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Re: contextual substitution with s///?

by toolic (Bishop)
on Feb 01, 2013 at 16:18 UTC ( #1016576=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to contextual substitution with s///?

use warnings; use strict; $a="test string x x\nFeb 1 09:12:33 ("; if ($a =~ /^\w{3}\s\s\d/m) { # /^Feb 1/ $a =~ s/^(\w{3})\s\s(\d)/$1 $2/m; print "<$a>\n"; }else{ print "no match\n"; } __END__ <test string x x Feb 1 09:12:33 (>

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