Spec->splitpath( $path ); @dirs = File::Spec->splitdir( $directories );

then it's simple to compare the arrays to see how much they have in common.

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